Apple's quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations with record sales of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones in the holiday shopping season and strong sales in China, although the United States remained the top iPhone market. Full Article
SYDNEY/TOKYO - Asian stock markets followed Wall Street into the red on Wednesday, while the dollar was on edge following speculation the Federal Reserve could take a dovish turn in its post-meeting statement later in the session.
Water levels at the lagoon which will host rowing and canoeing competitions in the 2016 Olympics drop as Brazil grapples with its worst drought in 80 years. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.