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Japan trade surplus drops 40% in October

Japan's October trade surplus shrank 40.7 percent from a year earlier as growth in exports were eclipsed by higher costs of importing crude oil...

‘Raj Pink’ diamond fails to sell at auction

The "Raj Pink", the largest Fancy Intense Pink diamond in the world, failed to sell at auction, despite being the highlight of a Sotheby's...

Da Vinci sells for $450mn in auction record: Christie’s

A 500-year-old work of art -- believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Jesus Christ -- sold in New York on Wednesday...

British inflation steady at five-year high in October

Britain's annual inflation rate steadied at a five-year high of 3.0 percent in October as rising food prices offset falling motor fuel costs, official...

Pound slides on fears over May’s future

The British pound sank Monday on uncertainty surrounding Prime Minister Theresa May's future, but the London stock market was buoyed by the sliding currency,...

Tokyo ends down after sharp reverse as Asia markets mostly slip

Japanese stocks ended the day in the red as it suffered a sharp reverse in afternoon trade after hitting fresh 26-year highs, with most...

Toyota increases profits, raises full-year forecast

Japanese car giant Toyota Tuesday reported a rise in first-half net profit and raised its forecast for the whole year, citing a cheaper yen...

Apple’s iPhone X hits stores as profits soar

Apple's flagship iPhone X hit stores around the world Friday, as the company predicted bumper sales despite the handset's eye-watering price tag and celebrated...

Alibaba says profit up 132% in ‘outstanding’ quarter

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Thursday that soaring sales fuelled a 132 percent increase in net profit in what it called an "outstanding"...

Tokyo extends rally after solid US growth forecast

Tokyo's stock market was the Asian standout Thursday, building on a rally and buoyed by a strong US growth forecast and domestic corporate results...
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