Markets

Carriers have been busy shipping Chinese-made goods to the U.S. ahead of the holiday sales season.

Firm US demand buoys spot trans-Pacific freight rates

TOKYO -- Spot containership rates from Asia to the U.S. remain at roughly 17-month highs on growing trans-Pacific freight volume amid solid consumer spending and housing investment in America.The benchmark fare from Asia to the U.S. West Coast has be...

Deals

Japan's Terumo making play for US medical device business

TOKYO -- Terumo is looking to purchase a portion of U.S.-based Abbott Laboratories' medica...