Li Ka-shing, aims to buy his way into the aircraft leasing business as his investment firm holds talks with lessors on building a portfolio of planes.
Crude was hammered from all sides, dropping more than 1 percent on the day to new multi-month lows as traders feared the demand outlook.
Europe's Total, under pressure from shareholders to improve its cash flow and raise dividends, is looking to sell Blu-Tack maker Bostik.
Japan is set to give the go-ahead to restart its idled nuclear industry just as it moves to definitively close some of its oldest reactors.
China is about to realize a dream of Communist leader Mao Zedong to redirect China's river flows to benefit Beijing and the dry north.
Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, the optimism is ebbing.
Oil tumbled by nearly $1 on Monday, as Chinese and U.S. data pointed to slower-than-expected growth in the world's top oil consumers.
Several advisers said they had expected a scramble from clients. But the phone has not been ringing off the hook.
Vietnam will soon have a credible naval deterrent to China in the South China Sea in the form of Kilo-class submarines from Russia.
Japan is pushing to secure at least 60 percent of its rare earth needs from outside China within four years.
Oil prices weakened on Thursday, reversing some of the sharp overnight gains, as U.S. industry data showed fuel stocks rose last week.
The Bank of Japan will maintain its massive monetary stimulus on Thursday and argue that the bigger-than-expected hit from a sales tax rise will be temporary.
Singapore's GIC is taking the unusual step of investing directly in unlisted firms as low yields spur fund managers to adopt a more hands-on attitude.
The euro steadied against almost every other major currency on Wednesday after Ukraine said it has agreed on a ceasefire with Russia.
Crude climbed by more than $1 a barrel on Wednesday, as traders reacted to strong U.S. data and expectations of stronger demand.
Britain's parliament has rejected Chinese calls to scrap an inquiry into Hong Kong's progress towards democracy.
Growth and job creation are the major challenges for the global economy while the low interest rate environment presents a risk.
Second quarter growth data will likely paint a grim picture of Australia's economy on Wednesday as it reels under slowing exports and consumption.
Washington is facing international pressure to ease its ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union.
The European Union could ban gas exports and limit industrial use as part of emergency measures to protect household energy supplies this winter.