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Tokyo shares open lower on Fed rate hike speculation

Investors turned cautious as questions arose over the sustainability of loose monetary policies offered by major central banks around the globe.

Greece says EU-IMF rift stalling Greek debt solution

A rift between the EU and the International Monetary Fund on the way to tackle the Greek debt crisis is delaying its solution, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday. 

China rolls out its first sky train? China rolls out its first sky train?

China's first sky train came off the assembly line in the city of Nanjing, making it third country after Germany and Japan to develop the technology.

''Times are changing, pay your taxes," euro zone chief tells corporations

Multinational companies should refrain from tax-avoidance practices and pay their fair share, the head of euro zone finance ministers said on Saturday in a new endorsement of the European Union`s fight against tax-dodging.

China completes world's longest bullet train tracks China completes world's longest bullet train tracks

China's high-speed railway which is making a big pitch to compete in India and global markets has completed over 20,000 kms of track network in the country, becoming world's longest bullet train network.

'France to cut taxes on businesses and households' 'France to cut taxes on businesses and households'

 France`s government unveiled Friday plans to lower taxes on households and companies, as the ruling Socialists lined up their budget for the 2017 election year.

Seoul leads most Asia markets down after N Korea test

Pyongyang said it had conducted a "successful" fifth nuclear test, which South Korea said was its largest-ever.

China producer prices fall at slowest in 4 years China producer prices fall at slowest in 4 years

China`s producer prices fell at their slowest rate for more than four years in August, the government said Friday, another sign of stabilisation in the world`s second-largest economy.

ECB holds rates steady but warns of Brexit 'uncertainties' ECB holds rates steady but warns of Brexit 'uncertainties'

The European Central Bank kept its interest rates at record lows Thursday and held fire on more economic stimulus, but warned of "uncertainties" ahead for the eurozone over the Brexit vote.

Asian markets slip but China lifts Hong Kong, Shanghai Asian markets slip but China lifts Hong Kong, Shanghai

Asian markets mostly fell today following a recent run of gains but Hong Kong and Shanghai traders cheered data showing Chinese imports rose in August for the first time in almost two years.

China imports break two-year losing streak in August China imports break two-year losing streak in August

China`s imports rose 1.5 percent year-on-year in August, figures showed Thursday, the first increase in nearly two years, in a positive sign for the world`s second-largest economy.

Qantas, Virgin Australia ground Samsung Note 7 after recall Qantas, Virgin Australia ground Samsung Note 7 after recall

 Australian carriers Qantas and Virgin Australia told customers on Thursday not to use or charge Samsung`s Galaxy Note 7 during flights after faulty batteries in the new smartphone caused some handsets to explode.  

Dell finalizes $67-billion EMC deal to become tech titan Dell finalizes $67-billion EMC deal to become tech titan

US computer maker Dell said Wednesday it completed the acquisition of data storage firm EMC, creating the largest privately held technology group with a range of computing services.

Thousands lose jobs as China's state-owned banks cut costs Thousands lose jobs as China's state-owned banks cut costs

China's biggest state-owned banks retrenched thousands of staff members as the country's banking industry faced its most challenging year amid a slowdown in the world's second biggest economy.

China's forex reserves fall $16 billion in August China's forex reserves fall $16 billion in August

China's foreign exchange reserves fell by some $16 billion dollars in August, officials said Wednesday, as the country`s central bank sold dollars to defend its currency against capital outflows.

World stocks hit one-year highs as Fed hike prospects fade World stocks hit one-year highs as Fed hike prospects fade

 World stocks hit their highest in more than a year and the dollar fell against the yen on Wednesday as expectations of a rise in Federal Reserve interest rates receded after weak US economic data.

EU seeks to spur fast broadband roll-out with telecoms reform EU seeks to spur fast broadband roll-out with telecoms reform

The European Union aims to spur the roll-out of fast broadband across the 28-nation bloc by relaxing rules that force telecom companies to open up their networks to competitors.

Amazon to start restaurant deliveries in London Amazon to start restaurant deliveries in London

 Amazon said it would start delivering meals from restaurants direct to customers in some parts of London, the newest entrant to an increasingly competitive market which includes Just East , UberEats and Deliveroo. 

Asian stocks hit 1-year high as soft US data quells Fed hike talk Asian stocks hit 1-year high as soft US data quells Fed hike talk

The dollar tumbled and Asian stocks rose to one-year highs on Wednesday after surprisingly weak U.S. services sector activity dashed already slim chances of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve as early as this month.

Nasdaq closes at record high amid economic data Nasdaq closes at record high amid economic data

US stocks extended gains on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Composite Index closing at new record high.