International

2 days ago | May 17, 2019

China evokes patriotism, past wars as trade conflict with U.S. heats up

BEIJING – The trade war with the United States will only make China stronger and will never bring the country to ...

4 days ago | May 15, 2019

Rising U.S. oil output helps fill gap left by Iran, Venezuela: IEA

LONDON – The world will require very little extra oil from OPEC this year as booming U.S. output will offset ...

5 days ago | May 14, 2019

China stocks, yuan weaken as trade war escalates

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI – Chinese stocks skidded further on Tuesday and the onshore yuan fell to its weakest level of ...

6 days ago | May 13, 2019

China says will ‘never surrender’ as U.S. trade row ...

BEIJING – China will never surrender to external pressure, the government said on Monday, though stopped short of ...

1 week ago | May 10, 2019

Oil gains as supply factors offset trade tensions

LONDON – Oil prices rose on Friday even as the start of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on $200 billion ...

2 weeks ago | May 8, 2019

JPMorgan poised to be first foreigner to get majority in China ...

HONG KONG – JPMorgan could become the first foreign company to own a majority stake in its Chinese mutual fund ...

2 weeks ago | May 7, 2019

Global shares steady after trade blow, Turkey’s troubles mount

LONDON – World markets steadied on Tuesday after being rattled by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest threat to ...

2 weeks ago | May 6, 2019

European shares slide as U.S.-China trade tensions return

European shares were deep in the red on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly ratcheted up trade ...

2 weeks ago | May 3, 2019

Shares claw higher before U.S. jobs data, oil sinks again

LONDON – World stocks were battling to avoid their first weekly fall in six weeks on Friday, as investors waited ...

3 weeks ago | April 29, 2019

U.S. oil-storage industry fines soar on air, water violations

Fines for violations of air, water and waste regulations by U.S. petroleum storage facilities so far this year have ...

3 weeks ago | April 26, 2019

China’s Xi says Belt and Road must be green, sustainable

BEIJING - China’s Belt and Road initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said at the opening of a ...

4 weeks ago | April 24, 2019

Britain starts search for next Bank of England governor

LONDON - Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond began the search for a new governor of the Bank of England on ...

4 weeks ago | April 23, 2019

Gold recovers from 4-month low

Gold inched up on Monday, moving away from a near 4-month trough touched in the previous session, drawing support from a ...

South Africa’s rand, bonds little changed, stocks set to ...

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s rand was little changed in early trade on Tuesday with investors refraining from making ...

Gold recovers from 4-month low

Gold inched up on Monday, moving away from a near 4-month trough touched in the previous session, drawing support from a ...

1 month ago | April 17, 2019

U.S. firms no longer ‘positive anchor’ for Beijing ...

BEIJING - Frustrated U.S. businesses can no longer be counted on as a “positive anchor” in U.S.-China relations, a top ...

1 month ago | April 15, 2019

Progress in U.S.-China trade talks spurs world stock rally

LONDON - Progress in the U.S.-China trade talks helped propel world stock markets to a 6-month high on Friday and ...

1 month ago | April 12, 2019

Asian shares dip amid caution on global growth, U.S. earnings

SHANGHAI – Asian shares weakened on Friday as trepidation ahead of the start of the U.S. corporate earnings season ...

1 month ago | April 11, 2019

Oil prices fall on surging U.S. crude supply, economic slowdown

SINGAPORE – Oil prices fell on Thursday, pressured as U.S. crude stockpiles surged to their highest levels in ...

1 month ago | April 9, 2019

Rand on the front foot in early trade

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s rand firmed early on Tuesday, advancing alongside Asian currencies as a dollar wobble ...