General Motors' massive recall of cars has not impacted the automaker's business in China, says President Dan Ammann.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine, in a move likely to further strain ties with China and South Korea.
Exports rose a mere 1.8% in March on-year, raising concerns that external demand remains weak even as the economy braces for the impact of a sales tax hike.
A preliminary reading of Chinese factory activity and Japanese economic data are expected to set the tone for trading in Asia this week.
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Simon Grose-hodge, Head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank Singapore, remains overweight on developed markets as the U.S. and Europe are showing signs of recovery while emerging markets like China is seeing a slowdown.
Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, expects U.S. firms to report 8 percent growth for 2014, but warns of risks from the recent winter freeze.
David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, explains why he expects the dollar-yen currency pair to head up towards 110 in the coming 6 months.