Economy

Japan vows action if S. Korea hurts companies in trade row

Jul 20, 2019

Japan's foreign minister says Tokyo will take "necessary measures" against South Korea if interests of Japanese companies are harmed in an escalating dispute over World War II forced labor

New Zealand leader says US lacks interest in Asia-Pacific

Jul 19, 2019

New Zealand's prime minister says the United States is losing interest in the Asia-Pacific, as concerns grow about China's growing influence in the region

American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Jul 19, 2019

President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the drone came within threatening distance of the ship

The Latest: UK lawmakers impede path to no-deal Brexit

Jul 18, 2019

British lawmakers have put a roadblock in the path of any attempt to take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce deal

Greece: Creditors meet new government, discuss tax reform

Jul 18, 2019

Senior officials from Greece's bailout creditor institutions are meeting in Athens with the country's new conservative government following general elections this month

The Latest: US still mulling retaliation for French tech tax

Jul 18, 2019

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the White House will press ahead with its investigation of France's digital tax aimed at companies like Google and Amazon as a possible unfair trade measure that could lead to retaliation

Bitcoin craze hits Iran as US sanctions squeeze weak economy

Jul 18, 2019

Iranians feeling the squeeze from US sanctions increasingly turning to digital currencies like Bitcoin to make money

Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top the agenda for G-7 meeting

Jul 16, 2019

Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will wrestle with risks from new digital currencies and how to tax U.S. tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet at a chateau outside Paris on Thursday

Former Mitsubishi workers seek assets sale for forced labor

Jul 16, 2019

Colonial-era Korean laborers seek approval for the sale of assets of former Japanese employer

JPMorgan Chase posts $9.7 billion profit, beating estimates

Jul 16, 2019

JPMorgan Chase profits grow by 16%, helped by a lower tax rate and the ability to charge businesses and consumers more to borrow money

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