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U.S. investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has sold shares in top Asian oil and gas producer PetroChina for the sixth time since July, slashing its holding by nearly half overall to cash in on a lucrative holding.
U.S. Web giant Yahoo will subscribe for 10% of the shares to be sold by China's largest e-commerce company, Alibaba.com, according to a term sheet, in an initial public offering that is expected to raise roughly $1 billion.
Asian markets swung back into positive territory to close higher Tuesday with Australia setting a new record and South Korea finishing almost flat after an erratic session with stocks see-sawing.
The Shanghai Composite has shot up 305% in the past 4 years. On the eve of the Communist party meeting in China, how do you trade?
More U.S. railroads, less Chinese energy. That's the trend in just five words based on the latest filings from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.
Asian markets finished mixed Monday, with South Korea closing at a new record high while China closed having reached record intra-day peaks. Trading volume was thin with Japanese markets closed for a one-day holiday.
SOHO China shares rose as much as 23% on their Monday debut after investors flocked to the Chinese developer's US$1.65 billion IPO despite Beijing's efforts to cool the property market.
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Asian stocks had a mixed end to the week as many investors stayed out of the market in the run-up to the U.S. jobs data due later Friday. Japanese, South Korean and Taiwanese stocks were weaker, but the Heng Seng enjoyed a late-session rally.
U.N. envoy Ibrahim Gambari met U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday after a four-day visit to Myanmar in which he secured the junta's agreement to meet pro-democracy figure Aung San Suu Kyi.
More than half a million toys ranging from key chains to Winnie the Pooh bookmarks and Baby Einstein color blocks are being recalled because of excessive lead levels, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.
Asian stocks finished mostly lower Thursday as losses in the chip sector pulled the major indexes into the red, following a negative report on Intel.
Asian stocks finished mixed Wednesday following a late-session decline in Hong Kong and Singapore as investors took profits in the wake of a two-day rally.
Strong global demand for industrial materials will continue for up to ten years, driven by China's fast economic growth, the head of mining company Rio Tinto told CNBC on Tuesday.
Good morning. Here's what I see for today: 1) We have been talking about the "decoupling" of the U.S. economy from the global economy--not that the U.S. isn't important to global growth (of course it is); but that the world is not as dependent on the U.S. consumer as it had been in the past.
Asian markets finished higher across the board Tuesday, with Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore and South Korea in record-breaking territory lifted by financial companies after big banks, including Citigroup, set out their losses from subprime crisis, raising hopes that the worst may be over.
Good morning. As we begin the fourth quarter--traditionally the strongest--there are two topics on trading desks: 1) earnings season, and 2) to what extent the U.S. slowdown will spread to the global economy.
Asian markets finished broadly in positive territory Monday, with Singapore seeing the best of the day's gains. Japan and South Korea both finished higher but Australia gave up earlier gains to close just a touch lower.
China has banned television and radio ads for push-up bras, figure-enhancing underwear and sex toys in the communist government's latest move to purge the nation's airwaves of what it calls social pollution.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway holding company has cuts its controversial stake in PetroChina to just under 8%. His motives for selling remain a matter of speculation between making money and making a statement.