World shares mixed as China reports economy slowed in 2Q

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mixed Monday after China reported that its economy grew at the slowest pace since 2009 in the last quarter, leading investors to opt for caution despite Friday's recor...

Asian shares mixed as China reports economy slowed in 2Q

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday, with gains in Chinese markets on hopes for fresh stimulus measures after the government reported that the economy grew at the slowest pace in a deca...

Hong Kong protests augur murky outlook for financial hub

HONG KONG (AP) — It’s still the world’s “freest” economy, one of the biggest global financial centers and a scenic haven for tycoons and tourists, but the waves of protes...

Asian shares mostly higher after Wall St sets new records

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after a turbulent day on Wall Street ended with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 27,000 for the first time. J...

Asian shares advance after Fed signals US rate cut likely

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares rose Thursday in Asia, tracking gains on Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the U.S. central bank is ready to cut interest rates for the first tim...

Tensions over history, North keep Japan, South Korea at odds

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and South Korea, two major U.S. allies, are again at odds, this time over Tokyo's decision to tighten controls on exports of sensitive materials that are mainly used in computer chi...

Asian shares mixed after US benchmarks hit record highs

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after major U.S. indexes hit fresh record highs, buoyed by the easing of trade tensions between the U.S. and China. The detente rea...

Asian shares mostly lower after fresh S&P 500 record high

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday as the euphoria from President Donald Trump's truce with China's Xi Jinping on trade faded. The retreat followed yet anothe...

G-20 leaders clash over values, face calls to protect growth

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — World leaders attending a Group of 20 summit in Japan that began Friday are clashing over the values that have served for decades as the foundation of their cooperation as th...

Asian shares waver ahead of Trump-Xi meet at Osaka G-20

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were wavering in Asia on Monday as investors watched for movement in the China-U.S. trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping planned for la...

Asian shares retreat after S&P 500 hits fresh record close

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Friday after a broad rally for stocks drove the S&P 500 index to an all-time high, as weak manufacturing data from Japan helped dampen investor sentiment...

Asian shares gain, Shanghai up 2.4%, on Fed rate cut talk

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares are higher with the Shanghai benchmark up 2.4% on hopes that a meeting between President Donald Trump and his counterpart Xi Jinping next week might help ease trade tension...

As Hong Kong protests quiet down, what's next?

HONG KONG (AP) — All but a handful of protesters in Hong Kong have gone home, but the crisis that brought hundreds of thousands into the streets to oppose an extradition bill is far from over. ...

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city government headquarters after...

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who stayed near the city government headquarters after ma...