International

2 months ago | December 12, 2018

Oil prices rise on Asian stock rally, OPEC-led cuts

SINGAPORE – Oil prices climbed by around 1 percent on Wednesday amid a stock market rebound and on expectations ...

2 months ago | December 11, 2018

Trade hopes support China, sterling totters on Brexit turmoil

SYDNEY – Chinese shares rose on Tuesday after Beijing confirmed it was still in trade talks with Washington, but ...

2 months ago | December 10, 2018

Global stocks extend slump as growth worries mount

TOKYO – Losses in global stock markets snowballed on Monday, with U.S. equity futures and Asian shares sliding on ...

2 months ago | December 7, 2018

Oil sinks as OPEC mulls Iran supply cut exemption, tries to get ...

SINGAPORE – Oil prices fell on Friday as OPEC discussed a potential exemption from cutting output for Iran and as ...

2 months ago | December 6, 2018

OPEC waiting for Russia before deciding how much oil to cut

VIENNA – OPEC has made a planned cut in oil output effectively conditional on the contribution from non-OPEC ...

3 months ago | December 5, 2018

Oil prices fall on global growth concerns, U.S. supply glut

SINGAPORE – Oil prices fell on Wednesday, pulled down by a U.S. supply glut and a drop in stock markets as China’s ...

3 months ago | December 4, 2018

Oil prices advance 1pc on expectations of OPEC-led output cuts

SINGAPORE – Oil prices rose by more than 1 percent on Tuesday, extending bigger gains from the previous day amid ...

3 months ago | December 3, 2018

Oil prices jump 5 percent on U.S.-China trade war ceasefire; ...

SINGAPORE – Oil prices soared by around 5 percent on Monday after the United States and China agreed to a 90-day ...

3 months ago | November 30, 2018

Asian shares wobble before Trump-Xi meeting

SHANGHAI – Asian shares wavered on Friday as investors were on edge before a crucial weekend meeting between the ...

3 months ago | November 29, 2018

Stocks rise, dollar sags on signs of more cautious Fed

TOKYO – Asian stocks rose on Thursday, tracking gains on Wall Street, after the chairman of the U.S. Federal ...

3 months ago | November 28, 2018

Rand holds steady; focus on trade tensions, Fed speech

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand steadied against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday, with investors ...

3 months ago | November 27, 2018

Asia puts brave face on Trump threat, oil subdued

SYDNEY – Asian share markets fought to keep a global rebound alive on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Rio Tinto sells stake in Namibia uranium mine to China for $107m

LONDON – Rio Tinto will sell its 69 percent stake in a Namibian uranium mine to China National Uranium Corp (CNUC) ...

3 months ago | November 23, 2018

Oil prices hit year low as OPEC considers output cut

LONDON – Oil prices fell to their lowest in a year on Friday, on course for their biggest one-month decline since ...

Rand softens as trade fears offset rate hike

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand retreated in thin trade on Friday after hitting its highest level in more than ...

3 months ago | November 22, 2018

Oil slips as U.S. inventories swell, but OPEC may cut supply to ...

SINGAPORE – Oil prices slipped on Thursday after U.S. crude inventories swelled to their highest level since ...

3 months ago | November 20, 2018

Gold steady in slow trading, muted dollar supports

BENGALURU – Gold prices were steady on Tuesday, after moving in a tight range in holiday-thinned trading, holding ...

3 months ago | November 15, 2018

  South Africa’s Woolworths posts 2.7 pct rise in 20-week sales

  JOHANNESBURG – South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd reported a 2.7 percent rise in sales for the ...

3 months ago | November 14, 2018

Crude oil extends steep dive, stocks fall on growth fears

   TOKYO – Oil prices extended a steep slide on Wednesday on the back of worries about weakening world demand ...

3 months ago | November 13, 2018

Oil falls after Trump urges OPEC not to cut supply

LONDON – Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday, with benchmark Brent crude slipping below $70 per barrel ...