Economy

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

Global shares edge higher ahead of US jobs data

May 3, 2019

Global markets see modest gains as traders await US jobs data

Asian markets mixed following losses on Wall Street

May 3, 2019

Asian markets mixed after losses on Wall Street, doubts surrounding China-US deal

World stocks waver as Fed steers clear of signaling rate cut

May 2, 2019

World stocks waver as Fed keeps rates intact, no cut planned despite low inflation

Asian stocks mixed as Fed steers clear of signaling rate cut

May 2, 2019

Asian stocks mixed as Fed keeps rates intact, no cut planned despite low inflation

Asia markets mostly closed, Sydney up after new S&P 500 high

May 1, 2019

Asian markets mostly closed, Sydney advances, following new S&P 500 gains