SGX and ICE signal hopes for closer ties

Co-operation could provide platform for future merger

Apple results lift US index futures

European stocks higher in busy earnings schedule

Seibu surges 11% on Tokyo market return

Japanese group was delisted a decade ago for account abuses

Earnings and M&A activity bolster stocks

S&P 500 records sixth successive gain

Asia stocks subdued in thin trade

Yen slips as Japan logs largest-ever trade deficit

Director deals send out buy signals

Over the long term following company insiders delivers returns

S&P 500 back in sight of record high

Reassuring Chinese data help lift Wall St

Japan’s elderly curb effort to buoy stocks

Popular funds reflect steady income focus favoured by the over 60s

Wall Street climbs off two-month lows

Sentiment bolstered by earnings and sales data

Tech stocks fuel fears of wider sell-off

Investors worry market is heading for a tumble

Equities pressured by fresh tech selling

Nasdaq falls for third week

Europe and Asia join in US tech rout

Internet and chip stocks hit as Nasdaq suffers worst fall since 2011

Hong Kong and Shanghai to link bourses

Cross-border equity connection a big step in China’s opening up

China opens big window to equity market

Link with Shanghai major victory for Hong Kong exchange

Investors are right to resist high capex

There has been a boom in both capex and shareholder payouts in US

WH Group IPO to raise as much as $6.2bn

Toyota to recall 6.4m vehicles

Problems cover 27 models in company’s second-largest recall

Japan investors losing faith in Abenomics

Recent losses are more due to policy doubts than tech wobbles

A look beyond turbulent sectors

Does the pullback among recent big winners represent a buying opportunity?

Japan Exchange targets foreign listings