Tokyo stocks close 0.99% lower8/10/2015 14:42
Tokyo stocks closed down 0.99 percent on Thursday, ending six straight days of gains as data showing machine orders - a key indicator of the economy's strength - unexpectedly shrank in August.
Uber says will expand service to 100 Chinese cities8/10/2015 10:57
Car-hailing company Uber said Thursday it is planning to expand into dozens more Chinese cities within a year and invest $1 billion as it looks to ramp up market share in the world's most populous country.
Samsung's Lees top Asia's richest families list8/10/2015 10:41
South Korea's Lee family, which controls the formidable Samsung conglomerate, topped an inaugural list of Asia's 50 richest families published Thursday by Forbes Asia magazine.
Heineken boosts Caribbean, Malaysian presence7/10/2015 13:36
Dutch beer giant Heineken Wednesday announced a deal worth 696 million euros ($780 million) with the world's biggest distiller, Diageo, to boost its presence in the Caribbean and Malaysia.
Rio to cut Olympic costs by 10 percent7/10/2015 11:51
Organizers of next year's Rio Olympics said Tuesday they aim to slash some 10 percent from spending to keep within budget while Brazil plunges into economic crisis.
Bank of Japan holds fire on boosting stimulus7/10/2015 11:03
The Bank of Japan held fire Wednesday on expanding its already huge stimulus programme, despite mounting pressure on policymakers from sluggish growth and stagnant prices.
Tokyo stocks end 1.0% higher6/10/2015 12:59
Tokyo stocks ended up 1.0 percent Tuesday following rallies on Wall Street and after a dozen Pacific Rim nations, including Japan and the US, sealed a deal on creating the world's largest free-trade area.