LE BOURGET, France (AFP) - Boeing said on Wednesday that US plane leasing firm CIT had ordered 30 of its new, medium-haul 737 MAX aircraft in a deal worth US$3 billion (S$3,8 billion) at catalogue prices.
BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group will invest nearly US$1.6 billion (S$2 billion) to acquire a British yacht maker and build London's tallest residential towers, state media reported on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The International Monetary Fund will make its training sessions on financial policy and debt sustainability available online this year to government officials worldwide, allowing it to reach a bigger audience at lower cost, it said on Wednesday.
SHANGHAI (AFP) - US auto giant General Motors on Wednesday broke ground on a US$1.3 billion (S$1.6 billion) plant in Shanghai to produce Cadillacs as it seeks a larger share of China's growing market for luxury cars.
NEW YORK (REUTERS) - A New York City real estate company offered to buy the Empire State Building for $2 billion (S$2.49 billion), a written offer showed, significantly below the skyscraper's appraisal price and about three weeks after investors in the iconic building approved a plan to take the tower public in a real-estate investment trust.