Economy

UK's Hunt says Britain can flourish even without Brexit deal

Sep 18, 2018

The UK's top diplomat says Britain will flourish with or without an agreement on its exit from the European Union

Chinese official: Beijing should target goods needed by US

Sep 17, 2018

Former Chinese finance minister says Beijing should press Washington to end their tariff battle by restricting exports of goods needed by American companies

Skepticism rising in S. Korea ahead of 3rd summit with North

Sep 16, 2018

South Korea's Moon faces growing skepticism about his North Korea policy ahead of his third summit with Kim

Venezuela's Maduro meets China's Xi on trip to deepen ties

Sep 14, 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has met with the president of China, one of his ailing country's biggest creditors, during a trip to deepen ties

Stocks continue to rise on hopes for trade war cease-fire

Sep 14, 2018

Global stock markets are up again on hopes that the United States and China will call time-out in their escalating trade feud.

China factory output holds up in August, investment weakens

Sep 14, 2018

Chinese factory output holds up in August but investment weakens, adding to challenges amid tariff battle with Washington

Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

Sep 14, 2018

Asian shares are mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease

China says Washington asks to resume talks on tariff fight

Sep 13, 2018

China says Washington has asked to resume negotiations on their worsening tariff dispute

US lawmakers urge export restrictions targeting Xinjiang

Sep 12, 2018

Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of American export restrictions to prevent sales of equipment that could be used in China's massive security clampdown targeting the Xinjiang region's native Muslim population

China puts off licenses for US companies amid tariff battle

Sep 12, 2018

China puts off accepting license applications from U.S. companies in midst of tariff battle

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