From a new tax on Australian banks to a hike in the Medicare levy, Australia's budget is all about a reset. Matthew Taylor reports.
Hanre Rossouw, Investec Asset Management, says opportunity lies in consumption-based commodities, such as aluminium.
Australia's finance minister, Mathias Cormann, says the A$1.5 billion levy a year on banks to contribute to the budget repair is fair and proportionate.
Measures introduced in the budget to address housing supply will unlikely have much of an impact, says John Flavell, CEO of Mortgage Choice.
Hank Morris of Argentarius Group says since Moon does not have a majority in the parliament, he needs to cooperate with opposition parties to pass reforms.
Medha Samant, Fidelity International, says the reduction in political uncertainty could result in a short-term positive reaction for South Korean markets.
Rob Enderle, Enderle Group, says Disney shares could experience a sharp decline after 2020.
Former U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Kathleen Stephens, says Moon Jae-in also needs to establish a good, strong relationship with President Trump.
Vadim Zlotnikov from AB says today, a lot of debt build up is happening in the public sector, which usually doesn't occur outside of wars.
South Koreans went to the polls on Tuesday, in an election that may have already swayed under bombastic rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump.
Kristen Silverberg, Institute of International Finance, says parliamentary elections and euro skepticism are among the challenges Emmanuel Macron faces.
Binay Chandgothia, Principal Global Investors, weighs in on the outperformance of South Korean markets and potential risks to Asian markets.
Pete Calleja, PwC Australia, says the federal budget for the new fiscal year is likely to focus on infrastructure and housing affordability.
Changyong Rhee, IMF, says the new president will have to unite divisions within the country and deal with tensions in the Korean peninsula.
Changyong Rhee, IMF, says the short-term risk of a hard landing for China are lower but its reliance on credit expansion could result in medium-term risk.
Commonwealth Bank's Gareth Aird says if government revenue forecast don't look optimistic, its ability to deliver a budget surplus may be questioned.
Byong-Joo Kim of Hankuk University of foreign studies says if Moon gets more than 40 percent of the votes, he'll have more confidence to push policies forward.
Tai Hui of JPMorgan Asset Management says recent positive surprises in Asian exports suggest better earnings and improved future sentiments on EM.
Presidential candidate Moon Jae-in previously ran and lost against former, now-impeached President Park Geun-hye. CNBC's Chery Kang has more.
Chairman Liu Hualong told CNBC that CRRC doubled the number of contracts and have 10 times more assets abroad today.