Markets in Asia finished in the red on Wednesday, as North Korea tested another missile and a stronger yen weighed on Japanese stocks.
The world's largest petrochemicals company has decided to proceed cautiously in its preparations for what may well be the largest initial public offering ever.
New Zealand’s global image as a ‘green’ economy was under serious threat from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on Tuesday, with the intergovernmental body saying the country’s growth model - based largely on exploiting natural resources - was starting to show its environmental limits.
Steel-makers and miners bore the brunt of selling as the US dollar continued to weaken and Freeport resumed copper concentrate production at its Indonesia Grasberg mine.
One of the biggest barriers to playing a number of video games was set to be removed, as Sony confirmed plans on Tuesday to let PC owners play PlayStation 4 games on their machines.
Markets in Asia finished mixed on Tuesday, as traders closed their wallets ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s two-day monetary policy meeting where interest rates were widely expected to rise.
Years of cuts to capital expenditure budgets had turned the biggest mining companies globally into cash machines as commodity prices rebounced, Standard&Poor's said.