Peter Andersen, CIO of Congress Wealth Management, believes psychological pressure is the only reason the Fed would consider hiking rates this year.
San Francisco Fed President John Williams believes global developments are preventing the world's largest economy from returning to normalized interest rates.
Fed speak can set the tone for markets and can impact commodities and investor sentiment, explains Charles Edouard Bouee from Roland Berger.
Roland Berger's Charles-Edouard Bouee says China is taking relevant steps to address the shortcomings of its labor force as the economy transitions.
Morningstar's Lorraine Tan says old economy sectors will be weak as expected, but China's consumer sector has also been showing signs of fatigue.
For those with central banker ambitions: Singapore's central bank opened up a gallery to provide insight into monetary policy decisions.
John Williams from the San Francisco Fed explains that what happens globally will inevitably have an impact on the Fed's domestic mandate.
Negative rates in the U.S. is unlikely scenario because the U.S. is in a much stronger economic position, says San Francisco Fed's John Williams.
San Francisco Fed's John Williams believes it is a strength of the central bank that it has a diversity of opinions rather than one singular voice.
Brett McGonegal from Capital Link International explains that the tech boom in Shenzhen has led to higher demand for properties in the tier-one city.
John Williams from the San Francisco Fed reaffirms that the Fed will hike rates based on inflation, jobs and economic outlook data flow.
Markets do not expect much Fed tightening, so any changes in the Fed's tone will hurt the market rally, says Mandeep Nalwa from Taurus Wealth Advisors.
Asian markets were higher in early trading on Monday, while Australia and New Zealand markets remain closed for Easter Monday.
Dave Jacobson from Shallman Communications explains why Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are so popular with the American public.
Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO of Swiss Asia Capital Singapore, explains that the silver market is faced with increasing retail demand and limited supply.
The Fed doesn't want to lose credibility by swinging from a hawkish to dovish stance, explains Brett McGonegal from Capital Link International.
PetroChina is “substantially overstaffed,” said Bernstein’s senior oil and gas analyst, Neil Beveridge.
PetroChina has cut capex substantially, but other costs aren't budging much because as a China SOE, it must keep employment full, explains Sanford C. Bernstein's Neil Beveridge.
JPMorgan Private Bank's Guillaume Chatain says recent Fed, ECB and BOJ signals show central banks are finally coordinating among themselves.
Hugh Dutton, architect and founder of Hugh Dutton Associés, explains how his unique works create a synthesis between art, science and the environment.
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