Minority investors in Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., India’s biggest carmaker by volume, sought the scrapping of parent Suzuki Motor Corp.’s plan to build a fully- owned factory in the state of Gujarat. Shares dropped.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has stressed the need to diversify his country’s exports away from the U.S. since taking power in 2006. One deal at a time, he’s piecing together access to markets for Canadian exports equal to more than half the world economy.
Japanese index futures declined as the yen maintained gains after surging the most in five weeks against the dollar. Indian rupee forwards snapped a six-day advance before data on inflation and factory output, while oil dropped and copper futures traded near a 43-month low.