Economy

Survey: Chinese manufacturing heats up in November

Nov 30, 2017

A monthly survey of Chinese manufacturing shows activity improved in November, adding to signs of a pickup in global and domestic demand

Asian stocks fall after Wall Street losses

Nov 30, 2017

Asian stock markets have fallen after U.S. tech stocks declined and China reported stronger manufacturing activity

Asian shares tumble ahead of data-heavy week

Nov 27, 2017

Stock markets in China, Japan and Southeast Asia have tumbled as investors look ahead to a week of economic data releases by the region's governments

China cuts import tariffs on some consumer goods

Nov 24, 2017

China is cutting import tariffs on some consumer goods in a new effort to spur economic growth driven by domestic consumption instead of trade and investment

Asian shares lower, China in focus after big selloff

Nov 24, 2017

Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday with investors finding little guidance after Wall Street shut for a U.S. holiday and Chinese markets in focus after a big sell-off the previous day

Global stocks advance but trading slows ahead of US holiday

Nov 22, 2017

Global stock markets have risen after Wall Street hit new highs

S.Korea foreign minister in Beijing in effort to repair ties

Nov 22, 2017

South Korea's foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, has met with her Chinese counterpart as the countries work to repair strained relations ahead of a planned visit by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Beijing next month

China criticizes unilateral action after NK sanctions

Nov 22, 2017

China has criticized unilateral sanctions and 'long-arm jurisdiction' by other governments after Washington penalized Chinese companies accused of trading with North Korea

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gain

Nov 22, 2017

Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street hit new highs

Despite Trump lobby, only 'some' leaders condemn Pyongyang

Nov 21, 2017

The Philippines says only "some" Asia-Pacific leaders condemned North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles at an annual summit in Manila last week

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