Economy

Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war

China's September imports from US fall 20% amid tariff war

Oct 14, 2019

China's September imports from the United States fall 20.6% amid tariff war

Protests squeezing Hong Kong economy, tourism, leader says

Oct 8, 2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says the city's economy is being battered by months of increasingly violent protests

Spokesman: China has made deals to buy US soybeans, pork

Sep 26, 2019

China says importers agree to buy American soybeans and pork ahead of October trade talks

China central bank says no plans for big economic stimulus

Sep 24, 2019

China's central banker: Policy will be 'stable and healthy,' suggesting no plans to join US, Europe in rate cut

UK envoy tips trade deal with Australia months after Brexit

Sep 18, 2019

Britain's top trade envoy says she expects to strike a free trade deal with Australia within months of leaving the European Union

Alibaba's Ma steps down as industry faces uncertainty

Sep 10, 2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma steps down as its chairman as Chinese e-commerce faces rapid change, uncertainty in tariff war

HK stocks surge on withdrawal of law that sparked protests

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong stocks surge as government withdraws extradition law that sparked 3 months of protests

Asian stocks mixed after US, China impose new tariff hikes

Sep 2, 2019

Asian stock markets mixed after US, China step up trade war with new tariff hikes

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