The turmoil engulfing Viacom deepened on Tuesday as weak earnings and continued concern over the company's leadership sent shares down more than 21 percent, the lowest level in more than five years.
... * Bank's market value has almost halved since a year ago. * Two top 10 investors say running out of patience with turnaround.
TOKYO Asian stocks dipped early on Wednesday amid smouldering banking sector concerns, particularly banks in Europe, while the safe-haven yen stood atop large gains made overnight.
Japan is venturing further into the terra incognito of negative interest rates, selling a 10-year government bond that actually costs its purchasers money over time.
TOKYO The dollar nursed losses around 3-1/2-month lows on Wednesday, pressured by the specter of a global economic slowdown as European banks struggled to fend off growing doubts over their health and as oil prices slipped back.