Indonesia is playing catch-up on infrastructure spending, says Indrawati Darmawan, CFO, Indonesia Infrastructure Finance.
Romaine Jackson of Dealogic says Chinese companies listing in the U.S. have contributed to the number of listings this year surpassing the 2016 figure.
New leadership at the Fed could bring in policy changes that differ markedly from the Janet Yellen-led FOMC, says Dwyfor Evans, MD, head of Asia-Pacific Macro Strategy, State Street Global Markets.
The Bank of Japan has a neutral stance when it comes to politics although it's possible a new regime might not re-appoint BOJ Governor Kuroda, says Eisuke Sakakibara, professor at Aoyama Gakuin University.
Bond investors could consider reallocating into cheaper equity markets as the Fed begins unwinding its balance sheet, says Ken Wong of Eastspring Investments.
Asian markets were mixed in early trade on Thursday as investors digested cues from the U.S. Federal Reserve about the future rate hike path.
Long-term lending demand in the European Union will weather any move by the ECB to move to "normal" monetary policies, says Bertrand de Mazieres, director general for finance, European Investment Bank.
Hayden Briscoe, head of fixed income, Asia Pacific, UBS Asset Management, says the ECB may sit up and take notice as the Fed moves to unwind its balance sheet.
Stephen Gallagher, managing director and chief U.S. economist, Societe Generale, says he believes the market wants Janet Yellen to stay as Fed chair.
Outside investment in China's Sina highlights the "tremendous" potential value, says Ryan Roberts, senior research analyst, MCM Partners
With property sales in Hong Kong likely to slow, investors should turn to blue chip stocks, says Kevin Leung of Haitong International Securities Group.
The consumption recovery remains slow given relatively low wage growth, but Japan is a long-term value proposition, says Frank Benzimra of Societe Generale.
It would be hard to imagine the implementation of Aung San Suu Kyi's remarks about allowing Rohingya back into Myanmar, says Evan Rees at Stratfor.
Reports show that Toshiba now favors Western Digital in the sale of its chip unit. Rob Enderle of Enderle Group says a deal with WDC could be better for Toshiba.
Thomas Hubbard, chairman, The Korea Society, says that President Trump's remarks at the UN showed urgency over Korean Peninsula tensions in a "colorful way of speaking."
Tim Seymour, managing partner, Triogem Asset Management, says markets are positioned for complacency.
Lior Dayan, CEO of Sisram Medical, says choosing Hong Kong was a natural choice for the company given its presence in China and explains how IPO funds will be used.
Geoffrey See, founder of Choson Exchange, talks about how his social enterprise teaches North Koreans entrepreneurship and business skills.
While there has been rhetoric in China about opening up, European companies are still waiting for action to be taken, says Mats Harborn, president of the EU Chamber of Commerce in China.
Julian Hosp, co-founder and president, TenX, says it's up to ICOs to go the extra mile on transparency.