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Global shares staunched a sell-off on Tuesday, but US Treasury and German bond yields slipped to fresh five-month lows as a reminder that investors re(...)

Toshiba Corp president and chief executive Hisao Tanaka arrives for a news conference at the company headquarters in Tokyo. Photograph: Reuters

Japan Inc’s efforts to improve the international image of its boardrooms have been dealt a blow with the resignation of top business leaders in a $(...)

An array of R2-D2 robots are seen at the Maker Faire in San Mateo, California. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters

Switzerland’s largest bank is offering investors a chance to profit from the increasing use of robots and unmanned vehicles. UBS sold securities link(...)

US stocks fell again today, with the S&P 500 on track for its third straight decline, as weakness in some of the market’s recent high-flyin(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 293 points  yesterday following the Federal Reserve announcment. Photo: Getty Images
Shares climb on Fed commitment

Asian share markets rose today after the Federal Reserve drew the sting from tapering its stimulus by recommitting to low interest rates, leaving Wall(...)