Japan's Nikkei was the standout performer Friday during a lackluster trading session in Asian equities, with gains in global bond yields lifting shares of Japanese financial firms.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Britain's biggest government-owned lender, swung to a loss in the third quarter as the bank took 894 million pounds ($1.09 billion) in charges for restructuring and litigation.
Alphabet (GOOGL) reported a solid top- and bottom-line beat with its third-quarter results after the bell Thursday, topping the high expectations that had driven the stock to new all-time highs in recent weeks.
People are reflected in a board showing market indices in Tokyo July 28, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Peter. By Shinichi Saoshiro | TOKYO.
Boeing Co. received a lifeline for its sales-challenged 747 jumbo jet when United Parcel Service Inc. agreed to buy at least 14 freighter versions.