Economy

China's new Silk Road hits political, financial hurdles

Jan 11, 2018

China's plan to expand trade across Asia and Europe with a new Silk Road of railways and other infrastructure is hitting political and financial hurdles

China, France promise cooperation on climate, security

Jan 9, 2018

The presidents of China and France have promised closer cooperation on climate, counter-terrorism and other issues as their governments try to gain global influence

Thailand confirms that ex-leader Yingluck is in Britain

Jan 9, 2018

Thailand's foreign minister says former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country last year to evade a prison sentence, is in Britain, after photos surfaced online apparently showing Yingluck in London

Global stocks rise after strong Wall Street week

Jan 8, 2018

Global stock markets mostly rise following a record-setting week on Wall Street and as traders looked ahead to data releases from China, Japan and Europe

Vietnam tries former oil executives in widened crackdown

Jan 8, 2018

A Vietnamese court has begun a corruption trial of 22 defendants including a former senior Communist official and a top oil executive allegedly snatched from Germany

Asian stocks rise after strong Wall Street week

Jan 8, 2018

Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street's strong week as investors look ahead to data releases from China, Japan and the Eurozone

China tightens North Korea trade limits under UN sanctions

Jan 5, 2018

China tightens North Korea trade limits under UN nuclear sanctions, limiting oil exports, banning imports of North Korean goods

China tightens North Korea trade limits under United Nations sanctions

Jan 5, 2018

China tightens North Korea trade limits under United Nations sanctions

Global markets turn lower as 2018 trading gets underway

Jan 2, 2018

Stock markets turn lower on first day of trading in 2018 as investors look ahead to whether the record-setting equity run will last

Asian markets mostly higher as 2018 trading opens

Jan 2, 2018

Asian stock markets are mostly higher as 2018 trading begins

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