Business

Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

Aug 13, 2018

The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses will exceed several hundred million dollars

Malaysia's prime minister tells AP he will seek to cancel Chinese-backed infrastructure projects signed by predecessor

Aug 13, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister tells AP he will seek to cancel Chinese-backed infrastructure projects signed by predecessor

Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

Aug 13, 2018

Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.

World markets unnerved by Turkey's financial turmoil

Aug 10, 2018

World stock markets are down, particularly in Europe, as investors worry about the financial stability of Turkey, where the currency has nosedived.

China auto sales down 5.3 percent as SUV demand sags

Aug 10, 2018

China auto sales down 5.3 percent in July, adding to signs of economic malaise amid tariff battle with Washington

South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

Aug 10, 2018

SKorea seeking prosecutions for alleged illegal imports of NKorean coal, pig iron

Japan's economy rebounds as consumers, companies spend more

Aug 10, 2018

Japan economy resumes expansion in 2Q as consumers and businesses step up spending

Asian shares slip despite upbeat Japanese economic data

Aug 10, 2018

Shares fall in Asia despite upbeat Japanese data showing economy resumed expansion in the last quarter

Global stock markets ease ahead of Wall Street open

Aug 9, 2018

Global stock markets are mixed, with European stocks trading lower after Chinese markets finished with sharp gains

Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha admit using fake vehicle emission data

Aug 9, 2018

Suzuki, Mazda and Yamaha admit using falsified emissions data to inspect their new vehicles in a product quality scandal in Japan's auto industry