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(MENAFN - AFP) Shanghai led a broad rally across Asian stock markets Monday on hopes China will unveil fresh economy-boosting measures, while the dollar's early strength waned through the day.

Chinese growth has levelled out this year after a painful slowdown, but there are hopes officials will push on with spending measures and reforms, particularly of giant state-owned ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The head of Wallonia's parliament said Monday it would not respect an EU ultimatum to back a massive trade deal with Canada blocked by the Belgian region.

"It won't be possible to respect this ultimatum," Andre Antoine told RTL radio in Belgium, referring to a deadline set by EU president Donald Tusk for the country to say by late Monday whether it was ...

(MENAFN - AFP) A Chinese conglomerate has agreed to buy New York-listed US insurance firm Genworth Financials for $2.7 billion, the latest in a Chinese buying spree of foreign assets.

China Oceanwide Holdings, the founder and key shareholder of China Minsheng Bank, offered $5.43 per share for all outstanding shares of Genworth in an all-cash transaction, according to a joint ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Shares in the troubled South Korean shipping giant Hanjin plunged almost 14 percent on Monday after it said it would close its European business.

The firm said it had applied for court approval to close all of its European units in more than 10 countries including Germany, where it has its regional headquarters, a spokeswoman said.

Hanjin -- the South's ...

(MENAFN - AFP) When Noelia Garella was a child, a nursery school rejected her as a "monster." Now 31, she is in a class of her own.

In the face of prejudice, she is the first person with Down syndrome to work as a preschool teacher in Argentina -- and one of the few in the world.

Garella's case set a precedent after the school confronted a taboo: could a person with ...

(MENAFN - AFP) To reduce the risk of sudden death, babies should sleep in the same room as their parents but in their own crib or bassinet for the first year of life, US doctors said.

The new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics says babies should sleep on their backs, on a clean surface free of toys and blankets, a guideline that has been in place since ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The dollar pushed higher in Asia on Monday as investors increased their bets on a US interest rate hike by the end of the year, but stock traders were more reticent ahead of the corporate earnings season.

With the US economy showing increasing signs of recovery, experts say a Federal Reserve lift in December is all but certain, helping the greenback clock up ...

(MENAFN - AFP) An AT&T-Time Warner mega-deal could create a new kind of media-tech firm in an age where consumers get content Netflix-style, when they want it on any device.

Or it could be a remake of another huge merger 16 years ago that sought to unite the media-entertainment giant with another tech sector leader but ended in failure.

The deal unveiled Saturday ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Belgium's Wallonia region on Sunday dealt a fresh blow to a proposed EU-Canada trade deal, rejecting a 24-hour ultimatum from the bloc to end its objection to the agreement.

In an embarrassment for the 28-nation EU, Belgium has so far been the only member not to sign up to the CETA trade deal, blocked by French-speaking Wallonia, which has refused to endorse ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The European Union gave Belgium a barely 24-hour ultimatum Sunday to say whether it can back an EU-Canada trade deal, warning otherwise it will cancel a summit to sign the accord with Ottawa.

In an embarrassment for the 28-nation EU, Belgium has so far been unable to sign up to the CETA trade deal because of blockage by its French-speaking region of Wallonia.

Canada's ...

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