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Fed is most at risk of falling behind, says Swiss Re...

As central banks the world over find their place in the monetary policy tightening cycle, the one at the helm is the most at...

Asian markets sink as global trade concerns return

Hong Kong — Asian markets started Monday on a negative note as trade tensions returned to the fore with Donald Trump eyeing fresh tariffs...

China’s swine fever outbreak may spread in Asia: FAO

Beijing -- An outbreak of African swine fever in China may spread to other parts of Asia, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization warned...

Monetary policy via Facebook is Southeast Asia tool in turmoil

As the economic landscape gets more rocky, Southeast Asia’s central bankers are turning to Facebook and YouTube for help in getting their messages across. The...

Asian markets mixed after trade talks

Hong Kong -- Asian markets were mixed on Friday as China-US trade talks wrapped up with little progress being made, while the dollar held...

Asian markets down as China, US hold talks but impose tariffs

Hong Kong -- Asia's major markets were mostly down Thursday as China and the US exchanged fresh tit-for-tat tariffs on billions of dollars of...

China developing satellites to monitor territory in South China Sea

China is developing a satellite system that will allow it to closely watch the South China Sea, the China News Service reported, helping it...

Asian stocks recover after US-China trade talk news

Tokyo -- Asia stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey's financial crisis but later pared losses on...

Asia markets sink at end of upbeat week, lira battered

Hong Kong -- Asian markets fell on Friday after a broadly positive week as traders await the latest developments in the China-US trade row,...

Asia stocks climb, Japan’s bond yields head higher

Asian equities rose and the dollar strengthened as investors sifted through the latest news on the U.S.-China trade front and positive results from Apple...

Asian stocks gain on trade deal

Asian stocks climbed, tracking gains in U.S. shares, after President Donald Trump reached an agreement with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker aimed at averting...

Emerging markets at mercy of falling yuan as currency war looms

China’s yuan is back at the top of emerging-market investor worries as the deepening standoff between the U.S. and China over trade threatens to...

Asia stocks fall on trade war fears

Hong Kong -- Asian markets mostly fell Thursday, July 19, as the US Federal Reserve chief's upbeat assessment of the economy failed to allay...

Art Basel owner chases Asia’s rich with new Singapore fair

MCH Group AG, the owner of Art Basel, is launching a new art fair in Singapore starting next year to take advantage of the growing wealth in Asia, which is minting millionaires faster than any other region in the world.

Asian markets slip ahead of US-China tariff deadline

Hong Kong -- Asian stocks edged down Thursday as investors fretted over US-China tariffs which are due to kick in within hours and threaten...

Asian dollar bond buyers brace for grim year as losses mount

Investors in Asian dollar bonds, who just suffered the biggest first-half loss in five years, see little chance of a recovery any time soon. Cash-starved...

Same-Sex visa win in Hong Kong pressures other Asia finance hubs

A landmark Hong Kong court ruling granting visas to spouses of gay expatriate workers will help fuel LGBT groups pressuring Singapore and Japan to...

Asia stocks fall as yuan-slide contagion assessed

Stocks in Asia extended declines and the yuan slumped once again amid debate surrounding the impact of an escalating trade war and fear of...

Asian markets mostly up but trade war fears keep dealers on...

Hong Kong -- Asian equities rose Wednesday on bargain-buying after the previous day's battering, but investors remain anxious as the threat of a China-US...

Asia central banks juggling risks find solace in food

ASIAN central bankers grappling with wobbly markets, higher energy costs and simmering trade tensions are getting relief from an old foe: food prices.

Asia sees China and United States as threats to rules-based order

LONDON -- For many US allies, Secretary of Defense James Mattis is the last of the Trump administration’s so-called grown-ups in the room.

Asia worries about US rule-bending

Asia’s main security conference this weekend established at least this: That while America’s allies like Defense Secretary James Mattis, that’s no longer enough. Mattis sought...

Asian stocks mixed

Asian stocks struggled for traction Monday with energy shares tumbling after oil extended its biggest drop in about a year. The euro rallied after...

Asia stocks fall as Trump ditches Kim summit, but Europe rebounds

Asian markets mostly fell Friday as US President Donald Trump abruptly axed next month's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but Europe...

Asian investors shift cautiously, autos hit by US tariff threat

Hong Kong -- Asian markets mostly rose Thursday but traders remain concerned about the China-US trade deal and Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong...

Asian stocks mixed as treasury yield extends rise

Asian shares traded mixed Friday, remaining on track for a weekly loss as investors mulled the implications of a jump in benchmark U.S. 10-year...

Most Asian markets rise after Wall St rally, ringgit bounces

Hong Kong, China -- Most Asia markets rose Monday as investors built on last week's rally, with another healthy lead from Wall Street providing...

ADB sets new priorities for Asia and the Pacific as meeting...

THE ASIAN Development Bank (ADB) reaffirmed its commitment to eradicate poverty for a "prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific” as its...

The ‘Asian Century’ scenario: Asia’s share of global GDP seen to...

The Asia-Pacific region could account for over half of global output by the middle of this century, according to a report by Asian Development...

Tokyo’s Nikkei up ahead of US data, Asian trade quiet

Tokyo -- Tokyo's Nikkei closed higher on Tuesday in quiet trade during Japan's Golden Week holiday period, as investors took to the sidelines ahead...

Asia stocks supported by Wall St, but China drags

TOKYO — Asian stocks were supported on Thursday by robust corporate earnings that helped Wall Street quell concerns about the surge in U.S. bond...

Asia stocks decline as treasuries extend losses

Asian stocks followed their U.S. counterparts lower as worries about the earnings outlook weighed on industrial and technology shares. The 10-year Treasury yield climbed...

Asian stocks rise on earnings hopes; yen declines

Asian equities advanced, helped by an encouraging start to U.S. earnings season, while Chinese bonds rallied after the nation’s central bank moved to support...

Asian stocks rebound as investors assess impact of trade war

Asia stocks rebounded as concerns over the possibility of full-scale trade war between the world’s two biggest economies eased. Chinese equity markets reopened after...

Asia stocks gain after US rebound on trade hopes 

Stocks in Asia followed U.S. equities higher as investors reassessed the danger of a trade-damaging spiral of tariff increases in the world’s top two...

Asian stocks show resilience after US tech slump

Stocks in Asia demonstrated some resilience after a sharp sell-off in the once much-favored U.S. technology shares, sending volatility soaring. The dollar came under...

Asian stocks fall after US tech slump, yen slips

Equities in Asia declined after a sell-off in technology shares spooked investors assessing threats to earnings growth for the industry that propelled last year’s...

Asia stocks gain as trade fears subside; yen falls

Stocks in Asia followed their U.S. counterparts higher on signs that an escalation of trade tensions was beginning to ease. The yen slipped and...

Asia stocks slip, yen gains amid political turmoil

A rally in Asian stocks petered out on Friday, and the yen climbed, as investors considered the implications of continuing personnel turmoil in the...

Asian stocks mixed ahead of US data; yen steady

Asian equity traders adopted a cautious tone Tuesday, March 13, following a dip in US stocks, with focus turning to a U.S. inflation report...

Stocks in Asia rally after US jobs; yen in focus

Asian stocks gained as trade-war concerns took a backseat to economic optimism following a U.S. jobs report Friday that showed the American economy continued...

Asian stocks gain as trade worries ease; yields higher

Asian stocks rallied after a second session of gains in the U.S. signaled investor concerns about a potential trade war in wake of President...

Asia policy makers rethink inflation amid epic e-commerce boom

Inflation is getting a fresh look in Asia. Nowhere is the global e-commerce wave having more of an impact right now than in Asia, where...

Asian markets finish week on a high

HONG KONG -- Asian markets ended the week on a positive note following the lead from Wall Street, with energy firms lifted by a...