Sep 02, 2013 10:04 AM ET
Australian indexes gained 1% and building approvals jumped nearly 11% in July. However, manufacturing activity in August dropped for the 26th month in a row. Rio Tinto shipped iron ore form the newly expanded port.
Sep 02, 2013 9:29 AM ET
Atul Auto August sales soared 38% but Ashok Leyland and Bajaj auto sales declined. Hero MotoCorp sales grew 4% but sales at Maruti surged 61%. M&M sales dropped 17% and Tata Motors sales declined 31%. TVS sales edged up.