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Asian Shares Gain After Rosy China Data

published about 1 hour ago
Asian Shares Gain After Rosy China Data
Asian shares bounced off their morning lows after a gauge of China’s service sector reached an 11-month high, brushing off concerns that a rise in U.S. interest rates could be getting closer.

China Brokerage IPOs Likely to Face Cooler Climate

published about 2 hours ago
China Brokerage IPOs Likely to Face Cooler Climate
Before the year is out, three Chinese brokerages are planning to tap Hong Kong’s stock markets for IPOs, but they’re likely to face a cooler reception than rivals received earlier this year.

Hiroshima: 70 Years After the Bomb

published about 2 hours ago
Hiroshima: 70 Years After the Bomb
Koko Tanimoto Kondo was just a baby on Aug. 6, 1945, when her father’s church in Hiroshima crumbled around her. For decades, she has told her story to remind society of the horrors of war.

Australia to Assist France With Réunion Island Debris

published about 2 hours ago
Australia to Assist France With Réunion Island Debris
Australia will assist French authorities with the investigation into aircraft debris that washed ashore on Réunion Island, with an expert sent to help determine if the Boeing 777 flap came from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

China's Response to Stock Rout Exposes Disarray

published about 3 hours ago
Conflicting moves and a lack of coordination hampered Beijing’s initial response to its stock-market rout, raising questions about whether Chinese authorities will be up to the challenge of implementing market changes.