Economy

Japan's exports, imports both grew in May amid trade tension

Jun 18, 2018

Japanese government data show the nation's exports to the U.S. grew 5.8 percent in May from a year ago as shipments of machinery and vehicles grew

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

Jun 16, 2018

China fires back at Trump tariff hike by increasing duties on US soybeans, electric cars, other goods

Japan OKs economic plan that allows more foreign workers

Jun 15, 2018

Japan's Cabinet has adopted an economic plan that would allow more foreign workers as the rapidly aging country seeks to make up for its declining workforce

Global stocks mostly lower as US plans tariffs on China

Jun 15, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction

Asian stocks mixed after ECB announcement, US data

Jun 15, 2018

Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus

US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

Jun 14, 2018

The top U.S. diplomat says North Korea will not get sanctions relief before denuclearization, as he reassures key Asian allies after President Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un

Global stocks sink after Fed hike signal, eyes turn to ECB

Jun 14, 2018

Global stocks have slumped after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases

China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

Jun 14, 2018

China's government has renewed its threat to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepares to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for tariff hikes

Asian stocks slump after Fed signals faster rate hikes

Jun 14, 2018

Asian stocks have slumped after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases

Stock markets rise ahead of Fed rate decision

Jun 13, 2018

Global stocks are up as investors look to an expected interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve and watch out for hints of further hikes this year.

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