Economy

Asian stocks mostly lower as US tax bill uncertainty weighs

Dec 15, 2017

Asian stock markets are mostly lower as uncertainty about the progress of a sweeping U.S. tax revamp outweighed an optimistic Japanese economic survey

South Korean President Moon in China on visit to repair ties

Dec 14, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Beijing on a visit to repair ties frayed by a dispute over the deployment of an American anti-missile system

China reacts to Fed rate hike by nudging up key policy rate

Dec 14, 2017

China's central bank has reacted to the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate increase by nudging up its own rate for lending to commercial banks but left rates for borrowing by companies and the public unchanged

Asian shares mixed as Fed hike gives investors few surprises

Dec 14, 2017

Asian stocks mixed after Fed rate hike, China follows with increase in short, medium-term lending rates

Global stocks mixed ahead of likely US rate hike

Dec 13, 2017

Global stocks are mixed after Wall Street gained ahead of a likely U.S. interest rate hike

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed rate announcement

Dec 13, 2017

Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street gained as investors looked ahead to a likely U.S. interest rate hike

Vietnam arrests senior party official who led PetroVietnam

Dec 8, 2017

State media say Vietnamese police have arrested a senior Communist Party official for alleged wrongdoing while he was head of energy giant PetroVietnam

China logs strong exports, imports, as economy gains steam

Dec 8, 2017

China logs strong growth in exports, imports, as economy gains steam

Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains, upbeat Japan data

Dec 8, 2017

Asian share indexes are advancing, guided by Wall Street gains and healthy quarterly economic data from Japan

Canada's Trudeau says no rushing into trade talks with China

Dec 5, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country won't be rushing into negotiations that could affect their economies for "coming decades and generations"

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