Economy

Putin says US exit from Iran deal could trigger instability

May 25, 2018

Putin says US exit from Iran deal could trigger dangerous instability and threaten Israel

Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

May 25, 2018

Fed Chair Powell highlights importance of independent central bank

US durable goods orders drop but key category shows strength

May 25, 2018

US durable goods drop 1.7 percent in April but key category shows strength

Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

May 25, 2018

Russia's former ambassador to the United States says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Russia.

World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concerns

May 25, 2018

World stocks are mixed Friday as investors eye the diplomatic rhetoric over North Korea and developments in global trade disputes.

China says US commerce secretary due June 2 for talks

May 25, 2018

China says U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will arrive in Beijing on June 2 for more talks on settling a sprawling dispute over technology policy and China's trade surplus with the United States

Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

May 25, 2018

The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of sanctions against companies who trade with Iran

Thai police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

May 25, 2018

Police have raided factories near Bangkok that allegedly are processing illegally imported electronic waste

Amid mounting Brexit concerns, UK economy is barely growing

May 25, 2018

Official figures have confirmed that the British economy barely grew in the first three months of the year, partly but not wholly because of the impact of a long protracted winter

German data suggest eurozone economy still on upward path

May 25, 2018

A closely watched index of German business sentiment was unchanged in May after five straight monthly drops, offering a hopeful sign that Europe's economy recovery is still in business

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