Economy

American officials due in Beijing for talks on trade battle

Jan 4, 2019

China says American delegation due in Beijing on Monday for talks on tariff fight that threatens to dampen global growth.

Stocks bounce back on US-China hopes; eyes on US jobs data

Jan 4, 2019

Stock markets rise on hopes for US-China talks and as investors monitor US jobs data.

Asia shares mixed, Shanghai gains after Apple sales warning

Jan 3, 2019

Asian shares mixed after Apple downgrade, as 2019 gets soft start on Chinese growth fears

UK's Hunt says confident May will seal deal for Brexit

Jan 2, 2019

Britain's foreign secretary says he is confident Prime Minister Theresa May will obtain the concessions needed to convince enough lawmakers to back an unpopular Brexit deal

Stocks start 2019 on back foot after weak Chinese data

Jan 2, 2019

Global stocks fall as 2019 trading begins after Chinese manufacturing weakens

Asian stocks skid after weak China factory readings

Jan 2, 2019

Asian stock markets fall as 2019 trading begins, after Chinese manufacturing weakens

China factory activity shrinks for the first time in 2 years

Dec 31, 2018

China factory activity falls amid tariff fight, economic downturn

World stocks rise on last day of turbulent year

Dec 31, 2018

Stock markets turn higher on last day of a volatile year after U.S. President Donald Trump says he expects to resolve trade friction with China.

Global stocks gain after Wall Street rally, Japan falls

Dec 28, 2018

Global stock markets rise after Wall Street's rally, Japan falls, oil prices rebound strongly

China says plans made for US trade talks in January

Dec 27, 2018

China's government says it has made arrangements for trade talks with US officials in January aimed at ending a dispute that threatens to depress global trade