General Motors squeezed out a small profit in the first three months of 2014 after setting aside $1.3 billion to cover the cost of recalls that followed a deadly ignition-switch defect linked to 13 deaths, the company reported Thursday.
The dollar was largely unchanged against the yen in Asian trading Friday, with activity subdued amid a lack of fresh trading cues ahead of the weekend.
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The Nokia Oyj Lumia 1520, left, and Nokia Lumia Icon smartphones at the Microsoft Developers Build Conference in San Francisco. Photo: Bloomberg.
Sina Corp, one of China's top internet companies, has been caught in a government crackdown on pornography, prompting shares to drop more than 3% on Thursday.