The economic conditions and calm financial markets are supportive of a rate raise in September, says JPMorgan Asset Management's Tai Hui.
Asia markets traded mixed on Friday, after most local markets remained near-unchanged this week ahead of a speech by the Fed chair.
Nine months since impeachment proceedings began for Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, the last stage of the process is finally underway.
SPCA's Fiona Woodhouse talks to CNBC about how Hong Kong's society is becoming more open to adopting dogs instead of buying them.
CNBC's Emily Tan goes on Hong Kong's giant water slide, which is right in the heart of the central business district.
Emerging markets are seeing increased inflows and as well as leading the earnings season, says Morgan Stanley's Jonathan Garner.
Central banks are losing firepower, which is why fiscal policy needs to start being employed, says Morgan Stanley's Jonathan Garner.
Reebonz Co-founder Daniel Lim shares findings from a commissioned report showing that pre-owned luxury consumption is on the rise in Asia.
"Fed Up" Campaign's Ruben Lucio says the group wants the Fed to keep rates low and include more advocates from minority communities.
U.S. policymakers are realizing that more quantitative easing and negative interest rates won't work, says Guggenheim Partners CIO Scott Minerd.
Asian shares were mixed early on Friday, ahead of Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole which could offer hints into the Fed's tightening cycle.
PIIE's Monica De Bolle says Rousseff's impeachment is highly likely and Brazil could see a Temer-led government by early September.
Japan's central bank and government cooperating to tackle inflation is a positive, says Hennessy Japan Fund's Masakazu Takeda.
Presidential candidates are likely to keep targeting the healthcare sector, says O'Neil Securities' Kenneth Polcari.
The Fed's hesitation on raising rates this year is causing confusion in markets, says O'Neil Securities' Kenneth Polcari.
Canberra’s rejection of the sale Ausgrid was the “correct decision” on grounds of national interests, a former Aussie DPM said.
Some people are decrying Duterte's drugs crackdown and the casualties while others are in support of it, says Teneo Holdings' Roberto Herrera-Lim.
A Fed rate hike would spur capital outflows from China and have negative implications for Asian FX and global stocks, Macquarie IM's Sam Le Cornu.
Australia's Former Deputy PM Wayne Swan says Australian regulators have a guideline to judge whether specific proposals are in the national interest.
The PBOC needs to deal with the root of banks' bad debts and not just repackage the bad debt problem, says Macquarie Investment Mgmt's Sam Le Cornu.