Amb. Nicholas Burns, Harvard Kennedy School professor, provides insight to China's long-term goals, the power of President Xi Jinping, and President Trump's foreign policy agenda.
Asian shares closed mixed as investors looked to China's Party Congress for signs on future policy direction.
U.K.-based InterContinental Hotels announced it is planning to bring two hotel brands to China and Asia Pacific.
Miranda Carr, senior analyst at Haitong Securities, speaks about Chinese foreign policy.
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.
Fraser Howie, independent analyst, says efforts to deleverage growing debt in China have lagged official statements.
Mark Jolley, Equity Strategist, CCB International Securities, says China's moves to internationalize the yuan for trade flows has implications for global finance and the dollar.
Rio Tinto's latest fraud charge won't hugely impact the firm, and BHP is likely to meet 2018 production expectations despite output dip, says Jonathan Barratt of Ayers Alliance Securities.
Keith Barr, CEO of InterContinental Hotels, talks about why his company will launch two new brands in China and other Asia-Pacific markets as part of its expansion plans.