U.S. President Donald Trump
on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk
away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system,
calling it a "very serious challenge" to bilateral ties, even
though he described a meeting between the two leaders as
The We Company, owner of
WeWork, said on Wednesday net losses in the third quarter more
than doubled to $1.25 billion as the money-losing shared-office
operator added a record number of desks to its global network
but was unable to control rising costs.
The promise of PeptiDream Inc's
drug-discovery technology and its lucrative
research-for-hire contracts have made it a darling of the Tokyo
stock market. Now, those gains have made it a target for
short-seller Muddy Waters.
The chief executive
of food ordering company Takeaway.com on Wednesday
said he did not want to overpay as his company pursues an agreed
merger with Britain's Just Eat, despite a higher
unsolicited offer from rival Prosus.
Global equity markets and
government bond yields fell on Wednesday on growing doubts that
a U.S.-China trade deal can be reached soon and fears that
unrest in Hong Kong may lead to a Chinese crackdown.