China is losing competitiveness to lower-cost producing countries like Vietnam and Indonesia, which is pressurizing its manufacturing sector, says Stanley Szeto, Chairman & CEO of Lever Style.» Read More
Mark Jolley, equity strategist at CCB International Securities, says China's manufacturing sector will likely remain weak for a long time on the back of issues such as excess capacity.
While there are signs of a gradual pick-up in China, the flash Caixin purchasing managers' index for September isn't going to be a "blockbuster number," says Frederic Neumann, MD & co-head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC.
GE will not invest in atomic energy in India until accident liability laws are brought in line with global rules.
China's softening economy's spillover effect: Factories are slashing prices and labor costs are falling, luring manufacturers to its shores.
Frederico Curado, CEO of Embraer, says the planemaker is relatively insulated from Brazil's domestic economic issues given the company's dependence on exports.
Richard Iley, chief economist for emerging markets at BNP Paribas, outlines his expectations for the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) upcoming policy meeting.
General Electric is planning to move 500 jobs overseas, citing the Export-Import Bank expiration.
The New York Fed's Empire State general business conditions index came in at -14.7 for September.
On a year-on-year basis, the Shanghai Composite is outperforming the S&P 500 index, says Andy Rothman, investment strategist at Matthews Asia.
The reality of Apple's car may be years away, one analyst said this week, perhaps longer than most expect, according to one analyst.
Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, expects trading in China's equity markets to remain volatile due to ongoing deleveraging among mainland investors.
Explosions at a fireworks plant in China killed one and injured six, after blasts killed at least 145 people last month.
Julian Evans-Pritchard, China economist at Capital Economics Asia, says the indicators of China's August factory activity will likely be weak due to preparations for the September 3 military parade.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on manufacturing
The Bank of Japan is unlikely to adjust its QE program, but it may adjust fiscal policy, noted Sailesh Jha, chief Asia economist at Credit Suisse Prviate Banking and Wealth Management.
The smartphone slowdown is showing up in falling profits for handset makers, as well as sweeping job cuts across the once red-hot sector.
Some small American manufacturers are avoiding China's turmoil.
U.S. oil prices are headed for their eighth consecutive down week.
Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac, says the flash Caixin/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index come on the heels of a slew of disappointing data and will likely fuel expectations of further stimulus.
David Zhang, head of E Fund & PM at E Fund Management, US, says markets should focus more on the services PMI, which tracks the new economy sectors underpinning future growth in China.