The recent weakness in the Japanese yen is not coming in the way of the country's luxury carmaker Lexus International's plans to invest overseas, said a senior company executive.» Read More
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.
Marjorie Yang, Chairman of Esquel Group discusses the trends of fashion made in China.
Pauk Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies says it is slightly hypocritical for Korean and U.S. automakers to be up in arms about a recovering Japan autos industry. He explains why.
Daniel So, Securities Strategist at Sun Hung Kai Financial explains that despite weak 2012 net profits, earnings results have been better-than-expected.
Oliver Rust, Managing Director, Global Financial Services at Nielsen explains why there is an accelerated increase of people from China visiting Hong Kong to invest in financial products.
Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital discusses his expectations for the situation in Cyprus. He further explains why he expects U.S. stocks to do well for the rest of the year.
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO, Rogers Investment Advisors explains how Japan's free trade agreement with the European Union is part of Prime Minister Abe's strategy to revive the economy.
Kelvin Wu, Principal Partner at AID Partners Capital discusses the potentials in the music industry. He says there is still a huge market of CDs and DVDs despite a growing demand for online music programs.
Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at Peterson Institute For International Economics explains why the situation in Cyprus will be very much of a template for the way the Euro area deals with banking crises going forward.
Tim Speiss, Chairman of Personal Wealth Advisors at EisnerAmper says that resolution and certainty is what the markets like in the case of Cyprus' bailout.
Risk assets across Asia rallied on Monday after Cyprus secured a last-minute deal with international lenders for a 10 billion euro ($13 billion) bailout, narrowly avoiding a collapse in the Cypriot banking system.
Shih Wing-Ching, Founder of Centaline discusses the effects of stamp duties in Hong Kong's property market. He further explains his proposition for the city's housing policy.
Richard Iley, Chief Economist, Asia, BNP Paribas discusses the importance of Cyprus as an economy despite its minimal weight in Europe's overall GDP.
Andy Ridley, Co-Founder & CEO of Earth Hour discusses the challenges of sustaining a greener environment globally and how Earth Hour is raising awareness to tackle this issue.
Eric Sprott, CEO at Sprott Asset Management explains why promises of money printing by the Bank of Japan's new leadership isn't enough reason to buy Japanese stocks.
As the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens kicks off this weekend, Herald Van der Linde of HSBC goes over some unusual similarities between the winning rugby teams during the past few years and what it means for asset classes.
Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist at HSBC says that March's sharp uptick in manufacturing was four time higher than the historical average for the post-Chinese New Year rebound.
Ziad Asali, President & Founder at American Task Force on Palestine says Obama and Netanyahu will seek to strike a balance between their countries' interests and values.
David Eaton, Vice President of Proxy Research at Glass Lewis discusses the effects of Hewlett-Packard's board re-election.
Asian stocks were under pressure on Wednesday as concerns rose if a bailout deal was still possible for Cyprus while Greater Chinese shares ignored the news to outperform the market as attention turned to domestic issues.