Economy

Philippine, Vietnam leaders discuss disputed sea boundaries

Oct 12, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Vietnam's prime minister have discussed efforts by their countries to delineate their maritime boundaries in the disputed South China Sea, most of which is claimed by China

World markets claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meet

Oct 12, 2018

World shares claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meeting at Group of 20 summit

China auto sales sink in September as economy cools

Oct 12, 2018

China's auto sales sank 12 percent in September from a year earlier, adding to economic challenges for the country's leaders amid a tariff fight with Washington

Indonesian president says trade wars too destructive

Oct 12, 2018

Indonesian president says trade wars are an invitation to destruction, as shares rebound on news of possible Trump-Xi meeting

China trade surplus with US widens to record $34.1B

Oct 12, 2018

China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the U.S. market rose by 13 percent amid a worsening tariff war

Asian markets mixed on strong Chinese trade data

Oct 12, 2018

Asian markets mixed on strong Chinese trade data

China's trade surplus with U.S. hits record $34.1B in September as exports rise by double digits amid tariff war

Oct 12, 2018

China's trade surplus with U.S. hits record $34.1B in September as exports rise by double digits amid tariff war

The Latest: Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals

Oct 11, 2018

Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals, aim to close gaps in development

As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

Oct 11, 2018

World Bank, IMF heads urge U.S., China to play by rules, fix, not break world trade system as tumbling share prices underscore risks

Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall again

Oct 11, 2018

Stock markets sink, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worry that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global business.