HONG KONG, Sept 3- Hong Kong's benchmark index made its largest daily gain in 9-1/ 2 months on Wednesday to close at its highest level since May 2008, while China's onshore markets took heart from upbeat results of two surveys on service sector activity.» Read More
Nu Skin shares plunged on concerns over an investigation by Chinese authorities' into its business practices in the country.
U.S. Treasury says foreign holdings of long-term and short-dated U.S. securities tanked in November.
Australian miners shoveled record tonnages of iron ore in the December quarter, supported by billions of dollars worth of expansion plans coming on stream.
A judge rejected a conservative challenge to insurance subsidies available to people that declined to establish their own online marketplaces.
A U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging new rules forcing banks to tell IRS officials about accounts held by foreigners.
Men's Wearhouse Inc's largest shareholder, Eminence Capital LLC, said it backed the company's $1.16 billion bid for Jos. A. Bank.
Upscale yogawear retailer Lululemon Athletica cut its forecast for the fourth-quarter due to weak sales in January.
Men's Wearhouse's largest shareholder, Eminence Capital, plans to support the retailer's $1.61 billion offer for rival Jos. A. Bank, the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting people familiar with the matter.
Indonesia banned all mineral ore exports, as expected, on Sunday, but will likely allow some U.S. mining giants to continue shipments.
Luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus said on Friday that hackers may have stolen customers' credit and debit card information.
"We are entering a new era," Mercedes-Benz development chief Thomas Weber said.
Indonesia is scrambling to pass last-minute regulations to limit the impact of a ban that could halt billions of dollars worth of mineral ore exports.
Everyone in Norway became a theoretical crown millionaire on Wednesday in a milestone for the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund.
Bookseller Barnes & Noble said that Michael Huseby, the head of its digital division, has been named chief executive, effective immediately.
Micron reported higher profit in the first quarter, helped by strong sales at its Elpida business and a recovery in chip prices.
Comcast "modestly" grew its stable of video customers during the fourth quarter, the first gain in more than six years, Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts said on Tuesday.
JPMorgan will pay a $350 million penalty to the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in addition to a $1.7 billion forfeiture to settle charges in the Madoff deal.
Microsoft said it would buy cloud-based software maker Parature, which helps businesses manage help desks and provide other customer support services.
DOVER, Del.-- A panel examining how to keep Delaware's gambling industry competitive has yet to decide on recommendations for state lawmakers to consider. Several commission members noted that they are still awaiting a report from the accounting firm KPMG on the current status of Delaware's gambling industry.
JPMorgan Chase will not be penalized following accusations that it ignored Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, the Wall Street Journal reported.