Economy

World markets mixed, oil rises on Iran concerns

Apr 22, 2019

World stock markets lower in post-Easter trading; oil prices surge on reports Washington wants to block Iran exports

Asian markets mixed in post-Easter trading

Apr 22, 2019

Asian stock markets mixed in post-Easter trading as investors look ahead to US quarterly data

Alibaba head's remarks spark debate over China working hours

Apr 19, 2019

Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a debate over work-life balance

China downplays political impact of global development push

Apr 19, 2019

China is downplaying the political implications of its global development campaign known as the Belt and Road initiative, saying that it aims to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends

Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading

Apr 19, 2019

Asian stock indexes are mostly higher on Good Friday holiday trading that had some markets closed

Celebration of Japan's new era big opportunity for business

Apr 19, 2019

Celebration of Japan's new imperial era a big opportunity for business

Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings, data

Apr 18, 2019

Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

World market mostly rise on encouraging Chinese growth data

Apr 17, 2019

Shares are mostly higher in Europe and Asia after China reported its economy expanded at a better than expected rate of 6.4% in the last quarter

China's economic growth steady amid tariff fight with US

Apr 17, 2019

China's economic growth holds steady at 6.4% in latest quarter amid tariff war with US, other data show consumer, factory activity accelerating

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