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The Bank of Japan kept its policy unchanged as it ended its two-day meeting Thursday, with the decision surprising almost no one.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.2% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.5% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.2% Taipei (Taiex) down 0.3% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Hong Kong stocks fell Thursday morning on a mostly soft cues from the U.S., as the Hang Seng Index dropped 0.3%.
Australian shares eased lower in early Thursday trade, with the S&P/ASX 200 slouching 0.2% after ending the previous session flat.
Political finger-pointing has started over New Mexico losing out to Nevada as a site for Tesla Motors' a battery factory.
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is opening its first store in New York City.
The U.S. Justice Department plans to launch a "broad civil-rights investigation" into the police department of Ferguson, Mo., and law enforcement in other nearby municipalities, the Washington Post reported late Wednesday, citing two unidentified federal law-enforcement officials.
Japanese stocks started lower Thursday but soon managed to crawl their way back to the flatline, with the Nikkei Stock Average and Topix both down just fractionally 15 minutes into the session.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stepped out on the international stage Wednesday to talk trade with Mexico, but he stayed mum on one of the most pressing questions confronting the two countries and his party: immigration reform.
The arena that is home to the Phoenix Suns is losing its US Airways Center name.
U.S. environmental regulators are investigating a Kansas chemical manufacturing company over allegations it unlawfully disposed of fluids down a well in violation of federal safe drinking water laws, search warrants unsealed Wednesday show.
Quentin Tarantino is moving forward with "The Hateful Eight." The Weinstein Co. says it will distribute the filmmaker's latest project — a post-Civil War Western — next year in the largest 70mm release in 20 years.
Tibco said Wednesday that its board is studying potential strategic and financial alternatives for the business software maker.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday he is counting on defense companies in Rhode Island to help ensure the nation's security.
Home Depot says it's offering free identity protection services, including credit monitoring, to those customers who might be potentially hurt by a possible data breach at the home improvement chain.
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Yum Brands estimated same-store sales in China fell about 13 percent in the third quarter as a results of a food safety scare in July when a former supplier was said to have improperly handled meat and used expired food.
PVH Corp. on Wednesday reported net income of $126.5 million in its fiscal second quarter.
H&R Block said its fiscal first-quarter loss widened slightly after a smaller tax benefit and losses at discontinued operations, while the tax-services provider's revenue benefited from a five-day extension of Canada's tax season.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen.