Global Stocks Edge Higher on New Stimulus Measures in China
Equities rose after Chinese authorities launched new stimulus measures to steady the economy and curtail the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
RBA Views Coronavirus as Material Risk to Australia's Economy
The Reserve Bank of Australia has warned the coronavirus outbreak represents a material risk to the outlook for the economy, which is on a 28-year run without a recession.
U.S. Weighs New Move to Limit China's Access to Chip Technology
The Trump administration is considering trade restrictions on China that would limit the use of American chip-making equipment, as it seeks to cut off access to key semiconductor technology, according to people familiar with the plan.
Growth Investors Face Test of Their Mettle
The revenue warning issued on Monday by Apple Inc. is another test of investors' long-running love affair with so-called growth stocks..
Chinese Stocks Recover From Coronavirus-Driven Selloff
Chinese shares have recouped their post-Lunar New Year losses, suggesting growing confidence the coronavirus will only deal a temporary blow to growth and overall corporate earnings.
Coronavirus Fight Brings Its Own Kind of Pain to Small Businesses
Restrictions on employees' movements could deal a fatal blow to many small businesses if the country doesn't get back to work soon.
Japan's Economy Shrinks 6% as Sales-Tax Rise Cools Consumption
Following a dismal final quarter of 2019, Japan's economy is facing the risk of a recession because the coronavirus outbreak is hurting tourism and production.
China's Central Bank Cuts Rate on One-Year Medium-Term Lending Facility
China's central bank on Monday cut a crucial interest rate that could pave the way for lower benchmark lending rates, as Beijing moved to support an economy hit by the outbreak of a deadly coronavirus.
China Home-Price Growth Slowed to 18-Month Low in January
China's home-price growth in January was at an 18-month low as a yearslong tightening of the property market met with effects from the coronavirus outbreak, which has brought the world's second-largest economy to a near standstill.
Trump Administration to Raise Tariffs on EU Aircraft
The Trump administration said it would increase tariffs on aircraft coming from the European Union, as its dispute with the bloc over subsidies for plane manufacturers remains unresolved.