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The political tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran adds to risks of oil supply disruption, explains Neil Beveridge, senior oil and gas analyst at Bernstein.
Kamran Bokhari, author of "Political Islam in the Age of Democratization" explains that there could be a connection between Saudi Arabia's execution of Sheikh Nimar al-Nimr and the death of pro-Saudi Syrian rebel leader Zahran Alloush.
Based on past statistics, U.S. markets have performed reasonably well in the run up to presidential elections, explains Sean Darby, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies.
Michael Every, APAC head of financial markets research at Rabobank, explains why he is still bullish on the dollar, but says there are huge risks if the U.S. economy slows or if the Fed stalls on raising rates.
CNBC's Bernie Lo reports on the most "un-McDonald's" McDonald's restaurant in Hong Kong.
Don Diablo, renowned DJ and producer who is in Singapore for the Siloso Beach Countdown, discusses how playing his own music sets him apart from the crowd.
Wong Chen, member of parliament in Malaysia, says the 1MDB scandal had affected not only Malaysia's political landscape but has weighed on its economy as well.
Historically, lower oil prices have spurred economic growth, therefore investors will be on the lookout for a growth story next year, explains Frank Troise, MD at SoHo Capital.
Oil is heading towards a "pretty ugly" Q1 and Q2 in 2016, with prices potentially bottoming out at $20/barrel levels before recovering, says John Kingston, President and Director of Global Market Insights at McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute.
After the Fed finally hiked rates in December, investors are going to take their time before making their next moves, notes Andrew Sullivan, MD of sales trading at Haitong International Securities.
Baby boomer stocks such as Comcast, Carnival Cruise, Constellation brands and Costco, will breakthrough in 2016, says John Augustine, CIO of Huntington Wealth & Investment Management.
Martin Lee, principal at Hassell, says there is a growing trend for "activity-based workplaces," a concept that means work spaces are designed for specific tasks.
The natural gas market had been trading near 17-year lows, but January is typically when demand peaks, says Tim Evans, energy futures specialist at Citi Futures.
The ASEAN Economic Community is the most ambitious project that the association has undertaken,but policies will be implemented in phases over years, says Frederic Neumann, MD and co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC.
Robert Rapier, chief investment strategist at Investing Daily, says maintaining production levels has cost OPEC around $500 billion this year, but it may pay off if U.S. shale oil producers are forced to shut.
There had been multiple spillover effects from the Middle East this year, from the migrant crisis to oil prices, says Frederic Neumann, MD and co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC.
The tech sector's strong performance could be a trend that lasts for years, notes Ari Wald, executive director and head of technical analysis at Oppenheimer & Co.
Iraq still has to clear improvised explosive devices left by militants around the city, and the threat from ISIS remains, explains Sim Tack, director of analytical support and military analyst at Stratfor.
Apple's iPhone sales, which account for two-thirds of total revenue, have not been stellar as more people hold onto their old models, explains Bob O'Donnell, founder of Technalysis Research.
Hong Kong was the top IPO market in 2016 in terms of proceeds, while Shenzhen's stock exchange had the greatest number of floats, says Ringo Choi, APAC IPO Leader at EY.
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