Bernard Ching, head of Malaysia Research at Alliance DBS, says the relief rally in the Malaysian market is driven by factors such as foreign investors, commodities and the Malaysian ringgit.» Read More
Lambros Lambrou, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions Australia, says cybersecurity is the top risk for corporate leaders in terms of business disruption and strategy.
A break above $50 per barrel for U.S. crude will be short lived, with a fall below $40 likely in the next leg down, Warren Gilman, chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings, predicts.
Softer core CPI will push the Bank of Japan (BOJ) into further easing, which is a positive for equities and weaken the yen, says Manpreet Gill, senior investment strategist at Standard Chartered.
Vivek Vaidya, vice president of automotive at Frost & Sullivan, says Volkswagen's emissions scandal costs are hard to estimate because costs will vary from country to country.
Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says the Bank of Japan and Japanese analysts are divided in opinion about the economy.
Expectations of a Fed rate hike delay is driving the rally in emerging market currencies and commodities, says Richard Yetsenga, head of global markets research at ANZ.
Chong Yoon Chou, investment director at Aberdeen Asset Management, warns Southeast Asian countries remain resilient and there are no structural issues.
Expectations for a delay in higher U.S interest rates should support a recovery in emerging markets, says Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank.
The Aussie dollar has further room to fall and adjust to support weak demand for Australia's commodity exports, says Malcolm Wood, chief investment strategist at BAML.
Daniel Hynes, senior commodity strategist at ANZ, discusses the outlook of oil commodities on the back of multiple supply risks.
Amid a global slowdown, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal is a positive but will take three to four years for the broader impact to be felt, says Richard Martin, executive vice president at IMA Asia.
Andrew Taylor, co-CEO at Juwai.com, discusses the rising trend of wealthy Chinese outbound real estate investments in the Mediterranean.
Gold's rally has upside potential as physical demand picks up, says Juerg Kiener, MD and CIo at Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore.
Further upside for the U.S. dollar will be a struggle on the back of a soft labor market and a Fed rate hike delay, says Michael Every, head of financial markets research, APAC at Rabobank.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership deal will be boost Asian exports, especially particularly for Japan due to yen weakness, says Adrian Zuercher, executive director, head asset allocation Asia at UBS.
Jeremy Wrathall, head global natural resources at Investec, says Glencore may have to undertake further restructuring.
Barry Dawes, head of resources at Paradigm Securities, says higher interest rates will be slightly inflationary hence giving confidence to the commodity market.
Mikio Kumada, executive director & global strategist at LGT Capital Partners, says a positive nonfarm payrolls report won't shock emerging markets since expectations for a Fed rate hike are an "old story" now.
In this new segment of "Capital Connection," Christopher Wheeler, U.S. bank analyst at Atlantic Equities, takes on various questions from CNBC viewers.
While there is uncertainty surrounding the consequences of a rate hike, Fed tightening will likely be positive for U.S. banks, says Christopher Wheeler, U.S. bank analyst at Atlantic Equities.
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