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Woodside Petroleum has shelved plans for its $40 billion Browse liquefied natural gas project in Western Australia, saying it will consider a floating LNG plant instead.
The U.S. investment bank has added to the exuberance over Tokyo markets, upgrading its 12-month target for stocks on expectations of bumper earnings growth.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets moved higher in anticipation of the U.S. weekly jobless claims report.
The chairman of the largest owner of industrial real estate in Japan says demand has been booming thanks to "Abenomics."
This is the script for CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on Thursday, 11 April.
Four Japanese automakers including Toyota Motor Corp, Nissan Motor Co and Honda Motor Co are recalling a total of about 3.4 million vehicles worldwide as a result of an airbag problem.
James Rooney, Chairman & CEO of Market Force, Seoul says markets are discounting the North Korean threat. He also discusses the Bank of Korea's surprise decision to hold rates at 2.75%.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors says he sees a positive picture for Asian equities. He also talks about Japan's latest monetary easing move.
Chinese banks made $171 billion of new local currency loans in March, central bank data showed on Thursday, well above market expectations and adding to evidence of an economic recovery being fueled by ample credit.
Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted.
South Korea's central bank surprised markets by holding rates steady Thursday, resisting political pressure for a cut and opting to further assess the effects from the government's stimulus steps and tensions with North Korea.
U.S. defense officials are "highly confident" that North Korea is planning the imminent launch of a medium-range missile, echoing warnings that the probability of Pyongyang carrying out its threat is "very high."
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, warns that ASEAN economies are heating up while central banks are focusing on inflation and not doing what they should be - raising rates.
Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Global Asset Management, explains why panic drove most of the Asian money into defensives, and why it stayed there.
The dollar-yen could breach its 2007 pre-credit crisis high of 125 if the Bank of Japan expands its aggressive asset purchase program further, a UBS research note said on Wednesday.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks moved higher after a successful Italian bond auction and a new high on the Dow in the U.S.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's austerity drive hasn't put a dampener on business at Sands China, said Edward Tracy, president and CEO of Macau's largest operator of casinos and resorts.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on April 10, Wednesday.
South Korea said there was "very high" probability that North Korea, engaged in weeks of threats of war, would launch a medium-range missile at any time as a show of strength despite diplomatic efforts to soften its position.
Repeated threats of aggression from North Korea have created little panic in markets, but some experts warn that a big risk could be Pyongyang not knowing it's crossed the line.
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David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, says Japanese firms are "aggressively" pursuing changes in their corporate culture after missing out on previous global opportunities.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager at Saxo Capital Markets, describes the factors impacting the rupee in Thursday trade.
Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.