The 'propaganda machine' of the presidential office is using the story of U.K.-Russia tensions to gain additional support for this weekend's elections, says Otilia Dhand of Teneo Intelligence.
Markets are caught between the positives on the economic and interest rate front and the negatives of everything going on politically, says Marc Ostwald of ADM Investor Services.
The Trump administration's aggressive starting points on trade were likely meant to get parties to the table for discussions, says Eric Robertsen of Standard Chartered Bank.
The focus on managing local government debt risk will likely remain a key policy focus for Beijing over the coming years, says Martin Petch of Moody's Investors Service.
Samsung's S9 is likely to sell below expectations based on the sales figures of Apple's iPhone X, says Ray Wang of Constellation Research.
Markets are still questioning if a possible shale resurgence could derail or delay the market re-balancing process, says Vandana Hari of Vanda Insights.
Germany's 2015 policy of an open door for refugees continues to divide the society, says Stefan Auer of The University of Hong Kong.
China's companies would be more willing to make sacrifices for the country in the event of a trade war, but the same may not be true for companies in the U.S., says Norman Chan of Oreana Private Wealth.
Will Hamlyn of Manulife Asset Management gives his outlook for the three companies.
Given the information that has been produced by British investigators so far, it is difficult to imagine a scenario wherein Russia wasn't involved in the recent nerve agent attack, says Ben West of Stratfor Threat Lens.
China Mobile is best positioned and has the resources to roll out 5G "without blinking," says Chris Lane of Sanford C. Bernstein.
China's nominal GDP growth and the pace of earnings growth in its industrial economy are expected to moderate from the middle of 2018 onward, says Marc Franklin of Conning Asia Pacific.
Cathay Pacific surprised the market with a lower-than-expected earnings loss, but still faces headwinds on passenger revenues, says Paul Yong of DBS.
David Miller of Quilter Cheviot and Richard Martin of IMA Asia discuss the possible outcomes with the new German coalition government and a new ECB president in 2019.
It's easy for the Trump administration to point to "all Chinese companies exporting to the U.S." even though reality might suggest otherwise, says Richard Martin of IMA Asia.
Providing investment options and other financial services via mobile in India is in the works with products well into development, says Bipin Preet of MobiKwik.
The move from manufacturing-led export growth to domestic consumption in China is going well and represents new investment opportunities, says Manishi Raychaudhuri of BNP Paribas.
Myanmar remains "underserved by banks" and there is a big informal market of financing, says Melvyn Pun of Yoma Strategic Holdings.
David Parker of the Bahrain Economic Development Board speaks about the country's efforts to develop a digital ecosystem.
Sonny Singh of Bitpay talks about the advantages of using bitcoin for cross-border payments.