TOKYO The Bank of Japan held off on expanding stimulus on Wednesday, even as slumping exports and falling oil prices threaten its rosy projection that the economy is on track to hit the bank's ambitious 2 percent inflation target next year.
BERLIN German industrial output fell in August at its fastest pace in a year, data from the Economy Ministry showed on Wednesday, suggesting Europe's largest economy may have lost momentum in the third quarter.
Peet's Coffee & Tea said Tuesday it reached an agreement to buy Stumptown Coffee Roasters, a deal that could give Peet's a bigger footprint in the premium coffee market.
BEIJING: China's foreign exchanges reserves, the largest in the world, continued the declining trend for the fourth month falling to $3.51 trillion last month while the gold reserves too decreased amid the economic slowdown.
Yum Brands' recovery in China continues, but at a slower-than-expected pace. Source:Yum! Brands. Yum! Brands just reported third-quarter 2015 results, and the market couldn't spit out shares of the fast-food juggernaut fast enough.