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January 26, 2016
opec

LONDON: Senior OPEC and Russian oil industry officials stepped up vague talk on Monday of possible joint action to... More ››

January 26, 2016
ford

NEW YORK: US auto giant Ford announced Monday it will withdraw from Japan and Indonesia due to a weak... More ››

January 25, 2016
wo7

LONDON: Oil prices fell 3 percent on Monday as Iraq announced record-high oil production feeding into a heavily oversupplied... More ››

January 25, 2016
airasiax-engine

TEHRAN: AirAsiaX, the long haul subsidiary of Malaysia’s AirAsia, said on Monday it was looking at restoring flights to... More ››

January 25, 2016
lion-air

JAKARTA: Airline group Lion Air could go public as early as next year if Indonesia’s economy recovers, its founder... More ››

January 25, 2016
oil

SINGAPORE: Oil prices extended their rally in Asia Monday buoyed by hopes of extra stimulus measures in the eurozone... More ››

January 25, 2016
lagarde-davos2

More significantly, China, South Korea and Mexico signaled in Davos they would support Lagarde, ensuring there would be no... More ››

January 25, 2016
indo-rice

JAKARTA: Indonesian agriculture officials routinely inflate rice harvest data to present a rosy picture to the government and keep... More ››

January 25, 2016
yuan

SHANGHAI: As a slick slide presentation runs for the well-heeled investors jammed into the banqueting hall of Shanghai’s Renaissance... More ››

January 25, 2016
investor-asia

SINGAPORE: Some investors who mistakenly sensed a bottom in Asian markets in late 2015 will be shy to see... More ››

January 25, 2016
japan

TOKYO: Falling energy prices helped shrink Japan’s annual trade deficit by 78 percent in 2015, while a weaker yen... More ››

January 24, 2016
moody's

LONDON: Moody’s has placed 175 oil, gas and mining companies on review for a downgrade due to a prolonged... More ››

January 24, 2016
unicorn-feature

Venture-backed startups globally saw a 30 percent drop in funding in the fourth quarter to $27.2 billion, according to... More ››

January 24, 2016
giza-pyramids-with-tourists

MADRID: Arab nations are looking to Chinese visitors to revive their tourism sectors, battered by security fears, and also... More ››

January 24, 2016
oil-rises

NEW YORK: The oil market’s roller-coaster ride this year is not over yet, technical analysts warned on Friday, with... More ››

January 24, 2016
davos

DAVOS: Angela Merkel was missing from Davos this year, but the German leader’s optimistic mantra “we can do this”... More ››

January 24, 2016
lagarde-davos

DAVOS: Financial markets need more clarity on how Chinese authorities are managing their currency, particularly the relationship of the... More ››

| January 23, 2016
Schlumberger_

Schlumberger Ltd Chief Executive Paal Kibsgaard said a “significant” recovery in oilfield activity was not expected until 2017, and... More ››

January 23, 2016
VW3_

FRANKFURT: Many of Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) managers and staff dealing with emissions problems in the engine-development department knew about test... More ››

January 23, 2016
google_

Google, now part of Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O), agreed to pay 130 million pounds ($185.39 million) in back taxes in... More ››

January 22, 2016
oil

SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose in Asia Friday after the European Central Bank (ECB) signalled further stimulus measures to help... More ››

January 22, 2016
yuan

SHANGHAI: China has no intention to devalue its currency, the country’s vice president Li Yuanchao has said, following a... More ››

January 22, 2016
reuters-2

NEW YORK: The euro slipped against the dollar Thursday after the European Central Bank signaled further stimulus could soon... More ››

January 22, 2016
google-adsense

SAN FRANCISCO: Google revealed on Thursday that it sidelined more than 780 million ads deemed rude, dishonest or dangerous... More ››

January 22, 2016
boeing-campus

NEW YORK: Boeing said Thursday it would cut back production of its freight workhorse 747-8 aircraft by half as... More ››

January 22, 2016
lagarde

WASHINGTON: Christine Lagarde garnered strong backing from Europe Thursday for a second mandate as IMF managing director. With her... More ››

January 21, 2016
jokowi

JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo broke ground Thursday on the country’s first ever bullet train line, heralding the project... More ››

January 21, 2016
kuwait-city

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said Thursday that the Gulf country plans to cut heavy subsidies... More ››

January 21, 2016
yuan

SINGAPORE: Speculators who believe that China will soon devalue the yuan are placing their bets through the currency’s cheaper... More ››

January 21, 2016
oil-asia

SINGAPORE: Oil rose in Asia Thursday, giving a much-needed breather to the battered crude market, but traders remain on... More ››

January 21, 2016
china-volatile-market

HONG KONG: Asian stocks rallied along with oil and high-yielding currencies in early trade Thursday, providing some respite from... More ››

January 21, 2016
lagarde

WASHINGTON: The IMF will Thursday open formal nominations for the next term of the managing director, with current chief... More ››

January 21, 2016
tpp

"Following signature, all 12 countries will be able to begin their respective domestic ratification processes and will have up... More ››

January 21, 2016
oil price

Lower oil prices benefit some leading economies, such as India and Japan, as well as US consumers, even as... More ››

January 21, 2016
china-stock-market

LONDON: Global stocks suffered another rout Wednesday as New York oil prices slid to fresh 12-year lows under $27,... More ››

January 20, 2016
robots_

DAVOS: Implantable mobile phones. 3D-printed organs for transplant. Clothes and reading-glasses connected to the Internet. Such things may be... More ››

January 20, 2016
BUSINESS-1

MOSCOW: The ruble hit a historic low on Wednesday as the dollar climbed past the 80.1 rubles level for... More ››

January 20, 2016
IMF

WASHINGTON: The tide of Middle East refugees should boost European economic growth over the short term, but their longer-term... More ››

January 20, 2016
khazanah

KUALA LUMPUR: An investment group led by Malaysia’s state fund Khazanah Nasional has invested $160 million in Hong Kong-based... More ››

January 20, 2016
china+gulf

RIYADH: China and the oil-dependent Gulf monarchies said Wednesday they would accelerate talks on a free trade deal which... More ››

January 20, 2016
netflix

NEW YORK: Netflix Inc’s aggressive push into international markets won more customers than the video streaming service and its... More ››

January 20, 2016
china

PARIS: Slowing growth in the Chinese economy carries major risks for emerging markets, and a drop in global trade... More ››

January 20, 2016
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asian market

HONG KONG: Asian markets resumed their downward spiral Wednesday with the previous day’s China-fuelled rally effectively wiped out by... More ››

January 20, 2016
oil-down

The EIA said Tuesday oil prices are set to fall further this year as supply vastly exceeds demand, with... More ››

January 20, 2016
business-district

Asian firms now make up more than half of the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index, a benchmark for... More ››

January 20, 2016
unemployment

The figures also made clear that employment rates have not recovered from the financial crash of 2008, as 27... More ››

January 19, 2016
oil-rises

LONDON: Oil prices rose more than 5 percent on Tuesday as investors viewed bullish Chinese oil demand data as... More ››

January 19, 2016
54869_china_

China’s crude steel output fell last year for the first time since 1981, official figures and reports said Tuesday,... More ››

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