Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) down 0.7% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) down 0.7% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 2.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 0.4% ; Seoul (Kospi ) down 1.5% ; Taipei (Taiex ) down 0.8% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Australian stocks waltzed their way to early gains Tuesday, with the S&P/ASX 200 up 0.6% as deal news boosted a couple of key names in the financial arena.
Japanese stocks simmered in mild losses early Tuesday, with traders reportedly growing cautious ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve statement and a Bank of Japan policy decision, both due later this week.
A Republican lawmaker accidentally cast his party's first vote for the California budget in years because he was distracted by Facebook.
A federal judge has denied a new trial for Toyota Motor Corp. in a lawsuit resulting from a fatal crash in Minnesota.
Credit reporting company TransUnion set an expected price range Monday for its initial public offering that could garner as much as $781.5 million.
New York billionaire real estate magnate Donald Trump will declare $9 billion in assets during his announcement Tuesday in which he is expected to declare his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, a Republican source tells Fox News.
It's not often that you show up to a meet and greet with a potential presidential candidate in Iowa and don't get the chance for a photo-op and handshake. But the seven people in Perry, Iowa who showed up Monday to meet former Virginia senator and possible 2016 candidate Jim Webb left empty-handed.
Clients of a marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana, California, are suing the city for alleged police harassment during a raid last month.
Jeb Bush officially throws his hat into the presidential candidacy ring.