Apple and China Mobile have signed a deal to distribute Apple's iPhone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Buying China stocks broadly won't deliver returns and investors now need to be picky, said Michael Chiu, HSBC's Asia equities investment director.
Shares in Australia's Qantas Airlines slumped 17 percent on Thursday after the carrier issued a profits warning.
China announced a sweeping package of economic and social reforms last month, boosting global sentiment towards Chinese investments. The FT reports.
SD Muni, Visiting Research Professor, Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, discusses the political landscape in India as the country gears up for national elections next year.
Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, says recovery in the U.S. private sector is well established, suggesting there's a 50:50 chance of the Fed tapering its stimulus program in December.
Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist at Money Map Press, describes what impact the long-awaited Apple distribution deal could have on China Mobile's revenues.