Economy

S. Korea walks back on possibly lifting sanctions on North

Oct 11, 2018

South Korea has walked back on a proposal to lift some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea following U.S. President Donald Trump's blunt response

Losses on Wall Street ripple through Asia; stocks slump

Oct 11, 2018

Asian markets are broadly lower after Wall Street slumped on a heavy selling of technology and internet stocks

South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on North Korea

Oct 11, 2018

South Korea's foreign minister says Seoul is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea to create more momentum for diplomacy, but Trump indicates disapproval of such a possiblity

Global shares mixed in muted trading amid growth fears

Oct 10, 2018

Global shares are mixed in muted trading amid continuing worries about trade tensions and slowing global economic growth

Taiwan leader calls on China to not be 'source of conflict'

Oct 10, 2018

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has called on China not to be a "source of conflict," and has pledged to boost the island's defenses against Beijing's military threats

China promises not to weaken yuan, criticizes US concern

Oct 9, 2018

China promises not to weaken currency to boost exports, rejects US concern as irresponsible

World stocks slide after IMF trims economic outlook

Oct 9, 2018

World stocks mixed as IMF trims economic outlook with rising interest rates, trade tensions

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing debt

Oct 9, 2018

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing national debts

Asian stocks mixed after IMF downgrades economic outlook

Oct 9, 2018

Asian stocks retreat as IMF downgrades economic outlook

Asia stocks decline after China injects cash into economy

Oct 8, 2018

Asian stock markets lower after China cuts bank reserve requirement