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Tokyo stocks open lower after tech sell-off on Wall St

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday after a Facebook data breach scandal sent US stocks sharply down. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.79 percent...

Alibaba doubles investment in SE Asia e-commerce firm

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Monday it will appoint one of its founders as head of Lazada and inject another $2 billion into Southeast...

Pound surges as post-Brexit transition deal sealed

The pound rose Monday after Britain and the EU reached a landmark deal on a two-year transition after Brexit that will buy businesses and...

Tokyo stocks open lower as cronyism scandal dogs PM

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday with investor sentiment weighed down by political uncertainty as a cronyism scandal has sent the support ratings of...

Pound recovers as world supports Britain in spy case

The British pound recovered Friday from weakness prompted by a Russian decision to expel British diplomats, as the world rallied in support for London...

Tokyo stocks snap four-day winning streak

Tokyo stocks fell Wednesday, snapping a four-day winning streak, as investors locked in profits after US President Donald Trump replaced his top diplomat and...

Tokyo shares gain for third straight session

Tokyo shares climbed Monday for a third straight session as global investors cheered healthy US jobs data, while the impact of a cronyism scandal...

BMW posts record net profit of 8.7 bn euros for 2017

German luxury carmaker BMW said Thursday its 2017 net profit soared 26 percent to a record 8.7 billion euros ($10.7 billion), driven by strong...

Tokyo shares rebound as trade war fears ease

Tokyo stocks ended higher on Thursday, boosted by easing fears of a trade war as the White House signalled it would water down plans...

Tokyo stocks open lower on US politics

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday, as the safe haven yen rose against the dollar after Donald Trump's White House was rocked by the...
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