U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May intends to bring her Brexit deal back to Parliament for a third vote. Jonathan Portes of King's College London says the deal could pass, but it would require Brexiteer lawmakers to "eat their words" and admit that May's proposal is the best option that they can get.
Matt DeLorenzo of Kelley Blue Book says it won't be a "slam dunk" for Tesla in the SUV segment, and it will be facing "more competition" than it is used to.
Stanley Szeto of Lever Style discusses the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on his business and other economies such as Vietnam and Brazil. He also talks about the upside for e-commerce, especially for Hong Kong-based firms.
Rupert Hogg of Cathay Pacific discusses how the company plans to grow in "every way." He says the company could grow over 6 percent in 2019.
Korn Chatikavanij of the Thai Democrat Party says, in previous elections, he had not seen such a "universal sense of grievance" of the Thai people's economic well-being. He also discusses a new index that his party is proposing, which will measure health and prosperity, instead of focusing just on gross domestic product figures.
Greg Gibbs of Amplifying Global FX Capital says the U.K. appears to be headed toward a "softer version" of Brexit, and momentum is building toward a stronger pound.
Anutin Charnvirakul of Thailand's Bhumjaithai Party says he has seen a lot of "positive reception" this time, compared to previous elections.
Despite near-term concerns for Boeing, Timothy Horsburgh of OppenheimerFunds says trends, such as the rise of the middle class, look good from a long-term standpoint.
Pascal Gerken, chairman of YPO and CEO of Gerken Group, says businesses are moving in the direction of being sustainable and environmentally friendly. He also talks Myanmar and the need for impact investments in the country.
Suchart Techaposai of CLSA says a coalition government backed by Thailand's military would allow "policy continuity" and possibly an increase in private investments.
Tai Hui of J.P. Morgan Asset Management discusses the factors that could cause Asian markets to continue to rally in 2019.
Despite recent controversy surrounding aircraft manufacturer Boeing after Sunday's crash of a new 737 Max Ethiopian Airlines plane, Cathay Pacific's CEO said Thursday the airline is "very happy" with its Boeing fleet.
Britain is in a "constitutional crisis," and should ask the European Union for an extension to the Article 50 deadline so that a second referendum can be held, says Drew Hendry of the Scottish National Party, who is also a U.K. member of parliament.
It's "nonsense" to think that a new British prime minister would somehow create a "more benign" political situation, says James Cleverly, member of parliament from the U.K.'s Conservative Party.
Sarah Hewin of Standard Chartered Bank says Europe is not completely "out of the woods" yet, but growth could be stronger in the second half of 2019.
William Reinsch of the Center for Strategic and International Studies says negotiations between the U.S. and U.K. could put Britain in a "very difficult" position.
Marietje Schaake, a member of European Parliament, says the EU is happy to take on mantle of leadership towards rules-based trade.
Stephen Booth of Open Europe says a no-deal exit will likely be off the table, and there could be "increasing pressure" for the Brexiteers to back U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's deal.
European Union negotiators had a "positive reception" to the Labour Party's alternative proposal for Brexit, says Richard Burgon, the U.K.'s shadow justice secretary and a member of parliament for the Labour Party.
David Lafferty of Natixis Investment Managers says a "less hawkish" Fed is supportive for stocks, but he doesn't believe that a "super dovish Fed" is positive in the long run.