Asian stocks climbed, with the regional benchmark index set for its longest streak of gains since January, after manufacturing in China and the U.S. expanded, boosting the outlook for exporters and machinery makers.
Global bank regulators risk choking commerce through new rules that treat trade finance as being as risky as derivatives, said Victor Fung , chairman of Li & Fung Ltd. , the Hong Kong-based supplier of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
The following companies may have unusual price changes in Asian trading tomorrow. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of the latest close. The information in each item was released after markets shut unless stated otherwise.
Russia and the U.S. have the most protectionist trade measures among the Group of 20 leading industrialized countries, according annual rankings released today in Hong Kong by the International Chamber of Commerce .