Frederic Neumann at HSBC says it would be prudent to await regulator rulings on cryptocurrencies before jumping in.
Daniel Tang of Wipay says the service lets Chinese tourists use wallets such as Alipay in cities like Singapore.
Srividya Gopalakrishnan of Duff & Phelps says technology deals in Singapore and Indonesia among Southeast Asia transactions have showed strong interest among investors.
While markets haven't seen significant inflation this year, it could pick up in 2018, says Jonathan Brodsky of Cedar Street Asset Management.
Ville Oehman crypto fund manager at Helvetic Investments, says the fund sees a "lot of potential" in second-tier cryptocurrencies.
Uber might be facing legal issues in several markets, but the demand for ride sharing services remains robust, says Shantanu Majumdar at J.D. Power.
Margaret Patel, senior portfolio manager at Wells Fargo Asset Management, says she's still with the "large cap part of the market."
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.