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Markets are now driven by politics instead of central banks, according to Christopher Wood, an equity strategist at investment group CLSA.
There are around 400 million millennials in China and companies hoping to tap into that market need to understand what shapes their decisions, says Zakary Dychtwald, founder and CEO of think tank Young China Group.
"We're now sliding along a scale where we will have 10, 20 years more of cooperative breakdown," says economics professor Tyler Cowen, of the ongoing trade tensions.
Vietnam could benefit from the China-U.S. trade war in terms of a potential diversion in foreign direct investment into the country as a result of cost pressures caused by tariffs, says Bill Stoops of Dragon Capital.
U.S. sanctions on Iran's energy industry, when they come into effect in November, could potentially drive oil prices above $100 per barrel, said Fereidun Fesharaki, founder and chairman of consultancy FACTS Global Energy.
As tech titans such as Google and Facebook monopolize their spaces in the internet, their neutrality is being questioned, according to media specialist Jonathan Taplin.
The ongoing tariff battle between the two economic powerhouses has had an impact on demand, but signs of an impending slowdown in the chip sector have also emerged, according to CLSA analyst Sebastian Hou.
Australian banks are probably not a good buy for investors, with federal elections coming up and the country's currency set to weaken further, according to a banks analyst from investment group CLSA.
Worries about the U.S.-China trade war are overdone because the impact on China will not be as immediate and challenging as investors may expect, says Jonathan Slone, CEO of brokerage and investment group CLSA.
Eric Fishwick, CLSA's head of economic research, said the U.S.-China trade war may well encourage Beijing to build its political and economic influence.
Japanese automakers are at risk of being targeted by the Trump administration because they accounted for three-quarters of the trade imbalance between Japan and the U.S.
Entrepreneur Andrew Yang is running for U.S. president, and he wants to give Americans monthly stipends of $1,000 to prevent widespread unemployment from the looming threat of automation.
China's stock markets have slumped in recent months, but investors have not witnessed the "real fundamental bottom" yet, an expert told CNBC on Monday.
The former deputy prime minister admits that while the country's national debt is alarming, he doesn't expect the situation to deteriorate further.
Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim, who is expected to take over from PM Mahathir Mohamad, says his country still wants Chinese capital despite having suspended some existing deals.
Inventory levels are rising across supply chains while memory chip prices are also on the decline, according to Sebastian Hou of CLSA.
Over the past year or so, politics have emerged as the principal factor impacting global stocks, notes Christopher Wood, equity strategist at CLSA.
Chinese telecommunications and smartphone giant Huawei is doubling down on selling its tech in the competitive electric car market.
Most consumers in China haven't been in a mood to open their wallets, except for certain kinds of products.
The WHO said that the surge was likely linked to the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions as China experiences its first full winter season since declaring an end to the pandemic in December.
The central bank noted that inflation remained too high and said monetary policy will need to remain restrictive in order to control it.
Defense stocks were among areas of the South Korean stock market that look the most attractive, according to Goldman Sachs.
The outcome of this election will likely influence testy U.S.-China ties and impact security in the broader Asia-Pacific region.
The Economic Affairs Committee said the central bank risked a "democratic deficit" and that a lack of intellectual diversity had led to forecasting failures.
The global smartphone market grew 5% year-on-year in October after months of negative growth, said Counterpoint Research.
Geopolitical risks will be the key threat to the economic outlook for 2024, as large-scale wars converge with elections across major global powers.