Less than two weeks before the election, U.S. companies have unleashed a wave of deals, culminating in Qualcomm’s pact Thursday to buy NXP Semiconductors for $39 billion, making this month the busiest ever for M&A.
Eastern and Oriental Bhd (E&O) is set to launch its latest project Amaris Terraces By-The-Sea at its Seri Tanjung Pinang development in Penang this November, pending the completion of the project’s show unit.
An Amazon.com Inc delivery contractor in New York City has agreed to pay US$100,000 in back wages to drivers after making deductions for lunch breaks that the workers never took, the state attorney general's office said on Friday.
Japanese stocks rose Friday on a weaker yen as another feeble inflation reading put fresh pressure on Tokyo, but most other markets headed into the weekend on a dour note following a Wall Street sell-off.
SYDNEY: Macquarie Group Ltd on Friday reported a slight fall in first-half profit and a shift in its earnings balance toward Australia as a result of tough conditions in its Asian equities business, with no sign of improvement in the rest of the year.
TAIPEI: Taiwan's economy grew at its fastest pace in more than a year in the third quarter, thanks to solid demand for tech gadgets such as Apple's new iPhone and improved consumption at home, backing bets the central bank will keep rates on hold in the near-term.