Asian shares on Thursday struggled to hold earlier gains made after upbeat Wall Street earnings, as trade war jitters rattled China's stock and currency markets, with the yuan hitting fresh one-year lows.
Australian home entertainment installer Paul Boon has relied for years on Amazon.com Inc's U.S. website for cheap wall racks and other parts to keep his costs down.
SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son slammed on Thursday the Japanese government's ride-sharing ban and said the country had fallen behind overseas rivals in areas such as artificial intelligence and fintech.
One of General Electric Co's largest and most valuable customers, Saudi Arabia, is lining up competitors to bid against GE for lucrative power plant work, according to five people familiar with the situation.
Japan's exports to the United States fell for the first time in 17 months and Japanese business sentiment soured amid worries about U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies.
Online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during Amazon.com Inc's annual Prime Day sale this week, despite glitches on its mobile app and websites that prevented several customers from placing orders.
Billionaire James Packer has resigned 22 Australian company directorships in the last few weeks and no longer holds any board seat in his home country, corporate records show, signaling his almost full retreat from public business life.
A further escalation in trade policy tensions between the European Union and the United States would hit financial markets and hurt both sides, said European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that European leaders were coming to Washington next week to try to hammer out a deal focused largely on car tariffs, while his top economic adviser accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of holding up a U.S.-China trade deal.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire a minority stake in China's Focus Media Information Technology Co Ltd to tap into the digital marketing sector.