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Sentiment among Japanese manufacturers improved for the first time in three quarters, according to the Bank of Japan's key economic indicator, the Tankan survey.
Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, explains why it will be difficult to get Japanese corporations to invest overseas.
Asian markets were faced with a triple whammy on Thursday as shares sold-off on worries over China's fresh tightening measures, fears of a European bank run as Cypriot lenders gear up to reopen their branches and a political impasse in Rome.
After months of calm in global markets, concerns about the future of the euro zone are back with a vengeance as fears grow that the turmoil in Cyprus could spread to other parts of the region.
Emirsyah Satar, CEO of Garuda Indonesia says 2012 was a good year for the company on both the domestic and international travel fronts. He talks about plans to expand flights internationally.
Peter Morici, Professor at the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland makes the case for Cyprus leaving the euro zone. He says the troika manufactured the banking crisis in Cyprus.
Lutfey Siddiqi, MD of FX, Asia Pacific at UBS Investment Bank is bearish on the euro. He warns of the psychological contagion from the Cyprus banking crisis that could spread to the rest of Southern Europe.
Thomas Doll, President & COO at Subaru of America, explains how his company aims to sustain sales growth in the U.S. after four consecutive years of record sales.
Australian stocks led Asia higher on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. economic data provided temporary relief to the on-going euro zone worries while earnings momentum drove gains in greater China.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, explains why he remains skeptical that a ruler like Kim Jong-un will be able to lead Pyongyang into combat.
Tim Ross, Head of Asia Pacific Transport Research at Credit Suisse, expects air traffic demand in China to pick up later this year on the recovery of business travel.
Ron Napier, Head at Napier Investment Advisors, explains how weakening the yen until it hits fair value with the greenback will encourage domestic investment from Japanese corporates.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says the Cyprus situation has distracted markets from the continuing political uncertainty in Italy, which has far bigger implications for the bloc.
On the back of strong 2012 profits, Mark Hawkins, Chief Financial Officer at Autodesk, tells CNBC how the firm is able to withstand economic weakness.
David Mann, Head of Regional Research for Asia at Standard Chartered, says the Cyprus deal has broken a lot of taboos and sets a dangerous precedent for future bank rescues.
Asian markets eased off their lows to close mixed on Tuesday after comments from the Eurogroup president about using the Cypriot "bail-in" as a template for future deals spooked investors while Shanghai shares led losses over liquidity fears.
The decision to further push back the re-opening of Cypriot banks may be seen as a signal of further uncertainty in the crisis-hit island nation. But analysts tell CNBC that on the contrary, the move will help restore investor confidence.
Bank analyst Dick Bove says the Cyprus bailout is positive for U.S. banks. Here's why.
Doug Oberhelman, Chairman & CEO at Caterpillar says the company is aiming to replicate its business model that has been successful elsewhere in China.
Doug Oberhelman, Chairman & CEO at Caterpillar, explains why he thinks the Cyprus rescue is not a template for any succeeding euro zone bailout.