Chinese premier urges guard of free trade on Singapore visit

SINGAPORE (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed the need for free trade on Monday, as he drew similarities between his country and Singapore, a bustling regional hub. "China and...

Singapore, Malaysia renew ties as historic rival surfaces

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore's leader vowed Monday to strengthen ties with Malaysia, which is now led by a historic rival following a game-changing election. Singapore Prime Minister L...

Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Monday ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: J...

Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Monday ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: J...

Asian shares rally on US midterms, soothing fears of shifts

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections went as expected, soothing fears of a sudden shift on trade and economic policies. KEEP...

Malaysia's Anwar says wanted 1MDB suspect to get fair trial

SINGAPORE (AP) — Leading Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says a fugitive tycoon accused of ransacking a state investment fund will be given a fair trial, while hinting that more former officials co...

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled Monday as traders feared that President Donald Trump only reported progress in trade talks with China to score political points as the U.S. midterm elections dra...

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled Monday as traders feared that President Donald Trump only reported progress in trade talks with China to score political points as the U.S. midterm elections dra...

Asian shares mixed on doubts over Chinese stimulus

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed Thursday as traders wondered if the Chinese government could shore up its economy without weakening the yuan as manufacturing slows. KEEPING...

Asian shares climb on strong US earnings; BOJ stands pat

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose on Wednesday after big American companies reported strong earnings for the third quarter, soothing fears that rising interest rates may deter corporate investment. ...

Asian stocks rally as weaker yuan eases fear of more tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday as traders took the weaker yuan as a sign that Chinese exports can remain competitive even if a trade dispute with Washington heats up. ...

Asian markets mixed on caution over costs from tariff hikes

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets turned mixed on Wednesday as traders mulled over the impact of tariffs on corporate America, after big industrial companies admitted that they were facing rising costs. ...

Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders mulled over the impact of tariffs on corporate America, after big industrial companies admitted that they were facing rising costs. ...

Asian shares tumble as Chinese growth concerns sink in

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks slid on Tuesday as worries about softening Chinese growth rattled investors, following a rally that was not picked up by Wall Street overnight. KEEPING ...

Asian stocks gain after Chinese assurances over slowdown

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets advanced Monday, lifted by Chinese benchmarks after officials put a positive spin on the country's slowing economy. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composi...