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David Poh, Regional Head of Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Private Banking recommends staying on the sidelines of Japan's equity market until the upper house election in July.
As investors fret over the tapering off of U.S. monetary stimulus, a World Bank economist says such a move poses a particular risk to Asia.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency employee, told a Hong Kong newspaper on Wednesday that he plans to stay and fight extradition. The New York Times reports.
CNBC's Chloe Cho and Ross Westgate report on all the market moving events from Asia and Europe, as lack of action by Japan's central bank and Fed fears set a negative tone for global markets.
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.
Keagan York, Head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets forecasts the bottom for the Australian dollar will be 93.25 against the greenback.
CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris and Ross Westgate report on all the market moving events from Asia and Europe, as the Bank of Japan's recent monetary policy sent Asian shares lower, and the ECB's bond-buying policy comes under legal scrutiny.
Douglas Clayton , CEO of Leopard Capital tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he remains very bullish on the Mekong and Southeast Asian markets.
With emerging market currencies appearing to weaken, Callum Henderson, Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered Global, explains why they are not out of sync with 2012 expectations.
Adrian Mowat, Managing Director, Chief Asian and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at J.P. Morgan talks about the increasing threat to emerging market currencies as a result of Fed QE tapering risks.
There are many reasons why Snowden's decision to come to Hong Kong could be foolish. But there is at least one reason it could be incredibly shrewd. The GlobalPost reports.
Robert Zoellick, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics says economies will need to look at fundamentals for future growth as the Fed withdraws its monetary easing.
Discussing the reality of expectations that China's economy will slow down, with David Gordon, Eurasia Group.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe. It was a modestly higher day, after good auto sales data from Germany and in spite of disappointing economic data from China.
Europeans are increasingly learning Chinese to boost their career prospects, but recruitment firms warn difficulties mastering the language, plus the insularity of European business, means those efforts may be misdirected.
Zhu Haibin, Chief China Economist and Head of Greater China Economic Research at J.P. Morgan says monetary easing may not be effective to address the structural problems facing China's economy at this moment. PK Basu, MD & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng joins in the conversation.
Ghost companies set up in international tax havens could be sheltering the North Korean regime's fortune, an investigation by South Korean journalists report. The GlobalPost reports.
Mark Konyn, CEO at Cathay Conning Asset Management (CCAM), discusses JGB market volatility, and whether it will spill over into international markets.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura warns about the rising crescent of chaos in the Middle East, and flags the upcoming Iranian elections as a risk event.
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As China's first quarter growth hits 18 month low, Helen Qiao of Morgan Stanley and Hu Yifan of Haitong International discuss what to expect from the following quarters along with the nation's reforms agenda and its mounting corporate credit default woes.
Mark Austen, CEO, Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association, discusses reasons why Beijing failed to sell all of its bonds at an auction last Friday.
Frank Appel , CEO at Deutsche Post DHL, explains why he remains optimistic on China and sees "higher chances than risks" for its business amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.