Economy

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

China rejects US hacking claims before Trump-Xi meeting

Nov 22, 2018

China rejects US hacking accusations ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

US says China hacking increasing ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

Nov 21, 2018

US accuses Beijing of stepping up hacking to steal American technology ahead of Xi-Trump meeting

Vietnam and Russia aim to triple bilateral trade by 2020

Nov 19, 2018

The prime ministers of Vietnam and Russia have agreed to nearly triple their countries' two-way trade to $10 billion by 2020 from $3.55 billion last year

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

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

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