AirAsia X Flew 580,000 Passengers in April-June, up 28.9% on Year
AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Bhd.
Sharp Denies it is Considering Selling Operations
Sharp Corp. (6753.TO) said Friday that there is no truth to a media report that the company is considering selling some of its operations to get back on its feet.
Chevron Appeals Ban on Brazil Operations
U.S. oil major Chevron Corp (CVX) said late Thursday it has appealed a court injunction barring the company from operating in Brazil.
ANZ Profit Rises as Asia Offsets Domestic Pressures
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ.AU) said profit grew in the first nine months of its fiscal year, as the lender's exposure to fast-growing Asian economies helped offset challenges in its home market.
Hong Kong Stocks Rise; Chalco, China Mobile Drop
Hong Kong shares opened higher Friday in the wake of a strong lead from Wall Street, with the consumer, insurance and energy sectors rising to help offset stock losses related to weak earnings from Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd. and heavyweight China Mobile Ltd. The Hang Seng Index climbed 0.7% to
Colombia Railway Strike Ends; Coal Exports Set to Resume
A 25-day strike by workers on a Colombian railway that hauls more than half of the country's coal exports ended Thursday, the labor union confirmed, which will allow for coal exports to resume within a day or two.
Australia Stocks Inch Up, With Earnings In Focus
Australian stocks inched higher Friday morning, lagging slightly stronger gains in other major Asia markets, as earnings took center stage in Sydney.
Japan Stocks Rise After U.S. Gains, Drop In Yen
Japanese stocks added to recent gains Friday morning, as a strong U.S. lead and a weaker Japanese yen helped push the market higher.