Economy

China manufacturing weakens amid US tariff battle

Sep 30, 2018

Chinese manufacturing weakens as export demand shrinks amid tariff battle with Washington

China cuts some tariffs _ but does not address US complaints

Sep 26, 2018

China has announced more tariff cuts on imports of construction machinery and other goods. But it took no action to address the U.S. complaints about its technology policy that are fueling an escalating trade battle.

Global stocks turn higher, price of oil keeps rising

Sep 25, 2018

Global stock markets are higher as investors parse the latest news in the United States trade disputes. The price of oil continues to gain on concerns that OPEC countries would not increase production.

China official says talks impossible with 'US holding knife'

Sep 25, 2018

Chinese official: Trade talks with Washington impossible while the United States 'holds a knife' to Beijing's neck by imposing tariff hikes

Asian stocks lower on US-China trade worries

Sep 25, 2018

Asian stock markets are mostly lower after Beijing

US, China hike tariffs as trade row intensifies

Sep 24, 2018

US, China impose new tariff hikes, giving no sign of compromise in technology that weighs on global economic growth

China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal

Sep 23, 2018

China has summoned the U.S. ambassador to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment

Global stocks buoyed by Wall Street optimism

Sep 21, 2018

Global stocks are up as a record close on Wall Street boosted investor sentiment despite no signs of a cooling in the simmering U.S.-Chinese trade tensions

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

Sep 21, 2018

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street hit new highs despite U.S.-Chinese trade tensions

Japan's Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as PM

Sep 20, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation's leader

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