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Asian stocks fall on weak data ahead of US-China tariffs

Jul 2, 2018

Asian markets decline on weak China factory data as higher China-US tariffs loom

Asian economies discuss trade pact amid rising protectionism

Jul 2, 2018

Asian economies work for early agreement on trade pact amid rising protectionism

Bank of Japan survey shows corporate sentiment worsening

Jul 2, 2018

A central bank survey shows Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago

Japan to US: Auto tariff would damage US, world economy

Jun 29, 2018

Japanese government report warns US higher auto tariff could backfire, jeopardizing US jobs and hurting economy

Japan mayor saved by nurse says female sumo ban irrelevant

Jun 28, 2018

A Japanese mayor who suffered a stroke at a sumo wrestling event and was given first aid by a female nurse who entered the male-only ring has said the ancient ban on women is irrelevant

China tries to defuse trade pressure, says world benefits

Jun 28, 2018

China's government has defended its trade record and said its growth benefits the world in a new effort to defuse U.S. and European pressure over market access and technology

Lawyers: Case against 2 in murder of N. Korean scion feeble

Jun 27, 2018

Defense lawyers say circumstantial evidence against two women accused of poisoning to death the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader is feeble, and have urged the judge to acquit their clients

China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules

Jun 25, 2018

China and Europe have agreed to launch a group that will work to update global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging irritants and preserve support for international trade amid U.S. threats of import controls

China regulators free up extra $100B for bank lending

Jun 25, 2018

China has freed up an extra $100 billion for bank lending in a move financial analysts said could help to reassure investors amid trade tensions with Washington

Asian stocks fall, oil gives up some gains after China move

Jun 25, 2018

Asian stock markets have fallen and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington

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