Economy

Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions

Jun 20, 2018

Stock markets are brushing off US-China trade tensions as investors focus on underlying strength of global economy

Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

Jun 20, 2018

Asian markets mixed as traders sideline trade tensions for encouraging housing data

World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

Jun 18, 2018

Global stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.

Vietnam arrests 8 people after economic zone law protests

Jun 18, 2018

Vietnamese police have arrested eight more people after protests a week ago over a proposed law on special economic zones that protesters fear would fall in the hands of Chinese investors

American detained in Vietnam after joining protests

Jun 14, 2018

An American citizen of Vietnamese descent has been detained in Vietnam after joining a protest over a controversial draft law on special economic zones that protesters fear would favor Chinese investors

Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns

Jun 12, 2018

Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression

Vietnam protesters clash with police over economic zones law

Jun 11, 2018

Vietnamese protesters have clashed with police over a proposed law on special economic zones they fear will be dominated by Chinese investors

Global shares bounce back on strong China economic data

Jun 5, 2018

Global markets recover, as strong data from the U.S and China calm investors

World stock markets continue to rise on strong US jobs data

Jun 4, 2018

Global stock markets rise on continued optimism over last week's upbeat U.S. jobs report, and despite the impasse between Beijing and Washington over trade

Asian shares rally on jobs data, despite trade talks impasse

Jun 4, 2018

Asian markets rally on US jobs data, despite impasse in China-US trade talks