Financial Markets

China shares lifted by stimulus hopes, optimism on trade

Jan 21, 2019

China shares gain on hopes for more stimulus, progress on trade

Asian markets advance on optimism over China-US trade

Jan 21, 2019

Asian markets advance on optimism over China-US trade, despite weaker Chinese growth data

Survey: Workers trust their employer over other institutions

Jan 21, 2019

An annual survey shows people view their employer as the most trusted institution in their lives, with less trust seen in governments and businesses overall

Zimbabwe president to return home after deadly turmoil

Jan 20, 2019

Zimbabwe's president says he will return, skip World Economic Forum after deadly turmoil

Zimbabwe's president says he will return home, skip World Economic Forum after week of deadly turmoil

Jan 20, 2019

Zimbabwe's president says he will return home, skip World Economic Forum after week of deadly turmoil

Lebanon uses Arab summit to call for Syrian refugees' return

Jan 20, 2019

Lebanon is using an Arab economic summit to call for the return of Syrian refugees to safe areas of their war-torn country, where the nearly eight-year civil war is still underway despite a recent series of government victories

Facing populist assault, global elites regroup in Davos

Jan 20, 2019

Global elites gather in Davos amid populist assault, accusations they haven't done 'diddly squat'

UN organizing national conference in Libya in coming weeks

Jan 19, 2019

The U.N. envoy for Libya says the United Nations is seeking to bring Libyans together in the coming weeks to agree on a national agenda to rebuild the fractured north African nation and spell out the path to elections

UN chief: Venezuela's crisis can be solved if rivals talk

Jan 18, 2019

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Venezuela's crisis can only be solved with an inclusive political agreement based on "a serious dialogue" between the government and opposition.

Stocks keep climbing as hopes for US-China trade deal rise

Jan 18, 2019

U.S. stocks surge to their fourth weekly gain in a row as investors grow more optimistic about trade talks between the U.S. and China

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