Singapore's growth in the third quarter badly missed expectations on Friday, potentially signaling weakness around the region.
Toyota will benefit from a stronger presence in India and Indonesia, while Suzuki will benefit from tech expertise, says Dunne Automotive's Michael Dunne.
China's exports and imports for September came in well below expectations, dented by weak demand at home and abroad.
Price Headley, president of BigTrends.com, says that he's cautious on the markets because of greater volatility ahead of the election.
South Korea will grow by 2.5 percent in 2016 but restructuring measures will affect the economy in the short term, says Natixis' Trinh Nguyen.
Daicel's positioning as a fellow Japanese auto part manufacturer makes it well-placed to acquire Takata, says Scott Upham, CEO of Valient Market Research.
The first six to 12 months after the GST introduction could be chaotic, but it's theoretically a positive, says Bajaj Auto Chairman Rauhl Bajaj.
In India, GE has needed to take additional, sometimes extraordinary, steps to grow its business, said John Rice, the company’s vice chairman.
These are the stocks posting the largest moves after the bell on Thursday, including: Gap, Honeywell, Theravance Biopharma.
John Rice, vice chairman of GE, talks about the company's production of diesel electric locomotives in India for local use and for export.
The company plans to cut about 3-thousand jobs in production, operations and research and development as well as 9-hundred jobs in consulting.
Ericsson plans to cut around 3,900 jobs in Sweden, ditching most manufacturing as it grapples with a shrinking market for network equipment.
Stick with larger, diversified industrial stocks but de-emphasize banking sector investment, John Augustine, CIO of Huntington Bank, advises.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on construction spending in August and ISM manufacturing index for September.
No news is considered good news by investors, who sent the Nikkei up 1 percent after the closely watched BOJ survey.
The Purchasing Managers' Index matched August's level, which may indicate recent positive momentum can be sustained.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read of the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index.
Activity at China's small and mid-sized firms expanded this month, according to a private survey of nationwide factories.
The prolonged workers' strike is the South Korean automaker's biggest one yet.
Orders for non-military goods other than aircraft rose for a third straight month in August, a positive signal for the business investment outlook.