Economy

Global stocks rise on hopes for US trade progress

Jan 18, 2019

Global stocks rise on hopes for progress in settling U.S.-Chinese tariff war

ASEAN ministers rock no boats in Myanmar, South China Sea

Jan 18, 2019

Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have hewed to the practice of reaching the least provocative consensus possible in discussions of such divisive issues as Myanmar's Rohingya crisis and China's claims in the South China Sea

China, Germany promise closer financial cooperation

Jan 18, 2019

China, Germany promise to open markets wider to each other's banks and insurers in victory for Beijing amid tension with Washington

Chinese stocks rise on hopes for US trade progress

Jan 18, 2019

Chinese stocks rise on hopes for progress in settling tariff war with Beijing

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

Jan 18, 2019

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending as trade war hits exports

China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks

Jan 17, 2019

Top US, Chinese trade envoys to meet for talks in possible sign of progress toward ending tariff war over technology

BOJ warns Japan faces new risks as population shrinks

Jan 17, 2019

Japan's central bank governor Kuroda warns of unforeseen risks in guiding economic policy as the country's population declines

China announces its economy czar, Vice Premier Liu He, will visit Washington on Jan. 30-31 for trade talks

Jan 17, 2019

China announces its economy czar, Vice Premier Liu He, will visit Washington on Jan. 30-31 for trade talks

Asian shares track Wall Street gains on robust US earnings

Jan 17, 2019

Asian shares climb on strong US earnings reports, but tensions with China limit gains

World stocks rise but Britain slips on Brexit limbo

Jan 16, 2019

World shares advance, Britain slips after lawmakers reject May's plan for Brexit