Economy

US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higher

Jul 18, 2018

Upbeat Fed assessment, U.S. data leads gains in Europe after a mixed day in Asia

Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

Jul 18, 2018

Asian stocks rise as Fed comments, solid US performance lifts spirits

World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chair

Jul 17, 2018

World stock markets are mostly lower as investors looked ahead to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony to Congress for clues on U.S. interest rates.

Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs

Jul 17, 2018

Asian markets are lower as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track

Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

Jul 12, 2018

South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region

World markets tumble as US, China intensify their trade war

Jul 11, 2018

Global stocks are sharply lower after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese exports

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

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

Global stocks rise as investors watch trade tensions

Jul 5, 2018

Global shares have turned higher as auto shares push Europe higher after a lackluster day in Asia.

Asia counts down to US-China tariffs; markets mixed

Jul 5, 2018

Asian markets mixed as traders count down to US-China tariffs