Indonesia faces challenge to seizure of yacht wanted by US

Mar 19, 2018

Indonesian police say a luxury yacht seized as part of a U.S. probe into the alleged multibillion-dollar theft of funds from a Malaysian state investment company has not been handed over to the U.S. because of a legal challenge from its owner

China appoints US-trained central banker

Mar 19, 2018

A US-trained economist has been named to succeed China's longtime central bank governor as the ruling Communist Party tries to reduce financial risks and surging debt

Asian markets mixed following Wall Street gains

Mar 19, 2018

Asian stock markets are mixed following Wall Street gains and China's appointment of a new central bank governor and other top economic officials

Japan's February exports, imports grow amid trade war fears

Mar 19, 2018

Japan's exports in February grew 1.8 percent as worries grow about possibility of trade war with US

China's next economic czar: Harvard-trained Xi adviser

Mar 19, 2018

China's next economy czar is a Harvard-trained supporter of free markets who is President Xi Jinping's top adviser but has no experience fighting the bureaucratic battles the post can require

Former Vietnam Prime Minister Phan Van Khai dies at 84

Mar 17, 2018

Phan Van Khai, an architect of Vietnam's economic rise and the country's first prime minister to visit the United States since the war, has died

Asian shares waver as market mulls Kudlow, trade tensions

Mar 15, 2018

Asian shares waver as investors assess Trump's pick new economic adviser

Chinese stock regulators levy $870M fine in scandal

Mar 14, 2018

Chinese regulators have fined a company a record $870 million for manipulating stock prices in the latest scandal to roil the country's financial markets

Asian shares tumble after Tillerson exit, Wall Street drop

Mar 14, 2018

Asian shares tumble after Tillerson departure deepens uncertainty in US outlook

World shares mixed amid concerns about trade barriers

Mar 13, 2018

Global stock markets are mixed, with Wall Street set for a cautious open, as investors gauge how far countries could go in setting up barriers to trade

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