Economy

Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street skids, China slows

Oct 19, 2018

Asian stock markets tumble after Wall Street declines and Chinese economic growth slows

China's economic growth slows to 6.5 percent in quarter ending in September from previous quarter's 6.7 percent

Oct 19, 2018

China's economic growth slows to 6.5 percent in quarter ending in September from previous quarter's 6.7 percent

World stock markets mostly dip on Fed views on rates

Oct 18, 2018

Stock markets are mostly lower on the news that some policymakers at Federal Reserve think interest rates should continue to be raised until they are slightly restrictive.

China 'regrets' US leaving postal union amid trade dispute

Oct 18, 2018

China regrets U.S. withdrawal from UN treaty on international postage

China's yuan sinks further after US currency report

Oct 18, 2018

China's politically sensitive yuan sinks further after US currency report

Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data

Oct 18, 2018

Shares sag in Asia after retreat on Wall Street, weaker Japan exports.

Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

Oct 18, 2018

Japan exports slip in September as trade tensions weigh on business

Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for US

Oct 18, 2018

Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger, "Mother Mushroom," after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States

World markets steady after earnings-driven rally

Oct 17, 2018

Stock markets have stabilized after a rally inspired by strong corporate earnings

US Navy research vessel docks in Taiwan amid China tensions

Oct 17, 2018

A U.S. Navy research vessel has docked in Taiwan amid tensions with China over trade and arms sales