Asian stocks closed sharply in the red, led by a heavy afternoon sell off in the Chinese market as the regulatory body went after brokerages.» Read More
Aimone Ripa Di Meana, CEO of Crossborder at Lazada Group, says the company's background as a retail company helps the online shopping website to monitor counterfeit goods.
Aimone Ripa Di Meana, CEO of Crossborder at Lazada Group, explains the online retailer's focus on Southeast Asia.
While epidemic diseases like MERS can be disruptive, the reaction in the stock markets should be short term, says David Gaud, senior portfolio manager at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management.
Jonathan Bogais, adjunct associate professor at University of Sydney, discusses the significance of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's meeting with Chinese leaders.
Alan Haft, partner at Kelly-Haft Financial, says there is "considerable enthusiasm" for American business to expand into China.
Margaret Patel, senior portfolio manager & managing director at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, says a rate hike will stimulate lending and increase growth in the U.S. economy.
Vishnu Varathan, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, says the Bank of Thailand is avoiding another rate cut due to concerns over volatility in capital flows and core inflation.
Uwe Parpart, MD & head of research at Reorient Financial Markets, explains why MSCI's decision to pass on Chinese stocks is "understandable", but adds that the inclusion will likely happen by the fourth quarter of 2015.
While it needs to protect emerging signs of growth, Japan's government faces an urgent need to return to a budget surplus, says Thierry Apoteker, executive chairman of TAC Economics.
Anthony Serhan, MD of Research Strategy for APAC at Morningstar, says South Korea has topped the research company's latest report which assesses the experiences of mutual fund investors in global markets.
Ismael Pili, head of Financials Research for Asia at Macquarie Securities, says Standard Chartered new chief executive officer Bill Winters must unveil radical restructuring.
Don Chang, CEO of Forever 21, says Australia is one of the company's favorite Asian markets and explains why he isn't worried about recent weakness in the country's consumer spending.
Alka Banerjee, managing director of Strategy & Global Equity Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices, says China's inclusion into global markets will spark a change in the investment landscape.
David Riedel, president & founder of Riedel Research Group, discusses news that index provider MSCI will not add mainland-listed A-shares in its benchmark emerging market index.
Abrar Mir, managing partner at Quadria Capital Fund, says the $300 million raised for healthcare investments in Asia is "a drop in the ocean" compared to the region's growth rate.
Until the Fed gives a definite date on when it will raise interest rates, the S&P 500 will continue to trade within the range of 2,080 and 2,130, says JJ Kinahan, managing director at TD Ameritrade.
Sri Lanka's finance minister has defended the pace of the country's economic recovery, as a bruising vote of no confidence in the government looms.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former secretary general of NATO, says a British exit from the European Union will be a "disaster... that would weaken the whole of Europe."
The below-view May inflation data support the view that further interest rate cuts are needed to prop up China's growth, says Johanna Chua, head of Asia Economics & Market Analysis at Citi.
Jim McDonald, chief investment strategist at Northern Trust Asset Management, says it may take a year for the mainland-listed A-shares to be included in the MSCI emerging market index.
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