China has sacked a senior provincial official and is probing a former top drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd, which again warned it could be delisted over the scandal.
Malaysia cut its full-year growth forecast and reported much slower second-quarter expansion yesterday, as the country reviews mega projects and tackles a massive debt left by the previous government.
Foreign-exchange traders are always scanning the globe for signs of government intervention in the market - but it’s rare for them to suspect the world’s reserve currency as a candidate.
Business confidence among Japanese manufacturers was at its highest in seven months in August thanks to a firm global economy, a Reuters poll showed yesterday, but the service sector’s mood hit its lowest since 2016, casting doubt on the robustness of domestic demand.
US consumer sentiment fell to an 11-month low in early August, with households expressing concerns about the rising cost of living, potentially signalling a slowdown in consumer spending.
US and European stocks wobbled yesterday on investor concerns over Turkey and the ongoing trade war between China and the United States.
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Takahiro Hayashi won his first nationwide title in shogi - Japanese chess - while still in high school, and by the age of 22, he was the world amateur champion. His coaches were urging him to turn pro.
Amazon.com Inc is in the running to acquire Landmark Theatres, a move that would vault the e-commerce giant into the brick-and-mortar cinema industry, according to people familiar with the situation.
BoJ seen allowing greater stock moves without intervention; analysts think BoJ has begun tapering stock purchases; BoJ has already tapered bond buying from ¥80tn target
The lira has lost nearly 40% of its value against the dollar this year, hit by both the diplomatic rift and investor alarm.