Economy

Indonesia's Widodo tells AP he'll push economy, labor reform

Jul 26, 2019

Indonesia's president is vowing to push sweeping economic reforms, saying he will not have political constraints in his final term in office

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times

Jun 7, 2019

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times

Asian stocks mixed after Trump threatens Mexico tariffs

Jun 6, 2019

Asian markets mixed after Trump threatens to push ahead with tariffs on Mexican goods

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win

May 31, 2019

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has upgraded Indonesia's sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years

May 7, 2019

Malaysian central bank cuts key interest rate to counter weaker growth

Global shares edge higher ahead of US jobs data

May 3, 2019

Global markets see modest gains as traders await US jobs data

Asian markets mixed following losses on Wall Street

May 3, 2019

Asian markets mixed after losses on Wall Street, doubts surrounding China-US deal

World stocks waver as Fed steers clear of signaling rate cut

May 2, 2019

World stocks waver as Fed keeps rates intact, no cut planned despite low inflation

Asian stocks mixed as Fed steers clear of signaling rate cut

May 2, 2019

Asian stocks mixed as Fed keeps rates intact, no cut planned despite low inflation

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products

Apr 30, 2019

Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2 million) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade