BERLIN Business morale held steady in Germany in September, propped up by consumer spending and construction, a survey showed, to leave the country on track for further growth even if a uncertain global economic outlook worsens.
SINGAPORE Somebody is going to be wrong on the outlook for the crude oil price, as the market cannot be well-supplied and increasingly tight at the same time.
SINGAPORE World oil demand will peak at 104.4 million barrels per day (bpd) in the mid-2030s, up from just below 100 million bpd currently, as new technologies gradually eat into oil use, China's Unipec said on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG For three whirlwind days in June, U.S. scientist Zhi Hong went shopping at the Boston Bio Conference to find drugs to fill the pipeline of his two-week-old drug company.
SHANGHAI China will cut import and export costs for foreign firms, Premier Li Keqiang said in comments posted by the central government on Sunday, as the world's second largest economy looks to promote an image of being open for business.
SEOUL/TOKYO A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machines tools are moving to shift production from China to other factories in the region in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports.
NEW YORK An overhaul of Wall Street's technology and media sectors coincided with the quarterly expiration of futures and options, bringing a burst of volume to trading late on Friday that could continue in the days that follow.
India’s benchmark indices ended near two-month lows after an extremely volatile session on Friday triggered by panic selling in NBFCs, particularly housing finance firms, on fears of debt default.
SHANGHAI The value of China's trade with North Korea in the January-to-August period tumbled 57.8 percent from a year earlier to $1.51 billion, Chinese customs data showed on Sunday.
WASHINGTON The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing's response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior White House official said on Friday. | Video
MUMBAI Indian authorities sought to calm financial markets on Monday but investors paid little heed as fears that the nation's non-banking financial sector is facing a credit crunch led to declines in domestic bonds, stocks and the rupee, adding to losses suffered in a selloff on Friday.