Economy

Police storm Papua New Guinea Parliament for APEC summit pay

Nov 20, 2018

A lawmaker says disgruntled police and prison guards have stormed Papua New Guinea's Parliament in a violent pay dispute stemming from an international summit hosted by the impoverished South Pacific nation over the weekend

US stocks take sharp losses as tech, internet companies drop

Nov 19, 2018

US stocks are falling as technology and internet companies take more losses and Amazon leads a steep drop among retailers as investors react to tensions between the US and China at a Pacific Rim conference

Vietnam and Russia aim to triple bilateral trade by 2020

Nov 19, 2018

The prime ministers of Vietnam and Russia have agreed to nearly triple their countries' two-way trade to $10 billion by 2020 from $3.55 billion last year

Asian shares mostly up cheered by Wall Street buying spree

Nov 19, 2018

Asian shares are mostly higher after a buying spree on Wall Street kept up investor optimism into a new week, despite continuing worries about trade tensions

California utility shares rise as regulator calms investors

Nov 16, 2018

Shares of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. soared Friday after California's top utility regulator said his agency will help the company deal with potentially crippling liability costs from wildfires

Currency Markets

US stocks take sharp losses as tech, internet companies drop

Nov 19, 2018

US stocks are falling as technology and internet companies take more losses and Amazon leads a steep drop among retailers as investors react to tensions between the US and China at a Pacific Rim conference

Asian shares mostly up cheered by Wall Street buying spree

Nov 19, 2018

Asian shares are mostly higher after a buying spree on Wall Street kept up investor optimism into a new week, despite continuing worries about trade tensions

Retailers, tech companies weigh on US stocks; Oil prices up

Nov 16, 2018

U.S. stock indexes are down in midday trading as losses in retailers and internet and technology companies outweigh gains elsewhere in the market

Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

Nov 12, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week

US stocks edge mostly lower after a big post-election surge

Nov 8, 2018

US stocks are mostly lower Thursday as the market's big rally fades, and internet and technology companies are falling

Debt And Bond Markets

Markets Right Now: Solid earnings send US stocks higher

Oct 30, 2018

Stocks are solidly higher on Wall Street at midday after several companies released encouraging earnings reports.

Share sell-off moderates in Asia after rout on Wall Street

Oct 25, 2018

Asian shares see moderate sell-off after overnight rout on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Asian shares fall after rout on Wall St

Oct 25, 2018

Markets in Asia are moderately lower after another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street overnight

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes end a bumpy week mixed

Oct 19, 2018

U.S. stocks gave up an early rally and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued sell former favorites like retailers.

Markets Right Now: Dow falls again as industrial stocks sink

Oct 18, 2018

Stocks are closing broadly lower on Wall Street after erasing part of an earlier plunge.