NEW YORK (REUTERS) - US regulators will get access to Chinese companies' audit documents under a deal announced on Friday, opening the way to probes of bungled audits after a two-year stand-off between China and the United States.
TOKYO (AFP) - Tokyo shares closed 0.89 per cent higher on Friday in a rollercoaster session that came a day after the Nikkei 225 index suffered its worst one-day drop since Japan's March 2011 quake-tsunami disaster.
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's All Nippon Airways, the launch customer for Boeing's 787 "Dreamliner," will resume commercial flights of the aircraft on Sunday, just over four months after the jets were grounded due to smouldering batteries.
FRANKFURT (AFP) - An increase in spending by consumers and households offset sagging exports and falling investment in Germany in the first quarter, allowing Europe's biggest economy to narrowly avoid recession, official data showed on Friday.
TOKYO (AFP) - Tokyo stocks plunged more than three per cent on Friday afternoon, a day after suffering the worst one-day drop since Japan's March 2011 quake-tsunami disaster.