International

2 months ago | June 11, 2019

Gold slips to 1-week low as Mexico tariff reprieve boosts equities

Gold fell to a one-week low on Tuesday as the United States halted its plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, boosting ...

3 months ago | June 4, 2019

Oil falls to lowest since January on economic slowdown

SINGAPORE/LONDON – Oil prices fell on Tuesday to their lowest since January on signs that an economic slowdown is ...

3 months ago | June 3, 2019

Gold hits 2-month high as recession worries drive safe-haven demand

Gold prices rose on Monday to their highest in more than two months, with investors seeking refuge in safe-haven assets ...

3 months ago | May 28, 2019

Airlines seek damages for Boeing 737 Max

China’s biggest airlines sought compensation from Boeing Co for order delays and losses caused by the grounding of its ...

US firms in China moot relocation

About a fifth of US companies in China are considering moving some or all of their production out of the country to deal ...

Mboweni bemoans Eskom’s debt ‘madness’

Sa’s embattled state power utility Eskom must prioritise collecting the money it is owed by municipalities as a first ...

Panasonic halts component shipments to Huawei

Panasonic has halted shipments of some components to Huawei to comply with proposed US export restrictions in the latest ...

3 months ago | May 25, 2019

Maduro proposes early elections

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposed holding early parliamentary elections as a way to defuse the country’s ...

Moza ex-finance minister to be extradited home

Mozambique’s former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges ...

3 months ago | May 24, 2019

What entrepreneurs need to drive business growth

For a small company or start-up, marketing can be a critical yet often neglected component of a business. A recent ...

Sudan protest group calls for strike

Khartoum. — Sudan’s main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation ...

3 months ago | May 22, 2019

Asia stocks grapple with trade anxiety even as Huawei gets reprieve

TOKYO – Asian stocks struggled for traction on Wednesday, as relief over Washington’s temporary relaxation of ...

3 months ago | May 21, 2019

Global stocks gain as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions

LONDON – Stocks markets gained on Tuesday, with chipmakers and stocks exposed to Asia among the best performers, ...

3 months 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 ...

3 months 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 ...

3 months 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 ...

3 months 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 ...

4 months 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 ...

4 months 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 ...

4 months 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 ...