A Ford car is displayed during an auto show in Shanghai, China. Associated Press
China’s new home prices rose in July as the property sector held up as one of the few bright spots in the slowing economy, although easing momentum in some markets took immediate pressure off regulators
Robust earnings from Google-owner Alphabet and Twitter took the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes close to record levels on Friday, with data showing the domestic economy slowed lesser than expected in the second quarter providing support.
Bolstered by improving sales and better margins, profits for China’s industrial companies rose in May, bucking a months-long downtrend. But analysts are unsure if the modest gains can last. China’s industrial profits have been faltering for over a year
Japan’s government is considering downgrading its assessment of the economy next week as the intensifying Sino-US trade war takes a toll on exports and factory output, a government source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. A downgrade in the crucial monthly report could fuel speculation
India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, has conveyed his country’s best wishes for the success of Expo 2020 Dubai to Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, the UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade.
India’s benchmark Sensex crossed the 60,000 level for the first time on Friday, driven by tech and private bank stocks, as analysts pointed to easing fears over economic damage
China’s most powerful regulators on Friday intensified the country’s crackdown on cryptocurrency with a blanket ban on all crypto transactions and mining,