Olivier D'assier, APAC Managing Director at AXIOMA, outlines the factors which sparked the meltdown in global financial markets.» Read More
Shusuke Yamada, FX strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, expects policy diversion in Japan and the U.S. to drive the dollar-yen pair from here on.
Medha Samant, investment director - Asian equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says the long-term outlook for Chinese stocks remains positive as long as Beijing maintains confidence in the markets.
David Stubbs, global markets strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, says Friday's jobs report, particularly the wage-growth figure, will be crucial for the Fed to justify a September rate hike.
Harry Colvin, director & senior economist at Longview Economics, says factors such as subdued inflationary pressures will push back a rise in rates in the U.K.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP of Macro Sales at JP Morgan Investment Bank, maintains a long dollar position on the back of a looming rate hike in September.
Masayuki Kichikawa, MD & chief Japan economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says the Bank of Japan will likely maintain its massive monetary stimulus and upbeat view of the economy on Friday.
Apart from an initial knee-jerk reaction, a Fed liftoff will likely have little impact as markets have already priced in the rate hike, says Wong Sui Jau, global market strategist at Fundsupermart.com.
Steven Lewis, global lead banking analyst at EY, explains why growth is not returning to the investment banking sector, just yet.
Barry Dawes, head of resources at Paradigm Securities, explains why the recent fall in gold prices have offered a buying opportunity for investors now.
Apart from a growth slowdown, Indonesia's current account deficit and the risk of another massive capital outflow due to a U.S. rate hike will keep the rupiah on the back foot, says Craig Chan, head of FX strategy, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura.
Tim Edwards, director at S&P Dow Jones Indices, explains how factors such as macroeconomics and quantitative easing are impacting the outlook of European banks.
Dale Rogers, executive chairman of Phoenix Gold, says margins among Australia's gold miners remain robust due to decreasing costs on the back of a weaker Australian dollar.
With the cash rate sitting at a record low of 2 percent, the Reserve Bank of Australia needs "solid evidence" for further easing, says Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners.
Tommy Xie, economist at OCBC, says new orders remain weak due to lagging domestic demand, while falling input prices reflect persisting deflationary pressure.
Peter Bradford, managing director & CEO at Independence Group, says the company acquired Sirius Resources so as to strengthen its development pipeline and future cash flow.
Clive McDonnell, head of equity strategy at Standard Chartered, says below-par external demand is the key factor hurting China's manufacturing activity.
Ismael Pili, head of financials research, Asia at Macquarie Securities, discusses HSBC's decision to sell its entire Brazil business to Banco Bradesco.
Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, explains why the boost in net interest margin securities (NIMS) among Singapore banks will be sustainable.
Annalisa Jeffries, associate editorial director, Asia Metals at Platts, says sentiment for iron ore prices remains bearish, with analysts expecting a fall to $40 a tonne this year.
Roy Teo, senior FX strategist at ABN AMRO Bank, expects the U.S. economy to add around 200,000 new jobs in August and September, painting the picture of an improving job market for the Fed.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox