International

9 hours ago | September 16, 2019

China’s slowdown deepens; industrial output growth falls to ...

The slowdown in China’s economy deepened in August, with growth in industrial production at its weakest 17-1/2 years ...

6 days ago | September 10, 2019

U.S.-China trade war an opportunity for Turkey: Turkish minister

Turkey sees opportunity to boost trade with the United States amid Washington’s trade war with Beijing, the Turkish ...

2 weeks ago | September 2, 2019

Global stocks slip as new U.S.-China tariffs sour global outlook

Global stocks dipped on Monday after the United States and China imposed new tariffs on each other’s goods, reinforcing ...

2 months ago | July 15, 2019

Encouraging Chinese data pulls Asian shares higher

SYDNEY - Asian shares advanced on Monday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after encouraging Chinese data suggested ...

2 months ago | July 12, 2019

China considers limited support for petrol-electric hybrids in ...

BEIJING – China is considering re-classifying petrol-electric hybrid vehicles so they get more favorable treatment ...

2 months ago | July 11, 2019

Dollar weakness hoists pound, but outlook bleak

LONDON – Sterling gained on Thursday, erasing most losses earlier this week after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman ...

2 months ago | July 9, 2019

Euro slides to 3-week low as dollar jumps on Fed rate repricing

LONDON – The euro dropped to a three-week low against a broadly stronger dollar on Tuesday as investors ...

2 months ago | July 8, 2019

Gold rises as focus returns to growth concerns, Fed rate cut

Gold prices rose on Monday, shaking off early losses to consolidate above the $1,400 pivot, as focus shifted to global ...

2 months ago | July 5, 2019

India closing in on using tonnes of steel

India will continue to be a net importer of steel for at least the next two years as high-grade products from South ...

3 months ago | June 28, 2019

U.S. dominates second-quarter global M&A as mega deals roll on

NEW YORK/LONDON – Mega deals set the pace for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) globally in the second quarter of ...

Disparity among soccer players

President Trump opted not to take a side in the debate over whether female soccer players should be paid as much as ...

3 months ago | June 27, 2019

Sino-U.S. trade truce hopes rekindle risk appetite

LONDON - Risk appetite returned to world markets on Thursday following a media report the United States and China have ...

3 months ago | June 26, 2019

BoE won’t put no-deal Brexit into forecasts unless UK ...

LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said the BoE would only factor the possibility of a no-deal Brexit into ...

3 months ago | June 25, 2019

EU will let Italy increase deficit if it helps economy: deputy PM

ROME – The European Union will allow Italy to increase its deficit if it helped the country’s economy, Deputy ...

3 months ago | June 24, 2019

Oil up on U.S.-Iran tensions but demand concerns cap gains

LONDON – Oil prices rose on Monday adding to last week’s gains, lifted by tensions between the United States and ...

3 months ago | June 21, 2019

Inflation drop may be at core of case for Fed rate cuts

WASHINGTON – June 2018 was a blue-sky month for the Federal Reserve, with strong economic growth, low ...

3 months ago | June 19, 2019

Oil broadly stable as inventory data counters trade deal hopes

LONDON – Oil prices were broadly steady on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude ...

3 months ago | June 18, 2019

Oil prices slip for second day on global growth worries

TOKYO – Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday on signs that global economic growth is being hit by the ...

3 months ago | June 17, 2019

Oil prices slip as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions

LONDON – Oil prices slipped on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to ...

3 months ago | June 14, 2019

Russia’s Gazprom Neft urges OPEC to raise oil output

ST PETERSBURG – OPEC and non-OPEC producers should raise oil production starting from the second half of the year ...