[TOKYO] Japanese big manufacturers' business confidence worsened slightly in March from three months ago, the Bank of Japan's closely watched quarterly "tankan"survey showed on...

[SYDNEY] Australian business conditions remained buoyant in December with both profits and sales healthy, while a pick up in confidence was positive for the investment outlook, a survey reported on...

A RECORD number of business leaders are more confident about the global economy this year, though they acknowledge that global threats exist, said a survey of almost 1,300 chief executive officers...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand business sentiment remained close to an eight-year trough in December on lingering uncertainty on policy direction under the new Labour-led government, an ANZ Bank survey...

[TOKYO] Japanese big manufacturers' business confidence improved in December from three months ago, the Bank of Japan's closely watched quarterly "tankan" survey showed on Friday...

[TOKYO] Confidence at Japanese manufacturers rose to its highest level in a decade in August led by materials producers, a Reuters poll showed, a further sign of broadening recovery in the economy.

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand business sentiment fell in July thanks to a regular winter blip, an ANZ Bank monthly survey showed on Monday.

[FRANKFURT] German companies seem to be unfazed about the summer lull heading their way.