California supplier recalls lettuce over E. coli fears
Produce supplier voluntarily recalling romaine lettuce that was shipped to 19 states, Puerto Rico and Canada over fears about possible E. coli contamination.
Asian Shares Mixed, Weaker Yen Helps Japan
Asian markets were mixed early Monday with Japanese stocks helped by a weaker yen and Australia down as several major stocks traded ex-dividend which deters their appeal.
Hong Kong Stocks Fall; Banks Give Back Some Gains
Hong Kong stocks moved lower Monday morning, with the Hang Seng Index moving back below the 20,000 level, as banks fell in the wake of a strong advance for the sector Friday.
HTC: Expect US$40 Million Investment Loss on Its Stake in US-Based On-Demand Games Firm
HTC Corp. (2498.TW) said Monday it expects to book an investment loss of US$40 million on its stake in U.S.-based on-demand games company Onlive Inc., which is running out of cash.
Deloitte Says Accountant's Suicide Unrelated To StanChart -Reuters
The suicide of a Deloitte LLP New York accountant, Daniel Pirron, 57, was unrelated to work for Standard Chartered PLC (SNTDF), the company said in a statement reported Sunday on the Reuters news agency website.
Co-CEO Says SAP Could Make More Acquisitions -Report
German software company SAP AG (SAP, SAP.XE) could make more acquisitions, German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported Monday, citing the company's co-Chief Executive Jim Hagemann Snabe.
Yancoal Australia Reviews Expansion Plans for Mines
China-backed Yancoal Australia Ltd. (YAL.AU) said Monday it has put any expansion plans at all seven of its mines under review, as weaker demand from major north Asian importers continues to weigh on coal prices.
Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund Looks to Add Risk
Norway's sovereign wealth fund has plans to take on more risk, Pal Haugerud, head of asset management in Norway's finance ministry, said, The Financial Times reported Sunday.
Japan Stocks Advance As Yen Weaknes Further
Japanese stocks began the week higher, with many blue-chip exporters on the climb early Monday as the market priced in a weaker yen.
Australian Stocks Lower As Banks, Telecoms Slip
Shares edged lower in early trading in Australia on Monday, as several heavyweight firms started to trade without rights to their latest dividend payments.