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.
Drexel Hamilton's Brian White explains that there is a lot of uncertainty that the iPhone cycle has hit a bottom.
MFS Investment Management's Jim Swanson says central banks need fiscal cooperation and structural reform to support the economy as well.
"Matchmakers" author David Evans uses case studies to illustrate the failures and successes of disruptive tech firms such as Uber, YouTube and AirBnb.
PCCW Media Group MD Janice Lee tells CNBC that there is a demand in the region for relevant Asian content, which sets Viu apart from global players.
Dickie Wong from Kingston Securities says Hong Kong market sentiment is on the uptick, partially because the Fed held rates steady.
The BOJ will ease policy but it is unlikely that they will cut negative interest rates deeper, notes Kevin Leung from Haitong Intl Securities Group.
There's one new billionaire in China created every week, says Amy Lo, greater China head of wealth management at UBS.
Hary Tanoesoedibjo, MNC Group president and CEO, identifies challenges in Indonesia that hinder OTT content from taking off.
JPMorgan Asset Management's Kerry Craig says there ought to be fiscal and structural changes to support the monetary policy in Japan.
Apple's iTunes, which started in 2003, grew to become the biggest online music retailer in the world by 2010.
The BOJ will have to make a move, given softer economic data and negative rates' impact on financial markets, says Kerry Craig from JPMorgan AM.
Asia markets open higher on Thursday, awaiting the BOJ's policy decision after a two-day meeting.
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