The Chinese New Year holidays are full and 2018 is looking like a good year as a younger clientele arrives, says Christoph Schmidinger of the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong.
Retail in Hong Kong bounced back late last year and has been "going very nicely," says Ada Wong of Champion REIT.
Seasonal items in monthly U.S. consumer price data may mitigate later in 2018, says Toby Lawson of Societe Generale.
A 90% interim payout and guidance for a 10% return on equity in FY19 are notable, says Michael Cameron of Suncorp Group.
Crude oil prices are likely to fall in the coming weeks as refiners enter a period of maintenance that temporarily shuts units, says Stephen Schork of the Schork Report.
Dollar weakness will persist, but the Japanese yen will drift lower against the greenback later this year, says Kirk West of Principal Global Investors.
Edward Snyder at Charter Equity Research says the decision will come down to the Qualcomm board elections on March 6.
Andy Penn of Telstra says the company's multi-brand strategy is starting to show results.
Markets are grappling with U.S. government debt issuance plans in addition to expected Fed rate hikes, says Diane Swonk of Grant Thornton.
Earnings likely drove U.S. markets higher after the CPI data came in above expectations, says David Lafferty of Natixis Investment Managers.
Wedding rings and other symbols of love are increasingly made of platinum in China, says Huw Daniel of Platinum Guild International.
Peter Harmer of Insurance Australia Group discusses company plans in Asia and working with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.
Inflation to date does not justify recent market volatility, but U.S. CPI data today will be closely watched, says Daniel Wiener of Adviser Investments.
Companies in Japan face government pressure to raise wages, but are holding off from a target of 3 percent says Scott Sato of Pasona.
Martin Lakos of Macquarie Wealth Management says the big question for the markets is whether the U.S. January CPI will be a "surprise."
Izumi Devalier of Bank of America Merrill Lynch says continued growth in Japan is a positive, but questions swirl around monetary policy.
Bond and equity markets are poised to react to January CPI data from the U.S. on Wednesday, says Tom White of TD Ameritrade.
GM is trying to consolidate production capacity to focus on key product lines and a closure off a South Korean plant was a first step, says Scott Upham of Valient Market Research.
Investors will welcome the exit of South African President Jacob Zuma, says Karine Hirn of East Capital.
China along with other emerging markets are key growth areas for the hearing aid firm, says Dig Howitt of Cochlear.