Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded at a faster pace than expected in March.
President Trump tweeted on Thursday that the United States could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses.
Asia's third-largest economy has more than doubled maternity leave for the private sector but the new law could do more harm than good.
Freeport McMoRan's Indonesian unit is close to reaching a deal that would allow it to temporarily resume concentrate exports.
The outlook for Singapore's most exclusive properties is in question as market conditions and initial data points paint a conflicting picture.
"Today in Europe we see the rebirth of nationalism, but in the rest of the world it is the rebirth of empires," says Bernard-Henri Levy.
"Noted idiot John McCain denounced as an infantile lunatic angrily soiling himself after slandering august personages of DPRK," the state-run news service tweeted, USA Today reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin calls out U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis for spreading "idle talk."
The administration is assessing its ability to penalize nations whose currencies are undervalued, according to sources.
Foreign tourism is a $250 billion-a-year business in the U.S, USA Today reports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to the United States to meet President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida on April 6-7.
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore at the International Arctic Forum.
With the clock ticking on Brexit talks, analysts expected the U.K. would face an economic slowdown, stagflation and corporate defections.
"We can't sit around and wait for exactly what's going to be negotiated. We've got to get out there and move forward," Carnival U.K.'s David Dingle said.
The deal with Vizio, a major television maker based in the U.S., was first announced last July.
A plane from budget carrier Scoot made contact with an Emirates aircraft during early hours Thursday at Changi Airport, Singapore.
Lazada and Unilever have signed an agreement to work together to command the regional online retail market.
India's lower house of parliament is on course to launch a nationwide goods and services tax (GST) from July.
Four former U.S. Treasury secretaries will discuss key economic issues between the United States and China.
At a sprawling construction site near downtown Denver, homes are taking about two months longer than normal to build because the workforce is slim.