Economy

Global markets stabilize as Turkey jitters ease

Aug 14, 2018

Most global stock markets have steadied as worries subside over Turkey's currency crisis and its potential impact on other countries.

Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

Aug 14, 2018

Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street falls on jitters over Turkey

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

Aug 14, 2018

Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges

Global stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

Aug 13, 2018

Global stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.

Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

Aug 13, 2018

The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses will exceed several hundred million dollars

Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

Aug 13, 2018

Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.

World markets unnerved by Turkey's financial turmoil

Aug 10, 2018

World stock markets are down, particularly in Europe, as investors worry about the financial stability of Turkey, where the currency has nosedived.

China auto sales down 5.3 percent as SUV demand sags

Aug 10, 2018

China auto sales down 5.3 percent in July, adding to signs of economic malaise amid tariff battle with Washington

Japan's economy rebounds as consumers, companies spend more

Aug 10, 2018

Japan economy resumes expansion in 2Q as consumers and businesses step up spending

Asian shares slip despite upbeat Japanese economic data

Aug 10, 2018

Shares fall in Asia despite upbeat Japanese data showing economy resumed expansion in the last quarter