Emerging-market equities post longest rally in a year

2019-01-21 06:51

Emerging-market equities rose for a fourth week last week as signs of easing trade tensions supported the appetite for riskier assets. Currencies dropped amid a stronger dollar.

Asian markets retreat after rally, strong yen hits Tokyo

2019-01-10 08:02

Asian markets turned south Thursday as investors took a breather after rallying this week on optimism over China-US trade talks and the Federal Reserve's softer tone on interest rates.

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2018-10-17 19:00

Why are the French so in love with Volkswagen? Why are Tanzanian's seeking Lambos? Check out the most searched for car brands in the world.

Honda profits jump on strong car and motorcycle sales

2018-07-31 09:22

Honda says its profits jumped 17.8% in the latest quarter, driven by strong car sales in North America and motorcycle sales in Asia.

Globalisation thrives in Asia as export revival buoys growth

2017-08-07 09:33

For all the talk of globalisation’s retreat amid the mercantilist rhetoric of Donald Trump, it’s proving to be a very different story in Asia.

Asian markets reverse losses as Trump agrees talks on free trade deal

2017-04-27 10:05

Most Asian markets have reversed earlier losses as the US said it would renegotiate its free-trade deal with Canada and Mexico, soothing fears of a trade war.

Philippines' Duterte calls European critics 'crazies'

2017-03-20 12:15

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte describes European lawmakers as "crazies" in a salty-tongued rebuttal to criticism of his deadly drug war, while vowing again that all traffickers will be killed.

SA's debt to GDP highest among emerging market peers - report

2016-09-26 09:23

South Africa's debt per capita is much higher than the average of its emerging market peers, says the latest Allianz Global Wealth report.

Asia markets down ahead of Fed

2016-04-27 11:11

Apple's suppliers have been among the big losers in Asian markets, while overall trading was tentative before a Fed announcement.

Shaky China, Asia surveys leave outlook vulnerable

2015-10-01 08:53

Factories in Asia has cut more jobs as domestic and export demand shrivelled, adding to fears that cooling growth in China will jeopardize a fragile global recovery.


Volkswagen Group sets new all-time record for most car sales

2019-01-14 09:29

With 10.83-million vehicles delivered throughout the world, 0.9% more than in 2017, the Volkswagen Group set an all-time record.

Hong Kong leads Asia markets down as 2019 starts on sour note

2019-01-02 08:16

Asian markets sank Wednesday, starting the new year by extending a slide that made 2018 the worst in a decade, with investors jolted by data reinforcing weakness in China's economy.

Asian markets mostly up as dealers take China tariffs in stride

2018-08-09 15:53

Asian investors have largely brushed off China's tit-for-tat response to Donald Trump's latest tariff threats, with most markets rising.

Tokyo stocks lead Asia higher in thin holiday trade

2018-03-30 12:39

Japanese stocks have led the way in Asia, climbing higher following a rally on Wall Street but the majority of Asian markets are closed for the Easter holiday.

Rags-to-riches tennis coach shows power of consumer shares

2017-06-22 14:03

Rags-to-riches stories like Samak’s are key to some of the biggest equity gains in emerging markets.

Asian markets sink with Wall St after Fed minutes

2017-04-06 15:18

Asian markets have turned lower, tracking a sell-off on Wall Street as investors were spooked by Federal Reserve minutes showing it is mulling a plan to tighten monetary policy.

Africa the 'last frontier' for South East Asian traders

2016-11-09 19:11

Member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations want to strengthen ties with the African region.

WWF urges closure of all tiger farms

2016-07-28 22:13

The World Wildlife Fund has called on Asian states to close their tiger farms to boost efforts against the black-market trade in animal parts.

Chinese stocks rally, soothed by central bank

2016-02-28 14:29

Chinese stocks have rallied, after the head of the central bank sought to soothe investors' concerns over the flagging economy and depreciation currency.

Asian economies expected to bend, not break

2015-08-25 09:00

The world market turmoil bears ominous similarities to the contagion that has laid Asian economies to waste beginning in 1997: pressure on regional currencies.

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