Thursday, October 23, 2014   

Heineken Q3 sales dip, but toasts 2014 outlook
10-22 18:38
Dutch brewer Heineken on Wednesday reported a slight dip in third-quarter sales on the back of volatile global markets and poor European weather, but said it ...
Boeing and Chinese firm to turn 'gutter oil' into jet fuel
10-22 18:37
US aircraft maker Boeing has set up a facility with a Chinese firm to transform waste cooking oil -- the source of repeated food safety scandals -- into jet f...
EU's Juncker promises careful look at US trade deal
10-22 18:25
Europe's incoming commission head Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday said he would take a careful look at a controversial yet central element of a proposed gia...
Apple chief meets Chinese official amid iCloud hacking row
10-22 17:25
Apple CEO Tim Cook met a senior Chinese official Wednesday, days after hackers targeted the company's iCloud service in an attack which an anti-censorshi...
Shaky Japanese economy hit by growing trade deficit
10-22 17:19
Japan's shaky economy was dealt another blow Wednesday, as official data showed a widening September trade deficit that puts the world's number-three economy o...
Bank of England keeps rates steady
10-22 17:02
Bank of England policymakers remain split on raising interest rates, voting 7-2 at their last meeting to maintain a record low rate of 0.5 percent amid increasing...
Hang Seng finishes higher
10-22 16:23
Hong Kong stocks jumped 1.37 percent following a third successive advance on Wall Street, while traders await the release of preliminary Chinese manufacturin...
Soft Australian inflation supports low interest rates
10-22 13:17
Australian consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in the three months to September, official figures showed Wednesday, as the annual rate of inflation eased after th...
Hang Seng up by lunch
10-22 13:01
Hong Kong stocks rallied 1.31 percent by the break Wednesday -- a fourth straight gain -- following another strong lead from Wall Street, as investors awaite...
Nikkei bounces back by break
10-22 11:13
Tokyo stocks jumped 1.71 percent on Wednesday morning, rebounding from a sharp drop the previous day, following another Wall Street rally. The Nikkei 225 ...
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