Monday, April 21, 2014   

Amazon hit by strikes in Germany
04-17 17:07
Two of Amazon's key sites in Germany were the target of fresh walkouts by staff on Thursday in an long-running wage dispute. The services sector union V...
Hang Seng, Shanghai rise
04-17 16:58
Hong Kong shares closed 0.28 percent higher on Thursday following a third straight rally on Wall Street. The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended up 64.23 p...
Flat open for European markets
04-17 15:48
Europe's main stock markets were steady at the open on Thursday following the previous day's strong gains. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index dipped 0.06 ...
Nikkei gives up early gains
04-17 15:43
Tokyo stocks closed flat Thursday, a day after the Nikkei 225 index posted its sharpest rise in two months, while analysts said there were lingering concerns abo...
China eases with reserve cut for rural banks: report
04-17 15:42
China will cut the amount of funds that rural banks must keep in reserve, state media said, in a small easing of monetary policy by the government as it tries to...
Hang Seng inches up at mid-day
04-17 12:13
Shares in Hong Kong rose 0.24 percent Thursday morning, following another rally on Wall Street in response to an upbeat report on the US economy and a Fed...
Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top 7 million
04-17 12:06
Sony says it has sold seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can't make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fort...
Weibo IPO priced at lower end: report
04-17 11:34
Sina Weibo has sold fewer shares than expected in its US IPO which has been priced below expectations, a report said Thursday, ahead of its listing which ...
Nikkei down by break
04-17 11:16
Tokyo stocks slipped 0.36 percent Thursday morning, despite a positive lead from Wall Street, after the Japanese market posted its sharpest rise in two month...
Exports boost Italy's trade surplus
04-16 18:42
Italy's trade surplus rose to 2.6 billion euros in February thanks to a sharp increase in exports within Europe, particularly of cars, official data showed on ...
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