Economy

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed rate cut talk

Jun 20, 2019

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed talk of possible rate cuts

Vietnam: China companies using fake 'Made in Vietnam' labels

Jun 10, 2019

Vietnam's government says it is taking more steps to prevent Chinese companies from using illegal "Made in Vietnam" labels to avoid high tariffs that have been imposed by the United States on Chinese goods

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

Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98

May 26, 2019

Prem Tinsulanonda, who as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand's most influential political figures over four decades, has died at age 98.

Stock markets stabilize after tumble over trade dispute

May 14, 2019

Stocks turn higher in European trading as investors take breather from losses over U.S.-China trade war.

Shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

May 8, 2019

World shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years

May 7, 2019

Malaysian central bank cuts key interest rate to counter weaker growth

Asian markets plunge after Trump threatens China tariff hike

May 6, 2019

Asian markets plunge after Trump threat of more tariffs on China