China defended its ambitious USD 46 bn CPEC project, saying President Jinping's pet initiative was aimed at improving livelihood of people in the area.
Indian Oil Corp signed an agreement to supply about 1 mn tonnes of fuel annually to Nepal for the next five years.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was down 169.94 points, or 0.83 percent, at 20,426.78.
India scored 19/0 and needed another 87 runs to win the final Test and the four-match series against Australia at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium.
Dow Chemical and DuPont won the blessing of the European Union for their $130 billion merger on Monday by agreeing to sell substantial assets.
Ducati announced launch of its limited edition Ducati Diavel Diesel model in India priced at Rs 19.92 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Sri Lanka's govtwants a Chinese company to agree to cut its stake in a strategic port project by up to a quarter, as part of a renegotiation aimed at blunting public.
Northern Railway extended the facility to book unreserved tickets through smartphones to 15 more railway stations between New Delhi and Ghaziabad.
The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) urged the UK to remain within the European single market and customs union after its exit from EU.