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Moosa Zameer, Tourism Minister of Maldives, says external factors affected Maldives tourism, not internal politics.
Michael Preiss, executive director at Taurus Wealth Advisors, identifies Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam as three good investment alternatives to China.
Ryan Roberts, analyst at MCM Partners, says a combination of monetary and fiscal policy reforms will be needed to help China's economy rebalance.
Eric Robertsen, from Standard Chartered Bank, outlines the objectives of the Bank of Japan's new negative rates policy.
According to V. Anantha Nageswaran, CEO at Vansight, the three safe-haven investments are gold, stable currencies such as the dollar, and uncorrelated equity markets such as Vietnam.
As a leading market player in the oil sector, it doesn't make sense for Saudi Arabia to hold back on its spare capacity, says Ivan Szpakowski, head of Asia commodity research at Citi.
Amesh Adalja, senior associate at UPMC Center for Health Security, says this is the first time the virus has appeared in the western hemisphere.
Japan's economy minister Akira Amari was crucial to the signing of the TPP, says Mikio Kumada, executive director and global strategist at LGT Capital Partners.
Mikio Kumada, executive director and global strategist at LGT Capital Partners, says BOJ decision reflects well on governor Kuroda.
Tencent is in a stronger position compared with Alibaba as seen from its stock performance and Beijing's internet initiatives, explains Ronald Wan from Partners Capital International.
Mary Galligan, director at cyber risk services at Deloitte, says there is a big increase in firms practicing their cybersecurity response plans.
Rabobank's Michael Every says more quantitative easing will only help marginally, but the BOJ can't stand pat given weaker consumption.
Frank Troise, MD at SoHo Capital, says investors can be assured there will not be four Fed rate hikes this year.
Srirak Plipat, Asia regional director at Transparency International, talks about transparency and corruption issues in Asia, including China, India and Malaysia.
Ravi Krishnaswamy from Frost & Sullivan, says the worsening supply glut, slowing global demand and a new geopolitical reality will keep oil markets under pressure.
David Sokulsky at UBS Wealth Management Australia, says continued volatility will keep the Fed from raising rates this year.
Willem Nabarro of Exane-BNP Paribas, identifies the balance sheet exposure that some of the European banks have to emerging markets and oil.
Fed will not be very dovish because both the U.S. labor market and services sector are still strong, says Roy Teo, senior FX strategist at ABN AMRO Bank.
Scott Darling, regional head of oil & gas research at JPMorgan, says this could be the second year of a three-year cost deflation cycle for upstream oil companies.
Nicholas Ferres from Eastspring Investments says the BOJ and the ECB, not the Fed, are likely to provide dovish rhetoric to soothe markets.
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