Ken Peng of Citi Private Bank says a reduction in the Fed's balance sheet will affect market liquidity more significantly.
However, it will take some time for a ratings upgrade to affect FDI inflows into Indonesia, says Jalil Rasheed of Invesco.
Lim Cheong Guan of Top Glove Corporation says the company hedges forward on rubber prices and engages in R&D to combat the more challenging operating environment.
Jeff Kingston at Temple University Japan says the U.S. approach to belligerent North Korea will reveal whether "amateurs" can offer new solutions in diplomacy.
Jonathan Barratt, CIO at Ayers Alliance Securities, says Alinta might be a private company but it operates in a strategic sector.
Richard Martin, MD at IMA Asia, says China's R&D industrialization plan is an attempt to grab technology from other advanced economies.
Benjamin Gregg at The University of Texas at Austin says the type of deal the U.K. cuts with the EU is more important than when Brexit will happen.
Peter Morici, professor at the University Of Maryland, says the budget takes a "meat cleaver" approach to funding cuts and is unrealistic.
Asian markets opened mixed on Friday, after a lower close on Wall Street the previous day.
Charles Bobrinskoy of Ariel Investments says inflation is making a comeback even though this isn't reflected in the markets yet.
David Adelman of Reed Smith says U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will use his first trip to Asia to assure allies in Northeast Asia.
Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati says the government has anticipated the impact dollar strength might have on the cost of borrowing.
Uncertain economic conditions have led consumers to tighten their purse strings, but digital media could give retailers a boost, said Sa Sa's CFO.
Chinese broadcaster CCTV targeted the two foreign companies for their business practices on World Consumer Rights Day. Sophia Yan reports.
The airline's main passenger and cargo business is facing a lot of pressure, explains Will Horton of the Centre for Aviation.
Samsonite's chairman spoke with CNBC about the company's 2016 results and addressed the possibility of moving manufacturing back to the U.S.
China's current account, real effective exchange rate and forex reserves show little evidence of currency manipulation, says Paul Gruenwald of S&P Global.
Ron Napier, head of Napier Investment Advisors, says the Fed is unlikely to act if there is severe economic damage from Trump's trade policies.
Guy Look, CFO of SaSa, is confident about the firm's ability to weather a potential U.S.-China trade war.
SaSa's outlook is now stabilizing amid a pick-up in mainland Chinese visitors to Hong Kong, says the company's CFO Guy Look.