Government Business And Finance

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

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

Malaysia's Mahathir to visit China for talks on projects

Jul 6, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir to visit Beijing to renegotiate terms of China-backed projects worth over $22 billion

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

Chinese firm told to suspend $20B Malaysia rail project

Jul 4, 2018

Government tells Chinese firm to suspend $20 bln Malaysia rail project

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