China (PRC)

Trump’s trade ‘extortion’ won’t work, China state media says

Trump’s trade ‘extortion’ won’t work, China state media says

Published 06/08/2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Monday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies in an unusually personal attack, and sought to [more…]

HSBC first-half pretax profit rises 4.6 percent, second quarter…

HSBC first-half pretax profit rises 4.6 percent, second quarter…

Published 06/08/2018

HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) said on Monday its pretax profit rose 4.6 percent for the first half of the year, as [more…]

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

Published 06/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. government debt supply will likely continue to boom, but bond market investors seem to be taking it in stride. The [more…]

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Published 06/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares pared gains on Monday as Chinese stocks swung into negative territory, driven lower by the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war, though [more…]

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Every time an image of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on TV in South Korea, 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran Chung Seung-jin solemnly [more…]

China state media attacks Trump on trade in unusually harsh terms

China state media attacks Trump on trade in unusually harsh terms

Published 06/08/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s state media on Monday lashed out at the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump in an unusually direct attack, accusing him [more…]

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Published 05/08/2018

ABOARD U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday played down an exchange of contentious remarks with North Korea on [more…]

TSMC says third-quarter revenue hit by computer virus

TSMC says third-quarter revenue hit by computer virus

Published 05/08/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A computer virus outbreak has hit third-quarter results at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd, the world’s largest contract chipmaker, the company said [more…]

Huawei in British spotlight over use of U.S. firm’s software

Huawei in British spotlight over use of U.S. firm’s software

Published 05/08/2018

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies is facing increased scrutiny in Britain because it is using an aging software component sold by a firm based [more…]