Norman Villamin of Union Bancaire Privée says governments seem to want to stay away from weakening their currencies, but that could become more of an option in future. » Read More
I.P. Park, CTO of LG, outlines he electronics company's stance on the trade conflict between South Korea and Japan. » Read More
By: Karen Gilchrist
Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific's most popular travel destinations, according to a new report from Mastercard. » Read More
Martin Schulz of Fujitsu Research Institute says Japan's export restrictions on South Korea have to be sustained for the time being, but will not hurt too much. » Read More
Wei Liang Chang of DBS says growth headwinds, including an escalation in the U.S.-China trade dispute, are very strong in South Korea for now.
Kwon Goohoon of Goldman Sachs says the Bank of Korea will likely cut rates by 25 basis points in October. He also weighs in on the impact of the trade dispute between Japan and South Korea.
As the world's aging population battles boredom and loneliness, some retirees are finding second careers to keep occupied. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi stays with a couple in South Korea going back to work as Airbnb hosts.
Deborah Elms of the Asian Trade Centre says the ongoing dispute between Japan and Korea is a "symptom" of what happens when the world order collapses. She says there's no longer a "handbrake" to stop trade disputes from escalating.
Waqas Adenwala of the Economist Intelligence Unit says the dispute between Japan and South Korea has "only been escalating," and both sides have their own nationalistic agendas.
Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris.
China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get more involved in the region, one expert says.
The seven-member boy band from South Korea is taking the American music scene by storm.
Going forward, the firm plans to introduce the technology to its other models.
Joshua Crabb of Robeco says investors may be "throwing out ... the baby with the bathwater" in trade-exposed markets such as Taiwan and South Korea.
Corrine Png of AIA Investment Management says the trade dispute between Tokyo and Seoul will be "really detrimental" especially to the South Korean market where corporate earnings are "already very weak."
David Adelman of Reed Smith says it's not clear what the end game of the U.S.-China trade war is.
Mehdi Hosseini of Susquehanna Financial Group says one way that Soeul can get around Tokyo's export curbs is for materials to go to a distributor and before being re-routed to South Korea. There may be an added cost, but not a disruption, he says.
The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy.
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.
Snapask's on-demand tutoring app matches students with qualified tutors for one-on-one question-and-answer sessions.