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Lenovo Group Ltd (0992.HK), the world's biggest PC maker by sales, said on Thursday its annual net profit rose one percent to $829 million, slightly below analyst expectations, as it completed two major acquisitions during that year.
Manufacturing activity in Asia's top two economic powerhouses remained stuck in low gear in May, but an absence of inflation pressures suggested that authorities could inject yet more stimulus if needed.
European shares fell on Monday, weighed down by worries over a looming cash crunch in Greece, while the dollar rebounded after concern over the U.S. economy drove the currency to four-month lows on Friday.
Chipmakers Intel Corp (INTC.O) and Altera Corp (ALTR.O) have resumed talks on a possible deal that could top $13 billion, the New York Post reported.
A group of luxury goods makers sued Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) on Friday, contending the Chinese online shopping giant had knowingly made it possible for counterfeiters to sell their products throughout the world.
Crude oil futures edged lower toward $65 a barrel as the dollar strengthened on Monday, with a public holiday in the United States and much of Europe keeping trading muted.
China's state planning agency on Monday released a list of more than 1,000 proposed projects totalling 1.97 trillion yuan ($317.75 billion) that it is inviting private investors to help fund, build and operate.
Nokia (NOK1V.HE) is in no hurry to sell its mapping unit HERE despite receiving high quality bids, the Finnish company's chief executive said in a trade magazine interview.
Hewlett-Packard Co (HPQ.N) will sell a controlling 51 percent stake in its China-based data-networking business to China's Tsinghua Unigroup for at least $2.3 billion, forming a partnership designed to create a Chinese technology powerhouse.
Mazda Motor Corp (7261.T) and Mitsubishi Motors Corp (7211.T) said on Friday they would recall about 624,000 more vehicles to replace air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp (7312.T), following similar moves last week by domestic automakers.
Greece expects to reach a cash-for-reforms deal with its creditors in the next 10 days and aims to meet all its payments in June, the government's spokesman said on Friday, after the prime minister met with EU leaders.
Global stocks rose and bond yields fell on Friday, as investors shrugged off slowing global growth and focused instead on the continued stimulus provided by the world's major central banks.
Target Corp (TGT.N) on Wednesday reported a larger-than-expected rise in quarterly profit, citing robust online sales and strong demand for products at the center of its growth plan.
Yahoo Inc's (YHOO.O) planned spin-off of its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) is likely to proceed on a tax-free basis, analysts said, as Yahoo shares regained most of their losses after concerns of a possible change in U.S. tax rules spurred a slide on Tuesday.
Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) reshuffled its management board late on Wednesday, consolidating restructuring authority under co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain while bidding farewell to its retail banking head Rainer Neske.