Economy

Stocks rise despite looming US government closure

Jan 19, 2018

Modest gains for world shares as US government closure looms, dollar retreats

Asian shares mixed as US government shutdown threat looms

Jan 19, 2018

Asian stock markets were uneven and the dollar fell following Wall Street's retreat as the threat of a U.S. federal government shutdown loomed

Global stocks mostly higher on strong Chinese growth

Jan 18, 2018

Global shares mostly higher, Wall Street futures flat after China reports strong economic growth figures

Exports, consumers drive China's 6.9 percent growth in 2017

Jan 18, 2018

China's economy expanded at a 6.9 percent pace in 2017, faster than expected and the first annual increase in seven years

China reports economic growth accelerated to 6.9 percent in 2017

Jan 18, 2018

China reports economic growth accelerated to 6.9 percent in 2017

China says cross-border cash flows hit turning point in '17

Jan 18, 2018

Financial regulators in China say cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines

Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in China

Jan 18, 2018

Politics weighing on foreign companies in China as Communist Party expands controls

Global stocks slip as investors digest US bank earnings

Jan 17, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly down as investors digest big losses at major U.S. banks, while bitcoin also dropped amid fears of greater regulation

Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

Jan 17, 2018

Asian shares track weakness on Wall Street; China shares higher

Global stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings

Jan 16, 2018

Global stocks mostly higher following U.S. holiday as investors look ahead to American corporate earnings reports