TOKYO Asian shares were on edge on Monday after a sharp fall in Chinese markets in the previous session, while the euro hovered near seven-month low as the currency braced for the European Central Bank's monetary easing later this week.
TOKYO Japan's industrial output rose for a second straight month in October and retail sales grew much faster than expected - a tentative sign of the economy's recovery from a recession.
Cyber Monday is about to kick off and there are a bevy of metrics indicating that the big finale of a five-day holiday shopping binge will feature shifting dynamics.
A crowd watches as the final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane built at the company's Long Beach plant taxis at the Long Beach Airport before departure on Sunday.
Chinese investigators' widening investigation into what they deem suspicious or illegal trading activity is offsetting November's gains in the Shanghai Composite Index, after steady gains since late August.