A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia's remote Argyle mine, will be the centerpiece of Rio Tinto's annual pink diamonds showcase, the company said Tuesday.
Australia's central bank cut interest rates by 25 basis points to a historic low of 1.75 percent on Tuesday following lower than expected inflation, sending the currency down.
A year into a political crisis which has claimed about 500 lives, driven a quarter of a million into exile and prompted Western donors to suspend government aid, Burundi's economy is on the ropes.
Citing national interest, the Australian government on Friday blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation's largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches bigger than South Korea.
Air France resumed flights to Iran Sunday after last year's landmark deal to curb Iranian nuclear activities, as part of larger French and European efforts to rebuild trade ties long frozen by sanctions.
It may be the smallest-denominated Australian dollar banknote, but a new design for the AU$5 bill attracted an outsized amount of criticism when it was unveiled Tuesday, with detractors calling it "hideous" and "like vomit."
Thousands of people turned out Saturday for festivities celebrating the opening of the new State Route 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington -- so many that the state Department of Transportation declared the event "at capacity" and halted buses that had been expected to shuttle additional people to the structure.
When the Buenos Aires subway closes at night, Enrique Ferrari goes underground to mop the platforms -- and to polish his next thriller.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Co. (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所) stated that the Fubon India ETF Umbrella Fund, "Fubon NIFTY ETF" (FB NIFTY, Security Code: 00652), the Fubon NIFTY 2X Leveraged Index ETF (FB NIFTY L2XI, Security Code: 00653L) and..............................
Japan central bank chose Tuesday to keep its monetary policy mostly unchanged but noted a raft of risks for an economy making scant headway toward a sustained recovery.