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Asia firms' confidence hits near 2-year high on U.S., China pick-up - Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

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By Yawen Chen and Ryan WooBEIJING (Reuters) - Business sentiment at Asia's top companies rose to its highest in almost two years in the first quarter of 2017, buoyed by positive economic signs from the United States and China that underpinned improved global demand, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed.The Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asian Business Sentiment Index, representing the six-month outlook of 96 firms, rebounded to 70 for January-March from 63 three months prior. A reading over 50 indicates a positive view.During the quarter, the United States and China - two top destinations for Asian ...

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First Published: Wed, March 22 2017. 13:10 IST