Canon set for strong profit rise helped by a weaker yen
25 April 2012 Last updated at 02:19 BST
Camera maker Canon is among many Japanese firms reporting results this week.
It is expected to post strong profits with analysts forecasting a rise of as much as 20% from a year .
Asia Business Report's Rico Hizon asked Nicholas Smith of CLSA whether Japanese firms' earnings - like their US counterparts - would show significant gains during the January to March quarter.