The U.S. should have gotten a better reading of North Korea's intentions since Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un, said Christopher Hill, former ambassador to South Korea under President George W. Bush.
U.S. President Donald Trump might have called off what would have been a historic summit with Kim Jong Un, but experts said the bets weren't off on a meeting taking place in time.
Ravi Rajendran of Veritas says most companies in Asia are adopting a "wait and see" approach to compliance with the new European Union data standards known as GDPR.
Mohshin Aziz of Maybank Investment Bank says AirAsia has worked hard to "sweat" its assets to achieve solid quarterly results.
TuanAnh Ngyuen of Canalys says Lenovo have been "resting on their laurels" in the personal computer business for too long.
Christopher Hill of the University of Denver and former U.S. ambassador to South Korea says both sides might have had unrealistic expectations about what could be accomplished in a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Philippe Le Corre of the Harvard Kennedy School says German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to China was more diplomatic in tone.
Jonathan Pain of The Pain Report says that an incremental change in interest rates is manageable by the markets, but sudden "shocks" could hit hard.
Lincoln Bloomfield of the Stimson Center discusses the complexity of the issues which have to be discussed in negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea.
Lyn Boxall, director at law firm Lyn Boxall, says some countries have "barely started" with regulation of the new data privacy law that has been implemented by the European Union.
Michael Kelly of Pinebridge Investments says that it is unlikely the Fed will move more aggressively than planned on interest rates because of heightened inflation concerns by some in the markets.
Bong Young-Shik of the Yonsei University Institute for North Korean Studies says Pyongyang's need for a summit was higher than the United States as the situation is "totally reversed."
Andre Soelistyo of Go-Jek says ride-sharing competition in new markets will bring better services.
John Woods of Credit Suisse says it'll be a disappointment if the scheduled meeting between the U.S. and North Korea doesn't happen.
The expansion will heat up the rivalry between two current market leaders Southeast Asia — Go-Jek and Singapore-based start-up Grab.
Alok Ghose of Signify says the firm's name was adopted to show that lighting has become "more digital."
Kevin Thorpe of Cushman & Wakefield says higher interest rates accompanied by better economic fundamentals can actually be good news for commercial real estate.
Dwyfor Evans of State Street Global Markets says President Trump's move on auto and truck imports seems to be directed at Japan.
Cedomir Nestorovic of the ESSEC Business School says the new Italian coalition government has a clean slate with the public to pursue policy changes.
James Norman of QS Investors says the good economic momentum in the U.S. can get disrupted by changes in trade policies.