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Q3 finance reports show that a series of banks had unsatisfactory results in foreign exchange trading or took losses.
Samsung Electronics expects to post record operating profit in the third quarter, helped by strong demand for its memory chips.
VietNamNet Bridge – Raising butterfly lizards is providing a good income to farmers in Ninh Thuan Province since the reptile is in high demand for its meat.
Google parent Alphabet Inc bested analysts' estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue on Thursday as the search company showed it has honed its core business for the mobile era and is closing in on the next wave of computing.
Yahoo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit on Tuesday, a boost for the beleaguered company whose deal to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc has been shaken by a massive data breach.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said it expects to take a hit to its operating profit of about $3 billion over the next two quarters due to the discontinuation of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
Though NPLs have increased significantly, which forced commercial banks to make higher provisions against risks, they still have reported an increase in profit in the first quarter of 2015 in comparison with the same period last year.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics has forecast a quarterly operating profit of about 5.9 trillion won ($5.44bn; £3.65bn) for the first three months of 2015.
US technology giant Apple has reported the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company.
Samsung Electronics has forecast a 60% fall in quarterly operating profit from a year ago, missing estimates, because of slowing Galaxy smartphone sales.