China's official and the final Caixin/Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI) reflect weak domestic and global demand, says Tommy Xie, economist in Treasury research and strategy at OCBC.» Read More
William Ma, deputy chief investment officer of Gottex Fund Management, says the stock has "demanding valuations" and is no longer a "Japan story" with majority of its sales coming from outside Japan.
Viktor Shvets, Asia head of Strategy Research at Macquarie, says Beijing is trying to take the steam out of China's local market by redirecting some of the liquidity into Hong Kong.
While the new Galaxy S6 smartphones will likely sell well, Samsung's expectations for record shipments may be too optimistic, says Jan Dawson, chief analyst at Jackdaw Research.
Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, explains the professional social network operator's decision to acquire online education company Lynda.com for $1.5 billion.
Shares in Hong Kong and Tokyo outperformed the region to scale fresh multi-year highs on Thursday.
Michael Beer, Vice President, Asia Pacific Transportation/Infra/Logistics Research, Citi Research, describes how the acquisition of TNT Express impacts FedEx's Asia portfolio.
John Hetherington, regional deputy head of Asia Pacific Research, Daiwa Capital Markets, discusses the sharp upswing in Hong Kong's equity markets on Wednesday.
John Key, prime minister of New Zealand, says the outlook for the country's economy remains strong.
Celebrity chef Luke Mangan whips up a dish with the red snapper, usually found near the coast of northern New Zealand. The chef also discusses the business class menu he designed for Virgin Australia.
Greg Gibb, CEO of Lufax, discusses the growing trend of peer-to-peer lending in China and outlines the challenges that fund platforms face in the country.
David Roche, global strategist at Independent Strategy, says the Bank of Japan will have to roll out further easing in the second-half of 2015, but warns of risks from the central bank's ballooning balance sheet.
John Key, prime minister of New Zealand, says the government prefers to invest in science and innovation so as to ensure productivity amid declining dairy prices.
David Roche, global strategist at Independent Strategy, says the minutes from the previous FOMC meeting contain no message about when the Fed could lift interest rates.
Tim Seymour, CIO of Triogem Asset Management, weighs the opportunities in the mainland and Hong Kong stock markets.
Tim Seymour, CIO of Triogem Asset Management, says the Fed's concerns over falling oil prices and a stronger U.S. dollar suggest that a hike in interest rates has been pushed back.
A weaker Australian dollar against the kiwi dollar could slow investment opportunities and tourism income, says John Key, prime minister of New Zealand.
Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab, expects U.S. corporate earnings for the first-quarter "to dip into negative territory outside of recession conditions."
Asian stocks were higher across the board on Wednesday, with Tokyo, Seoul and mainland markets hitting fresh highs.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, says having a diversified portfolio is a good hedge against volatility.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses news that Cloud Live became the first company to default on corporate bond principal in China.
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