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Masayuki Kichikawa, MD & Chief Japan Economist at BoA Merrill Lynch, says the central bank is banking on corporate profitability and wage growth to lift spending.
Jahangir Aziz, Head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, says markets have neglected reforms that have taken place under the Modi government thus far.
Savanth Sebastian, Equities Economist at CommSec, highlights the weak contributors in Australia's second-quarter growth report.
After seeing a rise of nearly 20 percent year to date, cocoa prices may see a taper soon, says Avtar Sandu, Senior Manager, Commodities at Phillip Futures.
Tony Farnham, Economist & Analyst, Patersons Securities, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia is worried about China's property sector. He later discusses his outlook on Australia.
Ahead of the European Central Bank's policy meeting, Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says the euro will see a "slow grind down" against the greenback.
Ben Collett, Head, Japan and Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, says Japanese stocks are poised for gains until year-end but investors should enter the market after Wednesday's cabinet reshuffle.
Greg Smith, Group CEO at Global Commodities, says renewed tensions in Ukraine will fuel concerns of a supply disruption and that will lift oil prices higher in the weeks ahead.
After stripping out the base effects, the underlying trend in the inflation data does not reflect a downtrend, says Euben Paracuelles, Executive Director and Southeast Asia Economist at Nomura.
Robert Chow, Spokesman, Alliance for Peace and Democracy, says Beijing has always been clear about the degree of autonomy it will give Hong Kong. He also discusses the response from the city's citizens.
Louis Kuijs, Chief Economist, Greater China at RBS, says August's manufacturing data reflect a renewed slowdown in China amid persisting domestic risks and slowing global trade.
Mohshin Aziz, Aviation Analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, hopes that Malaysia Airlines can provide details on its staff and capacity reduction at the announcement of restructuring plans late Friday.
Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses his expectations for the euro zone inflation data due late Friday and how that will affect the European Central Bank's easing timeline.
Jean Louis Billon, Minister of Commerce at Ivory Coast, says its economy has not been affected by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and outlines the preventive measures the country has implemented.
Jake Klein, Executive Chairman at Evolution Mining, discusses how the miner returned to profitability for the financial year despite difficult trading conditions and a slump in gold prices.
Kobsak Pootrakool, Executive Vice President at Bangkok Bank, explains why he is confident that Thailand can see better economic growth by year-end.
Ahead of Malaysia Airlines' earnings results, Greg Waldron, Asia Managing Editor at Flightglobal, outlines what the carrier will need to do to reverse its fortunes.
Adarsh Sinha, Head of Asia Pacific G10 FX Strategy at BoA Merrill Lynch, says markets are already priced in for low inflation data from the euro zone.
Don Voelte, CEO at Seven Group Holdings, explains how the firm is positioning itself amidst challenging trading conditions in the mining and industrial services sector.
Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, says the high level of cash holdings by fund managers will underpin gains in global equities.
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