Economy

Asian markets rise, tracking Wall Street gains on job report

May 7, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher, as 18-year low US jobless rate buoys Wall Street

China could target US firms, debt if Trump plays hardball

May 6, 2018

In a looming trade war between the world's two largest economies, American companies in China may have a bull's-eye on their backs

Hard-line US demands on China raise stakes in trade talks

May 5, 2018

A list of hard-line demands that the Trump administration handed China this week could make it even more difficult to resolve a trade conflict between the world's two largest economies

Analysts: US trade demands could make deal with China harder

May 5, 2018

China-US trade talks end with agreement to set up mechanism to work on dispute, but differences remain

The Latest: Trump says China 'spoiled' by US trade wins

May 5, 2018

President Donald Trump is tweeting the U.S. trade delegation is on its way back from China

Global stocks mixed ahead of US jobs data, amid trade talks

May 4, 2018

Global stock markets mixed as investors await US jobs data, watch outcome of China-US trade talks.

China wants premier's Japan trip to return ties to normal

May 4, 2018

China hopes a visit by Premier Li Keqiang to Japan next week will help put ties back to normal following years of tensions over territorial claims and other sensitive issues

HSBC says quarterly profit dips, plans $2B share buyback

May 4, 2018

HSBC says quarterly pretax profits dip, plans $2 billion share buyback

Asia follows US markets lower as investors watch trade talks

May 4, 2018

Asian stock markets were lower after Wall Street finished with losses overnight as investors watched the outcome of trade talks between the United States and China

China congratulates North Korea's Kim on reducing tensions

May 3, 2018

China says its foreign minister has congratulated North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on his moves to reduce tensions with the South

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