Alastair Newton, political analyst at Alavan Business Advisory, says there will either be increased efforts of coordination between all parties, or there will be a standoff.» Read More
The Paris attacks are expected to lead to a Europe-wide rise in security spending but France's budget is already strained. Marie Owens Thomsen, senior economist and strategist at Credit Agricole Private Banking, discusses.
Nicholas Ferres, director of global asset allocation at Eastspring Investments, discusses the Pfizer-Allergan deal and the timeline for Fed normalization.
Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD and CEO of Bombay Stock Exchange, says India's IPO and post-listing performance have been stellar.
Sally Auld, fixed income and FX strategist at JPMorgan, says the dollar still has room to increase in value by 4-5 percent.
Dollar weakness in 2016 will help to slow the decline in commodities prices, says Benjamin Pedley, Asian head of investment strategy at HSBC Private Bank.
Brandol Wendell, master instructor at CMT, gives a technical analysis of the dollar index, setting expected breakout levels at 104.50 to 107.25.
Pfizer wants to access cash abroad at a reduced tax rate, explains Sachin Shah, special situations and merger arbitrage strategist at Albert Fried and Company.
Rintaro Tamaki, deputy Secretary General at OECD, discusses Asia's readiness to withstand a Fed rate hike and China's economic slowdown.
An increase in real interest rates and the dollar's strength have already tightened conditions in the U.S. economy slightly, says Bhaskar Laximinarayan, Asia CIO at Pictet Wealth Management.
Gita Wirjawan, founder and chairman of Ancora Group and former Indonesian trade minister, says Southeast Asia has to be ready for the Fed's path of normalization over the next few years.
The currency trade with the most millage is the euro against the dollar because of policy divergence, says Phillip Wee, senior currency economist at DBS Bank.
Unfortunately for oil bulls, prices are heading lower in the short, medium and long-term, says Warren Gilman, chairman and CEO at CEF Holdings.
Americans do not believe that any of the U.S. presidential hopefuls can deal effectively with terrorism, says Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group.
Hussain Nadim, PhD candidate at University of Sydney, explains why the current geopolitical situation is similar to the Cold War-style proxy wars.
Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, says the French government does not have the manpower or capability to properly survey potential threats.
Recent property demand in China has been driven by new buyers and not fueled by investors, notes Wee Liat Lee, head of APAC property research at BNP Paribas.
Euro-dollar parity is a possibility given the divergence of central banks, says Roger Bridges, global rates and FX strategist at Nikko Asset Management.
The Islamic State could have given up digital communication and this increases the difficulty of surveying its members, says Greg Barton, professor of global Islamic politics at Deakin University.
Steven Brice, chief investment strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, discusses the seasonal trends for stocks.
Jonathan Barratt, CIO at Ayers Alliance Securities, says oil prices were given a lift by a culmination of factors such as geopolitical risks and recent low oil prices.
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