Majority of Asian shares reaped gains on Friday, despite trading volumes remaining thin ahead of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.» Read More
Sean Fenton, Portfolio Manager at Tribeca Investment Partners says if we enter a period of stable economic growth, investors can expect to see gains on the market as well.
Chen Wai-Yee, Senior Advisor, Derivatives Specialist at Ord Minnett and Author of Neuroinvesting says investors must not be motivated by emotion when playing the market.
Richard Hemming, Author of Under the Radar says a recent pick up in risk appetite will have Australian investors flocking to the small cap market. He thinks smaller caps provide better returns than large cap stocks.
Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays says investors should be cautious when investing in pure-play coal companies, with the expectation that the coal price will continue to decline.
Nathan Bell, Research Director at Intelligent Investor Share Advisor says investors should prepare for a pick up in M&A activity in the Australian market.
Dale Gillham, Chief market Analyst at Wealth Within says the Reserve Bank of Australia could start raising interest rates, and investors should be positioning their portfolios for this.
Marc Faber, Publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report discusses China's latest raft of data for August and explains why he would rather buy Hong Kong or Macau shares.
Stephen Hogan, Advisor at Novus Capital discusses the future of policy changes if Saturday's national election results in a majority government.
Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays Capital outlines the important of fiscal reform, stating he expects the BOJ to ease policy in the first half of 2013.
Scott Maddock, Senior Analyst, Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says the potential for the Australian election result to remove political uncertainty is a key factor for market confidence.
Microsoft's deal to buy Nokia's mobile phone business may be about one man—Stephen Elop—and whether he's being groomed to take over the top job.
Japan's government has agreed to spend nearly half a billion dollars to contain a radioactive leak at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, in an attempt to avert what industry watchers have described as a looming nuclear crisis.
Glenn Rosewall, Executive Chairman at BBY says the Reserve Bank of Australia will wait until a new government has been in power for 100 days before making another rate change. This means consumers could get an early Christmas present from the RBA.
Lachlan Colquhoun, Head of Market's Analysis at East & Partners says Australian importing and exporting businesses have taken a bearish view of the Australian dollar, forecasting it to fall to 87c by June 2014.
Former Australian Liberal Party leader John Hewson said Australia had squandered the resources boom by not reforming the tax system.
Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore says that while exports are benefiting from yen weakness, structural reforms are needed for a real improvement in economic data.
Jesper Koll, Managing Director & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan thinks a potential cut in corporate taxes would deploy more cash to wages and boost "Abenomics" overall.
Peter Elston, Head of Asia Pacific Strategy & Asset Allocation at Aberdeen Asset Management discusses the nation's budget deficit and the latest Australian Treasury forecasts.
By refraining from adding further to its unprecedented monetary stimulus, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has signaled increasing confidence in the nation's economic recovery, analysts told CNBC.
John Vail, Chief Global Strategist, Investment Strategy Group at Nikko Asset Management, expects the economy to be well supported by consumption leading up to the sales tax hike.