Chinese stock gains follow media reports that pension funds may begin flowing into the country's stock markets as early as this week.
The strong Shanghai Index rally suggests they believe Trump is a paper tiger.
Supply concerns and market expectations of growing demand from China are pushing Doctor Copper back on the market.
China's state owned enterprise (SOE) reform is facing fresh questioning, the SCMP reports.
China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea starting Feb. 19, the country's commerce ministry said.
Chappy Hakim, chief executive of miner Freeport-McMoran's Indonesian unit, has resigned.
Amid tensions with China, the United States has deployed a carrier strike group to the South China Sea to begin 'routine operations.'
The four North Koreans flew out of Malaysia, but police would not reveal the flight's destination.
China infrastructure spending is expected to maintain a double-digit growth, state media cited a government adviser as saying.
The country has been roiled by an economic crisis since 2016 due to government overspending and declining revenues from commodity exports.
China's Commerce Ministry said on Saturday that it would suspend all imports of coal from North Korea starting Feb. 19.
South Africa, once a standout emerging market, is caught in the middle of a political hurricane that's adding to a downward economic spiral.
Norway has called on political leaders to put greater emphasis on job creation in order to rebalance society and withstand extremism.
Vice President Mike Pence declared that the US would "hold Russia accountable" and maintain steadfast support for NATO.
"We have at the moment in the eurozone of course a problem with the value of the euro," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was important to work with Russia in the fight against Islamist terrorism.
Malaysian police said they had arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam.
Industry Minister Miao Wei said China will not change its overall strategy because of Donald Trump's plans to encourage U.S. firms to reshore production.
China should be more worried than the U.S. is about the latest developments around North Korea, analysts say.
France's left-wing is gearing up for what promises to be a tough presidential campaign against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.