Thursday, November 5, 2015
The U.S. dollar fell against emerging market currencies in Asia on Wednesday as worries over mainland China's economy faded and investors awaited fresh input from the U.S Federal Reserve on its timeline for an interest rate hike.
Oil prices were down in Asia Wednesday as investors weighed U.S. petroleum industry data showing a build-up in crude stockpiles and news that shipments from a Libyan port were halted due to tensions.
Gas produced by decaying human waste is a potentially major source of energy, providing electricity for millions of homes while improving sanitary conditions in developing countries, says a U.N. report released Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Shares in Taiwan ended above the 8,600-point mark Monday, driven mainly by the electronics and financial sectors, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar retreated in Asia Tuesday in cautious trading as investors awaited the release of key U.S. economic data that could influence a Fed decision on interest rates.
Oil prices were mixed in lackluster Asian trade Tuesday before the release of U.S. government data that will gauge crude demand in the world's biggest economy.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
The American dollar extended its losses against the yen and euro Monday as weak U.S. and Chinese data fueled concerns about the global economy, and bolstered the case against a December rate rise.
Oil prices were subdued in Asia Monday on data showing that the key manufacturing sector in China, the world's top energy consumer, shrank in October for the third straight month.
Monday, November 2, 2015
A flood of cheap money is financing the biggest boom in mega-mergers and takeovers since the 2008 global financial crisis.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Oil prices declined in Asia Friday as a midweek rally dissipated with no relief in sight to a global crude oversupply, analysts said.