The authorities are likely to be comfortable with the current level of the Japanese yen, says Nomura's Takashi Miwa.
Emory University's Andra Gillespie weighs in on Rex Tillerson reportedly being frontrunner for Secretary of State and Trump's relationship with intelligence services.
The new New Zealand PM will have to deal with low wage growth, higher inequality and housing problems, says Stephen Hoadley at The University of Auckland.
Expected lower tax rates have given markets something to cheer about but prices are becoming too dear, says Joe Magyer, CIO at Lakehouse Capital.
Park Geun-hye may become the country's first democratically elected leader to be ousted from office.
The World Bank's Victoria Kwakwa says growth forecasts for East Asia are realistic as consumer demand in the region remains resilient.
CNBC's Chery Kang reports from South Korea where President Park Geun-hye faces an historic impeachment vote.
Tuned Global's Spiro Arkoudis talks to CNBC on the Australian mobile engagement company's technologies.
Standard Chartered Private Bank's Steve Brice says the 10-year Treasury yield could peak out at 2.4 to 2.5 percent in the short term.
The ASX and Nikkei opened in the green while the Kospi slipped in early trade ahead of South Korea President's impeachment vote.
Mario Draghi's argument that the ECB isn't actually tapering its QE progam is based on a technicality, says Manulife Financial's Megan Greene.
U.S. markets are heading to extreme highs so caution is needed, says Michael Gayed from Pension Partners.
The RBI had to consider Modi's demonetization drive in making their decision to hold rates, says Vishnu Varathan at Mizuho Bank.
Expect China's trade data to show improvement, says Helen Qiao at BAML.
China's financial reforms have been positive and valuations are attractive, says Medha Samant at Fidelity International.
Karl Vick, editor-at-large at Time, explains how the magazine picks the person influencing the news the most, for better or worse.
Australia's Q3 GDP read was weak but markets shrugged this off, says Leyland Private AM's Charles Leyland.
Investors need to understand how a strong dollar impacts Asia, says Richard Martin, MD at IMA Asia.
Richard Martin, MD at IMA Asia, weighs in on the economy under Trump and how investors should prepare.
Asian markets opened higher on Thursday, with the ASX up by 1 percent and leading the gains.