Thomas Ingenlath, CEO, Polestar, says his firm has a subscription model for a hybrid electric car that takes the worry out of maintenance.
Ben Luk, Global Macro Strategist, State Street Global Markets, says President Xi's pledge on more access to China is welcome, but foreign access to equities remains limited for now.
Although Amazon is posing a bigger challenge, Netflix remains a "very strong bet" by creating original content with increasing efficiency and focus, says Rob Enderle of Enderle Group.
Johanna Chua, head, Asia Pacific Economic & Market Analysis, Citi says politics are they key variable for growth prospects globally with the U.S. pivotal on policies such as tax cuts.
Julian Evans-Pritchard, China economist, Capital Economics, said his shop turned bullish on the yuan in April and it "worked out well for us," but the question now is whether it can be sustained.
William Ma, Chief Investment Officer, Noah Holdings (Hong Kong), says he is watching U.S. Fed policy closely because the dollar is the biggest risk to the Asian equity run.
Christoph Rieger, head of Rates & Credit Research, Commerzbank, says the market reaction to the ECB's timeline for exiting stimulus showed relief.
Frank Lavin, CEO, Export Now , says he is waiting to see if China's Party Congress takes steps that could lead to stakes, or other methods, to get a line into top tech companies.
Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy and FX Research, Standard Chartered Bank, says Middle East tensions involving Iraq and Iran and speculation over the Saudi Aramco IPO - make it hard to get a solid line on the oil markets.
President Donald Trump is likely to decertify the Iran deal and that could bring about uncertainty when it comes to sanctions, says Emily Hawthorne, analyst at Stratfor.
Samsung is expected to do well regardless of the performance of Apple's latest smartphone models, says Ray Wang, chairman of Constellation Research.
A correction could be in the works, but the overall picture for the global economy is "pretty good," says Shane Oliver of AMP Capital.
Although Germany's BMW and China's Great Wall Motor are in talks for a possible partnership, it's still unclear what the final agreement will look like, says Robin Zhu of Bernstein.
Adam Smith, partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, said even if President Trump moves to de-certify the Iran nuclear deal, it doesn't immediately change sanctions relief for Tehran.
Bank stocks are soaring and still headed higher, but majority of the moves have already been made, says Tom Gentile of Power Profit Trades.
A steepening yield curve as the Fed moves to hike rates favors developed country banks in Asia in Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea, says Manishi Raychaudhuri, Asia Equity Strategist, BNP Paribas
Tom Rafferty, lead analyst, China, Economist Intelligence Unit, said one thing to watch for from a party leadership meeting is whether President Xi Jinping pushes to keep colleagues older than 67, a semi-formal retirement age guideline used in the past.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has indicated a willingness to use fiscal reserves in various areas, says Linda Li, professor at City University of Hong Kong.
India's government needs to help the country's banks fix their bad loans problem, and we could see the state pumping in money for recapitalization by year end, says Rob Subbaraman of Nomura.
James Chao, managing director, Asia-Pacific, IHS Markit, says Tesla may be highly focused on quality in it production schedule glitches - giving the slowdown a potential silver lining.