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A look at the economic growth rates across the 18-country eurozone

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:50am
The economy of the 18-country eurozone grew by 0.2 percent in the third quarter compared with the previous three months, according to official figures released Friday.
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Godfather of Georgia's liberal economic reforms dies in London

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:17am
Kakha Bendukidze, the author of liberal reforms that overhauled Georgia's post-Soviet economy, has died in London where he was recovering from heart surgery, the parliament speaker has announced.
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Eurozone economy grew by 0.2 percent in Q3 as France rebounds and Greek recession ends

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:02am
A surprisingly solid performance by France and the end of the brutal recession in Greece helped the 18-country eurozone grow by more than anticipated in the third quarter of the year.
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China auto sales growth holds steady in October, market share for local brands edges up

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:32am
China's auto sales growth held steady in October, taking a break from a long, steady decline, while local brands regained market share from global rivals.
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House set to pass 9th bill clearing way for Keystone pipeline _ and this time Senate may join

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:32am
The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
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Genetically engineered corn developers sue Hawaii county to halt voter-passed law

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:34am
Two leading developers of genetically engineered corn have sued Maui County to stop a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms.
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Malaysian woman and unborn child died due to faulty air bag, says Honda

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:05am
Japanese automaker Honda says a Malaysian woman who died in a car accident due to a defective air bag manufactured by Takata Corp. was pregnant and perished with her unborn baby.
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China Envoy Says His Nation Is Like 'Kung Fu Panda'

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:55am
China hopes to show the world that it is a peace-loving "Kung Fu panda" when it comes to international relations, or so says Beijing's envoy to the U.K. Chinese Ambassador Liu Xiaoming said in London recently that his country is a "Kung Fu Panda fighting for justice," referring to the loveable ursine warrior in the DreamWorks Animation cartoon franchise, according to a report Thursday in the official People's Daily newspaper.
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Most Asian stock slip as investors await Japan data, China stock link

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:20am
Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as Japan's market paused ahead of economic data next week that could provide the pretext for a snap election to renew the government's mandate for its unprecedented stimulus program.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:08pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.4% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.1% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.6% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.1% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.7% Taipei (Taiex) flat Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Hong Kong Shares Seesaw On Eve Of Stock Connect Launch

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:29pm
Hong Kong stocks swung between small gains and losses Friday morning following a four-day winning streak, as investors looked ahead to the launch of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect program on Monday.
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Report: Justice Department uses small planes and high-tech gear to gather cellphone data

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:44pm
The Justice Department is collecting data from thousands of cellphones through high-tech gear deployed on airplanes that mimics communications towers, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
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SAP to pay Oracle $359 million to end long-running dispute over theft of copyrighted material

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:39pm
Business software maker SAP is paying rival Oracle $359 million to settle a bitter battle over the theft of copyrighted instruction manuals and other technical information.
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Japan Stocks Edge Higher, With Support From Weak Yen

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:33pm
Japanese stocks moved from strength to strength Friday, with the Nikkei Average up 0.1% in early trade, off an opening gain of 0.4% but nonetheless moving to fresh multiyear highs after Thursday's 1.1% rise.
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Indictment: Vascular Solutions CEO didn't stop sale of medical device for unapproved procedure

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:48pm
A federal grand jury in Texas has indicted the CEO of Minnesota-based medical device maker Vascular Solutions Inc. on charges he conspired to sell a varicose-vein treatment device for unapproved uses.
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Virgin America prices initial public offering of stock at $23 per share, within expected range

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:47pm
Virgin America says its initial public offering of 13.3 million shares has priced at $23 apiece.
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Australia Stocks Slip, With Energy Leading Retreat

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:35pm
Australian stocks traded softer in early Friday action, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.3%, extending a 0.4% loss the day before.
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Gov. Malloy's budget chief sticking with no tax increase campaign pledge as he crafts plan

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:16pm
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P.
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Judge sticks to BP gross negligence ruling; could cost oil giant nearly $18B in penalties

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:32pm
A federal judge in New Orleans is sticking to his ruling that said BP's conduct in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster amounted to "gross negligence." It could mean close to $18 billion in federal penalties for the oil giant.
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Monsanto, Dow Chemical unit sue Maui County to stop law passed by voters that bans GMO growing

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:32pm
Two agricultural companies are suing Maui County to challenge a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms.
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