Michael Auslin, fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, outlines how the two countries are deepening defense ties in view of developments in North Korea.
The dollar narrative changed from upbeat at the start of the week to downbeat by the end, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist, Westpac Bank.
Ian Wilson of integrated casino resort Marina Bay Sands on how MBS plans to continue using robots to boost productivity and improve customer service.
Wal-Mart's results show good execution, but Amazon competition relentless, says Jeremy Bowman, consumer goods analyst, The Motley Fool.
No easy way to protect against vehicle attacks in public spaces, says Seth Jones, director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND Corporation.
We're "constructive" on U.S. equities, but Trump economic agenda a wild card, says Bill Northey, chief investment officer, U.S. Bank Private Client Group.
Ronald Wan of Partners Capital International weighs in on the tech giant's $1.1 billion investment in Indonesian retailer Tokopedia.
While interest rates are low, investors trying to squeeze out yield need to consider what happens when rates move higher, says Joe Magyer of Lakehouse Capital.
NAFTA may not include Asia, but the trade-dependent region will be watching how the Trump administration handles talks, analysts said.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is moving toward the center on tougher policies to deal with North Korea, while mindful of his domestic audience, says Bruce Klingner, senior research fellow, Heritage Foundation.
The ASX is ready for competition on clearing and has an eye on a new system aimed at making back-office settlement easier, says Dominic Stevens, CEO of ASX.
Demand for robots in China has long moved out of the factory into hospitals, warehouses and delivery services, says Zhang Jing Bing Research Director, IDC Worldwide Robotics.
Tencent has gathered solid data on user habits that can drive ad revenues and artificial intelligence applications, says Ray Wang, principal analyst, Founder & Chairman, Constellation Research.
An uptick in first-time home buyers in Sydney is a welcome sign, but demand still far outstrips supply, says Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, managing director and CEO, Mirvac.
Maybank is keeping a close eye on the Australian and New Zealand dollars for gains in the near-term, says Saktiandi Supaat, head of global FX strategy, Maybank.
Chapter 19 is key for Canada as an impartial means of resolving disputes, says Andrei Sulzenko, executive fellow at the University of Calgary.
Geopolitical risks still exist in the market, but growth is also picking up across the global economy, says Martin Lakos of Macquarie Wealth Management.
John Carey of Amundi Pioneer talks about U.S. economic growth picking up in the second quarter and why he likes value-oriented stocks.
The Shanghai Composite has tried to break through its resistance level for three times, says Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com.
Supply chain to animal welfare issues are among a gamut of risks that need to be studied before investing in Asian food companies, says Benjamin McCarron, managing director, Asia Research and Engagement.