- Opposition leaders and international civil society groups have already dismissed Sunday’s elections as “not credible.”
- The world’s largest carmaker by sales announced Sunday its plans to launch plug-in versions of the Levin and Corolla in China in 2018.
- A panel of experts is soon expected to say it was unable to solve the case due to the government's unwillingness to cooperate.
- The announcement comes as Chinese officials look to lay down a framework for having highway-ready self-driving cars within three to five years.
- Disappointing earnings from American blue chip companies sapped investors’ risk appetite on the week’s last trading day.
- European markets started the day on a wobbly note, with investors wary ahead of a European Central Bank policy meeting Thursday.
- The German automaker will also spend about $1 billion to compensate owners as part of the agreement reached ahead of the April 21 deadline, reports said.