TOKYO Asian stocks were on edge on Wednesday as geopolitical tensions flared after Turkey downed a Russian fighter jet, while crude oil prices extended gains.
U.S. shares closed higher on Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.
In this Friday, Oct. 22, 2015 photo, Don Morrison, operations manager at Wayside Food Programs, stirs venison and moose meat into a skillet while cooking shepard's pie to be served at a free church dinner in Portland, Maine.
The American economy turned in a better performance last quarter than first thought, expanding at a 2.1 percent rate, the government said on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE Singapore economy grew much faster than initially estimated in the third quarter thanks to a solid service sector, data showed on Wednesday, but the government softened its growth outlook for the year amid sluggish global demand.