Nazir Razak, CIMB Group chairman, says the Malaysian government still needs to do more to improve transparency.
Nazir Razak, CIMB Group chairman, weighs in on the consumer debt to GDP ratio in Malaysia and the outlook for the Malaysian ringgit.
Nazir Razak, CIMB Group chairman, talks to CNBC about Malaysia's growth prospects and how he expects the upcoming election to play out.
Large companies buying back shares from their subsidiaries could be a catalyst that propel Korean markets higher, says William Ma, Noah Holdings.
The reflation theme and rise in U.S. interest rates continue to lend support to the dollar, says Jonathan Cavenagh, JP Morgan.
John Carey, Pioneer Investments, says investors have been focused on earnings but may shift their attention to macro factors after earnings season ends.
Airlangga Hartarto, minister of industry for Indonesia, says the ease of doing business has improved drastically in Indonesia.
Stephen Groff, vice president of the ADB, weighs in on the financing of smart infrastructure in the Southeast Asian region.
Yacov Geva, CEO of G Medical Innovations, explains why the mobile healthcare company chose to IPO in Australia over other markets.
Part of the bank levy is likely to be passed onto bank consumers and shareholders, says Omkar Joshi, Regal Funds Management.
Kim Byungki, Korea University, says the South Korean president has shown strong signs that he will be pursuing a new relationship with North Korea.
David Sokulsky, Crestone Wealth Management, says Moon Jae-in's election win is a positive for Korean markets even though the Kospi edged lower.
Filmmaker Zhang Yimou tells CNBC's Sophia Yan about how China's "One Belt, One Road" project will influence culture and Hollywood's ties with China.
David Forrester, Credit Agricole, says he likes the Aussie dollar on the crosses as opposed to against the U.S. dollar.
Savanth Sebastian, CommSec, says investors will be wondering if the new bank levy is a one-off levy and whether it could be raised down the road.
Jim Lowell, Adviser Investments, cautions against overexuberance but says he remains "cautiously optimistic" on the U.S. markets.
Sameer Goel, Deutsche Bank, weighs in on the approach he thinks the Federal Reserve will adopt to unwind its balance sheet.
"Collapsing" iron ore prices and deleveraging in China could mean a softer Aussie dollar going forward, says Kelvin Tay of UBS Wealth Management.
Kelvin Tay, UBS Wealth Management, says South Korean markets are more likely to trade be influenced by external factors, such as tax reforms in the U.S.
Japan is a case study to the rest of Asia that it has to make fiscal preparations for an aging population ahead of time, says the IMF's Changyong Rhee.