Asia Business Report

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Asia Business Report
Asia Business Report.png
New titles used as of January 2013
Created byBBC World News
Presented byRico Hizon
Sharanjit Leyl
Ali Moore
Country of originSingapore
Original language(s)English
Production location(s)Singapore
Running time15 minutes
Original networkBBC World News
BBC News
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release2003 –
Related showsNewsday
World Business Report
Middle East Business Report
Africa Business Report
India Business Report
Business Edition

Asia Business Report is a business news programme produced by the BBC and is shown on BBC World News during the Asian morning hours. This programme used to be available exclusively in Asia-Pacific, South Asia and Middle East but, as of a 1 February 2010 revamp, is aired worldwide. It is also currently aired on the UK's domestic BBC News and BBC One channel three times daily in the early hours of the morning as part of the Newsday programme.

It is broadcast from the BBC's bureau which is in Singapore's central business district. The main presenters are Rico Hizon (Sundays-Wednesdays) and Sharanjit Leyl (Thursdays).


Presenter Current role
Rico Hizon Main Presenter
(Sunday - Wednesday)
Sharanjit Leyl Deputy Presenter (Thursday)
Relief Presenter
Ali Moore Relief Presenter
Mariko Oi Relief Presenter
Karishma Vaswani Relief Presenter

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