Kevin Evans, Australia-Indonesia Centre, says the incoming governor is a man of consensus, which could affect the speed of reforms in Jakarta.
Homegrown brands lack the scale to invest in technologies, warns Janet Lewis of Macquarie Capital Securities.
Eric Liu of Vanda Research explains how global politics affects market sentiment.
Grant Govertsen of Union Gaming Group explains why the country's new casino will face tough times ahead.
Nannette Hechler of Credit Suisse International Wealth Management explains how the rising trend of angry societies worldwide could impact policy.
Large populations can significantly impact democratic elections, explains Richard Harris of Port Shelter Investment Management.
The elections will likely influence Brexit negotiations with the EU, notes Richard Harris of Port Shelter Investment Management.
Japan's exports to Asia boosted March's monthly performance, notes Takashi Miwa of Nomura.
Henrique Meirelles, Finance Minister of Brazil, discusses the impact of a Trump presidency, a slowing China and his country's beef scandal.
Despite Chinese property curbs, mainland construction will likely support iron ore pries going forward, says Paul Bartholomew of S&P Global Platts.
U.S. crude production will mitigate any OPEC production cuts, according to Stephen Schork, editor of the Schork Report.
By taking a long-term horizon, monthly episodes of volatility won't matter, explains Jason Browne of FundX Investment Group.
Most Asia markets declined on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street's negative close overnight, with resources and financial shares under pressure.
Mehdi Hosseini, Susquehanna Financial Group, says consumers took a year to become comfortable with the curved edges of the Samsung Galaxy S6.
Carlos Tavares, Groupe PSA, says the price war in the Chinese market has pressured the automaker to change its business model.
Norman Chan, Oreana Private Wealth, says stronger economic data out of China will boost sentiment in other Asian markets.
François Provost, Renault, says interest in SUVs and electric vehicles is expected to continue growing.
Matthias Muller, CEO of Volkswagen, says the automaker is "relaxed" about the debate going on in the U.S. over proposed border taxes on imports.
Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler, talks to Phil LeBeau about the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the importance of Chinese consumers.
Christian de Guzman, Moody's Investors Service Singapore, says the backdrop is improving in Japan but more progress can be made on the "third arrow" of Abenomics.