[NEW YORK] Surrounded by 59 paintings, 21 trays of cuff links, seven chandeliers and a statue of the Hindu god Shiva, two veteran antique dealers faced off.

AUSTRALIA'S housing market seems to have come out of its doldrums with the hard-hit cities of Sydney and Melbourne set for their third months of gains as sales at auctions pick up remarkably.

[SYDNEY] Australia's housing market seems to have come out of its doldrums with the hard-hit cities of Sydney and Melbourne set for their third months of gains as sales at auctions pick up...

CITIGROUP Inc. was suspended from the primary group of dealers that participate at certain Japanese government bond auctions after it was found to have manipulated futures prices.

[SYDNEY] Australian home prices fell again in May though the pace of decline slowed as auction clearance rates picked up and sentiment was likely to improve further with regulators easing lending...