Some 81 percent of Vietnamese manufacturing and processing firms said they expected stable or better business results in 2017, according to a survey by the General Statistics Office (GSO) on Tuesday.

The cheap price of cash via low interest rates, and strong price growth are keeping first home buyers out of the market in Australia, according to figures released Tuesday.

Australia's Queensland branch of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has been put on alert by auditors Tuesday over the use of credit cards.

The U.S. dollar traded in the lower 114 yen zone early Tuesday morning in Tokyo.