Britain's parliament has rejected Chinese calls to scrap an inquiry into Hong Kong's progress towards democracy.
The highly anticipated iPhone 6 is expected to provide a much-needed boost not only for Apple sales but also for Greater China's export sector.
Australia's economy slowed in the second quarter as exports stayed sluggish and consumers curbed spending but the pace of growth still beat expectations.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to co-opt a rival and draft more women to spruce up his image while keeping key ministers.
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Sean Fenton, Portfolio Manager at Tribeca Investment Partners, explains why housing-related equities make for a compelling buy in Australian markets.
Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank, says the domestic economy still fails to make up for the slack in the mining space. He later discusses why he likes Australian REITs.
Charles Blankley, Principal & Chief Investment Officer at Gemmer Asset Management, says Wall Street is seeing a temporary consolidation after recent record gains.