Economy

Cambodian leader willing to lose EU trade privileges

Nov 21, 2019

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen says it is more important for his country to maintain its independence and sovereignty than to retain special trading privileges that the European Union has threatened to withdraw

Japan records trade surplus as exports, imports fall

Nov 20, 2019

Japan has recorded a trade surplus in October, the first surplus in four months, as exports to the U.S. fell and oil prices slipped

Markets Right Now: Stocks waver near record highs

Nov 18, 2019

Stocks wavered around their recent record high levels on Wall Street as traders waited for new clues about where trade talks between the U.S. and China were headed. The S&P 500 is coming off six straight weeks of gains.

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Nov 4, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average returned to a record on Monday, joining other market gauges at all-time highs, as the stock market's rally carried into a fifth week

US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

Nov 4, 2019

The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement

Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

US economy defies threats with a solid job gain for October

Nov 1, 2019

US added a solid 128,000 jobs in October despite GM strike

Draghi stepped in during euro's darkest hour

Oct 28, 2019

Mario Draghi is widely credited with rescuing one of the Europe Union's most precious projects _ its 20-year-old single currency _ from disaster with a well-timed phrase and actions to back up his words

Standard & Poor's upgrades Greece's rating by 1 notch to BB-

Oct 25, 2019

Standard & Poor's agency has upgraded Greece's credit rating by one notch to BB- with a positive outlook, saying another upgrade could follow within the next year

The Latest: Draghi says his legacy not dented by criticism

Oct 24, 2019

As he winds up his eight-year term, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says his legacy isn't dented by the unusual public criticism by some ECB officials of a key part the bank's last stimulus package

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