International

1 month 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 ...

1 month 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 ...

1 month 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, ...

1 month 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 ...

1 month 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 ...

1 month 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 ...

1 month 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 months 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 months 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 ...

2 months 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 ...

2 months 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 ...

2 months 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 ...

2 months 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 ...

2 months 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 ...