Asian indices traded mostly higher in Friday's afternoon session, after Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament's lower house.» Read More
Greg Matwejev, Director of FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge, expects dollar-yen to stay near 117 and says something new will need to occur to propel the pair towards the 120 level.
Perry Warjiyo, Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia and Wellian Wiranto, Economist at OCBC Bank, discuss the central bank's decision to hike interest rates following a cut in fuel subsidy.
The mainland will never become the dominant power in Asia, according to a report by Australia's not-for-profit think tank Kokoda Foundation. CNBC's Samantha Loring has more.
The delay in sales tax hike, along with the BOJ's surprise stimulus, will help Japan to meet its 2 percent inflation goal, says Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election late Tuesday. Scott Seaman, Senior Analyst, Asia at Eurasia, discusses the rationale behind the move.
Kevin Book, MD of Research at ClearView Energy Partners, discusses possible scenarios that could happen following the rejection of the Keystone pipeline bill late Tuesday.
Sandy Lincoln, Chief Market Strategist at BMO Asset Management, discusses whether the U.S. Senate blocking the Keystone XL pipeline bill could jolt oil prices.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he would call an early election to seek a fresh mandate for his economic policies. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji reports.
Asian bourses turned mixed late Tuesday, with Sydney and mainland indices under-performing on the back of a steeper-than-expected fall in China's new home prices.
Laurence Brahm, Founder of the Himalayan Consensus Institute, discusses the emergence of a new financial framework that has spurred the integration of third world nations with its developed peers.
Alan Jin, Property Analyst, Asia ex-Japan at Mizuho Securities, says volumes remain high in the mainland's property market on the back of robust replacement demand.
Arthur Lang, Group CFO of CapitaLand, explains why the firm remains optimistic on China's property space, while Keki Mistry, CFO and CEO at HDFC, discuss the firm's strategy in India.
Soren Aandahl, Head of Research at Glaucus Research, says investors need to note that China's stock exchange falls short in accounting standards and Shanghai-listed firms lack transparency.
Sachin Shah, Analyst at Albert Fried and Company, discusses news that botox maker Allergan agreed to a $66 billion takeover bid from Actavis.
Simon Cox, MD & Investment Strategist, Asia Pacific at BNY Mellon Investment Management, explains why reflating Japan's economy would require more than just structural reforms.
Stephen Nagy, Associate Professor at International Christian University, discusses possible steps that Japanese Prime Minister Abe could take following Monday's disappointing growth data.
Jennifer Nason, Global Chair, Tech, Media & Telecom Investment Banking at JP Morgan, explains why markets are not headed for a repeat of the dot.com bubble during 1999-2000.
With U.S. stocks nearly 2 percent overvalued, investors are worried that markets will see another correction, says Hugh Jackson, Chairman of Hugh Johnson Advisors.
Yang Liu, CIO & Chairman at Atlantis Investment Management, outlines the significance of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect and explains why more money will likely flow into A-shares.
Ben Lin, Executive Director & Deputy CEO at Tanrich Group, explains why the bourse linkup marks a milestone for Chinese investors and is a "phenomenon" for all industry players.
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