Gap raised its full-year profit forecast, and said it would open 40 stores in India as part of its strategy to expand in emerging markets.
Australian oil and gas producer Linc Energy said the firm does not regret switching its share market listing to Singapore.
Japanese firms are finding it difficult to secure sufficient workers, hit by a labor shortage that is pushing up hiring costs and eating into profits.
China aims to double domestic spending on tourism by 2020 by offering financial and other support, as it seeks to spur economic growth.
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