International

3 months ago | November 12, 2018

Oil prices jump after Saudi Arabia announces December supply cut

    SINGAPORE – Oil prices jumped more than 1.5 percent on Monday after top exporter Saudi Arabia announced a ...

3 months ago | November 9, 2018

Fed leaves rates unchanged, says U.S. economy strong

  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Thursday but remained on track to keep ...

3 months ago | November 8, 2018

Asia buoyed by post-election Wall St rally, dollar bounces

TOKYO – Asian stocks scaled a one-month peak on Thursday, after investors drove a Wall Street rally on relief the ...

3 months ago | November 7, 2018

Oil dips amid well-supplied market, Iran sanction waivers

SINGAPORE – Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as rising output and U.S. sanction waivers that allow Iran’s biggest ...

3 months ago | November 6, 2018

U.S. reimposes Iran sanctions, Tehran decries ‘bullying’

    WASHINGTON/DUBAI – The United States on Monday restored sanctions targeting Iran’s oil, banking and ...

4 months ago | November 5, 2018

Dollar firm, sterling gives up gains after touching two-week high

SINGAPORE – The dollar held steady against most of its major peers on Monday, supported by expectations of tighter ...

4 months ago | November 2, 2018

World shares roar higher on U.S.-China trade deal hopes

  LONDON – World share markets roared higher on Friday as hopes built that the United States and China were ...

4 months ago | November 1, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; continuing claims lowest since 1973

WASHINGTON – New applications for U.S. unemployment aid fell last week and the number of Americans receiving ...

4 months ago | October 31, 2018

Oil prices rise for first time in three days, but trade war drags

TOKYO – Oil prices climbed for the first time in three days on Wednesday, but rising supply and fears over the ...

4 months ago | October 30, 2018

Brent crude prices dip on rising supply, global market woes

SINGAPORE – Brent oil prices dipped on Tuesday, weighed down by ongoing weakness in global stock markets and by ...

4 months ago | October 29, 2018

Gold slips as dollar gains and stocks attempt rebound

BENGALURU – Gold fell on Monday, drifting away from a more than three-month peak hit in the previous session, as ...

4 months ago | October 25, 2018

Wall Street set to bounce back after tech selloff

Wall Street was set to open higher on Thursday, as the tech-heavy Nasdaq attempts to rebound from its worst day since ...

4 months ago | October 24, 2018

Global stocks eyeing sixth day in red, fret about growth and ...

LONDON – World stocks marked a sixth straight day losses on Wednesday as fears about global economic growth kept ...

4 months ago | October 23, 2018

Oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia pledges to play ...

    SINGAPORE – Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia said it would play a “responsible role” in ...

4 months ago | October 22, 2018

Brent oil rises back above $80 as Iran sanctions loom

SINGAPORE – Brent crude oil prices rose back above $80 a barrel on Monday as markets were expected to tighten once ...

4 months ago | October 19, 2018

China economic growth weakest since 2009, government moves to ...

BEIJING – China’s economic growth cooled to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis in the third ...

4 months ago | October 18, 2018

Asia stocks falter as dollar, U.S. yields rise to one-week high

TOKYO – China’s benchmark stock index skidded to four-year lows on Thursday, dragging Asian equities lower, while ...

4 months ago | October 17, 2018

World stocks extend rise after blockbuster U.S. earnings

LONDON – Forecast-beating U.S. company earnings improved the mood on world equity markets on Wednesday, as Asian ...

4 months ago | October 16, 2018

Oil falls on U.S. shale output, expected stocks data

LONDON – U.S. crude inventories, but reports of a fall in Iranian oil exports helped to limit losses.

4 months ago | October 12, 2018

Asia shares bounce after rout, Shanghai crawls higher from ...

SINGAPORE – Asian shares staged a rebound on Friday to set course for their first gains in two weeks, with ...