Former defense minister Tomomi Inada says she will be running for the top post of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party in 2021. » Read More
Investors trying to sniff out signs of the next recession should pay attention to an increase in broader unemployment, says Credit Suisse. » Read More
Malcolm Turnbull explained the company that provides and maintains 5G infrastructure has the capability to act adversely to a country's national interest, but he added he's not suggesting China's Huawei would actually do that. » Read More
There are more and more "angry societies" as countries increasingly look inward. Therefore investors need to consider such major trends when making long term decisions, said Michael Strobaek, global chief investment officer at Credit Suisse. » Read More
Malcolm Turnbull, a former prime minister of Australia, explains why the country decided not to include Huawei equipment in the roll out of 5G networks. He says they chose to hedge against "future risks," because capability takes a long time to be put in place, but intent can change "in a heartbeat."
Japan has ample room to accept more foreign labor to fill a widening demographic gap, says Tomomi Inada, a lawmaker with prime ministerial ambitions.
A decoupling of the U.S. and China would be "catastrophic" for the global economy, says Minxin Pei of the Claremont McKenna College.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces a tough battle, says Karim Raslan, founder of KRA.
There were signs that inflation in the U.S. was picking up in certain segments within the services industry even before the Federal Reserve decided to stop raising interest rates, says James Sweeney, the chief economist of Credit Suisse.
Countries should not be "duped" into borrowing from China through the Belt and Road Initiative, and should be looking for opportunities in India instead, says one firm critic of Beijing's flagship infrastructure project.
Freeman Shen of WM Motor says his company could win more customers as a result of Tesla's entry into China, which could draw attention to the electric vehicle market. He also predicts that there could be "big growth" in the country's EV market in 2019.
As consumers begin to ditch single-use plastics, companies have responded by incorporating more recycled materials into their plastic packaging. However they face a problem: the lack of plastic recycling policies in many countries.
James Sweeney of Credit Suisse says the U.S. Federal Reserve seems to be signalling that it could remain "very dovish" even if the weakness in global growth goes away.
Tad Smith discusses the opportunities for Sotheby's in the online space, as well as demand for luxury products.
The slowdown in Japanese manufacturing activity might be cyclical rather than a more permanent, structural one, said Hiro Shirakawa, Credit Suisse's chief economist for Japan.
Phineas Glover of Credit Suisse says it is "intuitive" that there's a problem with plastic waste, and discusses efforts that fast moving consumer goods companies are taking to come up with solutions.
Negotiators from the U.S. and China are scheduled to meet in Beijing for their next round of talks starting Thursday. After that, both sides are expected to hold meetings in Washington starting April 3.
Neil Hosie of Credit Suisse says he remains "optimistic" that the U.S. and China will be able to reach a trade deal. He says that both sides would be "well served" by a good outcome, and that, for Asia, this issue is more important than the Fed.
Malcolm Turnbull, a former prime minister of Australia, says Brexit is the "worst political crisis" that he can recall in the U.K., U.S. and Australia. He also says that the "tragedy" of the referendum was that it invited the British public to give "uninformed consent."
Jeff Chen, chief innovation officer and head of capital markets at Fullerton Health, discusses the use of technology and artificial intelligence in health care.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to get the trade gap with Japan "straightened out rapidly," adding that announcements on that could come as soon as August.
The German trade surplus is stifling the economic growth in the rest of Europe, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."