Asia Week Ahead: Japan automakers on the fast road to profit
Following a tepid GDP reading, investors will watch an early gauge of China's factory sector, while Japanese carmakers Honda and Mitsubishi are due to roll out financial full-year results. Sareena Dayaram reports
Quality control issues have added to concerns that Japan's big companies may not be able to contribute to a recovery the way the government hopes. Yonggi Kang reports on what may need to change.
Toyota hits the reset button on the Camry, the best selling sedan in America, giving it a sportier edge. On the high end, Alfa Romeo makes its first return to the American spotlight in two decades as the New York International Auto Show kicks off. Lily Jamali reports.
Breakingviews: Investors get a ringside seat on China reform
The $37 billion merger of CITIC Group and its listed subsidiary will give investors an unprecedented glimpse into the inner workings of China's state-owned giants, says Breakingviews' John Foley.
In June 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Academy Award nominee Bill Murray) and his wife Eleanor (Olivia Williams) host the King and Queen of England (Samuel West and Olivia Colman) for a weekend at the Roosevelt home at Hyde Park on Hudson, in upstate New York – the first-ever visit of a reigning English monarch to America. With Britain facing imminent war with Germany, the Royals are desperately looking to FDR for support. But international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR’s domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal weekend an unforgettable one. Seen through the eyes of Daisy (Academy Award nominee Laura Linney), Franklin’s neighbour and intimate, the weekend will produce not only a special relationship between two great nations, but, for Daisy – and through her, for us all – a deeper understanding of the mysteries of love and friendship.
In 24hrs Will Shaw’s family will be dead.
Armed with a gun, but no information, distraught, confused and alone in an unfamiliar city, Will (HENRY CAVILL) is forced to piece together the puzzle of his missing family.
Unwittingly embroiled in a Government conspiracy with agents from all sides hot on his tail, an unrelenting chase across the streets of Madrid intensifies and Will is forced to question everything he has ever known in order to stay alive long enough to rescue his family… but is there anyone left he can trust?
Starring super British talent HENRY CAVILL (Immortals) alongside Hollywood action legends BRUCE WILLIS (Die Hard) and SIGOURNEY WEAVER (Avatar), THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY is an adrenaline fuelled action thriller from director MABROUK EL MECHRI.
THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY will be released on April 6th.