Asian shares largely rise, with markets in China and Tokyo clinching fresh multi-year highs, despite an absence of fresh cues offshore.
Crude-oil futures continued to trade sideways in Asian hours Tuesday as the stand-off between oil market bulls and bears kept prices in limbo.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Airlines staff unions plan to seek the intervention of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak amidst reports that over 8,000 of the existing 20,000 employees would be laid off in stages beginning Wednesday.
DUBLIN - Europe's leading budget airline Ryanair has beaten forecasts again, reporting full-year net profits of 867 million euros ($949 million), 66 percent higher than the year before.
SEOUL—Samsung Group has taken another step toward new leadership with plans for a merger that will put the chairman's son in a stronger position in the conglomerate.