Thursday, November 5, 2015
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.
Friday, October 30, 2015
The U.S. dollar held gains against its major peers Thursday and rallied against most emerging currencies, but equities were broadly lower after the U.S. Federal Reserve hinted at a possible December interest rate hike.
Oil prices tumbled in Asia Thursday, cutting short a rally the day before after hints of an interest rate hike in December by the U.S. Federal Reserve boosted the U.S. dollar.