Marijuana sales in Colorado brought in $3.5 million (�2.1 million) in tax revenues and fees in the first month retail pot outlets were allowed.
Asian stocks rose, with the regional benchmark index rebounding after yesterday dropping the most in two weeks, after the Bank of Japan maintained record monetary easing.
TOKYO�The Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy on hold Tuesday, sticking to the view that the economy can withstand the likely headwinds from a looming sales tax increase, but downgraded its optimism over exports.
BEIJING--China will set up five private banks as part of its program to bring private capital into the state-dominated banking sector, the nation's bank regulator said Tuesday.
By Xiaoyi Shao and Kevin Yao. BEIJING, March 11 (Reuters) - China's central bank governor said on Tuesday that the country's deposit rates are likely to liberalised in one to two years - the most explicit timeframe to date for what would be the final step in ...