Thursday, January 29, 2015   

Hang Seng ends higher
01-28 16:15
Hong Kong shares edged up 0.22 percent Wednesday, reversing morning losses as investors brushed off a heavy sell-off on Wall Street that was fueled by weak ...
German consumer confidence hits 13-year high: survey
01-28 15:50
Consumer confidence in Germany is at its highest since late 2001, as rising optimism over the economy and income expectations persuade German shoppers to open ...
Canon posts 10% profit rise on weak yen
01-28 15:49
Japan's Canon said Wednesday that net profit grew 10.5 percent in 2014 owing to the impact of a weak yen and cost cuts as well as strong demand for its office ...
Nintendo says Apr-Dec net profit surges six-fold
01-28 15:48
Japanese videogame giant Nintendo said Wednesday its April-December net profit soared six-fold to US$504 million as a sharply weaker yen boosted its bottom ...
SK Hynix Q4 profit doubles to record level
01-28 15:19
South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix said Wednesday its profits more than doubled in the fourth quarter to a record high, thanks to the soaring popularity of new...
Whisky industry worth billions to British economy: report
01-28 14:47
Britain's whisky trade is worth over 5 billion pounds to the economy each year and provides over 40,000 jobs, according to a study released on Wednesday. The...
Nikkei reverse losses at close
01-28 14:21
Tokyo stocks cast off early losses to close 0.15 percent higher on Wednesday as a weak yen and bargain hunting pushed the market into positive territory. Th...
Australian core inflation eases interest rate cut pressure
01-28 12:33
A pick-up in core consumer prices in Australia has reduced the likelihood of a near-term interest rate cut, even as official statistics showed Wednesday that p...
Hang Seng up by break
01-28 12:20
Hong Kong shares climbed 0.33 percent in the morning Wednesday as investors brushed off a heavy sell-off on Wall Street that was fuelled by disappointing ear...
Yuan joins top 5 most-used global currencies
01-28 11:34
An international financial transactions agency says China's currency, the yuan, has become the fifth-most-widely used currency in global payments. The So...
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