Chinese regulators are still cautious after experiencing the crash in Chinese markets in 2015, says Hao Hong, Bank of Communications International.
MSCI announced it will include A-shares in its EM index from next year. Hao Hong, Bank of Communications International, and David Fernandez, Barclays, weigh in.
The move was surprising as it did not follow the usual protocol, says Peter Sluglett, visiting research professor at the Middle East Institute, NUS.
PBOC Governor Zhou Xiaochuan criticized protectionism in China's financial sector hours ahead of MSCI's decision on Chinese A-shares.
With the Fed likely trimming its balance sheet in September, the dollar is set to strengthen later in the year, says Roy Teo, LGT Bank.
Tools on Tmall Global might be in Chinese now, but Alibaba is working hard to bring more U.S. businesses onboard, says Gil Luria, D.A. Davidson & Co.
Indications from the MSCI reflect that A-share inclusion is "more likely now than it ever has been," says Douglas Morton, Northern Trust Capital Markets.
Sat Duhra, Janus Henderson Investors, points to the large number of shares that are suspended as an obstacle to MSCI inclusion of mainland Chinese shares.
It would be very difficult to work through detailed provisions necessary for a soft Brexit, says Richard Portes, professor at the London Business School.
Peter Churchouse, author of The Churchouse Letter, says cooling measures have had the most effect in tier one cities in China, which have bubble-like conditions.
U.K. PM Theresa May will be chairing a security meeting after a van collided with pedestrians outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. CNBC's Willem Marx reports.
Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, Quilliam, says those beyond the Muslim community also have a role to play in staying vigilant and aware to target the problem.
Improving growth, declining inflation and undervalued currencies make EM bonds attractive, says Marcelo Assalin, NN Investment Partners.
Zsolt Darvas, senior fellow at Bruegel, says debt relief could come as a cap on interest rate payments or longer grace periods.
Warren Gilman, CEF Holdings, the low-$40s to mid-$40s range is the "right place" for oil to be due to the increasing levels of production.
Jason Low, DBS Bank, weighs in on the Bank of Japan's latest decision to hold policy steady and why he's positive on Chinese bank stocks.
Antonio Fatas, professor at INSEAD, says a soft Brexit would involve things staying close to the status quo, but the U.K. would be unable to influence EU decisions.
Despite its comments about Qatar, Saudi Arabia has sponsored extreme Wahhabism in Pakistan and other countries, says Peter Sluglett, Middle East Institute, NUS.
The IEA more bearish report on the oil markets is one of the reasons markets are increasingly pessimistic, says Richard Gorry, JBC Energy Asia.
Kazunori Ito, Ibbotson Associates Japan, says anti-trust laws and depressed sale price are reasons Western Digital might not be ideal.