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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

Boeing plane crashed in Indonesia after key sensor replaced

Nov 8, 2018

Indonesian investigators say a crucial sensor was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, and that sensor replacement may have exacerbated other problems with the plane

China unveils stealth combat drone in development

Nov 7, 2018

A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country's growing aerospace prowess

Lion Air jet had same airspeed problem on last 4 flights

Nov 5, 2018

Investigators say the "black box" data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet shows its last four flights all had an airspeed indicator problem

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

Nov 5, 2018

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China trade dispute

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