As U.K. Prime Minister May begins the Brexit process on Wednesday, the financial center in London faces slow hemorrhaging, analysts said.
Amit Sharma of Tech Mahindra says there will be a greater need to pay attention to cybersecurity and data privacy issues as we become more connected.
Horst Geicke, European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, says the U.K. cannot drop its membership at the country club and still reap all the benefits.
Tai Hui of J.P. Morgan Asset Management says we have to wait and see if strong U.S. consumer confidence will translate into stronger economic growth.
Ray Wang, Constellation Research, says cost overruns and poor governance were reasons behind the fall of Toshiba's nuclear unit, Westinghouse.
Martin Smith of East and Partners says Dublin and Frankfurt could prove to be alternative headquarters for European banks.
Smriti Shekhar, NN Investment Partners, says emerging Asian markets have better demographics and growth compared to developed markets in the West.
Asian markets opened mixed on Wednesday, with the ASX leading gains and up by 0.54 percent.
Tom Nelson of Investec Asset Management says the current investing environment is similar to 2016, as investors turn from a wavering dollar to gold.
The cyclone hit northeast Australia, cutting off power for some households and potentially wiping out sugarcane crops. Matt Taylor reports.
Antonio Fatas, professor at INSEAD, says the European Union comes into Brexit negotiations with greater bargaining power than the U.K.
Mark Eibel of Russell Investments says in comparison to U.S. markets, the rest of the world is undervalued.
Diego Dultzin Lacoste, co-founder of OnTheList, talks about the start-up's retail approach involving members-only, premium brand flash sales.
Keisuke Sadamori of the International Energy Agency says OPEC might be complying with the output cut agreement but inventories remain high.
The oil market is re-balancing but high inventories and U.S. output is offsetting an OPEC output cut and Asian demand growth, an IEA official said.
Vasu Menon of OCBC Bank says there could be some flows gradually moving into European equities over the course of the year.
Guillaume Deglise, CEO of Vinexpo, says China will be the second largest wine-importing market by 2020.
Norm Champ of Kirkland & Ellis says President Trump will have an easier time changing regulations rather than attempting to chance statutory law.
Brian Coulton at Fitch Ratings says there's greater robustness in the eurozone economy.
Asian markets bounced back on Tuesday, shrugging off initial concerns over the failure of the Trump administration in pushing health-care reform in the U.S.