Articles By Geetha Pillai
European indices open lower as investors prefer to remain on the sidelines .
Stock markets open positive in a holiday-thinned trade in Asia.
India plans to open up banking sector to corporates for wider inclusion of people.
Markets subdued on lack of major economic drivers and public holiday in much of Asia.
China is one of the biggest bilateral trading partners for several countries in Asia and Africa.
Most of the Asian markets remain closed for Lunar New Year holidays.
Venezuela devalues its currency for the fifth time in a decade, boosting oil revenue and inflation.
Eric Schmidt will be unwinding 3.2 million shares of Class A common stock.
Nissan's third quarter sales slump more than 30 percent in China because of territorial disputes between the countries.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron joins talks to trim seven-year spending plans to €960bn.