Economy

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

May 22, 2018

Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government

Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

May 21, 2018

Global stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty

China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

May 21, 2018

China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a dispute companies worried might chill global commerce

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

May 21, 2018

International celebrities urge Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

May 21, 2018

Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade

Trusted Xi ally a rising influence on China's foreign policy

May 19, 2018

China's president is increasingly relying on friend and trusted adviser Wang Qishan to guide the country's foreign policy amid trade and territorial disputes with the U.S., Japan and others

Global stocks mixed on backdrop of US-China talks

May 18, 2018

World stocks are mixed as U.S. and Chinese officials hold a new round of talks to avert a trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

May 18, 2018

Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

AP Interview: Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

May 17, 2018

Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race

China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

May 17, 2018

China vows to defend its own interests in trade talks with US