Economy

Cambodian elections a choice between strongman or boycott

Jul 28, 2018

Cambodians voting in Sunday's elections will have a nominal choice of 20 parties but in reality, only two serious options: extend Prime Minister Hun Sen's 33 years in power or do not vote

World shares mostly higher, defying Facebook-led tech slump

Jul 27, 2018

World shares mostly higher as investors shrug off Facebook's nearly $120 billion plunge in market value

Asian shares mostly higher, defying Facebook-led tech slump

Jul 27, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher as investors shrug off Facebook's nearly $120 billion plunge in market value

World stocks mostly rise after US-EU ceasefire on trade

Jul 26, 2018

World markets are mostly higher after the U.S. and European Union struck a deal to halt an escalating trade dispute

Asian shares mostly lower on easing of US-EU trade tensions

Jul 26, 2018

Asian shares fall as Trump agreement with EU to hold off on new tariffs raises worries over potential for compromise with Beijing

Asian stocks advance, backed by strong US corporate earnings

Jul 24, 2018

Asian stocks advance, backed by strong US corporate earnings

Asian stocks fall as trade tensions take center stage

Jul 23, 2018

Asian stocks lower as trade tensions take center stage at G-20

Vietnam convicts, deports US man who joined rare protest

Jul 20, 2018

A Vietnamese court has convicted an American man of disturbing public order after he took part in a rare protest and ordered him deported

Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

Jul 20, 2018

World stock markets are falling sharply after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new tariffs on all Chinese imports. The comments escalate a trade war that could hit global economic growth.

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

Jul 20, 2018

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs hikes