Dave Chapman from Hong Kong-based Octagon Strategy also said that bitcoin could become a huge disruptor in the finance industry.
Kiyotaka Ando CEO at Nissin Foods says the firm plans to focus on the premium products in China.
The price entry point for Nissin will be key for investors, says Kevin Leung of Haitong International Securities Group.
Fed commentary in its December review this week will be crucial to understanding the path of rates in 2018, says Mark Wills of State Street Global Advisors.
Chua Soon Ghee, partner and managing director for Southeast Asia at A.T. Kearney, says firms such as Facebook, Google and Apple can expect closer scrutiny by Asian regulators.
With rubber prices near record lows, Halcyon Agri is looking to restore fair prices by reducing market volatility, explains CEO Robert Meyer.
Uwe Parpart, chief strategist at Capital Link International, says inflation signals in the U.S. are not working as expected.
Heather Conley of the Center for Strategic and International Studies outlines what could happen with Brexit should Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister in a potential early election.
Dave Chapman, managing director at Octagon Strategy, says he wouldn't be surprised if the cryptocurrency trades in the range of six figures.
Stephen Schwartz, head of Asia-Pacific sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, weighs in on the outlook for global growth and the impact of the Fed rate hike cycle in the new year.
Chinese firms are now spending more effort on understanding local markets, says Scott Kronick, president and CEO Asia-Pacific at Ogilvy.
Ivan Li, research director at DBS Vickers in Hong Kong, says the firm is "cautiously optimistic" on the Hong Kong market for 2018.
Brett McGonegal, CEO at Capital Link International, is "scared" of the price swings in bitcoin, while noting it is just one facet of the cryptocurrency world.
Ralph Haupter, president of Microsoft Asia, discusses efforts to grow its artificial intelligence business in Asia.
Michael Dunne of Dunne Automotive says initial electric vehicle demand in China will be driven by delivery services and public transport.
Mark Hoplamazian, CEO at Hyatt Hotels, says "selected" hotel assets in "selected markets" will feel the drop in interest from Chinese capital, but the impact will not be broader than that.
Christian de Guzman, senior credit officer at Moody's Investors Service, says Japan's export gains are aiding its growth story.
John Maxfield, senior banking specialist at the Motley Fool, says thresholds under Basel III present challenges to smaller banks in the U.S.
Sandy Sanders, senior portfolio manager at Manulife Asset Management, ticks off the reasons that the current US growth story will continue.
China's middle class brings "phenomenal" growth potential for L'Oréal and the country's cosmetic sector, says Stephane Rinderknech, CEO of L'Oréal China.