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China's economy, the world's second largest, grew 7.4 percent last year, its slowest expansion in nearly a quarter century.
Twitter Inc. said in a blog post dated Tuesday that it was buying Bangalore, India-based mobile-marketing company ZipDial for an undisclosed sum.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 1.5% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 0.8% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) up 2% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) down 0.2% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.7% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 0.5% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Chinese stocks rebounded Tuesday morning following a heavy sell-off the previous day, after China's fourth-quarter economic growth printed slightly higher than expected, while China's market watchdog denied that its recent move to crack down on margin-trading rules was meant to hammer the markets.
Authorities say a passenger jet is being searched at John F.
Japanese stocks grooved into fresh gains early Tuesday, with techs and steel mills among the winners as the Nikkei Stock Average improved by 1%, extending a 0.9% advance in the previous session.
Australian stocks deflated modestly in early Tuesday trading, as weakness for much of the resource sectors outweighed a modest bounce-back for the financials.
Northern Idaho police have launched a criminal investigation probing the legality of slot-like machines known as instant horse racing terminals, which are slowly gaining popularity across the state.
China was expected to post slowing economic growth when it releases its fourth-quarter gross domestic product numbers and other data later Tuesday.
While Kansas is nicknamed the Sunflower State, South Dakota keeps making the case for itself, having nabbed the top sunflower-producing spot in three of the last four years.
New rules aimed at curbing the wasteful burning of natural gas in North Dakota and making crude oil safer for shipment would be void under a proposal by some Republican lawmakers.
The Canadian government has issued an order that would block the state of Alaska from updating a ferry terminal unless the two sides resolve an ongoing dispute over the use of U.S. steel in the project.
Montana lawmakers considered for the first time Monday whether to regulate electronic cigarettes.
JetBlue Airways' plans for the first, daily non-stop flights linking Reno and New York City have local business and tourism officials excited about the potential impact on the region's broader economy.
The dispute between dockworkers at the West Coast's sea ports and their employers didn't take a day off for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
ICE Brent crude oil futures for March delivery lost $1.33, or about 2.7%, to close at $48.84 a barrel on Monday during a session when U.S. markets were closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Drugmaker AbbVie says its new, multipill hepatitis C treatment has been approved for patients in the 28 European Union member countries.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has named Lancaster school Superintendent Pedro Rivera as his choice for secretary of the Department of Education and former state lawmaker Kathy Manderino to become secretary of the Department of Labor and Industry.
The president must figure he has nothing to lose, so in the State of the Union speech he'll likely take credit for the upward tick of the U.S. economy, among other items. In all probability, the applause will last longer Tuesday night than the life of any of these measures in Congress.
Oracle Corp. said Monday it named Leon Panetta a director, effective immediately.