Markets in Australia and Japan fell, while markets in China and Hong Kong advanced in afternoon trade.
China Unicom is talking to potential investors to streamline its business as part of the country's effort to reform its SOEs. CNBC's Sophia Yan reports.
Asia has many opportunities and investors will likely stay in the region even as U.S. rates rise, says Michael Yoshikami at Destination Wealth Management.
IHS Markit's Victor Shum predicts Brent crude prices may settle around mid to high $40s per barrel as OPEC's compliance to production cuts falls.
The Islamic insurgency is confined within Marawi and has not affected economic fundamentals, says Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy's Eduardo Araral.
UBP's head of investment services Norman Villamin says valuation worries are mainly in the U.S., where the earnings outlook is starting to look mixed.
The IMF has kept its global growth forecast unchanged for 2017 and 2018 even as it cut projections for the U.S. and U.K., CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.
Markets will be interested to know how new investors can add value and improve the efficiency of the company, says Alex Ng from China Merchants Securities.
Elias Haddad, Commonwealth Bank's senior currency strategist, explains how Australia's upcoming inflation data will affect the local currency.
U.S. companies will face a margin squeeze as they struggle to pass on rising labor costs to consumers, says Bank of Singapore chief economist Richard Jerram.