The government needs to secure funding in a way that will not harm individual Monte dei Paschi bond holders, says Shane Oliver at AMP Capital Investors.
Asset allocation in infrastructure is expected to increase, says Michael Maduell at the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute.
Deborah Elms at the Asia Trade Institute talks about Trump's appointments of China hawks and how this could lead to a trade war.
StanChart Private Bank's Steve Brice weighs in on the expected bail out in Italy and the challenging road ahead for global markets.
Women react more favorably to email discounts than men, and consumers prefer communicating with companies via email, says David Steinberg at Zeta Global.
The incoming U.S. administration needs to take the DNC and RNC hacks seriously, says Hitesh Sheth at Vectra Networks.
Expect a rotation out of the U.S. and into the rest of the world, says Herald van der Linde at HSBC.
Asian markets opened mixed on Friday, with the Japan closed for the Emperor's birthday.
There are competing voices from within the U.S. administration when it comes to U.S.-Russia relations, says Zachary Witlin at Eurasia Group.
GDP growth in the U.S. will stay in the 2 percent range, says Mark Zandi at Moody's Analytics.
The president-elect is more bark than bite, says Kenneth Polcari at O'Neil Securities.
Expect some rollback on Dodd-Frank regulations, says Kenneth Polcari at O'Neil Securities.
Artificial intelligence and algorithms might staunch the flow of fake news.
Alexander Kabakov at NTechLab talks about how FindFace, a facial recognition software developed by his startup.
Bruce Klinger at the Heritage Foundation says that even though Park Geun-hye's impeachment process takes time, the South Korean public aren't as patient.
China's recent seizure of a U.S Navy underwater drone may have been an early political test for U.S. president-elect Donald Trump.
Vishnu Varathan at Mizuho Bank says that the Bank of Thailand has further scope to ease if it has to.
The reflation story is a positive one but risks exist, says Adrian Zuercher at UBS.
Mark Testoni at SAP National Security Services discusses the spread of fake news online.
Paul Smith at the CFA Institute talks about Carl Icahn's appointment to the Trump administration and the value of banking regulation.