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
George Boubouras, CIO, Equity Trustees explains what China's second-quarter GDP data means for the rest of Asian markets.
Simon Warner of AMP Capital, Bill Smead of Smead Capital Management & Stephen Green of Standard Chartered analyze the implications of China's latest second-quarter growth figures.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan explains how the central bank's decision to stay put is positive for the economy.
Simon Boulton, Director at Aequalis Consulting thinks the message on the ground is rather mixed, despite Australia's upbeat June employment data.
Kristy Campbell, Senior Equity Analyst at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should continue to invest in Australian companies that are exposed to the U.S. recovery. She says Brambles is one of the best-placed businesses for this.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at shares of Dentsu after the Japanese advertising giant announced a $1.2 billion sale of newly issued shares and treasury stock.
Jay Nelson, Senior Editor at Success Stories: Japan Executive Newsletter believes the IPO is just a chance for Suntory's major owners to have a liquidity event and cash out.
Jim Antos, Bank Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia says the big question for investors is what price they are willing to pay for shares in public utilities like banks.
The nameko mushroom may not compare to its shiitake counterpart in the culinary world but in the videogame word, the brown mushroom stars in one of Japan's most popular smartphone games.
Muhammad Chatib Basri, Finance Minister of Indonesia discusses how the latest rise in fuel prices will maintain the national budget deficit. He adds that he's not too concerned about the rupiah.
The buoyant currency has fallen to its lowest level in more than a month, finally succumbing to jitters about signs of weakness in the economy.
Kenji Sakaguchi, Chief Investment Officer at Prudential Investment Management explains why he thinks a yen correction is fast approaching.
The prospect of liquidity drying up in world's second largest economy is rattling markets inside and outside China, unnerving investors at a time when the Federal Reserve looks set to start unwinding some of monetary stimulus.
Philip Parker, CIO of Altair Asset says he sold out of News Corp prior to the split, but would look at investing back in the company's 21st Century Fox business for U.S. dollar earnings exposure.
China's government has been buying shares in the country's four big banks, a move analysts expect to continue until jitters about high interbank lending rates and the economic outlook ease.
Amid the global jitters of Federal Reserve tapering, one asset appears to be gaining favor.
Emerging markets will remain vulnerable after the ugly sell-off last week, as concerns about an unwinding of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus program keep investors on edge, analysts say.
Scott Maddock , Senior Analyst at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says the rotation out of yield in the recent market correction is temporary, and that Australian investors will start favoring high yielding stocks again.
Melanie Cochrane, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Commercial Payments JAPA at American Express says Australian CFOs have turned more cautious this year, with political gridlock and economic uncertainty weighing on the outlook for business.
Sani Hamid, Director, Wealth Management, Economy & Market Strategy at Financial Alliance explains how the sell-off in Southeast Asian markets is a reversal of the capital inflows over the past year.