Government Business And Finance

Stock markets rise ahead of Fed rate decision

Jun 13, 2018

Global stocks are up as investors look to an expected interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve and watch out for hints of further hikes this year.

China auto sales rise 7.9 percent in May as electrics surge

Jun 12, 2018

China's auto sales rose 7.9 percent in May from a year earlier as purchases of electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles more than doubled to 102,000

Malaysia criticizes US trade policy, hopeful of NKorea move

Jun 11, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said he supports free trade but small countries like his should unite in a broad group to deal with challenges especially as America is turning protectionist

As trade fears grow, US states reach out to companies

Jun 8, 2018

While Trump squabbles with Japan, Canada and Europe over steel tariffs grab headlines, smaller companies and American state officials are forging their own deals

Report: ZTE chairman promises no more violations, apologizes

Jun 8, 2018

Report: Chairman of Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp. has promised no further compliance violations and apologized to its 80,000 employees in a letter

China's Huawei says it hasn't collected Facebook user data

Jun 6, 2018

Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with Chinese handset manufacturers, including security-flagged Huawei in fresh wave of allegations over its handling of private data

Foxconn chief: US-China dispute over tech, not trade

Jun 6, 2018

The head of Taiwan's Foxconn, which assembles Apple iPhones and other tech products, says Washington's conflict with Beijing is over technology rather than trade

Global stocks gain after Wall Street rise ahead of G7

Jun 6, 2018

Global stock markets have followed Wall Street higher ahead of a meeting of leaders of major industrialized nations overshadowed by tension over U.S. steel tariffs

Japan finance minister takes pay cut, officials punished

Jun 4, 2018

Japan's finance minister takes pay cut, 20 others punished for alleged tampering with Abe scandal-linked documents

China: Smaller trade surplus, OK. But tech concessions? No.

Jun 4, 2018

China says it will narrow its trade surplus with the United States but rejects pressure to change technology development tactics seen as a path to prosperity and its rightful place as a global leader

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