Economy

Global stocks gain after Wall Street rally, Japan falls

Dec 28, 2018

Global stock markets rise after Wall Street's rally, Japan falls, oil prices rebound strongly

US fossil fuel exports spur growth, climate worries

Dec 27, 2018

The boom in U.S. fossil-fuel production has been matched by a rush on the other side of the Pacific to build the tankers needed to help supply the seemingly unquenchable thirst for energy among Asia's top economies

US fossil fuel exports spur growth, climate worries

Dec 27, 2018

The boom in U.S. fossil-fuel production has been matched by a rush on the other side of the Pacific to build the tankers needed to help supply the seemingly unquenchable thirst for energy among Asia's top economies

China says plans made for US trade talks in January

Dec 27, 2018

China's government says it has made arrangements for trade talks with US officials in January aimed at ending a dispute that threatens to depress global trade

Asian markets slip on fears of US slowdown

Dec 26, 2018

Asian markets are mostly lower after President Donald Trump said that there was "nothing new" in efforts to end the partial government shutdown over a U.S.-Mexico border wall

Japan stocks plunge, other Asia markets fall after US losses

Dec 25, 2018

Japanese stocks plunge and other Asian markets decline following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by Trump's attack on the U.S. central bank

China's legislature takes up law to ban forced tech transfer

Dec 24, 2018

China's legislature is considering a law to ban local governments from forcing foreign companies to hand over technology, an issue that helped to spark Washington's tariff war with Beijing

China calls US arrogant and selfish after hacking indictment

Dec 21, 2018

China calls the US arrogant and selfish after two Chinese citizens were charged with stealing American trade secrets and other sensitive information on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency

Chinese leaders promise tax cuts, help for entrepreneurs

Dec 21, 2018

Chinese leaders promise help to entrepreneurs to shore up weakening economic growth as Beijing tries to resolve tariff battles with Washington over technology

China says trade talks with US planned for January

Dec 20, 2018

China: Trade talks with US planned for January following cease-fire in tariff battle