Cyclical Consumer Goods
* Originally planned to sell 20 mln ADSs at $17-$19/shr (Adds IPO details, background)
BEIJING, April 17 - A Chinese-American venture capitalist known for his controversial blogs has been released on bail after nearly eight months in detention because of a "serious illness", Beijing police said amid a crackdown on online dissent.
SYDNEY, April 17 - Asian share markets eked out gains on Thursday as dovish comments from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve combined with an upbeat economic assessment from the central bank to lift Wall Street for a third straight session.
April 16 - China's Weibo Corp priced its initial public offering at $17 per American Depositary Share at the bottom of its planned range, an underwriter told Reuters, valuing the microblogging service at $3.46 billion.
(Adds comparisons with PS3 and Xbox One sales, details about software, in paragraphs 1, 3-7)
MUMBAI - IT services exporter HCL Technologies beat market expectations with a 59 percent rise in March-quarter profit, helped by increasing demand for outsourcing services.