FOX News: Business
FOXBusiness.com - Breaking news and video. Latest Current News: News, Investing, Technology, Personal Finance, Business Leaders, Travel, On Air, Small Business.
Updated: 11 min 40 sec ago
Hong Kong stocks lost ground early Monday, erasing their opening gains in choppy trading, and Shanghai shares struggled to stay above water, as investors reacted to a slate of measures by China's central government to support the economy while clamping down on speculative stock-market activities.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.1% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) down 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index )down 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) down 0.8% ; Seoul (Kospi ) down 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex ) down 0.5% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Australia stocks slumped in early Monday trade, catching up with losses in the U.S. and European markets Friday amid jitters over Greece's future in the eurozone and China's economic slowdown.
Japan's stock market managed to whittle down its opening loss Monday morning, but remained broadly weaker under the influence of a firm yen and a heavy decline on Wall Street.
Dozens of police officers and protesters in Seoul were injured in a Saturday night demonstration against the government's handling of a ferry disaster a year ago, according to reports.
Warehouse and distribution center operator Prologis Inc. says it has acquired KTR Capital Partners, which owns more than 300 industrial properties in the U.S.
One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck & Co.'s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in Philadelphia.
"Furious 7" might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but the high-octane action movie maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $29.1 million, according to box office tracker Rentrak.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be the first sitting American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation.
The value of Canada's cold water shrimp exports to the United States is growing as the Gulf of Maine's fishery remains closed to fishing.
China's Central Bank says it will cut its bank reserve requirement by 1 percentage point to stimulate more lending into a slowing economy.
The world's financial leaders see a number of threats facing a global economy still on an uneven road to recovery, with U.S. and European officials worrying that Greece will default on its debt.
Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program.
The former lender to Atlantic City's Revel casino is offering $300,000 to get electricity turned back on at the complex.
Blue Bell Creameries will survive the crisis caused by a recent recall of products prompted by a finding of bacterial contamination in some of its products, but it will take a lot of work and a lot of money, experts said.
A well-lit parking lot with 24-hour surveillance.
Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has revoked the city of South Portland's "business friendly" status because of a local ordinance that bans tar sands oil from being exported from the city's harbor.
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.
New York is increasingly becoming chain store city.
Massachusetts cities and towns already are seeing gambling windfalls even before the first casino has opened its doors.