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Serkan Toto of Kantan Games says the stock market is overreacting to Nintendo's earning results. He also weighs in on upcoming console releases by Sony and Nintendo.
Mark Newman of Bernstein says, for now, Samsung will be able to continue production despite Japan's export curbs on South Korea. He also says Samsung will be the biggest beneficiary of Huawei's "demise" outside of China.
Samsung Electronics says its operating profit came in at 6.6 trillion Korean won, which was slightly better than the company's guidance.
Takuji Okubo of Japan Macro Advisors says the Bank of Japan's official stance is that it has three or four policy options, including to cut rates. He also says, when the BOJ lowers rates, it will surprise the market.
Francis Tan of UOB Private Bank says there could be a "pretty strong" multiplier effect on Japan's economy. He also discusses the Bank of Japan's next moves.
Max Lin of NatWest Markets says, among the G-10 central banks, the Bank of Japan probably has one of the least amounts of "dry powder." He also says the negative interest rate policy has been "hugely unpopular" and it's unlikely that the BOJ will cut more deeply into negative territory.
SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son said Monday the Japanese conglomerate will invest $2 billion into Indonesia through ride-hailing giant Grab.
Snapask's on-demand tutoring app matches students with qualified tutors for one-on-one question-and-answer sessions.
When Steve Zhao was looking for investment for his virtual reality gaming business, he got tactical.
The SoftBank Vision Fund 2 has a total expected contribution of $108 billion from partners including Microsoft, Apple and Foxconn.
If Japan's export curbs continue for more than two months, South Korean companies are likely to use up their inventories, and this disruption would be negative for the global IT industry, says SK Kim of Daiwa Securities.
Sanjeev Rana of CLSA discusses SK Hynix's "disappointing" earnings and the dispute between South Korea and Japan.
SoftBank's board is due to meet Thursday to approve the funding, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter.
Nissan is planning a reduction of more than 10,000 jobs globally as part of its strategy to turn around a struggling business, Kyodo News reported.
Speaking to CNBC on Tuesday, one strategist predicted cross-border trade would undergo a dramatic change as trade tensions continued.
Japan and South Korea are part of a complex and tightly linked supply chain that produces electronic goods such as smartphones and laptops.
Industry and academia are set to lead the development of the new technologies.
Japan's export curbs on South Korea are a "major issue" that businesses are "silently" concerned about because many Asian supply chains start in Japan, says Martin Schulz of Fujitsu Research Institute.
Jim McCafferty of Nomura discusses markets, Fed interest rate cuts and the balance sheets of Japanese and Chinese companies.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition won Sunday's upper house election but failed to win enough seats to form a two-thirds majority that will allow them to revise the constitution. Stephen Nagy of the International Christian University weighs in.