TOKYO (AP) - Japan's trade deficit ballooned to a record 12.8 trillion yen ($109 billion) last year as a weakening yen pushed the cost of imports higher despite a moderate recovery in exports.
The recent plunge in fuel prices have been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers.
Malaysia Airlines's website in some regions was hacked by a group calling itself �Cyber Caliphate� with the slogan �ISIS will prevail,� the latest in a series of cyber-attacks by people claiming affiliation with Islamic State.
With Axis Capital merging with PartnerRe, global M&A volume in the insurance sector is off to its fastest annual start since 2007.
Gasoline prices have continued to fall, but the reprieve may well quickly be coming to an end.lRelated HomeCalifornia gas rates headed greater as spring approachesSee all related8 Market analyst Trilby Lundberg stated Sunday that the lowest fuel prices.