Economy

China says "fully prepared" if trade war kicks off this week

Jul 3, 2018

China "fully prepared" to protect interests if trade war breaks out with US

World stocks rise as Germany settles government jitters

Jul 3, 2018

World stocks recover as German leaders put to rest fears that government might fall

China central banker says currency slide under observation

Jul 3, 2018

The head of China's central bank says he's keeping a close eye on the recent slide of the nation's currency, the yuan, against the dollar, but that the country's economic fundamentals remain strong

Asian markets tumble as China-US trade tensions rise

Jul 3, 2018

Asian markets tumble as China-US trade tensions rise

World stocks fall, haunted by concerns over US-China tariffs

Jul 2, 2018

Global stock markets are down as weak Asian economic surveys ratchet up worries over the potential impact of tariffs due to be imposed by China and the U.S. in a festering trade dispute

Surveys show Chinese manufacturing growth cooling

Jul 2, 2018

Chinese manufacturing surveys show growth slowing in June on weaker exports, tightened lending controls and trade tensions with Washington

Asian stocks fall on weak data ahead of US-China tariffs

Jul 2, 2018

Asian markets decline on weak China factory data as higher China-US tariffs loom

Asian economies discuss trade pact amid rising protectionism

Jul 2, 2018

Asian economies work for early agreement on trade pact amid rising protectionism

Bank of Japan survey shows corporate sentiment worsening

Jul 2, 2018

A central bank survey shows Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago

China's manufacturing weakens in June amid trade tensions

Jun 30, 2018

China's manufacturing weakens in July as trade tensions add to concern about economy cooling