Olivier Harnisch, CEO, Emaar Hospitality Group, says that tourism in Dubai is doing well with 50 million international visitors a year.
Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist, CIBC, says Australia's better-than-expected jobs data point to strength for the Aussie ahead.
Mark Lister, head of Private Wealth Research, Craigs Investment Partners, says the New Zealand economy could slow slightly, but still has favorable export prospects for now.
Taimur Baig, managing director and Chief Economist, DBS, says China's economy is losing steam as stimulus spending wears off and the property market tightens.
A synchronized global recovery is helping China's economic growth, says Helen Zhu, head of China equities at BlackRock.
Michael Yoshikami, founder & CEO, Destination Wealth Management, says there are many investors who regret getting out of the market early in the current run.
Kingsley Jones, founder and CIO, Jevons Global, says the markets are watching to see if President Xi is consolidating power to achieve social goals.
Rodrigo Catril, currency strategist, NAB, says President Xi's speech to the Communist Party Congress could signal that commodity demand may soften as China pursues structural reforms.
Alan Bollard, executive director, APEC Secretariat, says the TPP 11, the original grouping minus the U.S., could discuss their plans on the sidelines of this year's APEC meeting in Vietnam.
The rapidly expanding technology industry is one reason why WiseTech Global, a logistics tech firm, saw big growth in revenue and earnings last year, says the company's CEO Richard White.
Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management, says China wants to pursue open economic reforms at the 19th Party Congress, but not on the political front.
Guillaume Menuet, head, European Economics, Citi, says a path on Brexit could be hammered out by October of next year if the parties can work through divisions and meet the two-year transition timetable proposed by Britain.
Wayne Gordon, Commodity, Rates, and FX Analyst, UBS, says the RBA's continue concern in the latest minutes over high household debt in Australia may be an early signal of policy action on loan-to-value ratios.
Tom White, director, TD Ameritrade, says Netflix has to "burn" cash to get content, offsetting solid growth in international subscribers.
Saudi state oil company Aramco is likely to proceed with its IPO as scheduled, and it's likely to be listed in New York or London, says Neil Beveridge of Bernstein.
Sean Taylor, Chief Investment Officer, APAC , Deutsche Asset Management, said there is a trend in China, Japan, South Korea and India of companies fixing up balance sheets along the lines of American firms focused on core business.
Six of the last seven inflation prints have fallen short even though markets are factoring in a 75 percent chance of a December rate hike, says Tony Boyadjian of Compass Global Markets.
David Kuo, CEO, The Motley Fool Singapore, says while risks over a North Korea confrontation are real - it is difficult to quantify and investors should focus on hard figures.
Kohei Ogawa, CEO of VALU, explains how the platform works like a trading card market where public figures can issue tokens that are bought and sold.
Banks with the largest proportion of consumer deposits, like Bank of America, stand to gain most in the future, says Gerard Cassidy of RBC Capital Markets.