While the venture with Tesco will weigh on its profits in the near term, China Resources Enterprise will gain expertise from the partnership, says Charles Yan, Head of Greater China Consumer Research at Standard Chartered Bank.» Read More
Tina Burrett, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Sophia University, says the reforms may incite a negative response from Beijing. She also explains why it could endanger Japanese democracy.
If the U.S. economy creates more than 300,000 jobs, that could spark concerns about a sooner-than-expected interest rate hike, says Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB.
As the Australian economy recovers, the central bank will be more likely to let the Australian dollar appreciate, says Andrew Abrahamian, Head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets.
Steve Goldman, Managing Director at Kapstream Capital, says Argentina has the "willingness and ability" to make payments to holders of its restructured debt.
Following Japan's May industrial production report, the Bank of Japan will be looking at whether companies are investing again, says Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute.
Taiwanese protesters are worried that a trade deal will hurt businesses and increase political influence from Beijing, says Joseph Cheng, Chair Professor of Political Science at City University of Hong Kong.
Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, says investors should focus on the better-than-expected retail sales report instead of household spending.
King Lip, Chief Investment Officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management, discusses the poor reading of the U.S. economy in the first quarter and outlines the hurdles ahead.
Andy Xie, Independent Economist, explains why an U.S.-style credit crunch will not take place in the mainland.
Andy Xie, Independent Economist, says April's sales tax hike and a pending corporate tax cut are not the right solutions for Japan as they do not tackle the real concern surrounding productivity.
Puru Saxena, CEO at Puru Saxena Wealth Management, discusses his expectations for the structural reforms that will be announced by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe late Tuesday.
Alessandro Gadotti, Asia Pacific CEO at Powa Technologies, says industry players should market mobile payment as "a new way of doing commerce" rather than "a payment solution."
Liu Li-Gang, Chief Economist, Greater China at ANZ, remains cautious about China despite Monday's upbeat HSBC flash PMI for June.
Kunal Ghosh, Emerging Market Portfolio Manager at Allianz Global Investors, explains why he likes Brazilian credit and debit card operator Cielo as well as car rental firm Localiza.
Rashesh Shah, Chairman & CEO at Edelweiss, says the key focus for India now is how the new administration plans to bolster its economy.
Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, says militants won't disrupt oil production in Iraq as that may invite intervention from the U.S. and Iran.
Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory, says higher interest rates in the U.S won't necessarily hit local rates in Asia.
Grant Govertsen, Principal Analyst, Union Gaming Group, says politics in China paint a "flat or negative" long-term outlook for Macau's market.
Deyi Tan, Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Research, says a sluggish growth forecast may prompt the Bank of Thailand to announce a 25 basis point rate cut on Wednesday.
Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says low wages and a cut in pension may weigh on consumer spending in the months ahead.
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