Japanese index futures declined as the yen traded near a one-week high amid disappointing data on American capital-goods orders and concern the U.S. will step up pressure on Russia. Citigroup Inc. dropped in extended trading after failing the Federal Reserve’s stress test for banks.
HSBC Holdings Plc was accused of targeting Chicago-area minority borrowers for high-cost home loans as Illinois’s Cook County followed other local governments trying to hold subprime lenders liable for urban blight.
Barclays Plc shareholders should vote against the re-election of the bank’s compensation committee chairman John Sunderland and oppose its pay awards, the U.K.’s Local Authority and Pension Fund Forum said.
Australia, the largest iron ore exporter, cut its price estimate for this year and predicted a further drop in 2015 as mining companies including Rio Tinto Group and BHP Billiton Ltd. increase output and spur a glut.
Bernard Madoff’s victims are set to get $349 million in a fresh round of payments by the trustee unwinding his firm, a day after five of its ex-employees were convicted of aiding the con man’s $17.5 billion Ponzi scheme.