Economy

Global stocks rise after strong Wall Street week

Jan 8, 2018

Global stock markets mostly rise following a record-setting week on Wall Street and as traders looked ahead to data releases from China, Japan and Europe

Vietnam tries former oil executives in widened crackdown

Jan 8, 2018

A Vietnamese court has begun a corruption trial of 22 defendants including a former senior Communist official and a top oil executive allegedly snatched from Germany

Asian stocks rise after strong Wall Street week

Jan 8, 2018

Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street's strong week as investors look ahead to data releases from China, Japan and the Eurozone

China tightens North Korea trade limits under UN sanctions

Jan 5, 2018

China tightens North Korea trade limits under UN nuclear sanctions, limiting oil exports, banning imports of North Korean goods

China tightens North Korea trade limits under United Nations sanctions

Jan 5, 2018

China tightens North Korea trade limits under United Nations sanctions

Global markets turn lower as 2018 trading gets underway

Jan 2, 2018

Stock markets turn lower on first day of trading in 2018 as investors look ahead to whether the record-setting equity run will last

Asian markets mostly higher as 2018 trading opens

Jan 2, 2018

Asian stock markets are mostly higher as 2018 trading begins

Chinese manufacturing growth slows slightly in December

Dec 31, 2017

A Chinese government survey shows manufacturing grew at a slightly slower pace in December than the previous month following government controls on bank lending

China offers tax break to keep investors after US changes

Dec 29, 2017

China has announced a tax break for foreign companies in a bid to retain investment in response to changes in tax laws by the United States and other governments

China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer

Dec 27, 2017

China's foreign ministry has defended its enforcement of U.N. sanctions against North Korea following reports Chinese ships improperly transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea

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