Asian markets lost momentum on Friday, shedding arly morning gains as data from Japan and China did little to inspire investor confidence.» Read More
Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at CreditSights, says rising impairment costs will pressure the profits of Chinese lenders.
Herald Van Der Linde, head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, says comments over the weekend indicate that China will roll out more stimulus to prop up its struggling economy.
Joydeep Mukherji, Head of Sovereign Ratings in Latin America and the Caribbean at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, explains the decision to maintain Brazil's investment-grade credit rating.
Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of Paulson Institute, describes how Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew played a role in keeping the U.S. anchored in Asia.
Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of Paulson Institute, says the U.S. made a "mistake" in defining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a "US-China death match."
As Japanese manufacturers cut production to clear inventory, factory output for February saw a wider-than-expected fall, says Jesper Koll, managing director & head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan.
Christian Cullen, Former fullback of the New Zealand All Blacks, says New Zealand is definitely a favorite in the tournament but still believes that all teams stand a fair chance at winning.
Grant Elliot, batsman of the New Zealand Black Caps, says the fact that both host nations have made it to the finals is a great sign for the competition.
Jason Feer, Head of Business Intelligence at Poten & Partners, says Saudi Arabia and its allies are prepared to do everything they can to stop the advancement of Houthi militants.
George Hamlin, President of Hamlin Transportation Consulting, says a material, adverse event in the life of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may be the reason behind his decision to crash the plane.
Guillaume Chatain, Head of Equity Solutions at JP Morgan Private Bank, believes bad Chinese economic news is good for equity markets.
Singapore will not be participating in Earth Hour celebrations this year out of deference for the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, says Sudhanshu Sarronwala, chair of Earth Hour Global.
Speaking at the Mines and Money conference in Hong Kong, Gina Rinehart urged governments to reduce red tape on mining projects.
Mark Spitalnik, President & CEO of China Senior Care, describes how the company's residential solution will fill the shortfall arising from China's one-child policy.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says investors cannot rule out the possibility of a multi-party coalition judging by recent polls.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says there's no clear direct threat to oil supply so markets should be taking a more measured view on the issue.
Joe Zidle, portfolio strategist at Richard Bernstein Advisors maintains a bullish stance on the Nikkei despite recent weak data since it's a "policy-driven" market.
Bruce Rockowitz, CEO of Global Brands Group, says the company's cash flow will be used for boosting growth, instead of dividends, this year.
Bruce Rockowitz, CEO & Vice Chairman of Global Brands Group, describes the business's diversification plans and how the strength of U.S. consumers boosted earnings.
Utilities and technology are two bright spots in U.S. stocks, says Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Asset Management.
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