Economy

China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal

Sep 23, 2018

China has summoned the U.S. ambassador to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment

Global stocks buoyed by Wall Street optimism

Sep 21, 2018

Global stocks are up as a record close on Wall Street boosted investor sentiment despite no signs of a cooling in the simmering U.S.-Chinese trade tensions

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

Sep 21, 2018

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street hit new highs despite U.S.-Chinese trade tensions

Stocks up despite trade dispute, oil drops on Trump threat

Sep 20, 2018

European markets are up following a mixed day in Asia, buoyed by hopes the U.S. and China will proceed with talks to tackle their escalating trade dispute.

Japan's Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as PM

Sep 20, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation's leader

Asian shares track optimism on Wall Street over tariffs

Sep 20, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher with narrow trading after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods received a muted reaction on Wall Street

Global shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Sep 19, 2018

Global shares are mostly higher despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China

Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Sep 19, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher despite jitters over escalating China-US trade dispute

Summit may be the grand theater Kim needs to show his people

Sep 19, 2018

The South Korean president's visit to Pyongyang might provide Kim Jong Un perfect propaganda to show North Koreans their leader is pushing for the long-denied prosperity they deserve

China looks unlikely to give in after US tariff hike

Sep 18, 2018

China appears unlikely to back down after Trump approves new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods