Asian demand for high-end central London property is coming from second-tier cities in China and countries such as Thailand too, says Niccolo Barattieri di San Pietro of Northacre.
Andrew Thorburn of National Australia Bank discusses the changing nature of jobs at the organization.
Grant Bowers of Franklin Equity Group says the business models of leading tech companies, known collectively as the FAANG stocks, are "really durable."
Pushan Dutt of INSEAD says Beijing is unlikely to make any big concessions on trade with the U.S. due to the former's "Made in China 2025" strategy.
Andrew Thorburn of National Australia Bank says there is a need for the industry to take a longer-term view and ensure that products are "simple and reliable."
Paul Triolo of Eurasia Group says U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about wanting to help ZTE following an appeal from the Chinese leadership was an "unexpected development."
Alex Wolf of Aberdeen Standard Investments says the "erratic nature" of the U.S. is making it difficult for China to understand what America wants.
Brandon Fletcher of Bernstein says Walmart's investment in India is a step in the right direction for its e-commerce growth despite the high cost of purchasing the stake in Flipkart.
Robert Rennie of Westpac Bank says the strength seen in Japan's economy through the end of 2017 has "certainly gone somewhat off track."
The recent outperformance of the Russell 2000 index is a "good indicator" of the U.S. economy's health, says Ben Kirby of Thornburg Investment Management.
Chua Sock Koong of Singtel says the telco is getting ready to meet new competition in its home country by stressing value and quality while it works to grow business in fast-changing markets such as India and Indonesia.
Natalie Wu of CICC says new products and services could see Tencent make gains in the second half of 2018.
Sian Fenner of Oxford Economics says higher oil prices could provide "some cushioning" in the near term against a move by Malaysia's new government to scrap the goods and services tax.
Matthew Chamberlain of the London Metal Exchange also discusses how his organization could contribute to the wider strategy of its parent company, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing.
Grady Summers of FireEye says cyber criminals remain in the market for stolen data despite the cheap prices.
Tony Conrad of True Ventures discusses the building blocks that are present for Southeast Queensland to have a "very thriving early-stage environment for entrepreneurship."
Wei Jianguo, executive deputy director of Beijing-based CCIEE and former vice minister of commerce of China, weighs in on U.S.-China trade ties ahead of a second round of bilateral talks.
Jack McIntyre of Brandywine Global Investment Management says the company is "holding pat right now" on Malaysia.
Jonathan Trent of the OMEGA Global Initiative explains how his efforts to study the possibility of living on Mars paved the way for potential applications on Earth.
Lisa Collins of the Center for Strategic and International Studies says statements by North Korea this week ahead of a proposed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in June were aimed at staking out its views to international and domestic audiences.