... * Weak U.S, China, euro zone PMI numbers hit jittery markets. * Capital outflows rise as money managers head for exits. * Yen holds firm as carry trade unwinding continues.
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.
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.
Albertsons Cos. has been sued for more than $1 billion by a West Coast regional grocer over claims the national chain illegally campaigned to stymie competition.