Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says Japan is still being seen as a country only for Japanese and the country's tight immigration policy isn't likely to change soon.» Read More
Given its own economic concerns, Russia won't want to take on risks by giving financial aid to Greece, says Mark Melatos, senior lecturer at University of Sydney.
Gavin Wendt, founding director & senior resource analyst at MineLife, says Shell¿s $70 billion takeover bid for BG Group could strengthen Australia's gas market.
Chris Tedder, research analyst at FOREX.com, explains why the New Zealand dollar will move past parity against the Australian dollar "sooner rather than later."
Clive McDonnell, head of equity strategy at Standard Chartered Bank, says policy moves in China are impacting liquidity in Hong Kong and explains why the latter's valuation looks "reasonably attractive."
CNBC discusses the development of the "Internet of Things" (IoT) with guests from Bosch Software Innovations and The Internet of Things Council, who are in Singapore for the "IoT Asia 2015."
Luca Silipo, chief economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis, says it is clear that easing isn't having an impact on Japan's economy and outlines the options that the Bank of Japan has.
Johannes Benigni, founder & managing director at JBC Asia, says Royal Dutch Shell's confirmation that it is in advanced talks to buy BG Group suggest that oil and natural gas prices have bottomed.
Robert Rennie, global head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, says factors like soft U.S. data could see dollar-yen trading within a range of 118-119.
The ongoing crisis with the West is prompting Russia to bolster relations with Asian countries, says Anthon Tsvetov, media and government relations manager at Russian International Affairs Council.
Tony Farnham, economist & Analyst at Patersons Securities, says the Australian central bank is likely monitoring Sydney's red-hot property market and discusses the odds of further easing next month.
Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO of Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore, says prices of the steel-making raw material could continue to fall due to strong supply and flagging demand.
Sim Moh Siong, director at Bank Of Singapore, expects the greenback to see rangebound trading in the near term before resuming its uptrend later this year.
Anantha Nageswaran, CEO of Vansight, says the U.S. wants to make an "incremental step forward" with the Iran deal and explains why he welcomes it.
Anantha Nageswaran, CEO of Vansight, says a string of disappointing data as of late suggests an economic slowdown in the U.S., which will likely deter the Fed from raising interest rates in June.
Su Sian Lim, ASEAN economist at HSBC, says the lifting of martial law in Thailand could help the country's tourism sector, but the overall economic outlook remains weak.
Campbell Dawson, director at Elstree Investment Management, discusses the possibility of another interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia next Tuesday.
Barry Dawes, head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says the fact that Brent crude remained above $50 a barrel reflects good demand offsetting the impact of an inventory buildup.
Willem Nabarro, head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, says an "accidental Greek exit" from the euro zone could happen if talks drag on.
While base wages are being raised, Japanese firms are not increasing bonuses as quickly, which dims the outlook of consumption spending, says Marcel Thieliant, Japan economist at Capital Economics.
Henry Smith, senior consultant at Control Risks Middle East, says the extension in nuclear talks indicates that negotiating parties "see a successful way out."
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