SKorea leader says Tokyo's trade curbs will hurt Japan more

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In his strongest comments yet on a growing trade dispute, South Korea's president urged Japan on Monday to lift recently tightened controls on high-tech exports to South Kore...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise at midday on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Major indexes are moving higher in midday trading on Wall Street as ga...

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...

Japan-S. Korea relations continue to deteriorate over Tokyo's export restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japan is looking to curb the export of materials vital to South Korean chipmakers, potentially causing a supply crisis for Korean tech giants. Japan has announced new restri...

US stocks fall in early trading, extending recent losses

Technology and industrial companies helped pull stocks lower on Wall Street in early trading Tuesday, extending losses from a day earlier. The broad slide marked the third straight d...

Intel, Rio Tinto fall; Deutsche Bank, NorthStar Realty rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Bank of America Corp., up 21 cents to $29.26 Financial stocks bucked the overall downwa...

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street record on trade truce

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street's benchmark hit a new high following the latest truce in the costly U.S.-Chinese trade war. Tokyo and Sydney ro...

Taiwan chipmakers set to benefit from Japanese export ban targeting South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s semiconductor manufacturers are poised to benefit from the ban imposed by Japan on exports to South Korea that target chip companies. On Monday (July 1),...

Stocks open July with a rally on US-China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street applauded a cease-fire in the U.S. trade war with China and opened trading in July with a bang. The S&P 500 index opened on track for a record high an...

Taiwan's MediaTek ranked 4th largest IC designer worldwide, Novatek No. 8

Taipei (CNA) - MediaTek Inc., a smartphone chip designer from Taiwan, was the fourth largest integrated circuit designer worldwide in the first quarter of this year, as the company saw its revenue ris...

Stocks mostly rise as investors push to break losing streak

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in early trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors pushed to break a four-day losing streak. The broader market has been having a wobbl...

Stocks rise amid fresh hopes for a US-China trade deal

Technology companies led stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading Wednesday amid fresh optimism among investors that the U.S. and China are making progress toward a deal to resolve their costly t...

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...

US blacklists 5 Chinese groups working in supercomputing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is blacklisting five Chinese organizations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as justification for denyin...

Stocks pull back slightly after hitting record

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading on Wall Street Friday as investors hit the brakes on a fast-moving market that reached a record high a day earlier. Health ca...