• Sat, 22 Dec 2018 15:01
    Third straight rout end worst weak for Dow, Nasdaq since 2008 crisis
    Wall Street ended its worst week in a decade with more bruising losses Friday, and with the tech-rich Nasdaq entering a bear market amid worries about trade wars and a possible US government shutdown.
    business
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:11
    Dow, Nasdaq close worst week since late 2008
    Wall Street suffered a third straight rout Friday, ending its worst week since late 2008 at the start of the global financial crisis in a sell-off prompted by worries over trade wars and a possible government shutdown.
    business
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:09
    US Fed could rethink rate hikes as Trump trade wars drag on economy
    The US central bank sent a strong signal on Friday that it would be willing to reconsider expected interest rate hikes amid new data showing President Donald Trump's multi-front trade wars are dragging on the economy and shaking up investors.
    business
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:00
    IVL optimistic of 2019, unfazed by global rate hikes, impact of trade wars
    Rising global rates have little impact on Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) as most of its debts are fixed interest rate borrowings while the company’s cashflow remains strong, said D K Agarwal, chief executive officer/Feedstock and PET business.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:08
    US stocks end again with deep losses, Dow -2.1%
    US stocks tumbled for a second straight session on Thursday as volatility reigned on Wall Street amid worries about higher interest rates and trade wars.
    business
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thai economy insulated from global volatility despite rate hikes, trade war 
    THAILAND’S economy and banks should be able to weather heightening global risks from rising US interest rates, although escalating trade wars could pressure global growth next year, according to sovereign and banking analysts at Fitch Ratings’ annual Thai conference in Bangkok yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:20
    Thailand resilient to rising global risks: Fitch Ratings
    Thailand’s economy and banks should be able to weather heightening global risks from rising US interest rates and other factors, although escalating trade wars could pressure global growth next year, according to sovereign and banking analysts at Fitch Ratings’ annual Thai conference in Bangkok.
    Economy
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:54
    Juncker urges EU to take stronger world role
    In an age of trade wars, terrorism and rising nationalism, Europe must become a global player with a muscular foreign policy to match its economic strength, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker declared Wednesday.
    ASEAN+
  • 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, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Pressures played down as private sector sticks with 9% export growth
    VOLATILITY in the baht and the flare-ups of trade wars have been dismissed by corporate Thailand as diverting the export sector from expectations of at least 9 per cent growth for the year.
    Economy
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:51
    Back to black: Japan economy rebounds after first dip in 2 years
    Japan bounced back to growth following its first contraction in two years, official figures showed Friday, but fears of US trade wars clouded the outlook for the world's third-largest economy.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 01:00
    Free trade agreement preferential duties: what do you need to know?
    AMID increased tensions or even trade wars between the US and China and the US and EU, Thailand should think about how we can prepare to manage any impact from the increased scrutiny of trade issues.
    Economy
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 06:55
    Global equities profit from US earnings season
    Global stock prices rose on Tuesday on the back of solid second-quarter US corporate earnings which temporarily took investor attention off festering trade wars, dealers said.
    business
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
    Marketwatch
    Rate hikes and trade wars cast a shadow
    Corporate
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 09:49
    US farmers stressed, angry at trade wars
    US farmers find themselves in the crosshairs of a trade war with China and others launched by President Donald Trump, who was elected with the support of many in rural America.
    business
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