US stock indexes churn as investors gird for higher rates

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes churned in early trading Friday, with high-dividend stocks falling and tech stocks rising, after a surprisingly strong jobs report pushed investors to gird for highe...

Japan considers micro-satellites to observe China’s navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese government is mulling over a proposal to launch numerous micro-satellites to observe Chinese activity around the Diaoyutai Islands and South China Sea, Japane...

US stocks rise again as trade worries take back seat

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed with other markets on Monday as worries about trade tensions between the United States and the rest of the world took a back seat. The world's two...

AGC and Ubiquitous Energy Announce Strategic Development Agreement for Transparent Solar Glass

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2018--AGC (AGC Asahi Glass), the world’s largest producer of flat glass, has entered into a strategic development agreement with Ubiquitous Energy, the l...

Asian stocks mixed over befuddling US trade stance

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday, as White House statements on trade left investors divided on whether the administration was interested in soothing tensions with China. ...

Stocks turn higher as trade-war worries ease

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks turned higher Wednesday after fears about an economy-rattling trade war stepped down a notch. The Trump administration indicated it's shifting away from a plan...

Taipei 27th priciest city in the world for expats: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei is now the 27th most expensive city in the world for expatriates as the city's cost of living exceeds the big cities in Europe and the U.S., ...

AGC and Kinestral Technologies Establish Joint Venture Companies to Sell and Service Halio™ Smart-Tinting Glass

HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--Kinestral Technologies, maker of Halio™ smart-tinting glass technologies, and AGC, the world’s largest manufacturer of flat glass, today announced that ...

US stocks sink with other markets as trade worries rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell with other markets around the world on Friday after the Trump administration announced tariffs on $50 billion of imports from China, raising the possibility of an esca...

Asian stocks mixed after ECB announcement, US data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus. ...

Strong retail sales help lift US stocks early

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks ticked higher Thursday after Europe's central bank became the latest to spell out how it will close the spigot on the emergency stimulus it's flooded the market with in rec...

Asian stocks higher after Wall Street gains

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday following a rally on Wall Street as remarks by a European Central Bank board member eased worries about the new Italian government's spendin...

Stocks, interest rates and dollar climb on strong job report

NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 was on pace to erase its losses from earlier in the week, and interest rates climbed after a report on Friday showed that the strengthening U.S. job market remains on c...

New Taiwan Dollar depreciates quickly amid economic uncertainty in Spain and Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— As the United States dollar continues to rise, the exchange rate of the New Taiwan Dollar against the US dollar was NT$30.010 on May 30, a depreciation of 2.20 points,...

Fired coach Halilhodzic suing Japanese football association

TOKYO (AP) — Vahid Halilhodzic is suing the Japanese football association and its president Kozo Tashima after he was fired as national coach just two months before the World Cup. Li...