Volatility in bond markets threatens to jeopardize government's fight to end deflation and revive growth.
Sony board to assess proposal to spin off entertainment arm, maintains overall group sales and margins targets.
Chinese commodities firms struggle to get trade loans as Beijing reins in currency speculation.
Dismissal follows an investigation into a claim of sexual harassment.
Invesment bank reportedly selling last tranche of shares in Industrial Bank of China, netting $7.3 billion.
Freeport Indonesia's massive copper mine in Papua remains closed, with labor unions calling for it not to reopen until all bodies have been recovered from last week's deadly tunnel collapse.
Acquisition is part of Standard Chartered's expansion of its private banking business in India.
The government panel cites the risk of a spike in bond yields that could crimp long-term growth prospects.
A businesswoman in southern China has been sentenced to death on charges of defrauding investors.
Rockfalls hamper rescue efforts for 23 miners still missing after a tunnel collapse at giant Indonesian copper mine. | Call for Grasberg mine to stay shut following disaster
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