Asia / Pacific

Global stocks push higher, dollar sapped by rate hike uncertainty

Global stocks push higher, dollar sapped by rate hike uncertainty

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares started the week on the front foot on Monday, amid conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-U.S. trade [more…]

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Published 19/11/2018

(Reuters) - Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani [more…]

RBI board meets amid row with government, Indian markets on guard

RBI board meets amid row with government, Indian markets on guard

Published 19/11/2018

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A Reserve Bank of India board meeting began on Monday with investors waiting to see if central bank and government policymakers could [more…]

Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans set to be pushed…

Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans set to be pushed…

Published 19/11/2018

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and [more…]

Home prices could fall in some smaller Chinese cities in 2019: Fitch

Home prices could fall in some smaller Chinese cities in 2019: Fitch

Published 19/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - Home prices in some smaller Chinese cities could fall next year as the world’s second-largest economy slows, Fitch Ratings said on Monday, [more…]

From rugby to painting, China using global stage to diminish Taiwan

From rugby to painting, China using global stage to diminish Taiwan

Published 19/11/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - All Taiwan wanted to do was to host rugby teams from around the region for a series of matches. Instead, Chinese representatives [more…]

China says will abide by WTO rules in probe of machine tools from…

China says will abide by WTO rules in probe of machine tools from…

Published 19/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s commerce ministry said on Monday it will abide by WTO rules in its anti-dumping investigation of vertical machining centers from Japan [more…]

At APEC, China, others woo Pacific with a boulevard, a Bible and a…

At APEC, China, others woo Pacific with a boulevard, a Bible and a…

Published 19/11/2018

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - After world leaders jetted out of Papua New Guinea following the acrimonious end to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, Pacific [more…]

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Monday after posting its biggest weekly drop in two months last week as investors grew cautious about the [more…]

APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

Published 19/11/2018

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - The C in APEC stands for Cooperation. But when the two biggest members are fighting a trade war and using the [more…]