Economy

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

Asian shares fall as Fed minutes show data may tweak stance

Apr 11, 2019

Asian shares retreat as some Fed officials suggest data may tweak stance

Global stocks mixed after China-US trade talks show progress

Apr 8, 2019

Stock markets are subdued after trade talks between China and the U.S. wrapped up with officials claiming progress

Asian shares mixed after China-US trade talks show progress

Apr 8, 2019

Asian shares mixed after China-US trade talks appear to show progress

World shares rise on hopes for US-China trade progress

Apr 5, 2019

World stocks have turned higher ahead of U.S. jobs figures and after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks to ease a trade war with China were making progress

US envoy says China activities near Philippines 'of concern'

Apr 5, 2019

A senior U.S. defense official says the presence of large numbers of Chinese ships near islands and islets occupied by the Philippines is "a concern."

Asia shares mixed, Japan gains after wobbles on Wall Street

Apr 5, 2019

Shares are mixed in Asia, with Chinese markets closed for a holiday