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AirAsia Bhd's group chief executive, Tony Fernandes, dismissed a media report that the Malaysian carrier is weighing a bid for Japan's Skymark Airlines Inc.
New Zealand will post smaller than expected budget surpluses over the coming four years as the economy grows more slowly and the tax take shrinks.
PetroChina is reviewing its multi-billion-dollar push to produce liquefied natural gas(LNG) to fuel trucks and ships in place of diesel.
When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and keep the remainder alive.
Jiang Lu is the proud owner of a 450 square foot apartment. She invested her life savings and took advantage of easier mortgages to buy her new home.
Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel is still seeking bidders in bankruptcy court.
Barring a fresh geopolitical jolt, the S&P 500 is back on course to take aim at the psychological 2,000 level.
At a dinner for media, McDonald's offered fine cuisine dishes as part of a campaign to shake its reputation for serving cheap, unhealthy food.
In a difficult retail environment, Target and Wal-Mart Stores are planning new initiatives in hopes of cracking open consumer wallets.
A former Rabobank employee pled guilty to participating in a plot to manipulate the Yen Libor rate, the second employee of the Dutch lender to do so.
Analysts' opinions vary greatly over how much influence electric vehicles will have on drivers and automakers.
Ten years after Google's IPO, CNBC's Bob Pisani says the auction was a disaster and many weren't sure what it did or how Google would fly as a listed company.
Fried Sriracha will vie for the top prize at the State Fair of Texas this Labor Day weekend, The Dallas Morning News reports.
Community Health Systems said a group believed to be operating out of China attacked its hospitals, affecting 4.5 million patients. Re/code reports.
BlackBerry created a new unit to house what many consider to be among its most promising assets—cryptographic applications.
Shipments of wearable devices are set to explode 129 percent in 2014 amid a slew of new products slated to come to market, CCS Insight said.
P&G is working with advisers to review up to 100 underperforming brands for potential divestiture.
Dollar General is making a competing bid of about $9.7 billion for Family Dollar Stores.
Britain's top bosses earn 143 times their average employee's wage, a report has revealed, amid growing anger over inequality and CEO pay.
Chugai shares rose 21 percent following a media report that Roche Holding AG is in talks to buy the almost 40 percent stake in the Japanese firm.
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