While India faces issues in reining in its fiscal deficit, there is a need to increase investments to spur growth, says Duvvuri Subbarao, former governor of Reserve Bank of India.» Read More
David DeWalt, chairman & CEO of FireEye, says the "exponential increase" in cyber crimes is "alarming" and discusses the rise of a global cyber arms race.
While Singapore's market is small in volume, it is influential across Asia, says Mike Flewitt, CEO of McLaren Automotive. He also discusses the impact from China's anti-graft crackdown.
Yanis Varoufakis, finance minister of Greece, responds to criticisms about Athens' reform proposals and says the four-month bailout extension will allow Greece to "reestablish bonds of trust" with its European partners.
Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, expects the Fed to eliminate forward guidance and its "patient" language at next month's policy meeting.
Despite a strong jobs market, Fed Chair Yellen noted that inflationary pressure and earnings growth remained contained in the U.S., says Nick Verdi, director of FX Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank.
James Lowell, CIO of Adviser Investments, says Fed Chair Yellen's testimony on Tuesday indicates that the U.S. jobs recovery failed to meet the Fed's expectations.
Alex Bumazhny, analyst at Fitch Ratings, says the mainland's corruption crackdown is driving high rollers to the casinos in Australia, instead of Singapore.
Bill Fitzpatrick, global equity analyst at Manulife Asset Management, says the full-year results indicate "widespread weakness" at the British Bank, but if the lender can focus on rightsizing then its stock has been oversold.
If China's leaders set a growth target of 7 percent at the upcoming National People¿s Congress, expect a lot more easing, says Sam Le Cornu, senior portfolio manager, Asia Listed Equities at Macquarie Funds Group.
Peter Allen, CEO of Scentre Group, discusses the firm's first full-year results following the demerger from Westfield last June.
After 5 challenging years, Honda Motor hopes that a change in leadership can bring the firm towards a positive direction, says Karl Brauer, senior analyst at Kelley Blue Book.
Tim Schroeders, portfolio manager at Pengana Capital, explains why he is reading the 31 percent slump in BHP Billiton's half-year profit positively.
Vadim Zlotnikov, chief market strategist and co-head of Multi-asset Solutions at AllianceBernstein, says Fed Chair Yellen's remarks on the U.S. economy will be watched over the next two days.
Christophe Weber, president & COO of Takeda Pharmaceutical, says the research-based firm aims to be "present in all countries relevant for the pharmaceutical sector" via organic growth.
Ray Attrill, co-head of FX Strategy at NAB, says the Australian dollar is "where it should be", having fallen by the same amount as commodity prices since the latter's peak in 2011.
Asian markets mostly rose on the first trading day of the Year of the Sheep, buoyed by a bailout deal between Greece and the euro zone last week.
With the 87th Academy Awards underway in Los Angeles, tell us which nominated song best describes the ongoing Greek drama:
Amy Ang, ASEAN Financial Services Tax Leader at EY, outlines her expectations for this year's budget, which comes along with Singapore's 50th anniversary.
Jackson Wong, associate director at United Simsen Securities, outlines his expectations for the British bank, which is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results on Monday.
While Japan has a good chance of escaping deflation, it will be difficult for the country to hit the Bank of Japan's inflation target, says Ken Peng, Asia Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank.
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