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Hong Kong stocks saw their losses widen Monday morning after China's new home prices extended their downtrend in April.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) down 0.6% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 0.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) down 0.6% ; Seoul (Kospi ) down 0.1% ; Taipei (Taiex ) down 0.2% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Japanese stocks rattled higher in early Monday trade, helped by strong performances from select blue chips, with the Nikkei Average up 0.4% in the first 15 minutes of the morning session, extending the benchmark's 0.8% advance Friday.
The company behind a high-profile green-energy technology community in Abu Dhabi says a fire has broken out on the site for the second time in a week.
For almost 50 years, gearheads have swooned over the Chevrolet Camaro for its muscular looks, throaty exhaust and high-horsepower engines.
Danish industrial designer Jacob Jensen, who gave ultramodern, minimalist forms to high-end products including consumer electronics and kitchenware, has died.
A tax on health insurers is helping pay for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
For more than a decade, oil has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico where a hurricane toppled a drilling company's platform off the coast of Louisiana.
New Jersey's two U.S. senators renewed the call Friday for long-term funding for rail improvements they said are desperately needed to ensure safety and economic competitiveness.
Fitch Ratings is the latest agency to weigh in on Chicago's credit worthiness, setting the city's debt rating above the junk status given by Moody's Investors Service.
Minnesota's legislative leaders announced late Friday that they were closing in on a sweeping deal for a new two-year budget that pumps more than $400 million into public schools and preserves a health care program for the working poor, but likely leaves a transportation funding plan and a package of tax cuts until next year.
A northeastern Pennsylvania judge has ruled that more than 2,000 people can take the owners of 16 McDonald's restaurants to court over their practice of paying employees with fee-laden debit cards.
Billionaire John Paulson's hedge fund bought more than 14.6 million shares of insurer American International Group in the first quarter, while liquidating its position in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba , according to a regulatory filing.
Toys "R" Us Inc., which bought FAO Schwarz in 2009, said it will close its iconic FAO Schwarz Fifth Avenue location on July 15 to realize "meaningful" rent savings.
President Barack Obama has renewed for a year his authority to maintain U.S. sanctions against Myanmar.
Emera Maine is making some shifts in its leadership.
Billionaire George Soros took stakes in homebuilders Lennar Corp. and D.R. Horton Inc. in the first quarter, according to a regulatory filing on Friday.
Federal health experts say there are a host of problems with the design and cleaning instructions for specialized medical scopes recently linked to a series of bacterial outbreaks in hospitals nationwide.
Toys R Us is closing its iconic FAO Schwarz store, citing the high and rising costs of running the retail space on New York City's pricey Fifth Avenue.