Poundland, which faces an investigation into its takeover of rival 99p Stores, said its annual sales topped £1 billion for the first time. The West Mi(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Asian shares have mostly risen today while the US dollar struggled to regain traction after downbeat US economic data pushed it to a nearly th(...)

A computer screen showing stock information is seen next to investors at a brokerage house in Haikou, Hainan province today. China shares ended a choppy Monday on a weaker note, as investors took profit on outperformers this year in anticipation that initial public offering reforms will divert funds to new listings. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters

Asian shares and the dollar trod water today, as investors cautiously awaited key US data this week after a decent reading on China manufacturing calm(...)