While transparency remains an issue, the scale of shadow banking in China is only a fraction of what is still present in the U.S. and Europe, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.» Read More
John Mauldin, Chairman of Mauldin Economics, says markets are complacent over the shutdown because it has happened many times before.
As the U.S. government shutdown moves into a third day, analysts at BoAML say three pressure points must be triggered to snap politicians out of it.
David Hamaty, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Kurt Salmon highlights the likely impact and possible winners and losers of the sales tax hike in Japan.
Hartmut Issel, Head of CIO APAC Research at UBS Wealth Management, says the likelihood of the U.S. debt ceiling getting breached is extremely remote, and advises investors to buy on dips.
Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds, says investors are using the U.S. government shutdown as an excuse to take money off the table.
Nizam Idris, MD, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies, Macquarie explains why he believes the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen will remain stable as long as market uncertainties remain.
Mike Smerklo, Chairman & CEO of ServiceSource, explains how an increasing social and mobile world is making revenue management easier to deal with.
A lack of detail about how the government will buffer the economy from a rise in sales tax adds pressure on the BoJ to step up its monetary stimulus.
Mel Elias, President & CEO of the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf plans to expand store bases in Asia with newly-acquired capital. He confirms lower coffee prices will be passed onto customers.
Steve Towers, Tax Partner at Deloitte highlights the consequences of Tokyo's sales tax hike and explains what more needs to be done.
Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist, Citi describes why the fall-out in currency markets has been contained after the US shutdown. He thinks the yen will weaken as the BOJ will offset the sales tax hike impact.
Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com outlines where he thinks the Indian rupee, Indonesian rupiah and Malaysian ringgit is heading.
John Goodwin, CFO of Lego Group, explains the company's plans of expanding in Asia as it prepares to build a factory in China.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments explains the biggest threat to markets face is U.S. economic growth, not Washington's budget impasse.
Mark Patterson, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress explains why he thinks there is a way out for the U.S. from the current shutdown and the looming debt ceiling.
Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press says investors should focus on looking for good companies to invest in after the U.S. government shutdown.
Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com says markets care more about the debt ceiling than the shutdown. He thinks U.S markets may see a fall before resuming their uptrend.
Jonathan Jaglom, General Manager, Asia Pacific & Japan at Stratasys, one of the world's largest manufacturers of 3D printers, talks about the challenges and opportunities of expanding into China.
Nicholas Consonery, China Analyst at Eurasia Group talks about the merits of TPP deal and why China is shying away from it right now, which might just be temporary over the long term.
Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist at Nuveen Asset Management, explains how much the U.S. economy stands to get hit by a government shutdown.