How does your country stack up?
Trade credit insurer Coface says in a report that China's small firms are "scrambling to access financial resources to meet their working capital and long-term expansion needs."
Randy Garutti of Shake Shack discusses the company's "aggressive international" growth strategy, the impact of the U.S.-China trade war and how digital disruption has changed the way consumers access the brand.
Three leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 civil disobedience "Occupy" movement pleaded not guilty to public nuisance charges at a packed court in the Chinese-ruled city on Monday where more than 100 protesters rallied in support of the activists.
Analysts say that the rising cost of borrowing and a weakening Chinese yuan could see more China companies fail to meet upcoming payments.
Hong Kong's housing prices could slump up to 25 percent next year if the trade war between the United States and China worsens and local stocks slide further, according to real-estate and investment management company JLL.
George Hongchoy, CEO of Link REIT, says the slowdown in China's property market will affect retail sentiment, but most of his firm's portfolio is non-discretionary and very "resilient."
Adrian Cheng of New World Development says the trade war has caused a sentiment that negatively affects consumption, but it will be "quite fleeting."
Allan Zeman of Lan Kwai Fong and Wynn Macau says the Greater Bay Area will be a "powerhouse," and cities in the region should complement each other.
Hong Kong's Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung says the Greater Bay Area is a "world-class" project and will look like New York and Silicon Valley in 2030.
Phil Pomford of Worldpay says mobile payments and mobile commerce are accelerating much faster in Asia compared to the rest of the world.
Asian countries' exports are potentially vulnerable to the U.S.-China trade war on two fronts: changes to global supply chains and slowing Chinese domestic demand.
Hong Kong barred the Asia news editor of the Financial Times from entering the city as a visitor, the newspaper said, after authorities refused to renew his work visa in October, raising questions about the city's commitment to free speech.
A reconfiguration of trade routes is underway as the trade war between the U.S. and China spills over globally, a logistics industry executive said on Friday.
Jonathan Slone of CLSA says investors have "massive opportunities" in the Greater Bay Area because they have a much larger marketplace to "play" in compared to just the city of Hong Kong.
President Xi Jinping has offered an olive branch to China's private companies by offering tax breaks and verbal reassurance that they will remain an integral part of the economy.
Patrick Winter of EY Asia-Pacific says the Greater Bay Area is "well on its way" to rivaling the likes of Tokyo, New York and San Francisco.
Stephanie Dickson is trying to tackle to the new "21st century syndrome": Eco-anxiety.
Ericson Chan, CEO of Ping An Technology, says the company's financial technology efforts are "just hitting a tipping point."
Esther Wong, managing director of SenseTime, the world's biggest AI start-up, says Hong Kong has the right talent and infrastructure, but is limited in its market size. That makes China's Greater Bay Area initiative important for her company.