SINGAPORE Most Asian share markets tumbled on Monday while the U.S. dollar added to gains made after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated a U.S. interest rate increase remains on the cards for this year.
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DOHA Qatar National Bank (QNB) has been given approval to open a branch in India offering banking services, the Gulf region's largest lender said on Sunday.
BEIJING Companies in China may save up to 150 billion yuan ($22.5 billion) a year if they are allowed to contribute less to employees' social security and housing plans, a research institute at the top economic planning agency said on Monday.
YONGIN, South Korea In Yongin, a satellite city south of Seoul, orange construction cranes are racing to build gleaming new high-rises, but realtor Kim Woong-jib says he is pointing would-be apartment buyers to older buildings.
NEW DELHI Major international seed companies in India formed an alliance on Friday, seeking the support of their peers after a flurry of regulatory steps in recent months by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
BAGHDAD Iraq's government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told Reuters.