FinanceAsia readers upbeat on second quarter

Our poll on the outlook for the second quarter shows that most market participants are in an optimistic mood.
Indian children on their way to school. The country is participating strongly to the post-crisis growth rebound.
Indian children on their way to school. The country is participating strongly to the post-crisis growth rebound.

Unshaken by bloody riots on the streets of Bangkok, our readers are confident that business conditions in the region will improve during the coming three months.

In our web poll, readers voted overwhelmingly that the second quarter will be more favourable than the first three months of the year. They have good reason to be upbeat. Government beancounters across the region are preparing to give their first official hints of economic growth during January to March and expectations are high that the numbers will be good.

Some analysts are predicting that China will reveal economic growth of as much as 12% and there are similar stories of recovery throughout Asia.

In South Korea, economic...

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