Asian equities rose on Wednesday, taking their cue from a record finish on Wall Street ahead of a monetary-policy decision from the Federal Reserve.» Read More
*Cyclicals lead selloff after weak China data stokes slowdown fears. HONG KONG, March 10- China's CSI300 index slid to its lowest in nearly nine months early Monday, weighing on Hong Kong markets, after data showed exports unexpectedly tumbled in February, reigniting some fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam, March 9- A missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner may have turned back from its scheduled route before vanishing from radar screens, military officers said on Sunday, deepening the mystery surrounding the fate of the plane and the 239 people aboard.
*Malaysia Airlines says "fearing the worst". KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam, March 9- M alaysia Airlines said it was "fearing the worst" on Sunday for a plane carrying 239 people that went missing more than 24 hours ago, as the government said it was investigating four passengers who may have held false identity documents.
*Kuala Lumpur- Beijing flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew. *Malaysia, Vietnam and China helping in search efforts. KUALA LUMPUR/ HANOI, March 8- A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing in area near the South China Sea on Saturday as it flew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and was presumed to have crashed.
*Kuala Lumpur- Beijing flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew. *Malaysia, Vietnam and China helping in search efforts. Vietnamese state media, quoting a senior naval official, had reported that the Boeing 777-200 ER flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing had crashed off south Vietnam.
*Kuala Lumpur- Beijing flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew. *Malaysia, Vietnam and China helping in search efforts.
*Malaysia, Vietnam and China helping in search efforts. The Boeing 777-200 ER flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing had been missing for hours when Vietnam's Tuoi Tre news quoted Admiral Ngo Van Phat as saying he had asked boats from an island off south Vietnam to rush to the crash site.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 8- A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing over the South China Sea on Saturday, prompting China to send ships to scour the water for possible wreckage.
SINGAPORE, Feb 12- Chinese planemaker COMAC is learning the hard way as it tries to compete with heavyweights Airbus and Boeing in developing a narrow-body aircraft, apparently exposed to the perils of the supply chain and program management issues.
Timothy Ross, Head of Asia Pacific Transport Research at Credit Suisse tells CNBC's Cash Flow he thinks it's a good time to buy China Southern stock.
China's decision to ease a boycott of some $11 billion in Airbus jet orders followed a high-level appeal from the planemaker urging Beijing to recognize its support over a trade row with Europe.
Asian stock markets traded cautiously on Friday as investors digested a raft of regional corporate earnings and as attention turned to first-quarter U.S. GDP figures for signs of whether the rally on Wall Street can continue.
The effects of the latest bird flu can already be seen in Chinese stocks, especially those in the travel or vacation business.
U.S. agencies cleared Boeing to restart test flights of its grounded 787 Dreamliner in order to get more data on potentially faulty batteries, but they also demanded a closer look at how the batteries were approved.
Asian shares ended higher on Thursday as much stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data magnified positive momentum from global markets overnight, strengthening signs of recovery in the world's second-largest economy.
BEIJING-- Air China delayed two of its Beijing- bound flights to perform security checks Tuesday after it received threats shortly before they were scheduled to take off. The threats came a day after a China Southern Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Gansu province's Lanzhou city after it received a false terror threat.
Patrick Xu,Transportation Analyst, Asia Equity Research at Barclays thinks China Southern's earnings is an example of intense competition that prevents Chinese carriers from raising ticket prices to cover jet fuel costs.
Despite speculation that Chinese aerospace manufacturer COMAC could one day rival heavyweights Airbus and Boeing, the firm says its focus stays on the domestic market.
European air safety officials extended checks for Airbus A380 wing cracks to the entire superjumbo fleet on Wednesday and said the widespread defects could pose a safety risk if left unremedied.
Stocks closed off the lows of the day, although still 1 percent lower, as buyers stepped into the market in afternoon trading even as investors remained unnerved by the escalating nuclear crisis in Japan. Intel and Cisco fell, while Chevron gained. .