Economy

World markets rise despite Trump's renewed tariff threat

Nov 27, 2018

World markets are mostly higher despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it's "highly unlikely" he'll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with his Chinese counterpart

China rejects US hacking claims before Trump-Xi meeting

Nov 22, 2018

China rejects US hacking accusations ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

US says China hacking increasing ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

Nov 21, 2018

US accuses Beijing of stepping up hacking to steal American technology ahead of Xi-Trump meeting

Vietnam and Russia aim to triple bilateral trade by 2020

Nov 19, 2018

The prime ministers of Vietnam and Russia have agreed to nearly triple their countries' two-way trade to $10 billion by 2020 from $3.55 billion last year

Asian shares mostly up cheered by Wall Street buying spree

Nov 19, 2018

Asian shares are mostly higher after a buying spree on Wall Street kept up investor optimism into a new week, despite continuing worries about trade tensions

Hong Kong economy cools as trade tension mounts

Nov 16, 2018

Hong Kong's economic growth slows to 2-year low as US-Chinese trade tension mounts

The Latest: China's premier urges reassurances for markets

Nov 15, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has told fellow Asian leaders that the region needs to send a strong positive message to markets about sticking to trade rules and open markets

Chinese premier says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

Nov 13, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather than more economic stimulus

AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan

Nov 13, 2018

Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, has announced a $54,000 grant at a Japanese university for studying art therapy, a little-known mental health profession she has chosen as her cause under the Trump administration

Pence, Abe discuss trade, NKorea ahead of regional summits

Nov 13, 2018

Pence and Abe meet to discuss bilateral trade and touch base on their policies on North Korea before regional summits