• Fri, 02 Nov 2018 10:24
    Asian markets surge as Trump tweet lifts trade hopes
    Hong Kong and Shanghai led another rally across Asian markets Friday after Donald Trump's tweet hailing positive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping was seized on by dealers hoping for a breakthrough in their trade row.
    business
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:40
    US-China trade row not a threat to world economy: Mnuchin
    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back Saturday against warnings that Washington's trade fight with China imperils the world economy, saying that pushing Beijing to open up will be good for all.
    business
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:39
    Asian markets pick up Wall St baton to end week on a high
    Asian markets enjoyed another day of strong buying on Friday, helping them to end the week with a flourish as investors looked past the China-US trade row to focus on the booming American economy.
    business
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:35
    Asian markets build on gains after Wall St record
    Asian markets enjoyed more gains on Friday, putting them on course to end the week with a flourish as investors looked past the China-US trade row to focus on the booming American economy.
    business
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:46
    Alibaba's Ma says 1m US jobs pledge thwarted by trade row
    Alibaba founder Jack Ma said his ambitious pledge to create one million jobs in the US had been scuppered by the trade row between Beijing and Washington, Chinese state news reported Thursday.
    business
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:56
    Asian equities dive as emerging market fears add to trade woes
    Asian markets tumbled Wednesday on growing concerns about emerging market economies, adding to the uncertainty stoked by Donald Trump's trade rows with China and Canada.
    business
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 15:42
    Most Asian markets rise but investors keep wary eye on trade rows
    Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday following recent losses but investors moved cautiously as they await the latest developments in Donald Trump's trade spats with China and Canada.
    business
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:40
    Asian markets in reverse as China-US row returns to fore
    Asian markets sank Friday as the China-US trade row burst back into view with a report that Donald Trump wants to impose tariffs on $200 billion of goods as early as next week.
    business
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:47
    Asia markets on course to end upbeat week with losses
    Most Asian markets dipped on Friday after a broadly positive week as traders await the latest developments in the China-US trade row, while the dollar retained its strength ahead of a key inflation report.
    business
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 15:30
    HSBC pre-tax profit up 4.58% at $10.7 bn in first half
    Banking giant HSBC said on Monday that pre-tax profit rose 4.58 percent to $10.7 billion in the first six months of the year and voiced "cautious optimism" despite the China-US trade row.
    business
  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:45
    Stimulus measures push Chinese shares higher
    Chinese stocks jumped on Tuesday after the government signalled it would shift to a looser fiscal policy to shield the world's second-largest economy from the worsening trade row with Washington.
    business
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
    Citi bullish on Asia stocks, despite outflows, trade row
    CITIBANK Thailand is confident on the prospects of Asian stocks in the second half of this year, despite the overhang of an intensifying global trade conflict and capital outflows.
    Economy
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 01:00
    Export hopes high despite trade rows
    THE spectre of trade protectionism has failed to dent optimism for sustained strength in exports in the year’s second half, say business leaders, even though some concede that certain types of products could be caught into the fallout of an escalating conflict.
    Economy
  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
    Exports show resilience in face of escalating trade row
    THE growth trajectory of exports held firm last month, with a robust 11.4 per cent gain from a year earlier, despite rising trade tensions between the United States and China.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:40
    Tokyo's Nikkei index down more than 1.7 percent over trade row
    Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index dropped more than 1.7 percent on Tuesday, with investors jittery over US-China trade tensions and a strong yen.
    business
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