BANGKOK (AP) - Asian shares traded erratically Friday but European markets found their footing, a day after global stocks were routed by unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing and fears the Federal Reserve will start withdrawing its monetary stimulus.
MUMBAI (AFP) - Shareholders of India's Jet Airways on Friday approved a deal in which Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad will take a 24 percent stake in the private carrier, media reports said.
NEW DELHI (AP) - A senior official praised India for reducing oil imports from Iran and said the US government will decide soon on New Delhi's request to renew a waiver from sanctions on Teheran.
PARIS (AFP) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde's future was at stake Friday as French prosecutors grilled her for a second day to decide if she should be charged over a state payout to a disgraced tycoon when she was finance minister.
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China will continue to liberalise interest rates, make the yuan currency more responsive to market forces and more convertible this year, the government said on Friday.