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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Crude struck fresh five-year lows in Asia Tuesday, with analysts forecasting further falls owing to weak demand, a global supply glut and fewer production halts.
Britain's biggest retailer Tesco on Tuesday issued a major profits warning, sending its share price crashing, as the supermarket group undergoes changes to its business triggered by a fraud probe.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Chinese stocks surged to their highest level in more than three years Monday after disappointing exports raised investor hopes of more stimulus. Other Asian markets mostly posted modest gains while European stocks fell.
Crude hit fresh five-year-lows Monday following another weak batch of trade data out of China, while prices were also pressured by the strengthening dollar, analysts said.
The dollar edged higher against the yen in Asia on Monday after rallying at the end of last week on strong U.S. jobs data.
The French government wants shops to open on more Sundays, according to a proposed reform to be unveiled this week, but the measure is running into opposition.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Taiwanese contract manufacturer Pegatron Corp. (和碩) could get most of Apple Inc.'s orders for the next-generation 4.7-inch iPhone next year as the Cupertino-based company continues to diversify its supply risk, according to a foreign brokerage.
Sony Mobile said Tuesday that its new SmartWatch 3 will be available on the local market soon, as the Japanese company is set to introduce for the first time in Taiwan a wearable device that runs on Google Inc.'s Android Wear operating system.
Olive oil apocalypse as fly drives up price of extra virgin
New research from Harvard University suggests it could put years on your life.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) forecast Thursday that its telecom solutions subsidiary will not post a loss in its first year of operation.
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