Government Business And Finance

Stocks turn lower on concern about Italy's spending plans

Sep 28, 2018

Global stocks have turned lower amid concern that Italy's populist government plans to spend heavily on policies that could add to the country's heavy debt load.

Asian shares rebound on strong US economic data

Sep 28, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher as strong U.S. economic data supported the Federal Reserve's recent move to raise interest rates

Asian shares mixed after US Fed lifts interest rate

Sep 27, 2018

Asian shares mixed after US Fed lifts interest rate, Japan OK's trade talks with US

Asian markets rally ahead of US Fed rate hike

Sep 26, 2018

Asian shares advance in anticipation of US rate hike

Indonesia imposes moratorium on new palm oil plantations

Sep 21, 2018

Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations in a blow to an industry blamed for environmental destruction and worker exploitation

Asian shares track optimism on Wall Street over tariffs

Sep 20, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher with narrow trading after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods received a muted reaction on Wall Street

Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on China

Sep 18, 2018

Asian markets are mixed after President Donald Trump orders tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, ramping up tensions between the world's two largest economies

Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

Sep 17, 2018

Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

World stocks rise on report of US-China trade talks

Sep 13, 2018

Many global markets are higher following a report that the U.S. has proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China.

Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

Sep 13, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher as a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China boosted sentiment