Thursday, November 27, 2014
Shares in Taiwan closed flat Wednesday on thin turnover as many investors took to the sidelines ahead of local government elections slated for Nov. 29, dealers said.
A rise in Apple shares Tuesday pushed the market value of the trend-setting U.S. tech icon above US$700 billion, becoming the first company to hit that milestone.
OPEC needs non-cartel members to help address an oil supply glut that is set to grow next year, Iran's oil minister said here Wednesday.
The head of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Wednesday he is ready to work with China on a new infrastructure investment lender proposed by Beijing, despite fears it could undermine his institution.
Samsung Group announced Wednesday the sale of stakes in four petrochemical and defense affiliates for US$1.7 billion as the South Korean giant steps up restructuring efforts ahead of a generational ownership succession.
Sony is settling government charges that it misled consumers about its PlayStation Vita hand-held gaming console.
The U.S. House of Representatives has called a senior Takata executive back to Washington for a new hearing over the company's faulty airbags tied to several deaths and hundreds of injuries.
Tesco shareholders are to sue the British supermarket giant for compensation after the revelation of profit overstatements sent its stock tumbling, a London law firm said on Tuesday.
A new labor policy at Volkswagen's Tennessee factory is encouraging both supporters and opponents of a major labor union to unionize its first foreign auto plant in the U.S. South.
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is wooing Apple customers with a cash offer for trade-ins of iPhones for its new square-screened, keyboard-equipped Passport.