Markets

China's home prices are on the decline, especially in smaller cities.

Surge in bad loans squeezing profit at China's biggest banks

HONG KONG -- For China's banks, bad debt is a small but quickly growing problem. The outstanding balance of bad loans at the nation's four largest banks stood at 384.7 billion yuan ($62.6 billion) as of the end of June, up 13.2% from six months befor...

Economeister

Khurana, DasGupta: India's investment plans face implementation risk

In May, India made history in its national elections, sweeping into power the conservative...

Deals

Omron to buy Brazilian health care device maker NS

TOKYO -- Medical equipment producer Omron will acquire Brazilian peer NS Industria de Apar...