Plans by top iron ore miners to knock out high-cost rivals with a flood of cheap ore have had some success, but are meeting resistance in China.
China's factory activity unexpectedly picked up pace in September, a private survey showed, but the data also uncovered worrying signs about the job market.
Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes.
The timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike is one of the key risks for Hong Kong property stocks, according to Barclays.
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While it is an improvement from last month, the September data indicate that China's economy is only growing marginally, John Zhu, Greater China Economist at HSBC.
David Garrity, Principal of GVA Research, says the new sales record reflects the growing demand for larger-screen phones.
To reinforce a work-life balance among employees, this Dutch design firm has a disappearing office. At 6pm sharp, desks are lifted up into the ceiling to clear the office for anything but work!