Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Mining giant BHP Billiton is set to sell some of its shale gas assets in the United States, closing the chapter on a controversial acquisition three years ago that sparked a multi-billion dollar writedown.
Chiquita has sealed a deal to be acquired by two Brazilian companies for about US$681 million, with the U.S.-based banana producer expected to go private by the end of this year or early next.
Honda on Tuesday said its six-month net profit jumped almost 19 percent, but the Japanese automaker cut its earnings outlook for the full fiscal year.
Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as investors looked ahead to this week's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.
The dollar held steady in Asia on Tuesday before the U.S. Federal Reserve starts a two-day policy meeting that is expected to see it wind up its six-year-old stimulus program.
Oil moved lower in Asian trade Tuesday after Goldman Sachs slashed its price forecasts for the next two years owing to a global supply glut.
Oil-rich and sun-blessed Saudi Arabia has no choice but to invest in solar energy, a senior official of the national electricity provider said on Monday.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Consumer confidence in Taiwan saw a minor decrease in October, according to a survey released Monday.
Guyana has asked China to help map its gold, diamond and other geological resources, a top official said Sunday.
China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan's largest carrier, said Monday that it has launched code-share services with United States-based airline Virgin America to boost its flight network within the U.S.