HSBC is in good shape because of its unique position in the region, says Dickie Wong of Kingston Securities.
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia and Vietnam are among the Asian markets shut for Lunar New Year holidays.
The Chinese New Year holidays are full and 2018 is looking like a good year as a younger clientele arrives, says Christoph Schmidinger of the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong.
Retail in Hong Kong bounced back late last year and has been "going very nicely," says Ada Wong of Champion REIT.
Hong Kong and Shanghai shares fell sharply Friday amid a market rout after U.S. stocks tanked overnight.
After a sharp run higher in January, Hong Kong markets were poised to head lower before Chinese New Year, says Kevin Leung of Haitong international Securities.
Look at factors like southbound flows from China and retail sentiment before getting back into the Hong Kong market, says Philip Li of Value Partners.
Hong Kong markets are cautious and looking to see if the U.S. markets will stabilize, says Jackson Wong of Huarong International Securities.
Asian market valuations are better, but it is still not time to "catch a falling knife," says William Ma of Noah Holdings Hong Kong.
Dickie Wong of Kingston Securities says February will be a "bumpy" month for the Hong Kong exchange after the Chinese New Year.