TOKYO Asian shares got off on the back foot on Wednesday after weak manufacturing activity reports from both the U.S. and China sent Wall Street reeling, while the dollar steadied after steep losses.
McDonald's franchisees have voted to begin offering all-day breakfast on Oct. 6, a widely expected move that the company and investors hope will help reverse slumping sales and traffic.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced Tuesday that she is expecting twin girls and said she plans to work throughout her pregnancy and be back on the job soon after they are born.
WASHINGTON U.S. factory activity braked to a more than two-year low in August, but sturdy gains in automobile sales and construction spending suggested the economy remained on solid footing.
SINGAPORE Oil prices fell as much as over 2 percent in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a stronger than expected build in U.S. crude oil stocks and weaker U.S.