Following clashes over the weekend in Mong Kok, CNBC's Emily Tan reports on the situation early on Monday ahead of official talks on Tuesday.» Read More
The operation came hours after a large group of protesters blockaded a tunnel outside of Hong Kong's government headquarters..
Some experts say the Chinese underworld gangs' far-flung business ventures make any motives for attacking pro-democracy demonstrators unclear.
LVMH posted improved sales growth for the third quarter as stronger trading in Europe and the United States helped make up for weakness in Asia.
Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, charts the Hang Seng index and Shanghai Composite Index.
Alan Hoo, Chairman of the Basic Law Institute, says Hong Kong's authorities are not coming to terms with protesters' demands.
John Woods, MD, Head of Fixed Income & Senior Portfolio Manager at Citi Investment Management, says Hong Kong also needs to worry about the rise of interest rates in the U.S..
Zhu Min, deputy managing director at the International Monetary Fund, says the organization is "closely" monitoring Hong Kong's economy as pro-democracy protests continue.
David Zweig, Director of Center on China's Transnational Relations at HK University of Science & Technology, discusses the next step for Hong Kong's protesters and government.
Joseph Cheng, Professor at City University of Hong Kong, discusses news that police in Hong Kong are removing barricades and outlines where the "Occupy Central" protest is headed.
Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Holdings, says the removal of protest barricades is "long overdue" and will be good news for retailers.
Martin Lee, Founder of Democratic Party, is surprised by the determination of young protesters as the "Occupy Central" movement enters the third week.
Maria Stephan, Senior Policy Fellow at United States Institute of Peace, discusses how authorities are dealing with the protesters and describes the challenges facing "Occupy Central."
An ongoing anti-graft campaign and slower growth in spending will continue to weigh on the mainland's retail sector, says Jessie Guo, Head of Regional Consumer Research at Jefferies.
CNBC's Bernie Lo and Emily Tan discuss news that Hong Kong's chief executive C Y Leung reportedly received $6.42 million from an Australian firm before he was elected to the top post.
Hong Kong protests didn't stop Sotheby's auctions there. CNBC's Robert Frank reports the big seller was an 8.4 carat purple pink diamond that went for $17.8 million.
Aldo Magada, President & CEO of Zenith, says retail sales in Hong Kong fell 25 percent on-year due to ongoing protests. He also discusses the threat from smartwatches.
Western retail investors will likely have access to individual Chinese stocks when a new market-to-market link launches.
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, discusses what the Occupy protests mean for the relationship between Hong Kong and Beijing.
Norman Chan, Investment Director at NAB Private Wealth Advisory, says protests in Hong Kong won't weigh on Chinese markets, which will reopen on Wednesday after being shut for the Golden Week holiday.
Richard Boucher, Diplomat in Residence at Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, discusses the effectiveness of talks between government and protesters in Hong Kong.