Markets in Asia were lower on Friday as China's home prices rose, a typhoon shut down the Hong Kong market and an earthquake struck Japan.
Four out of five Asian travelers now say travel is a necessity, not a luxury, according to Sabre.
China property prices rose at the fastest pace on record in September, fueling fears of a market bubble in the world’s second-largest economy.
The pound will remain volatile amid uncertainty over when the U.K. will leave the European Union (EU), the U.K. chairman at KPMG told CNBC on Friday.
UBS WM's Kelvin Tay says he doesn't favor the Japanese equity markets because of the Nikkei is largely a dollar/yen play.
According to Robert Parker Wine Advocate' Stephen Reinhardt, champagne, and up-and-coming German and Austrian wines are interesting choices this year.
Ultimately, oil markets remain oversupplied even as oil services companies beat earnings, says Lipow Oil Associates' Andy Lipow.
Higher prices in tier-1 cities were expected but smaller price increases in secondary cities reflect a healthier market, says UBS WM's Kelvin Tay.
With the ECB likely to extend QE in December, the euro should trade between $1.08 and $1.10 in the coming months, says ABN AMRO Bank's Roy Teo.
The European Central Bank's use of monetary policy to combat low growth is reminiscent of the problems Japan faces, says Antonio Fatas, professor at INSEAD.