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Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech

Aug 23, 2019

Global stocks rise after Wall Street declines ahead of closely watched speech by US Fed chairman

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Aug 22, 2019

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street gains as investors look ahead to Fed chairman's speech

China says it will sanction US firms in Taiwan warplane sale

Aug 21, 2019

China says it will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in a planned $8 billion sale of advanced F-16V fighters to Taiwan

Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on trade

Aug 21, 2019

Beijing appeals to Washington to 'meet China halfway' and end tariff war after Trump says Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits

Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Aug 20, 2019

Protesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets

Judge postpones 2nd corruption trial of Malaysia's former PM

Aug 19, 2019

A judge has delayed by a week the second trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for alleged corruption linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

Aug 16, 2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns following pressure by Beijing on Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests

China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead

Aug 15, 2019

China threatens retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned Sept. 1 tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports

Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Aug 15, 2019

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears

Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader released on bail

Aug 15, 2019

A leader of 2014 pro-democracy protests has been released on bail as Hong Kong's government attempts to quell a movement that has paralyzed parts of the city and its airport and led to hundreds of arrests

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