TOKYO: The dollar moved narrowly in Asia Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions capped activity while investors look to a slate of US data and a Federal Reserve policy meeting later this week.
Amazon.com Inc is facing a tough phase in the recent times amid disappointing quarterly results for more than a year now. The patience of its investors is also on test and the threat of break down is looming large.
Chinese stocks rose, lifting a gauge of mainland companies in Hong Kong more than 20 percent from this year's low, as government stimulus boosts investor confidence in the world's second-largest economy.
Former majority owners of Yukos Oil Co. said they won a landmark $50 billion award against Russia for the confiscation of what was once the nation's largest oil company.
... * Net profit jumps to 197 mln vs 157 mln euros forecast. * Forward bookings strong, service improvements taking hold. * Guidance boost follows warnings by main rivals.