TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety over slowing global growth, while a mixed picture on Chinese manufacturing failed to impress markets.
Unilever (UNA), the maker of Surf and Rin laundry detergents, reported the slowest third-quarter revenue growth in five years amid a slowdown in emerging markets in Asia.
GENEVA (AP) - Credit Suisse Group has posted a third-quarter profit that is more than double from a year ago, benefitting from cost cutting, emerging markets and services for wealthy clients.
The Australian bond market finished flat as benign inflation in the US and New Zealand convinced traders interest rates would stay put in those economies.
Photo: Ted S. Warren, AP FILE - In this May 30, 2013 file photo, a Boeing 737 airplane is assembled in Renton, Wash. Boeing Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.