The China Caixin manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index climbed in December, marking its fastest rate of improvement in three years.
Experts see vulnerability and further weakness for the Malaysian ringgit in 2017.
Independent economist Andy Xie weighs in on the property bubble in China and where the yuan is going.
Geopolitical disruption and deregulation will be factors affecting businesses in 2017, says Yusuf Azizullah, CEO at Global Board Advisors.
Singapore's economic growth surged in the fourth quarter, rising 1.8 percent from a year earlier, handily beating forecasts.
Frederic Neumann at HSBC weighs in on the road ahead for the Malaysian ringgit, Korean won, Indonesian rupiah and Indian rupee.
There will be slower growth ahead for Asian economies, especially export-driven ones, says Frederic Neumann at HSBC.
These parties will still be able to influence the direction of domestics policies, says Fariborz Moshirian at the UNSW Business School.
Virendra Chauhan at Energy Aspects weighs in on oil production in 2017 and compliance with the OPEC deal.
However, the economic outlook for the country remains cloudy, says Selena Ling at OCBC.
Valuations are stretched while the markets might have run ahead of themselves, says Rainer Michael Preiss at Taurus Wealth Advisors.
Asian markets opened higher on Tuesday, with the Japanese markets remaining closed for the New Year.
The President-elect hasn't laid out a specific agenda yet, says Chris Grant at Mercer University.
Robert Rennie at Westpac Bank weighs in on the strength of the U.S. dollar.
David Roche at Independent Strategy weighs in on the risks faced by Europe in the New Year.
Global economic conditions and political risk could destabilize markets, says David Roche at Independent Strategy.
Hoobastank's Douglas Robb talks about playing the Rock On! 2017 New Year's eve countdown at the Float @ Marina Bay in Singapore.
The effects of demonetization will last longer than the current quarter, says Radhika Rao at DBS.
With a political transition coming up, Beijing is unlikely to want major moves in the Chinese yuan, says Vasu Menon at OCBC.
It remains to be seen how Trump's policies will play out for the markets, says Vasu Menon at OCBC.