Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Chinese stocks fell Monday after a weak manufacturing report while Japan extended gains following its central bank's introduction of a negative interest rate policy to boost lending and spur growth. Other markets were mixed. Keeping Score
Friday, January 22, 2016
The mammoth Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will be formally signed in New Zealand next month, marking the end of negotiations on the agreement, officials in Wellington said Thursday.
Friday, January 15, 2016
South Korea's central bank on Thursday cut its economic growth outlook for 2016 to 3 percent, citing lingering "uncertainties" over a slowdown in key export markets and the won currency.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Shanghai stocks swung sharply again Tuesday on continuing worries about China's economy, while most other Asian markets extended losses in one of the worst trading starts to a year.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
The government is drawing up plans to contribute its expertise to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in accordance with this year's theme and priorities, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official has said.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Embattled trader Noble Group saw its credit rating downgraded to junk status by the Standard & Poor's ratings agency on Thursday, citing its weakening "liquidity position."
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Asian shares mostly fell Wednesday but Chinese markets rallied, with reports Beijing had spent billions buying shares after a more than 7-percent decline in the first two trading days of the year.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Asian markets mostly fell at the end of another volatile session Tuesday, a day after a global rout that saw trading suspended in Chinese markets and U.S. and European equities tank.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Asian markets broadly fell Monday as a decline in profits at China's industrial firms reignited worries about the world's number two economy, but bargain-buying helped Tokyo snap a five-day losing streak.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
A luxury apartment in Hong Kong sold for a record HK$594.7 million (US$76.7 million), days before Christmas, making it the most expensive apartment in the city and possibly in Asia, reports said Friday.