Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signaled the US central bank is prepared to raise interest rates further if needed and keep borrowing costs high until inflation is on a convincing path toward the Fed’s 2% target.
China’s ultra-long government bonds are seeing heated demand as the economy’s dire outlook and expectations for modest stimulus drive bets for further gains.
China’s disappointing economic growth figures prompted several economists to downgrade their forecasts for the year, citing major weaknesses in the recovery and Beijing’s relatively muted stimulus-response.
Hedge funds that deploy a basket of computer algorithms for trading are gaining popularity in China after many investors got burned by human stock pickers.
When Jamie Dimon takes center stage at JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s China summit Wednesday, he’ll be confronting a business landscape that looks vastly different from his visit four years ago.
Shares of China’s state-owned enterprises have been a hot trade in a mostly lackluster equities market this year, but disappointing earnings are causing investors to reassess their bullish bets.
Silicon Valley Bank became the biggest US lender to fail in more than a decade, creating fears of contagion in tech and finance sectors in the US and around the world.
China has pledged to invest an additional $1.9 billion in the country’s biggest maker of memory chips, a deal that may herald a renewed influx of government capital into an industry hemmed in by US sanctions.
In just one month, emerging Asian assets have gone from a buy to sell. And all signs point to continued caution as March draws near.
Just as China’s beleaguered tech stocks look to have put the worst of their regulatory blues behind them, a new threat is emerging as firms ramp up a battle for business at home.
Tesla Inc. has been weighing a takeover of battery-metals miner Sigma Lithium Corp., people with knowledge of the matter said, amid rampant demand for the metal used in electric vehicle batteries.
Two Federal Reserve officials said that interest rates need to keep rising, with one arguing they should keep moving at a gradual pace.
Oil headed for a weekly gain as a bullish outlook for Chinese demand outweighed lingering concerns over a global economic slowdown.
The world should end this season with its first sugar surplus in four years, but you wouldn’t know it from how prices have surged.
Foreigners are returning to China’s stock market with a vengeance, snapping up more shares in January alone than they did for the whole of 2022.
China’s equity benchmark is closing in on a bull market as foreign investors rush to buy local shares on bets that the nation’s economic reopening and supportive policies will accelerate the market’s rebound.
Higher expenses and a plunge in deal-making hobbled quarterly results for two of Wall Street’s premier investment banks, with shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. sinking amid concern that the situation won’t improve anytime soon.
Chinese government entities are set to take so-called “golden shares” in units of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd., suggesting Beijing is moving to ensure greater control over key players in the world’s largest internet arena.
Chinese equities have been on a tear in the first week of 2023, and investors are gearing up for more gains with consumer-related stocks expected to spearhead the surge.
Russia’s Finance Ministry doubled the amount of Chinese yuan and gold it can hold in the national wealth fund with much of its savings frozen by international sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine.
US companies had a lot to overcome in the latter half of 2022 with rising interest rates, more budget-conscious consumers and a sagging stock market.
Copper miners are boosting output at last after several years of anemic performance.
Commodities are heading for a challenging finish to a year of turmoil, with geopolitical tensions and global demand uncertainty set to buffet markets from oil to copper and crops through December.
Tesla Inc. is changing its marketing approach in China as fierce competition from domestic rivals and uneven demand puts its growth plans in the world’s biggest electric-car market at risk.
The dollar climbed against its Group-of-10 counterparts as investors sought shelter in the US currency amid concerns that China may tighten Covid curbs.
China’s exports and imports both unexpectedly fell for the first time in more than two years, with rising risks of a recession causing overseas consumers to buy less and domestic problems such as Covid Zero controls and a housing slump hitting demand at home.
Twitter Inc. employees around the world began getting notifications that they were locked out of their work accounts, a week after billionaire Elon Musk took over the company promising sweeping changes.
China stocks’ frenzied week has ended how it began: with jaw-dropping losses.
Tesla Inc. shares fell to the lowest since June of last year after the carmaker lowered prices across its lineup in China, where competitive and economic pressures are intensifying.
One of China’s most promising chip designers has already navigated through the Biden administration’s export restrictions and concluded it will be able to continue tapping Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. to produce its advanced silicon.
A surprise quarterly loss by US economic bellwether and aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. added to jitters over the world economy as the metal used in everything from iPhones to Pepsi cans hits headwinds.
Commodities are entering a crucial period as earnings season gathers pace, Europe firms up its energy-crisis response, and China’s political elite gathers in Beijing for a twice-a-decade summit.
Commodities face a daunting set of risks in the final stretch of a turbulent year, from demand disruption and Russia’s escalation in Ukraine to extreme weather and deep policy uncertainty in China.
Jerome Powell takes center stage for commodities this week, with the Federal Reserve chief set to unleash another large rate hike that could pile more pressure on energy, metals and crops.
China’s export growth slowed more than expected in August and imports stagnated, a sign of a darkening global economic picture and weak domestic growth hit by Covid lockdowns and a property slump.
China announced sanctions on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over her landmark trip to Taiwan this week, making her the highest-ranking US official designated for penalties by Beijing.
Trading volume in the yuan-ruble pair increased to the highest ever this week and hit a daily record of 7.82 billion yuan ($1.16 billion) on Wednesday, according to Moscow Exchange data.
China’s economy narrowly avoided contraction in the second quarter, prompting analysts to call for more fiscal and monetary stimulus to spur growth in the face of rising global recession fears.
Copper has lost one of its most influential cheerleaders, after Goldman Sachs Group Inc. chopped its near-term price forecasts in anticipation of a sharp slump in consumer spending and industrial activity as Europe’s energy crisis deepens.
China’s Ministry of Finance is considering allowing local governments to sell 1.5 trillion yuan ($220 billion) of special bonds in the second half of this year
Tesla Inc.’s shipments from its Shanghai car plant surged to a record last month, a dramatic recovery from lockdown measures that stunted output for weeks.
Washington’s latest move to restrain Beijing from fostering its chipmaking industry is powering China’s semiconductor stocks as the US restrictions could fire up support for homegrown technology.
Copper plunged below $7,500 a ton as fears of a global economic slowdown piled pressure on industrial metals and deepened their retreat from record highs just months ago.
Airbus SE won one of its biggest-ever orders for 292 airliners worth more than $37 billion from four Chinese airlines, a coup for the European manufacturer as it tussles with Boeing Co. for dominance in Asia’s largest economy.
Base metals headed for the worst quarterly slump since the 2008 global financial crisis as China’s economy recovered only gradually and fears of a world recession intensified.
It’s official: Chinese equities are once again in vogue, after months of regulatory crackdowns, deleveraging and stringent virus curbs wiped trillions of dollars off benchmark gauges.
Commodities will get intense scrutiny for the rest of 2022 after a first-half dominated by the supply turmoil and inflationary shocks unleashed by Russia’s attack on Ukraine. Here, we look at what the rest of the year holds for raw materials from crude oil and natural gas to grains, gold, and iron ore.
Tesla Inc. is taking steps to ramp up output at its factory in Shanghai, partly suspending manufacturing capabilities at various points through early August to upgrade production lines, according to people familiar with the matter.
Delegates at the second annual Qatar Economic Forum, from Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk and Nouriel Roubini to Atlas Merchant Capital’s Bob Diamond and StanChart’s Bill Winters, warned the US was heading toward a recession.
Delegates at the second annual Qatar Economic Forum, from Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk and Nouriel Roubini to Atlas Merchant Capital’s Bob Diamond and StanChart’s Bill Winters, warned the United States was heading toward a recession.