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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(...)

J.Crew is the first big retailer to fail during the pandemic

J. Crew filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday with a plan to hand over control to lenders, adding to a list of brick-and-mortar retailers pushed (...)

Roger Federer, it emerged, has signed one of the most lucrative sports sponsorship deals in history, with Uniqlo paying roughly $300 million over 10 years for the tie-up

As Roger Federer stepped on to Centre Court at the Wimbledon tennis championships this week, scores of fans in the crowd wore hats and shirts emblazon(...)

FamilyMart’s President Takashi Sawada has said that he hopes to hire 100,000 housewives as the company struggles to deal with a staff crunch. (Photograph: iStock)

Japan’s second-largest convenience store chain hopes it has found an answer to its labour problems - housewives. FamilyMart plans to hire 100,000 for(...)

H&M chief executive Karl-Johan Persson concedes that the company’s supply chain practices have remained the same while the world had changed. Photograph: Reuters

Cost controls helped H&M to limit a drop in quarterly pretax profit, but the fashion chain said it was increasing investments this year as it trie(...)

Japan’s biggest clothing retailer Uniqlo aims to increase total revenue by nearly 70 per cent to 3 trillion yen ($26 billion) by 2021. Photograph: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing is betting that speed, both in supplying its stores with the latest fashion and getting custom-made products to shoppers, (...)

Relatives of a Bangladeshi police officer who was killed during a bloody siege carry his coffin during a memorial service in Dhaka on July 4th, 2016. Photograph: Erto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

Bangladesh police sought more information on Monday from friends and family of the men suspected of carrying out a deadly attack on a restaurant in t(...)

The rally has been driven by many factors, including hopes of higher shareholder returns, a rise in corporate earnings, a recovery in domestic consumption and more share buying

Japan’s Nikkei share average topped the psychological 20,000-point mark on Friday for the first time in 15 years on hopes of stronger corporate earnin(...)

Toyota Motor, the world’s biggest carmaker, fell 1.9 per cent to 6,300 yen overnight, as Asian markets declined on the back of Chinese growth fears. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index headed for its biggest loss in more than three weeks, as a gauge of China’s services industries d(...)

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(...)