China's economic growth beat analysts' estimates last quarter, bolstering the government's case for avoiding broader stimulus measures.
The tug of war between Amazon and one major book publisher just ended -- and both sides are declaring victory. The publisher is Simon & Schuster, a unit of CBS Corporation, which had been locked in negotiations with Amazon for upwards of three months.
Asian stock markets rose Monday, led by a 3 percent surge in Japan, as nerves about the outlook for the world economy steadied after big gains on Wall Street.
West Texas Intermediate held near the highest price in four days before data that may show fuel stockpiles fell in the U.S., the world's biggest consumer.
LONDON (Reuters) - The Hong Kong stock exchange (HKEx) said it aimed to create a link to trade commodities with mainland China by adapting a share trading system with the Shanghai Stock Exchange that is on the cusp of going live.