Published: Oct 01, 2021
After a monthlong, surprisingly competitive race for Japans new leader, the contest ended predictably: Fumio Kishida, the most experienced, most middle-of-the-road candidate, is set to become Japans 100th prime minister.
Published: Mar 02, 2020
The novel coronavirus continued its march around the globe Monday, despite travel restrictions aimed at curtailing its spread, but hopes of a coordinated monetary response by central banks lifted world markets following last week's heavy losses.
Published: Jun 19, 2019
Asian markets rallied Wednesday after Donald Trump hailed "very good" phone talks with Xi Jinping and said the two would meet at the G20 next week, renewing hopes of a deal to end a painful China-US trade war that has jolted the global economy.
Published: Dec 11, 2018
Asian equities struggled again Tuesday despite a bounce in New York as investors fret over a perfect storm of issues that have hammered global markets, while the pound remained stuck around 20-year lows on Brexit uncertainty.
Published: Nov 08, 2018
Asian markets climbed Thursday, building on a global rally as investors bet that gridlock in Washington will clip Donald Trump's wings, preventing him from driving through measures that would likely push up US interest rates.