Is cash still king? Investors in Australian miner, Resolute Mining, may soon have to decide.
Most Asia markets finished higher on Tuesday, while Japanese shares edged down in a muted reaction to better-than-expected economic data.
Moody's is raising the red flag on the Chinese banking sector as small and mid-size banks increasingly rely on wholesale funding to aid rapid asset growth.
European stocks saw a lackluster start to the trading day on Tuesday, bucking a positive trend seen in the U.S. and Asia at the start of the week.
Indonesia, India and the Philippines offer the best opportunities but are also the most expensive in Asia, says Henderson Global Investors' Sat Duhra.
With much of the global bond market posting negative yields, Asian fixed income still offers solid returns, said Omar Slim, vice president of fixed income at Pinebridge.
The former government was ambivalent about China, focusing on human rights issues instead of a strategic focus, says Ryerson University's Jeremy Kinsman.
CAPA's Peter Harbison says Chinese airlines are doing well but still need to work on their cost bases and the FX volatility impact on revenue.
Asia emerging markets are an area with positive tailwinds compared to expensive developed markets, says Russel Investments' Graham Harman.
The rates market has not fully priced in the possibility of a Fed hike this year, says UBS' Wayne Gordon.