But Hussain Sajwani, chairman of Middle Eastern property development firm DAMAC, says he doesn't expect President Donald Trump to secure a deal in the Middle East this year.
Angel Gurria, secretary general of the OECD, discusses U.S.-China trade, multilateralism and digital taxes.
Samuel Greene, director of the Russia Institute and reader of Russian politics at King's College London, speaks to CNBC about new U.S. sanctions on Nord Stream 2.
Stacey Widlitz, president at SW Retail Advisors, speaks to CNBC about the retail picture in both the U.K. and the U.S.
Hetal Mehta, senior European economist at Legal & General Investment Management, discusses the impact of Brexit on U.K. policymakers.
Gerard Lyons tells CNBC there is too much fear about leaving the EU without a deal.
Edmund Phelps of Columbia University says China seems to think that it has solved its problems, and its economy will see a return to "somewhat higher" growth rates. He also says China could "break loose" with a long wave of rapid innovation.
Cedomir Nestorovic, professor of geopolitics at ESSEC Business School, predicts that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's second Brexit deal will likely be rejected Monday, creating further scope for a near-term general election.
Norman Villamin, chief investment officer at UBP, lays out why he is bullish on Chinese equities in 2019.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at the Bank of Singapore, says there is "scope for more upside" for sterling if Brexit negotiations roll on past the March deadline.
Helen Zhu, head of China Equities at Blackrock, weighs in on the release Monday of China's fourth quarter economic data.
Ian Bremmer, founder of Eurasia Group, says China is getting more powerful and not aligning with the West. This will lead to separate systems like two separate Internets.