Andrew Leigh, Australia's shadow assistant treasurer, says it's critical the country maintain's its strong credit rating.
Parry International Trading's Gavin Parry says summer trading volumes are lower, but post-September is when market volatility really ramps up.
State Street Global Advisors says there is a disconnect between market activity and what investors are expecting from their long-term returns.
David Roche from Independent Strategy says Australia's inflation rates justify a rate cut, but the economy doesn't need it.
Investors have decided that the Federal Reserve will not raise rates, which is what's driving financial markets, says Independent Strategy's David Roche.
Asia markets open mixed on Tuesday, with the ASX 200 down 0.33 percent as investors await the RBA decision due today.
Standard Chartered's Divya Devesh says negative rates are an experiment for central banks, who're taking a wait-and-see approach to the policy outcome.
The Australian budget should wind back on negative gearing and reduce the capital gains tax discount, says Danielle Wood from Grattan Institute.
UBS WM's Hartmut Issel explains how the Oncology Impact Fund helps to pair wealth management clients with investments driving oncology research.
RCMA Asset Management's Michael Coleman explains that the surge of interest in China's commodity futures market was driven by the easing of credit.
Chen Shujin from DBS Vickers explains why she is positive on Chinese banks with top picks including Citic Bank and China Construction Bank.
Investors are worried about the impact of the Kumamoto earthquake on Sony, explains Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, director at Haitong International.
The Nikkei is expected to face downside pressure but that could change if policymakers hint at more stimulus, say AMP Capital Investors' Shane Oliver.
SpaceX and NASA are planning a Mars mission in the Dragon V2 spacecraft. CNBC's Phil Han has more.
Pharmaceuticals need scale in order to negotiate with their healthcare sector counterparts, says H.C. Wainwright's Raghuram Selvaraju
HSBC's Izumi Devalier explains that the BOJ's decision was an unpleasant surprise for markets but that could be because of bigger strategic considerations.
The expected returns of hedge funds have not changed like bond yields have, explains Hartmut Issel from UBS Wealth Management.
Asian markets open mixed on Friday, while Japan's Nikkei 225 is closed for a public holiday.
Air traffic might be rising, but airlines' problems are starting to weigh on Airbus and Boeing's earnings, says Ken Herbert from Canaccord Genuity.
UBS Wealth Management's Hartmut Issel describes BOJ's Kuroda as a central banker who does not like predictability or incremental policy change.
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