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Doug Gordon, Senior Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, explains why investors brushed off lower oil prices in Tuesday's U.S trading session.
Paul Gambles, Managing Partner at MBMG Group, doesn't expect the Japanese government to react to Moody's credit rating downgrade.
Sacha Tihanyi, Director and Senior Currency Strategist at Scotiabank, outlines factors underpinning his bearish calls on the yen.
Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, says lower prices can help Japan reduce its trade deficit in the energy and produce sectors.
Timothy Moe, MD for Asia-Pacific Investment Research at Goldman Sachs, says Japan is struggling with a weak macro-picture but explains why the firm remains bullish on markets.
Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at S&P's Ratings Services, discusses whether the recent decline in oil prices is structural and explains Asia's main challenges next year.
Alex Treves, Head of Equities for Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, advises investors to be patient with Japanese data seeing as the impact of the recent quantitative easing has yet to be seen.
Alex Treves, Head of Equities for Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, explains his optimism despite Japanese October consumer inflation slowing to its lowest level in a year.
Central bank policies are a hot topic globally. Hans Goetti, head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale à Luxembourg talks about the current state of China and Japan's economies.
Roman Scott, Chairman at Calamander Group, explains why the European and Japanese economy can't move forward based on monetary stimulus alone.
Jonathan Garner. MD and Chief Asia & Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, is cautiously optimistic that monetary easing in Japan and China will boost Asian growth next year.
Adam Reynolds, CEO at APAC at Saxo Capital Markets, says the greenback may be overbought at the moment but it's still in a multi-year bull trend.
Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist, Asia at JP Morgan, says the divergence of global monetary policy on expectations of a Fed rate hike will be the key theme next year.
Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory at LGT Bank, says central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda has proved that he's committed to unleashing more stimulus.
The euro zone's disinflation has spurred fears of Japan-style deflation, possibly keeping yields on the German bund depressed for the long haul.
Riad Younes, Co-founder at R Squared Capital Management. explains why he's expecting higher dividends and earnings in Japan ahead.
Randall Jones, Head of Japan/Korea Desk at OECD, warns that Japan needs a detailed and credible fiscal consolidation plan.
With board members expecting inflation to stay near 1 percent until first half of 2015, the BOJ could ease further then, says Masayuki Kichikawa, MD & Chief Japan Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies, explains how the crash in commodity prices is impacting central bank policy in Asia.
Central banks in Europe and China on Friday announced moves to ease credit. But the action may have limited impact.