Japan is bracing for the impact of Typhoon Neoguri, expected to reach Okinawa on Tuesday before heading toward the main island of Kyushu later that day, according to a Kyodo News report Monday.
A local airline is considering what would be Hong Kong's first-ever initial public offering to offer shares in both Hong Kong dollars and Chinese yuan , The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Asian stock markets were mostly lower Monday as investors looked ahead to U.S. corporate earnings following last week's strong job numbers.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.1% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.4% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.4% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.2% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.5% Taipei (Taiex) down 0.4% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Hong Kong stocks seesawed between small gains and losses Monday morning, with the U.S. markets offering no lead, having been closed for holiday Friday.
Argentina's economy minister will lead a delegation that will meet with a court-appointed negotiator in a long dispute with U.S. holdout creditors.
Australia stocks are nosing higher Monday morning, with the S&P/ASX 200 up 0.1% -- though off its early highs -- to extend a 0.6% advance on Friday.
Steven Robles was an hour into his regular weekend swim off some of Southern California's most popular beaches when he came face-to-face with a great white shark.
With the U.S. out for Independence Day last Friday, and the dollar/yen little changed (greenback is currently buying �102.11),
Three airplane fuselages that slid down a steep embankment into the Clark Fork River following a train derailment in western Montana could take until Tuesday to remove, railroad officials said Sunday.