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Hong Kong economy cools as trade tension mounts

Nov 16, 2018

Hong Kong's economic growth slows to 2-year low as US-Chinese trade tension mounts

The Latest: China's premier urges reassurances for markets

Nov 15, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has told fellow Asian leaders that the region needs to send a strong positive message to markets about sticking to trade rules and open markets

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

China suspends rules allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

Nov 13, 2018

China says it is suspending rule changes allowing the trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts, following an outcry from environmental groups

Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

Nov 12, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week

Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more rate hikes

Nov 9, 2018

Global stocks are down after the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it will keep raising interest rates, tightening the supply of money that has supported markets in recent years.

Vietnam and Cuba sign trade agreement, pledge to deepen ties

Nov 9, 2018

The leaders of Vietnam and Cuba are pledging to deepen relations between two of the world's few remaining communist countries

Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

Nov 9, 2018

China's stock market gloom defies government efforts to restore confidence after 30 percent price plunge

China's exports to US tick up as traders try to beat tariffs

Nov 8, 2018

China's export growth to US ticks up in October as traders rush to beat more tariff hikes in a battle over Beijing's technology policy

Ministers meeting signals thaw in China-Australia ties

Nov 8, 2018

The foreign ministers of China and Australia are meeting in Beijing in what is being seen as a sign of a thaw in the recently frosty relationship between the key economic partners

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