Economy

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products

Apr 30, 2019

Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2 million) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade

World shares mostly dip on earnings, ahead of US growth data

Apr 26, 2019

Global stock markets are mostly lower amid weak corporate news and ahead of the release of U.S. economic growth data later in the day

Asian shares fall on China stimulus worries, weak earnings

Apr 26, 2019

Asian shares fall on China stimulus worries, weak earnings

World stocks subdued as Wall Street eyes new record highs

Apr 24, 2019

Shares are mixed in Europe and Asia after the S&P 500's all-time record high close on Tuesday as investors look to corporate earnings

Asian markets lower after S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs

Apr 24, 2019

Asian shares mostly lower despite record high closes for S&P 500 and Nasdaq

Asian stocks mixed, oil soars on Iran sanctions worries

Apr 23, 2019

Asian stocks mixed, oil soars as Iran sanctions trigger supply worries

Strongman vies with 'people's president' to lead Indonesia

Apr 16, 2019

About 193 million Indonesians are eligible to vote in a presidential election that will decide who leads a nation that's an outpost of democracy in a neighborhood of authoritarian governments

World stocks mostly rise on US-China trade talks, earnings

Apr 15, 2019

World stocks are mostly higher after the U.S. and China said they were closing in on a trade deal, but without giving a timeline

Asian shares advance on US-China trade hopes

Apr 15, 2019

Asian markets advance on signs that the U.S. and China are closing in on a trade deal after months of negotiations

World markets mixed on growth, Brexit doubts

Apr 11, 2019

World stocks have turned slightly higher after Britain secured a new deadline for its exit from the European Union