C. Raja Mohan, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, says "middle powers" are becoming important partners for India as it calibrates its ties with great powers.
Alex Leyland, Leyland Private Asset Management, says Australia's property price problem is a well-known one that's likely to be priced into markets already.
With the ECB not signalling any unwinding, the euro is likely to stay bound in the $1.11 to $1.13 range in the near term, says Wei Liang Chang, Mizuho Bank.
South Korea is experiencing a re-rating of the corporate governance discount with the new administration in place, says Rainer Michael Preiss, Taurus Wealth Advisors.
Ross Feingold, Republicans Abroad, weighs in on negotiations between the U.S. and Europe over trade.
The softer dollar is a result of weaker than expected economic data out of the U.S., says Patrick Bennett, CIBC.
Philippine President Duterte's use of martial law could generate even more resentment in Mindanao, says Roberto Herrera-Lim, Teneo Intelligence.
Tim Condon, ING Financial Markets, says it's been a difficult year for the Chinese financial system.
Kristine Berzina, The German Marshall Fund, says trade, climate change and the U.S. stance on Russia are contentious issues likely to be carried into the G7 meet.
Richard Gorry, JBC Asia, says the extension is not sufficient and that markets will be "grossly oversupplied" when the cuts end.
Reform and fiscal policy under its new president, and strong China GDP are giving Korean markets something to cheer about, says Cedric Chehab, BMI Research.
There may still be upside for crude oil prices even if the market appears to be let down by an OPEC production cut extension, analysts said Friday.
Benjamin Radd, professor at UCLA, says Trump's plan to speak about greater European contribution to NATO could be sidelined by the discussions about ISIS.
Eddie Cheung, Standard Chartered Bank, says the dollar was softer after release of the May minutes due to questions over whether the trajectory of rate hikes.
OPEC producers reduced their output of oil in the period between January and April by a greater level than pledged, says Azlin Ahmad, Argus Media.
Khiem Do, Baring Asset Management, weighs in on the release of the FOMC minutes and the state of Asian equities following Moody's downgrade of China.
Given its current volume of unit sales, the stake Zhejiang Geely will buy in Proton could well be a lifeline, Macquarie Capital Securities.
Vladimir Yakunin, Bridgens, says if all statements are to be believed, Russia seems to be "involved everywhere, in everything."
Vladimir Yakunin, Bridgens, says infrastructure plays a key role in the economic development in Russia.
With solid U.S. growth and the markets fully pricing in June rate hike, the Fed is most likely raising rates next month, says Alvin Liew, UOB.