Invesco's Bernhard Langer explains that factor investing has gained popularity because of the current macro-environment, change in regulations and lower costs.
Dollar strength could lead to a period of sustained yen weakness that could raise inflation in Japan, says Pinebridge Investments' Markus Schomer.
There is a growing number of consumers who seek to do good with purchases, says Chicago Fair Trade's Katherine Bissell Cordova.
Asia markets were softer on Tuesday, with the Nikkei down 0.41 percent as the dollar/yen hovers below 112, while Kospi and ASX trade near flat.
A widespread repeal of the Dodd-Frank Act isn't likely, says Kevin Nixon from Deloitte's Center for Regulatory Strategy.
Asia should ultimately benefit from stronger U.S. growth, explains Binay Chandgothia, MD and portfolio manager at Principal Global Investors.
The quality of jobs in Japan is more important than the unemployment rate. says Sayuri Shirai from Keio University and a former BoJ policy board member.
In-house disputes made public on Trump's cabinet choices undermines his managerial credibility, notes David Goodfriend from Goodfriend Government Affairs.
The U.S. market rally will keep rolling if Trump cuts taxes, reduces regulation and creates jobs, says Bill Smith from Gray Wolf Capital Management.
Japanese EV-maker GLM sells its own flashy sports cars, as well as its technology platform, its CFO tells CNBC.
Sota Nagano of GLM explains that customers want alternative electric vehicle-makers who can offer more luxury and better tech.
Foreign investors aren't very interested in Chinese stocks due to the lack of clarity in company filings, says Andrew Collier of Orient Capital Research.
Geoff Lewis of Manulife Asset Management says dollar strength in a supportive monetary policy environment will drive the yuan's movement.
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.