Economy

Stocks tumble as Asia braces for more US tariffs on China

Jul 11, 2018

Asian markets tumble as U.S. prepares to hit China with tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese products

Vietnam arrests phone exec, gov't official over fund losses

Jul 11, 2018

A former mobile phone company executive and a senior communications ministry official have been arrested for alleged economic mismanagement

The Latest: China raises tariffs on optical fiber materials

Jul 10, 2018

China steps up action against U.S. goods, imposing anti-dumping duties on raw materials used to make optical fibers

China's Xi pledges billions in loans, aid to Arab nations

Jul 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged more than $23 billion in lines of credit, loans and humanitarian assistance to Arab countries in a major push for influence among the region's war-torn and impoverished nations

European exporters in China shift trade to avoid US tariffs

Jul 10, 2018

Business group says European companies exporting from China changing supply chains to avoid higher American tariffs

How China could hurt US once it ran out of imports to tax

Jul 10, 2018

How China could hurt US even after it ran out of imported US goods to tax

Asian markets mirror optimism on Wall Street

Jul 10, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher as overnight gains on Wall Street as the lack of bad news surrounding U.S.-China tariffs boosted sentiment

Chinese exporters scramble to cope with US tariffs

Jul 9, 2018

Chinese exporters scramble to cope with plunge in sales from Washington's tariff hikes in a spiraling technology dispute

The Latest: China says tariffs to offset trade war fallout

Jul 9, 2018

China's commerce ministry says revenue from higher import duties imposed against the U.S. in a festering trade dispute will be used to 'alleviate the impact' on companies

Stocks rise amid brighter Brexit outlook, trade tensions

Jul 9, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly higher as the British government appears to turn toward a more trade-friendly version of Brexit.