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Thai trade minister says progress made in free trade pact

Sep 10, 2019

A Thai economic official says regional trade ministers made some progress toward completing a long-awaited free trade agreement, and final details are expected to be worked out later this month in Vietnam

Alibaba's Ma steps down as industry faces uncertainty

Sep 10, 2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma steps down as its chairman as Chinese e-commerce faces rapid change, uncertainty in tariff war

HK stocks surge on withdrawal of law that sparked protests

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong stocks surge as government withdraws extradition law that sparked 3 months of protests

Asian stocks mixed after US, China impose new tariff hikes

Sep 2, 2019

Asian stock markets mixed after US, China step up trade war with new tariff hikes

Surveys show China manufacturing demand weak amid trade war

Sep 2, 2019

Surveys of Chinese manufacturing show demand weak amid tariff war with Washington over trade and technology

Indonesia to move capital from sinking Jakarta to Borneo

Aug 27, 2019

Indonesia's president says the country's capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a sparsely populated part of Borneo island, known for rainforests and orangutans

China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats

Aug 26, 2019

China allows yuan to sink to 11-year low against dollar following Trump tariff hike, trade threats

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

Aug 23, 2019

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's planned Sept. 1 increase

Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech

Aug 23, 2019

Global stocks rise after Wall Street declines ahead of closely watched speech by US Fed chairman

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Aug 22, 2019

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street gains as investors look ahead to Fed chairman's speech

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