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Hong Kong Shuts Down in Preparation for Typhoon Hato

A powerful typhoon forced offices and schools to close and canceled hundreds of flights in Hong Kong, where residents were hunkering down as the storm brushes past......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJ5 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

LG Electronics to Build Factory for Electric Car Parts in Michigan

The South Korean company will spend about $25 million to build a factory for electric car parts in a Detroit suburb......»»

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Think Interest Rates Are Going Up? Banks Don"t

After years of waiting for interest rates to rise, some banks have started to lend as if they never will, loading up on a record amount of loans and securities that carry low rates for years......»»

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The Calm in Emerging Markets Suddenly Broke

Investors yanked money out of emerging-market funds for the first time in months, a sign of trouble in what has been a sturdy corner of the market for much of the year......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 22nd, 2017Related News

Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?

The U.S. and South Korea kicked off talks over a trade agreement that protectionist Washington blames for an imbalance requiring the pact’s amendment or termination......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 22nd, 2017Related News

Global Markets Start the Week on a Down Note

Stocks started the week modestly lower in Asia, following some sizable declines world-wide at the end of last week......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 21st, 2017Related News

Right-Wing Rally Overwhelmed by Counterprotesters in Boston

A “Free Speech Rally” in Boston was ended more than an hour ahead of schedule as tens of thousands of counterprotesters flooded the city to demonstrate in the wake of last weekend’s violence at a white supremacists’ rally in Virginia......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 20th, 2017Related News

China"s "Mixed Ownership" Reform Looks Like a Win for Investors

China Unicom will sell small stakes to four Chinese internet companies in a test case of the nation’s efforts to reform its state-owned enterprises......»»

Category: asiaSource: BARRONSAug 19th, 2017Related News

Steve Bannon, Controversial Aide to Trump, Is Out

President Donald Trump ousted chief strategist Steve Bannon, as newly minted Chief of Staff John Kelly sought to bring order to an administration riven by infighting and power struggles, and increasingly at odds with congressional leaders......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 19th, 2017Related News

USS Fitzgerald Crash: "Nothing Separated Berthing 2 From the Onrushing Sea"

In a detailed and gripping report, the U.S. Navy said heroic efforts by sailors saved lives after the USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo vessel off Japan in June......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 18th, 2017Related News

Asian Shares Slide After Wall Street Weakness

Equity markets across the Asia-Pacific region were down Friday with Japan’s Nikkei hitting a three-month low, weighed by overnight weakness on Wall Street following days of solid gains......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 18th, 2017Related News

China Rolls Up the Safety Net After Claiming Win Over Market Volatility

Chinese regulators declared victory over the country’s famously unruly stock markets, saying they have removed the emergency measures put in place to support equities following crashes in 2015 and 2016......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 17th, 2017Related News

Chinese Crackdown Reopens Debate on Multilevel Marketing

A Chinese crackdown on pyramid schemes has reopened an old debate about U.S. multilevel marketing firms like Herbalife, which conduct a significant amount of business there......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 17th, 2017Related News

Global Markets Calm After Rebounding

Asian equity markets lacked direction following a rebound earlier in the week, tracking a muted performance overnight on Wall Street......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 16th, 2017Related News

In the Philippine Casino Industry, Even the House Can"t Win

Manila’s casino sector promised to become one of Asia’s most important gaming hubs. But money laundering and security concerns may change those odds......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 16th, 2017Related News

China"s Import Ban Is Expected to Hinder North Korea

As China throws its weight behind new global economic sanctions against North Korea, a lively trade in coal—legal and through rampant smuggling—is likely to recede further. Shipments of seafood and iron ore will be curtailed for the first time......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 16th, 2017Related News

Global Stocks Rise as North Korea Backs Off

Global stocks continued to rebound Tuesday, getting a fresh lift as North Korea pulled back its threat to attack Guam after days of heated rhetoric between Pyongyang and U.S. President Donald Trump......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 15th, 2017Related News

Trump Signs Order Increasing Trade Pressure on China

President Donald Trump took a step in his effort to ramp up trade pressure on China, directing aides to explore the prospect of sanctioning Beijing for the “unfair” acquisition of American high technology......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 15th, 2017Related News

Abe and Trump: We Need to Prevent North Korean Missile Launches

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed during a phone call on the need to prevent North Korea from launching missiles......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 15th, 2017Related News

Trump Pressed to Disavow White-Nationalist Groups

President Trump, in the wake of deadly weekend violence at a white-supremacy rally in Virginia, is facing pressure to break decisively with such nationalist groups that largely backed his campaign and presidency......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 14th, 2017Related News