Economy

US stock indexes edge higher after a big gain

Rising interest rates send US stocks tumbling

28 November 2018 – Stocks wobbled last night as large high-dividend stocks rose and smaller companies sank. Major indexes were coming off big gains the day before. Big health care...

Tokyo stocks high as Osaka wins Expo 2025 bid

Tokyo stocks high as Osaka wins Expo 2025 bid

26 November 2018 – Tokyo stocks advanced today as investors welcomed the news that Osaka was picked to host the World Exposition in 2025, lifting construction, hotel and other...

Tokyo stocks fall as tech stocks and Nissan slide

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

20 November 2018 – Tokyo stocks dropped today as technology companies receded on weakness in their U.S. counterparts and Nissan Motor fell after its Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested...

D-Day for May as draft Brexit deal prepared

D-Day For May As Draft Brexit Deal Prepared

14 November 2018 – British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to persuade her divided Cabinet today that they have a choice between backing a draft Brexit deal with the...

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

19 October 2018 – The Nikkei index briefly fell to its lowest level in around a month and a half today amid concern over the worsening of relations between Washington...

Christian Brothers Financial Services set date for Asian Investment Conference

Christian Brothers Financial Services set date for Asian Investment Conference

11 October 2018 – Christian Brothers Financial Services will host its annual Asian Investment Conference at its Hong Kong headquarters on Wednesday 21st November 2018. Christian Brothers Financial Services’...

Rising interest rates send US stocks crashing

Rising interest rates send US stocks tumbling

05 October 2018 – U.S. stocks tumbled last night as this week’s spike in U.S. interest rates rippled through global markets. Investors sold high-flying technology and internet stocks and the Nasdaq...

China manufacturing weakens amid US tariff battle

China Manufacturing Weakens Amid US Tariff Battle

01 October 2018 – Two surveys show China’s manufacturing weakened in September as export demand shrank amid a tariff battle with Washington. The official China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing...

World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in ‘free fall’

Gaza Strip Economy Declining Fast Says World Bank

25 September 2018 – The Gaza Strip’s economy is in “free fall,” a report from the World Bank warned today, calling for urgent action by Israel and the international...

Nikkei drops for fifth straight day after natural disasters

Nikkei drops for fifth straight day after natural disasters

06 September 2018 – Tokyo stocks fell today, with the Nikkei index extending its losing streak to a fifth day, following an overnight powerful earthquake in Hokkaido and a strong...