Global stocks fall again on fear of virus impact on economy

Global stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading fears over the impact of the new coronavirus, with some indexes...
12:50 28 February 2022

Asia stocks tumble on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Asian stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening an global rout after Wall Street endured ...
6:16 28 February 2022

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises to record

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed Thursday in Asia after Wall Street recovered to record highs, but worries persist about d...
4:42 20 February 2022

Qantas cuts flights to Asia amid virus outbreak

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s Qantas announced Thursday it will slash flights to Asia as the coronavirus crisis cuts into th...
3:44 20 February 2022

Asian stocks rebound from early losses as virus toll grows

Shares rebounded in Asia on Friday after an early sell-off, though Japan's benchmark declined as investors reacted to news of a growing number of case...
5:31 14 February 2022

Asian shares rise despite worries about virus outbreak

TOKYO — Asian shares were higher Wednesday, although the outbreak of a new virus in the region continued to weigh on investor sentiments.
3:20 12 February 2022

Asian stock markets retreat after surge on China tariff cut

Asian stock markets retreated Friday following a surge after China announced a tariff cut on U.S. imports.
4:38 7 February 2022

Virus impact: Airlines extend flights suspensions

BEIJING — Airlines are extending their suspension of flights to mainland China, while more retailers are putting an estimate on the economic damage th...
14:22 6 February 2022

World shares rise, Shanghai up 1.3%, as China boosts market

BANGKOK — Global stocks rallied Tuesday and Wall Street appeared set to open higher after China's central bank provided further support to markets to ...
13:24 4 February 2022

Asia shares gain, Shanghai up slightly after Wall St rebound

BANGKOK — Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, with the Shanghai Composite up 0.2% after a rebound on Wall Street overnight.
4:27 4 February 2022

Delta, American and United suspend flights between US, China

NEW YORK — Delta Air Lines and American Airlines said Friday they will suspend all flights between the U.S. and China, making them the first U.S.-base...
18:47 31 January 2022

More airlines drop flights to China as virus spreads

BANGKOK — British Airways halted all flights to China and American Airlines suspended Los Angeles flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing as efforts ...
18:33 29 January 2022

For businesses, virus in China fans fear and uncertainty

China’s worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty for businesses from North America to Asia that depend on trade in the affected r...
23:01 24 January 2022

Global stocks slide on growing concern about China virus

BEIJING — Stock and oil prices fell Tuesday as concern about the potential impact of a Chinese disease outbreak increased and a rating agency cut Hong...
13:28 21 January 2022

Global stocks inspired by US rally, hopes for Chinese growth

Global stocks rose Friday, seemingly buoyed by high spirits on Wall Street, as new data suggested China's economic slowdown may have stabilized and Wa...
12:53 17 January 2022

Asian shares mixed after signing of China-US trade pact

Share prices were mixed Thursday in moderate trading in Asia after the U.S. and China signed a preliminary trade agreement that investors hope will br...
4:42 16 January 2022

Asian shares decline on revived jitters over trade deal

BANGKOK — Shares retreated in Asia on Wednesday as conflicting reports raised concerns over the likely outcome of a trade deal to be signed by the U.S...
7:58 15 January 2022

Global markets subdued ahead of US-China trade pact signing

BEIJING — Global stock markets were subdued Monday ahead of the signing of an interim U.S.-Chinese trade pact and as concerns about U.S.-Iranian tensi...
12:32 13 January 2022

Global stocks, oil prices stabilize as Iran anxiety eases

BEIJING — Global stock markets and oil prices edged up Thursday as anxiety over potential U.S.-Iranian armed conflict eased.
12:54 9 January 2022

Oil up, stocks down after Iran missile attack on US troops

BEIJING — Oil prices rose and global stock markets fell Wednesday after Iran fired missiles at U.S. bases in Iraq in retaliation for the killing of an...
9:03 8 January 2022

Tesla delivers first Chinese-made Model 3 to customers

BEIJING — Tesla's Shanghai factory delivered its first cars to customers Monday and chief executive Elon Musk said the electric automaker plans to set...
10:06 7 January 2022

Oil prices surge, stocks slip after US kills Iran general

BEIJING — Oil prices surged and most major global stock markets declined Friday after an Iranian general was killed by U.S. forces in Iraq.
12:45 3 January 2022

World shares decline as record-breaking year winds down

TOKYO — Stocks slipped globally in quiet New Year's Eve trading Tuesday with many markets closed. Wall Street could close 2019 with back-to-back daily...
13:05 31 December 2022

Asian shares track Wall Street retreat as year winds down

TOKYO — Asian shares were lower in quiet New Year's Eve trading, with many markets closed. Tuesday's declines tracked a broad retreat overnight on Wal...
4:17 31 December 2022

Global shares mixed as investors eye NKorea, China-US trade

TOKYO — Global shares were mixed Monday as Chinese benchmarks surged on expectations of lower financing costs following a policy decision by the count...
13:57 30 December 2022

Global stocks mixed, Wall Street rises amid trade optimism

BEIJING — Global stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street rose amid optimism that U.S.-Chinese trade relations are improving.
8:42 27 December 2022

Japan stocks lower, China little-changed on Christmas Day

BEIJING — Japanese stock prices declined and Chinese markets were little-changed Wednesday while trading in most other Asian economies was closed for ...
8:55 25 December 2021

Global stocks dip after Trump impeachment vote

BEIJING — Global stock markets mostly dipped Thursday after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump and the central ...
13:23 19 December 2021

Asian shares mixed after Wall Street hits new record highs

TOKYO — Asian shares meandered Wednesday after Wall Street logged fresh record highs, but investor optimism about an interim U.S.-China trade deal ann...
4:33 18 December 2021

Stocks mostly rise on Chinese report, US-China trade deal

BEIJING — Global stock markets mostly rose Monday on a positive economic report from China, last week's long-awaited U.S.-Chinese trade deal, and grea...
13:43 16 December 2021