CYBER Monday sales were on course to bring in a record US$9.2 billion, according to evening estimates, building on a bumper Black Friday weekend for US retailers driven by earlier-than-usual...

HONG Kong's government fetched a record HK$42 billion (S$7.32 billion) for a plot of land, a sale coming in at the lower end of estimates after the financial hub has been rocked by six months of...

[NEW YORK] Palladium traded near a record after topping US$1,800 an ounce as stricter air-quality rules increase demand for the metal used in vehicle pollution-control devices, with prices up more...

AUSTRALIAN bank earnings are getting squeezed by the central bank's move to cut the cash rate to a record low 1 per cent, analysts and investors say, as it gets harder to reduce deposit rates to...

CHINESE developers are betting property curbs will eventually be loosened after splashing out for land in Shenzhen.