Yi Li of Appotronics Corporation explains why he chose to list the firm on China's STAR Market instead of in the U.S. markets. He also says local investors, compared to American investors, are better able to understand his company's product
If the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 25 basis points, it could be good for the Korean won, Indian rupee and Australian dollar, says Patrick Bennett of CIBC.
Vasu Menon of OCBC Bank says China's STAR market would remain "smallish" until regulators make more improvements such as in the area of corporate governance.
Iran has changed its national security strategy and is willing to take riskier actions to push back on the U.S., says Behnam Ben Taleblu of Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
Tuan Huynh of Deutsche Bank Wealth Management says he is advising clients to pivot into more defensive sectors and longer term themes in stock markets.
The more Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raises the idea of constitutional revision, the more resistance he meets, says Gregory Noble of the Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo.
Japan needs a sales tax hike "very badly" and will be good for inflation, says David Kuo of The Motley Fool Singapore. He also says it is a good way to finance Japan's growth beyond relying on borrowing.
Talal Al Dhiyebi, CEO of Aldar Properties, discusses its new projects and what they mean for the local economy. He also weighs in on geopolitical risk in the region and oversupply in the property sector.
Raphaël Yousri of Alès Groupe discusses the company's presence in Asia and its environmentally friendly initiatives.
Japan needs structural policies to address the aging and shrinking population, says Jun Saito of Japan Center for Economic Research.
Christopher Brankin, CEO of TD Ameritrade Asia, says there was around $900 million reduction in margin lending for the company's customers across the U.S. and Asia over the last month.
Scott Seaman of Eurasia Group discusses Japanese politics and free trade negotiations between Tokyo and Washington.
Saktiandi Supaat of Maybank says there may be upside for open economies such as South Korea and Taiwan in the later part of the year.
The U.S.-China trade war is a "huge issue" in terms of business confidence and could be a major threat to the global economy if it is not resolved, says Shane Oliver of AMP Capital Investors.
Richard Davis of Canaccord Genuity says Microsoft's stock could double in five years. He also says the company could even become a legitimate competitor to Salesforce over time.
Hao Hong of Bank of Communications International says China's new technology board represents "huge, huge reform" for the country's listing process.
Ryan Payne of Payne Capital Management says the dividends are going up for value stocks, and investors shouldn't put all their money in growth stocks now.
If the networks that owned Hulu had pooled their content together, Hulu could have had the "winning formula" for the streaming services industry, says Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities.
Jason Daw of Societe Generale says the global slowdown was not caused by trade wars, but has been compounded by trade disputes.
Jonathan Barratt of Probis Securities discusses the gold, silver and iron ore markets.