Many shoppers said "no, thanks" to wild crowds over the holiday weekend as more people opted to shop online than in stores, initial data show.
TOKYO Asian shares fell on Monday as Chinese stocks extended last week's sharp losses, while the yuan bounced in volatile trade hours ahead of an IMF decision on whether to promote it to a basket of global reserve currencies.
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.
(Recasts, adds details on changes in methodology, analyst comment). By Nathan Layne. Nov 29 U.S. holiday shopping is on track for a modest 3.7 percent rise this year after strong turnout during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend and thanks to ...
Crude prices moves were tepid in early Asian trade Monday as the market stayed put ahead of a raft of data and meetings this week, with traders watching if Saudi Arabia-led oil cartel would adjust its production policy to stabilize prices on Friday.