Despite the massive scale of the anti-government rally over the weekend, support from ethnic Malays still remains low, points out James Chin, director, Asia Institute, University of Tasmania.» Read More
CNBC's Christine Tan takes you through this week's key risk events in Asia, including China's purchasing manager's index (PMI) and growth reports from India and Australia.
Thousands marched in several cities over the weekend calling for Prime Minister Najib Razak's resignation and reform of Malaysia's electoral process. CNBC's Martin Soong reports from Kuala Lumpur.
SQFT is a mobile app that eliminates independent contractors and helps boost savings for sellers, says James Simpson, CEO at SQFT.
Asia's largest commodity trader Olam has exposure to opportunities in frontier markets, which makes it attractive for players like Mitsubishi, explains Nirgunan Tiruchelvam, director of research at Religare Capital Markets.
Beijing is well equipped to manage a market slowdown, which really doesn't have such a negative impact on the global economy as many think, says Russ Koesterich, global chief investment strategist at BlackRock.
Russ Koesterich, global chief investment strategist at BlackRock, believes the economy is strong enough for investors to start thinking about developing more cyclical positions.
While Canadian exports are not heavily dependent on China, the slowdown in the mainland affects broader commodities which causes headwinds for Canada, says Tim Quinlan, VP & economist at Wells Fargo.
Andrew Keene, CEO & president of KeeneOnTheMarket.com, says the rebound on Wall Street overnight should be sold and explains why he is shorting oil-related stocks.
Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says the moves by China's central bank this week are targeted at addressing economic headwinds, instead of the market turmoil.
Having seen five interest-rate cuts, China's economic growth will likely recover from 6.8 percent in the third quarter to over 7 percent in the October-December period, says Martin Lakos, division director at Macquarie Private Wealth.
Craig Lazzara, senior director of index investment strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices, discusses the recent sharp moves on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Volatility Index.
Kunal Sawhney, chief executive at Kalkine, explains why BHP Billiton looks like an attractive stock to own despite the mining giant announcing an 86 percent fall in profit late Tuesday.
Donald Straszheim, senior managing director and head of China research at Evercore ISI, says Beijing will likely fire more easing shots amid a stubborn slowdown in the economy.
Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at Phoenix Financial Services, says the recent selloff is a "continuation of a downward trend" that is already present in the U.S. markets.
The mayhem in Chinese equity markets showed no signs of abating on Tuesday, with the Shanghai Composite index settling below the key 3,000 mark.
Bruno Del Ama, CEO of Global X Funds, says market investors, especially overseas traders, are losing faith in China following the implementation of "idiosyncratic and strange" policies.
With a weak economy and the absence of wage hikes, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is unlikely to achieve its 2 percent inflation goal, says Marcel Thieliant, Japan economist at Capital Economics.
Mark Todd, director of fixed income at National Australia Bank, says sovereign bonds such as Australia's 10-year bonds are attractive options for investors looking to de-risk their portfolios.
Jack McIntyre, portfolio manager, global fixed income, Brandywine Global Investment Management, sees "compelling value" in high-quality duration bonds such as U.S. Treasurys amid the global market selloff.
Charles Blankley, CIO at Gemmer Asset Management, says investors should avoid countries that are commodity producers and exporters such as China, Brazil and Russia.
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