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Business News Headlines

  • China stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong rises
    China stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong rises Associated Press - 2 hours 10 minutes ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China's stock market was volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before while other markets also flitted between gains and losses. … More »

  • Fiat Chrysler settlement with gov't could prove costly
    Fiat Chrysler settlement with gov't could prove costly Associated Press - 2 hours 23 minutes ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out billions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen … More »

  • With farms, fruit and feed, Vietnam's tycoons explore agribusiness …
    With farms, fruit and feed, Vietnam's tycoons explore agribusiness … Reuters - 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    Three decades after Vietnam started moving away from a socialist-led farm economy towards manufacturing of big-brand textiles and electronics, some of its top firms are carving out opportunities in its $37 billion agriculture and seafood sector and … More »

  • Asian markets sink as Shanghai falls further
    Asian markets sink as Shanghai falls further AFP News - 2 hours 33 minutes ago

    Asian markets tumbled further Tuesday, dragged down by another massive sell-off in Shanghai a day after the mainland Chinese market's heaviest one-day losses in more than eight years. The dollar weakened against the yen on risk-aversion while … More »

  • French Polynesia seeks Pacific forum membership: report
    French Polynesia seeks Pacific forum membership: report AFP News - 2 hours 43 minutes ago

    French Polynesia has lodged a formal application to become a full member of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) after almost a decade on the sidelines of the regional grouping, it was reported Tuesday. Papua New Guinea Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato, … More »

  • Android flaw lets hackers break in with a text message
    Android flaw lets hackers break in with a text message AFP News - 3 hours ago

    Cyber security firm Zimperium has warned of a flaw in the world's most popular smartphone Android operating system that lets hackers take control with a text message. "Attackers only need your mobile number, using which they can remotely execute … More »

  • Britain's Cameron warns of dirty money in London property
    Britain's Cameron warns of dirty money in London property AFP News - 4 hours ago

    British Prime Minister David Cameron is to speak out against "corrupt money from around the world" being laundered through property in Britain in a speech to be made during a trip to Southeast Asia on Tuesday. The Conservative Party leader is to … More »

  • Toshiba interim CEO Muromachi to stay on in role: media
    Toshiba interim CEO Muromachi to stay on in role: media Reuters - 4 hours ago

    Toshiba Corp has decided to propose interim President Masashi Muromachi as a more permanent chief executive officer beyond September after a slew of executives resigned over their roles in the country's biggest accounting scandal in years, Japanese … More »

  • Baidu shares dive on earnings miss
    Baidu shares dive on earnings miss AFP News - 8 hours ago

    Baidu shares skidded Monday after the Chinese Internet colossus reported earnings shy of most market expectations. Baidu's profit for the second quarter was 3.66 billion yuan ($591 million), up slightly from 3.55 billion yuan in the same quarter a … More »

  • Apple Watch will be sold at some Best Buy stores
    Apple Watch will be sold at some Best Buy stores Associated Press - 8 hours ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Apple Watch is heading to some Best Buy stores ahead of the holiday shopping season. … More »

  • World Trade Organization approves Kazakhstan's membership
    World Trade Organization approves Kazakhstan's membership Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    BERLIN (AP) — Kazakhstan is set to become the 162nd member of the World Trade Organization after the Geneva-based body formally approved the country's membership Monday. … More »

  • Bolivia is tripling the size of its subway in the sky
    Bolivia is tripling the size of its subway in the sky Reuters - 10 hours ago

    By Sarah Marsh LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia already has the largest urban cable car system in the world. Now the booming country is tripling the size of the network and will soon have nine lines whizzing above the administrative capital of La Paz. … More »

  • Oil prices slide after Shanghai stock market dives
    Oil prices slide after Shanghai stock market dives AFP News - 10 hours ago

    US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for September delivery fell 75 cents to $47.39 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The global benchmark, Brent North Sea crude for September, tumbled to $53.47 a barrel in London trade, down $1.15 from … More »

  • British PM visits Southeast Asia with trade, IS on agenda
    British PM visits Southeast Asia with trade, IS on agenda AFP News - 10 hours ago

    British Prime Minister David Cameron began a visit to Southeast Asia on Monday, looking to seal $1.2 billion in trade deals and push for greater cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group. Cameron arrived in Indonesia on the first … More »

  • EU suspends sale of 700 generic drugs made in India
    EU suspends sale of 700 generic drugs made in India AFP News - 11 hours ago

    European Union nations have until August 20 to suspend the sale of some 700 generic drugs made in India, the EU's executive confirmed on Monday. The European Commission took the action after an Indian firm contracted by drug companies to test the … More »

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.3665-0.0026-0.19%
    USDSGD=X
    1.5134-0.0055-0.36%
    EURSGD=X
    2.1281-0.0023-0.11%
    GBPSGD=X
    90.4233+0.3934+0.44%
    SGDJPY=X
    5.6719+0.0105+0.19%
    SGDHKD=X
    2.7942+0.0042+0.15%
    SGDMYR=X
    9,856.2031+11.0449+0.11%
    SGDIDR=X
    4.5467+0.0097+0.21%
    SGDCNY=X
    0.9986+0.0036+0.36%
    AUDSGD=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1,094.30-2.30-0.21%
    GCV15.CMX
    14.66+0.01+0.03%
    SIZ15.CMX
    46.66-1.86-3.83%
    ^XAU
    2.370.00+0.02%
    HGG16.CMX
    47.63-0.22-0.46%
    CLV15.NYM
  • Bonds
    Bonds
    TreasuryYield (%)Yield Change
    1.57-0.05
    ^FVX
    2.23-0.04
    ^TNX
    2.95-0.02
    ^TYX