Asian markets rise on fresh optimism over the long-running China-US trade talks

Asian markets rise on fresh optimism over the long-running China-US trade talks

Asian markets rose Monday on fresh optimism over the long-running China-US trade talks after Beijing offered an olive branch on the key issue of intellectual property, while Donald Trump hailed progress on the agreement. Hong Kong stocks led the regional advance with pro-democracy parties on course for a landslide in local elections that could put […]

Asia stocks mostly up on US jobs but growth, trade fears persist

Asia stocks mostly up on US jobs but growth, trade fears persist

Most markets rose in Asia Monday after a mixed US jobs report eased worries about a recession in the world’s top economy by maintained expectations the Federal Reserve will press ahead with more interest rate cuts. However, there was some nervousness after reports said China had cut back on the number of areas it is […]

Top Asian Stocks to Own Now

Top Asian Stocks to Own Now

Top Asian Stocks to Own Now E-commerce powerhouses in China are extremely bullish about strengthening trade ties and invigorating economic activities in economies along the Belt and Road Initiative, industry observers said. They said that as fast-growing mobile and internet usage propels consumer spending, an ever-widening array of “Made in China” items will be at […]