8211; Gold held near 9-month lows on Wednesday, weighed down by broad-based strength in the dollar on growing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve is set to tighten monetary policy before…
8211; Some banks and other financial firms have begun moving staff to back-up premises on the outskirts of Hong Kong to prevent growing unrest in the financial hub from disrupting…
Ample supply in Asia’s major rice exporting nations amid thin buying demand is likely to keep regional export prices stable to lower between now and the year’s end, traders said on Wednesday.
8211; Myanmar has granted nine foreign banks, including three Japanese lenders and Australia’s ANZ, coveted licences to operate on a limited basis, the government’s biggest move to date to bring in…
Euro zone inflation slowed further in September on falling prices of unprocessed food and energy, a first estimate, sending the euro lower against the dollar on expectations of further European Central Bank policy easing.
Thai exports unexpectedly fell the most in August since flooding in late 2011 paralysed the economy, putting pressure on the military government to speed up stimulus measures.
The South Pacific islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu are studying a plan to jointly mine and process nickel ores into refined metal to help produce stainless steel in China.
Cement makers Holcim and Lafarge are stepping up plans to shed assets in order to win clearance from competition regulators for their planned mega.
The Philippines said on Tuesday it was looking to increase the share of natural gas in its energy fuel mix to up to a third over the next 16 years, more than double an earlier target, in a move that would open the door for more LNG imports.
8211; Pioneer Natural Resources plans to double its U.S. exports of condensate, an ultra-light oil, to 50,000 barrels per day (bpd) next year, its chief executive said on Monday. The U.S.…
Lufthansa pilots will strike on Tuesday after talks over an early retirement scheme broke down again, taking out long-haul flights from Frankfurt between 0600 and 2100 GMT.
On one side of the Atlantic they’re trying to refill the punchbowl. On the other they’re getting ready to take it away. This week, investors may get a clearer idea why.
Increasing civil unrest in Hong Kong is scaring off Chinese tourists, heaping further pressure on retailers which are already grappling with a protracted slowdown in sales.
US consumer sentiment finished September at its strongest in more than a year on growing optimism about the economy and more favorable outlook on future income, a survey released on Friday showed.
A Cuban court has sentenced Canadian executive Cy Tokmakjian to 15 years in prison for bribery and other economic charges, his company, the Tokmakjian Group, said on Saturday in a chilling development for potential foreign investors.
NANJING, Sept 27 (Xinhua) — China will stress the use of environment-friendly materials in building affordable housing in major cities starting this year in an effort to promote greener homes. Yang Rong, an official with…
China’s industrial profits fell 0.6 percent in August from a year earlier, reversing from July’s 13.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, (Xinhua) — The U.S Commerce Department on Friday revised up its estimate for the real gross domestic product (GDP) of the United States in the second quarter to a growth of 4.
BEIJING, Sept. 26, (Xinhua) — China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) concluded their 13th round of talks on establishing a bilateral free trade zone (FTZ) on Friday with progress made in multiple fields.