Japan's Sony Corp warned it doesn't now expect to make money on smartphones this year, as it reported a jump in first-quarter profit.
An ugly earnings report from Samsung prompted a 3 percent drop in its shares, but that hasn't deterred market bulls.
China should set a GDP target of 6.5-7 percent for 2015, below its 2014 goal, and refrain from stimulus measures, the IMF said.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms.
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Manoj Menon, Partner & MD at Frost and Sullivan, discusses his expectations for Sony and Panasonic which are due to release their first quarter earnings on late Thursday.
Ahead of Friday's U.S. nonfarm payrolls, Selena Ling, Head, Treasury Research & Strategy at OCBC Bank, gives her estimates for the number of jobs that the U.S. added to its economy in June.
Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, discusses whether Argentina's second default on its sovereign debt will have a contagion effect on global financial markets.