Mohshin Aziz, aviation analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, discusses the allegations by the U.S. airlines that the Persian Gulf carriers received subsidies worth $42 billion since 2004.
If the Fed communicates a "moderate" tightening program, then a U.S. rate hike will be less of a risk for wider markets, says Adam McCabe, head of Asian Fixed Income at Aberdeen Asset Management.
David Forrester, senior vice president, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, says markets seem to be pricing in a post-September rate hike and if the Fed confirms this on Wednesday, the greenback will soften further.
Manoj Menon, partner & MD at Frost & Sullivan, says Samsung's first-quarter results exemplify its successful diversification, but it will need to rework its strategy in the wearable space.
Taimur Baig, chief economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank, expects "cool heads to prevail" when it comes to economic and trading ties between Indonesia with both Brazil and Australia.
George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, outlines his expectations for the U.K.'s first-quarter GDP reading and explains what that means for the Bank of England's monetary policy.
In the absence of tourism income, remittances will be the "lifeline" of Nepal's economy, says Rajrishi Singhal, senior geo-economics Fellow at Gateway House.
ohn Lee, adjunct associate professor, School of Social and Political Sciences at University of Sydney, explains why the Asian region, excluding China, will likely welcome Japan's proactive foreign policy.
Yoon Chou Chong, investment director at Aberdeen Asset Management, Singapore, says Indian shares are taking a breather due to factors like rising valuations and the debate on the minimum alternate tax.
The high pricing of Apple's products make them more desirable, much to the dismay of competitors like Samsung which is seeing a drop in influence in China, says Bryan Ma, VP of IDC.
Despite a recent 5 percent surge in prices, Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore, expects iron ore to head back down on the back of supply concerns.
Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS Group, says the bank's net interest margins in the rest of the year should improve from the first-quarter.
Richard Iley, chief economist, Asia at BNP Paribas, says uncertainties over the U.S. economy mean there won't be any "significant evolution" in the Fed's statement this week.
Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.
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.
Dan Scott, vice president of Credit Suisse, says there are concerns over the valuations in European markets, but reiterated that he still prefers equities to fixed income.
Despite currency swings taking a toll on India's IT sector, earnings of Infosys should be able to meet expectations, says Jigar Shah, CEO of Maybank Kim Eng Securities India.
The U.S. tech sector is trading at a lower P/E ratio than other sectors such as utility hence the Nasdaq will continue its uptrend, says King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management.
Michael D Barr, associate professor of International Relations at Flinders University, outlines the consequences of the government's active policy of rising the number of immigrants in Singapore.
Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management, says a 83 percent jump in Facebook's operating expenses for the first quarter was "a bit hard for markets to digest."
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