Economy

As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

Oct 11, 2018

World Bank, IMF heads urge U.S., China to play by rules, fix, not break world trade system as tumbling share prices underscore risks

Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall again

Oct 11, 2018

Stock markets sink, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worry that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global business.

Losses on Wall Street ripple through Asia; stocks slump

Oct 11, 2018

Asian markets are broadly lower after Wall Street slumped on a heavy selling of technology and internet stocks

China promises not to weaken yuan, criticizes US concern

Oct 9, 2018

China promises not to weaken currency to boost exports, rejects US concern as irresponsible

World stocks slide after IMF trims economic outlook

Oct 9, 2018

World stocks mixed as IMF trims economic outlook with rising interest rates, trade tensions

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing debt

Oct 9, 2018

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing national debts

Asian stocks mixed after IMF downgrades economic outlook

Oct 9, 2018

Asian stocks retreat as IMF downgrades economic outlook

Asia stocks decline after China injects cash into economy

Oct 8, 2018

Asian stock markets lower after China cuts bank reserve requirement

China orders more lending to entrepreneurs amid trade spat

Oct 7, 2018

Chinese banks have been told by the government to lend more to entrepreneurs to help shore up flagging economic growth amid an escalating trade dispute with Washington

World stocks fall ahead of US jobs data as tensions weigh

Oct 5, 2018

World shares fall ahead of US jobs data as China tensions weigh

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