Positive PPI figures reflect that capacity consolidation in China has been working, says Alex Wong, director of asset management at Ample Capital.
It shouldn't be difficult to understand that with our current physical limits to sustainable growth, we're going nowhere.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest data on consumer spending, income and consumer prices.
Japan's CPI fell in the year to August, a sixth straight drop, keeping the Bank of Japan under pressure to ease monetary conditions further.
It'll be hard for Japan's economy to hit 2 percent inflation, even under BOJ's new policy framework, Nomura's Takashi Miwa says.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective on the core data.
PPI deflation suggests corporate earnings in China will improve, leading to improving sentiment for the Chinese economy, says Commerzbank's Hao Zhou.
Japan Center for Economic Research's Jun Saito makes the case that the "helicopter money" policy is already in place in Japan.
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.5 percent in July from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.
Japan's central bank and government cooperating to tackle inflation is a positive, says Hennessy Japan Fund's Masakazu Takeda.
The Bank of Japan has to come up with a new policy to tackle wage growth and inflation, says the Bank of Singapore's Richard Jerram.
The decline in GBP/USD drove fuel and food prices up, which led to a slight rise in July inflation, says Cicero Group's Andrew Naylor.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on the economy.
China's excess capacity reforms are just starting out but it has not made any material progress just yet, says UBS' Donna Kwok.
China's PPI could turn positive by December after being in negative territory for three years, says Macquarie's Erwin Sanft.
CBA China Economist Li Wei says he expects China's July CPI to come in at 1.6 percent year-on-year, and PPI to recover to - 2.1 percent on-year.
CIMB's Song Seng Wun says China's policymakers are looking for new drivers of growth by acquiring new technology and investing in innovation overseas.
CBA's Michael Blythe says Australia's Q2 CPI was in line with RBA expectations, and the central bank had mentioned that more rate cuts could come.
Australia's underlying inflationary pressures are still soft but are widely expected to pick up, says Urbis Chief Economist Nicki Hutley.
The headline figure will likely come in at 0.7 percent quarter-on-quarter, because of higher food, oil and apparel prices, says NAB's Ivan Colhoun.