Victor Yeung, CIO of Admiral Investment, says the shift in retail offerings will lead to better results for Hong Kong retailers.
It is critical for Hong Kong to strengthen its economy and competitiveness as an key business center, a tax expert said ahead of the city's annual budget.
However, the real question is whether funds will be used to actually benefit the people, says Benson Wong, assistant professor at Hong Kong Baptist University.
Mike Rowse of Treloar Enterprises weighs in on the process of preparing the budget in Hong Kong.
Jeremy Choi, tax partner at PwC Hong Kong, says the budget might include some form of tax refund for corporations and individuals.
Charles Kinsley of KPMG China says not to expect radical changes to the Hong Kong budget this year.
Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities, says financials have been underpinning the markets in Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong and Singaporean property markets are seeing different levels of investment from Chinese buyers.
David Fong, MD at Hip Shing Hong Holdings, says prices are creeping up as there's little room to build more office blocks in the CBD in Hong Kong.
CNBC's Emily Tan takes a closer look at how some companies are moving out of the CBD in a bid to save on rent.