Economy

The Latest: S&P says Brexit deal doesn't solve key issues

Dec 8, 2017

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says that the deal between Britain and the European Union doesn't change the fact that it might downgrade Britain's sovereign debt grade

Strong US jobs figures, Brexit hopes, lift global stocks

Dec 8, 2017

Brexit progress, strong US data help to shore up stock markets

German exports decline for 2nd month, trade surplus narrows

Dec 8, 2017

German exports dropped in October for the second straight month while imports grew, narrowing the trade surplus of Europe's largest economy

Jordan's plan of shiny city in the desert met by skepticism

Dec 8, 2017

Jordan plans 'smart city' in the desert to ease congestion of capital, but critics say Amman should be improved instead

China logs strong exports, imports, as economy gains steam

Dec 8, 2017

China logs strong growth in exports, imports, as economy gains steam

Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5 percent in July-Sept

Dec 8, 2017

Japan reports its economy grew at a 2.5 percent annual pace in July-September, upgrading an earlier estimate of 1.4 percent growth

Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains, upbeat Japan data

Dec 8, 2017

Asian share indexes are advancing, guided by Wall Street gains and healthy quarterly economic data from Japan

Turkish gold trader testifies he was attacked in US prison

Dec 8, 2017

A Turkish gold trader says he was attacked in prison by a knife-wielding fellow inmate who claimed he was told to kill him for cooperating with U.S. authorities in an Iranian economic sanctions trial

The Latest: Senate approves bill to avert shutdown

Dec 7, 2017

There will be no government shutdown _ for now

Poland: Time abroad, in finance seen as assets of PM nominee

Dec 7, 2017

Finance minister tapped to be Poland's next prime minister has economic and international experience seen as assets amid criticism from other European Union members