Government Business And Finance

Asian stocks rise on Fed restraint, U.S-China trade hopes

Jan 11, 2019

Asian markets are mostly higher as investors cheer a more reactive Federal Reserve and U.S.-China trade talks

Asian shares rally on hopes for China-US trade breakthrough

Jan 9, 2019

Shares rise in Asia on hopes for progress in ending China-US tariffs battle

UK's Hunt says confident May will seal deal for Brexit

Jan 2, 2019

Britain's foreign secretary says he is confident Prime Minister Theresa May will obtain the concessions needed to convince enough lawmakers to back an unpopular Brexit deal

Thailand acquits deputy PM in luxury watch scandal

Dec 28, 2018

Investigators in Thailand have acquitted the deputy prime minister of criminal charges of failing to declare assets a year after he was discovered to have several luxury watches that would have been out of reach of his government salary

Stocks mixed in Asia on Fed rate decision, Japanese data

Dec 19, 2018

Stocks mixed in Asia as traders mull over Fed's interest rate decision, weaker-than-expected Japanese trade data

World stock markets stabilize as focus turns to Fed

Dec 18, 2018

World stocks stabilize, with Wall Street expected to edge up after heavy losses the day before, as traders prepare for a likely rate hike by the Federal Reserve

Asian shares slip as traders ready for Fed rate hike

Dec 18, 2018

Asian markets fall as traders ready for Fed rate hike amid expectations of slower growth

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

Dec 17, 2018

Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives on Monday for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of state investment fund 1MDB

World markets rise despite Trump's renewed tariff threat

Nov 27, 2018

World markets are mostly higher despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it's "highly unlikely" he'll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with his Chinese counterpart

Chinese premier says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

Nov 13, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather than more economic stimulus