Economy

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher

Aug 7, 2018

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher as stronger corporate profits help to defuse U.S.-China fears

Global stocks mostly higher amid strong earnings, growth

Aug 6, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly higher as investors focused on strong economic data out of the United States and the mostly upbeat corporate earnings reports.

Taiwan's Kinmen island begins importing water from China

Aug 6, 2018

The Taiwanese-controlled island of Kinmen located just off the Chinese coast has begun importing water from its neighbor via a pipeline despite heightened tensions between the two sides

China tightens controls to slow currency's fall

Aug 6, 2018

China has tightened controls on trading in its yuan following a decline against the U.S. dollar that has raised the danger of an outflow of capital from the world's second-largest economy

China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

Aug 3, 2018

China's government has announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat

China says US tariff threat runs against trend of the times

Aug 3, 2018

China's foreign minister says US threats to hike tariffs run against the trend toward globalization and will hurt US businesses and consumers

China warns of retaliation if US takes more trade steps

Aug 1, 2018

China has warned it will retaliate if Washington imposes new trade penalties

Britain looks to growing Asian markets for post-Brexit era

Aug 1, 2018

British Trade Secretary Liam Fox says the United Kingdom wants to align itself with Asia's growing economies as it prepares to leave the European Union

Survey: China manufacturing weakens in July

Jul 31, 2018

A survey shows China's manufacturing weakened in July amid cooling economic growth and rising trade tension with Washington

China: Qualcomm failed to resolve anti-monopoly worries

Jul 27, 2018

China's government says tech giant Qualcomm failed to resolve concerns its proposed takeover of NXP Semiconductors would harm competition in a case companies saw as a possible victim of U.S.-Chinese trade tensions

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