Adam Sutton of Arcadis talks about the economic value of China's infrastructure spending under the One Belt, One Road initiative.
Jace Tyrrell of New West End Company, which represents businesses in London's West End, talks about the Black Friday phenomenon in the UK.
Toby Lawson of Société Générale points to nonfarm payrolls, Trump's cabinet appointments and an OPEC meeting as keys this week for bonds, the dollar and stocks.
Payments company Adyen's CCO, Roelant Prins, breaks down how shoppers fared in markets like the UK and Brazil.
Dominic Schnider of UBS WM says positive economic data supports a Fed rate hike, which in the short run can keep the dollar on the strong side.
Dom Giuliano of Magellan Asset Management says spending continues to be positive in the U.S. and non-farm payrolls remain healthy for a Fed hike.
Asia markets were positive on Friday, amid a lack of cues from U.S. markets, which were shut Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday.
AirAsia plans to float a holding company that will tally all of its operations and entities under a HK listing for the Malaysia-based carrier.
Impeachment of South Korea's Park unlikely, says J. Berkshire Miller of the Council on Foreign Relations.
China's central bank will wait for the Fed's December meeting before considering yuan intervention, according to Hao Zhou of Commerzbank.
A yuan drop to 7 to the dollar may not be far off, according to HSBC's Herald van der Linde.
Tony Fernandes says IPO of its ASEAN holding company will create a single economic vehicle for investors to assess the group as a whole.
Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia, says he hopes all ASEAN associates of AirAsia are listed by second quarter of 2017.
Affin Hwang Capital's Aaron Kee reckons the AirAsia proposed IPO is a good idea, though notes regulatory hurdles.
U.S. Brick-and-mortar stores continue to pull in shoppers, says Greg Maloney, CEO of Retail Americas at JLL.
Dollar gains may wane once Trump stimulus plans clear, says Michael Yoshikami of Destination Wealth Management.
Japan's Nikkei 225 edges up 0.3% at open after consumer prices remain weak, while South Korea's Kopsi, S&P ASX/200 hold flat.
Trump's potential cabinet net worth of $35 billion could alienate Americans, says Todd Eberly of St. Mary's College.
Trump's cabinet picks need team spirit, says Todd Eberly, a professor at St. Mary's College.
Consumer prices come in weak as expected in Japan in October, says Takashi Miwa, chief economist Japan at Nomura.