1. Benchmark oil prices dropped below $40 a barrel last week, the lowest level in six years, darkening investor sentiment towards commodity-linked companies and exporting countries including Brazil, Russia and South Africa.
3. The surviving cat, since named Trooper, has recovered and found a new home.
4. Compared with an average age of 45, 52-year-old Jack Ma is the oldest among the top 10 IT tycoons.