Financial Markets

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war

Greek fashion firms revitalize centuries-old silk tradition

Sep 29, 2019

Greece's financial crisis nearly snuffed out the country's centuries-old silk manufacturing tradition, but the end of the crippling recession has raised demand for fashion products and silk produced by a remote border town

China releases more pork from reserve to cool prices

Sep 26, 2019

China is releasing more pork from stockpiles to help cool surging prices ahead of next week's celebration of the Communist Party's 70th anniversary in power.

Financial Services

Fed's odd dilemma: Low unemployment but pressure to do more

Oct 8, 2019

The Fed's odd dilemma: Ultra-low unemployment and inflation but pressure to do more

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fact-challenged week over impeachment

Oct 5, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Facts are getting lost as Trump turns to a familiar playbook to defend against an impeachment inquiry

China central bank says no plans for big economic stimulus

Sep 24, 2019

China's central banker: Policy will be 'stable and healthy,' suggesting no plans to join US, Europe in rate cut

Investment Management

Ivanka Trump meets with female entrepreneurs in Argentina

Sep 5, 2019

Ivanka Trump has met with female entrepreneurs in the Argentine province of Jujuy as part of her five-day tour of South America

Montreal group supports idea of sharing Rays with Tampa Bay

Jun 26, 2019

The leader of a group working to bring baseball back to Montreal says the city is willing to support and share the Tampa Bay Rays

The Latest: US investor under house arrest denied waiver

Jun 7, 2019

A U.S. investor under house arrest on embezzlement charges was denied a waiver to attend Russia's main business forum.

International Investing

UK currency volatile as investors try to gauge Brexit risks

Sep 3, 2019

The pound has touched its lowest level against the dollar since 1985, excluding a brief "flash crash" in 2016 that may have been caused by technical glitches

UK found to be hottest investment destination despite Brexit

Apr 15, 2019

Britain found to be top destination for foreign investment despite Brexit as companies prepare for change.

China, EU agree to strengthen trade relationship

Apr 9, 2019

China and the European Union have agreed to strengthen their trade relationship

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