Tuesday, April 30, 2013
European stock markets rose on Monday, with sentiment bolstered by a new government in Italy, while investors also eyed this week's upcoming interest rate decisions, dealers said.
Oil prices fell in Asia on Monday as weak economic data from the United States sparked concerns over softer demand for crude, analysts said.
The euro rose against the dollar in Asia on Monday after data showed the U.S. economy grew at a slower rate in January-March than forecast, while eyes are on a key Federal Reserve meeting, analysts said.
Monday, April 29, 2013
A modified Dreamliner took to the skies over Tokyo on Sunday with top Boeing and ANA executives aboard, as the planemaker and its leading client sought to reassure passengers the jetliners are safe.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Research firm IDC said more smartphones than “dumb” phones are being made this year, a milestone in a shift that's putting computing power and Internet access in millions of hands worldwide.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Global sales of instant noodles have topped 100 billion units annually, an industry group said Friday — more than one monthly serving of the portable meal for every person on the planet.
The mood in financial markets was subdued Friday after a surprisingly big fall in Japanese prices and ahead of the first estimate of first-quarter economic growth in the U.S.
The dollar sank against the yen in Asia on Friday after the Bank of Japan held off new easing measures at its first policy meeting since this month's huge stimulus.
The price of oil fell below US$93 a barrel Friday ahead of quarterly growth figures from the world's biggest economy.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Samsung said Thursday that unexpectedly high demand for its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S IV, was behind shipping issues that delayed scheduled sales in the U.S. market.