Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Artist Romero Britto is suing Apple Inc. and a design firm in federal court, accusing them of misusing his color-splashed images and distinctive style in marketing campaigns.
Global stocks were mixed in muted trading Tuesday amid a lack of fresh news to buoy market sentiment following an overnight slide on Wall Street.
The National Basketball Association is trading Coke for Pepsi.
Crude prices rose further in Asia Tuesday on forecasts U.S. shale oil production will decline and hopes the Chinese government will roll out a stimulus package for the slowing economy.
The yen picked up against the U.S. dollar and euro on Tuesday after an economic adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the unit had slid far enough.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
East Asia's developing economies led by China will grow slightly slower this year, with higher U.S. interest rates and an appreciating U.S. dollar posing further risks to the region, the World Bank said Monday.
Mainland China suffered an across-the-board decline in trade in March, the government said Monday, days ahead of GDP data expected to show another slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
Tigerair Taiwan, a budget carrier joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Monday that a promotional campaign will offer passengers cheap tickets to Southeast Asian countries through Wednesday.
Insurance companies without a solid finance structure could be acquired by the government immediately if no improvement measures are made, warned Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗), chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), yesterday.
The main market held steady yesterday despite adverse factors including Taiwan's failed bid to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB, 亞投行) as a founding member.