Despite encouraging rebounds in both job growth and markets in recent weeks, the Federal Reserve is expected to maintain its poker face this week, offering few, if any, clues as to whether it will raise interest rates in September, economists say.
The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.
Japanese stocks sold off in a mostly positive Asian session on Tuesday, dragged by fresh strength in the yen after a local media report suggested the government's highly anticipated stimulus package may not live up to expectations.
TOKYO The Bank of Japan is leaning toward holding off on monetary easing on Friday, as an expected government spending package takes some pressure off policymakers to expand an already massive and increasingly controversial stimulus programme.
SEOUL— Hyundai Motor Co. HYMLY 0.00 % on Tuesday posted its 10th straight quarterly profit decline and warned of a tough second half, dimming the outlook for its full-year sales target on weakening demand in its major global markets.