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The latest upheavals in global markets have heightened speculation that the U.S. central bank might hold off its first interest rate hike. Meanwhile, the Fed will be having its annual retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this week.
Tan Min Lan, APAC chief investment officer at UBS, says she is comfortable with holding on to a diversified portfolio of risky assets, adding that she is also on the lookout for opportunities to add risk exposure.
Tim Seymour, CIO of Triogem Asset Management, says the fallout in global markets on the back of Beijing's move to devalue the yuan is "bizarre."
Ben Sy, head of fixed income, FX & commodities at JP Morgan, expects economic growth in China to be worse off in the second-half of the year hence exerting more pressure on the FX space.
John Bollinger, founder of BollingerBands.com, explains why the downturn in German's benchmark DAX index in April revealed early signs of a global market meltdown.
Markets feel that a Fed rate hike will likely add to the deflationary pressures facing the global economy, says Lim Say Boon, chief investment officer at DBS Bank.
Car hailing app Uber's worldwide expansion plans have hit yet another legal bump; this time in Hong Kong. Gilly Wong, chief executive of the Hong Kong Consumer Council, discusses.
David Zhang, head of E Fund & PM at E Fund Management, US, says markets should focus more on the services PMI, which tracks the new economy sectors underpinning future growth in China.
David Zhang, head of E Fund & PM at E Fund Management, US, says Chinese investors tend to "buy the rumor [and] sell the news". The Shanghai Composite nearing the 4,000 level also prompted some profit-taking, he adds.
Adrian Mowat, MD, chief Asian and emerging market equity strategist at JP Morgan, explains why markets have been "overly dramatic" to the sell-off in emerging markets.
Jon Hall, director of Mount Anvil, says investment purposes and education are among the primary motivators for Asian buyers to buy properties in London.
Willem Nabarro, head of European equities for Asia, says the resignation of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will not lead to a "Grexit,", but warns of spillover effects on the equity markets.
Hozefa Topiwalla, ASEAN equity strategist and head of Singapore research at Morgan Stanley, says stock markets in Southeast Asia remain vulnerable to external factors.
John Slosar, chairman of Swire Pacific, says global markets are overreacting to the slowdown in China and explains why the weaker yuan won't dent the spending power of Chinese consumers.
John Slosar, chairman of Swire Pacific, attributes the 23 percent rise in first-half net profit to upbeat performances in its aviation, beverages and real estate businesses.
While the latest report from Gartner showed smartphone sales recording its slowest growth in China, Apple has not been affected, says Jan Dawson, chief analyst at Jackdaw Research.
Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth, says the looming interest-rate increase in the U.S. is spurring risk-off trades and expects a worst-case scenario of 2-3 percent downside on Wall Street.
Amy Chua, author of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother", says The Keys Academy, an enrichment hub in Singapore, strikes a fine balance between eastern and western education systems.
Roland Krueger, President of Infiniti, explains why the premium car division of Nissan is dedicating an expanded space at its Hong Kong headquarters to tech start-ups.
Neale Anderson, telecom & media analyst for Asia-Pacific at HSBC, explains his cautious outlook for China's telecom industry.
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