Hong Kong's Occupy activists can be evicted, judge says
Hong Kong's Occupy movement needs to find a new home. A judge on Monday granted a legal motion by HSBC to clear out anti-capitalist protesters from a public space below the bank's headquarters in the southern Chinese financial center. The judge ruled that the activists must leave by 9 p.m. on
Drug caravan to visit more than 20 US cities, calls for end to war on drugs
A coalition calling for an end to the war on drugs began its monthlong campaign Sunday in San Diego that will take it to more than 20 U.S. cities.
China July Crude Steel, Copper Output Slightly Lower Vs June
China's July crude steel output fell a tad from June as steelmakers vacillated between cutting output to boost prices and increasing production for exports in a moribund domestic economy.
Qantas Investigates Engine Problem on A330
Qantas Airways Ltd. (QAN.AU) said Monday that it's investigating the cause of an engine malfunction that occurred on an Airbus A330 aircraft Sunday night during a flight from Sydney to Perth.
S Korean Banks Borrow More from Overseas in July Vs Amount of Maturing Debt
South Korean banks in July borrowed more than needed from overseas sources to repay maturing offshore debt, the Financial Supervisory Service said Monday, in a sign there is little difficulty for local lenders to secure offshore funds even amid the euro-zone financial crisis.
Hong Kong Stocks Track Shanghai Lower; BoCom Falls
Hong Kong shares posted modest losses early Monday, tracking the performance on mainland Chinese bourses after Beijing didn't announce any growth-stimulating measures over the weekend, with resource stocks and financials leading the decline.
American Air Deal Decision May Come Within Weeks
American Airlines might make a decision within weeks about whether to pursue a merger, the Financial Times newspaper reported Sunday, citing Tom Horton, chief executive of the airline's parent company, AMR Corp. (AAMRQ).
Asian Shares Mixed on Stimulus Hopes, Japan GDP
Asian markets were mixed early Monday as hopes of stimulus from central banks were offset by weaker growth data from Japan.
Newcrest to Cut Costs, Improve Operations After Soft 2012 Output
The world's fourth-largest gold miner Newcrest Mining Ltd. (NCM.AU) plans to cut costs and improve operational performance in the year ahead after weak production volumes capped earnings last financial year, the company said Monday.
Sharp May Issue Preferred Securities
Sharp Corp. (6753.TO) is considering issuing preferred securities and subordinate bonds to finance a likely decline in the amount received from Taiwanese partner Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.'s (2317.TW) investment in the beleaguered Japanese electronics company, sources familiar with the matter