Ken Peng of Citi Private Bank explained the PBOC added a new element of arbitrary influence they are calling 'counter-cyclical' factors for the yuan fix.
Focusing on North Korea has eased tensions and given both sides a reason to choose cooperation, says Amy Celico of Albright Stonebridge Group.
Don Taylor of Swire Properties explains the opportunities present, including 2 million square feet available in its land bank for development.
But the U.S. market, with high valuations and ongoing political risks, has held up quite well, says Jonathan Brodsky of Cedar Street AM.
Jacob Parker of the U.S.-China Business Council says member companies already have robust I.T. systems in place to ensure data and network security.
Max Cunningham at ASX says the operator had 118 listings on the exchange in the last calendar year despite overall tightening in the IPO market.
Margaret Patel of Wells Fargo AM says growth in emerging markets are decelerating and converging at levels similar to developed markets like the U.S.
Moody’s raised the outlook for Singapore banks to stable from negative on Wednesday, citing stabilizing commodity prices and improving growth conditions.
The government's priority will be to introduce smooth implementation of the new goods and services tax, and ensure compliance, says Radhika Rao, DBS Bank.
Johan Jooste, Bank of Singapore, says the PMI data out of China aren't driving markets as investors focus on policies and leverage in the economy.
Major challenges European companies operating in China face are related to regulations and market access, says Mats Harborn, president of the EUCCC.
China reported PMI data on manufacturing and services for May with both readings higher than expected.
The negative credit cycle for Singapore banks has peaked, which is a positive for the banks going forward, says Eugene Tarzimanov, Moody's Investors Service.
Bilateral trade and the South China Sea could feature prominently on Trump's discussions with the Vietnamese PM, says Rodger Baker of Stratfor
Toby Lawson, Societe Generale, weighs in on the state of global markets and whether or not China continues to pose a risk.
Ray Wang, Constellation Research, talks about how Amazon is going beyond online retail and cloud computing, and leveraging artificial intelligence.
There's easier money to be made outside of the U.S. as political risks recede and fundamentals improve, says Mark Eibel, Russell Investments.
Ishan Dutt, Canalys, talks about enterprise demand driving the PC market and competition in the gaming sector.
Irene Goh, Aberdeen Asset Management, says a genuinely diversified portfolio goes beyond just traditional diversification with bonds and equities.
There could be an oversupply in some areas, but there's unlikely to be a big downward pressure on property prices, says Angie Zigomanis, Bis Oxford Economics.