Asia stocks largely rose on Monday, following a strong performance overnight on Wall Street after the release of strong quarterly results from some of the largest U.S. companies. » Read More
By: Kelly Olsen
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Kim Jong Un has invited Pope Francis to visit North Korea, according to reports.
The decision by Hong Kong authorities to effectively expel a foreign journalist is casting a cloud over the city's unique role as a center for finance and trade.
Chinese tourist sites received 726 million visitors during the first week of October for the National Day holiday, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
The U.S. administration must ask Pyongyang about its long-term objective, according to James Clapper, former U.S. intelligence chief from 2010 to 2017.
If China reduces market access for U.S. banks in light of trade tensions, that could benefit British lenders, according to Gerry Grimstone, chairman of Barclays Bank PLC.
Chinese shares sold off on Monday after the People's Bank of China cut the reserve requirement for banks over the weekend.
The U.S. trade war has shown that China is not impervious to the measures being brought to bear by President Trump, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
China's mainland markets saw significant declines on Monday following the central bank's move to cut the reserve ratio for lenders over the weekend.
The latest move by China's central bank to cut the amount of reserves held by banks is an indication that authorities in the world's second-largest economy are getting nervous about a long-drawn trade war with the U.S., experts said.
Analysts say the trend is likely to continue as a major infrastructure project integrates the two former European colonies with southern China.
The People's Bank of China announced measures on Sunday to cut the amount of cash that banks have to hold as reserves.
Hong Kong authorities have rejected a work visa renewal for a Financial Times editor without giving a reason for rejection.
The mega-event would cost Japan's national government 801.1 billion yen ($7.03 billion), Japanese newspaper The Mainichi reported on Friday.
The deal is widely seen as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's response to China's rising influence in the Indian Ocean.
A Thursday report said that Chinese spy chips had been found in hardware used by American companies such as Amazon and Apple.
Interest rates hit new multiyear highs, with the benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield touching its highest level since May 2011, crossing the 3.2 percent mark.
"Five or 10 years from now we might see two poles: a Chinese-centric world and an American-centric world," says Kevin Warsh.
Three American expats launched an e-commerce platform that sells from China's biggest online retailer.
China has made strides in implementing legal protections for intellectual property rights, but experts say foreign companies seeking protection for their trade secrets often run up against Chinese national and corporate interests.
On Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. central bank was "a long way" from neutral on interest rates, a fresh sign that he believes more hikes are coming.
David Sokulsky of Concentrated Leaders Fund says there are some "very good valuation opportunities" in Asia and Australia.
Moshe Katri of Wedbush Securities says foreign exchange tailwinds are helping companies like Infosys reinvest "incremental earnings" into the business.
Nicholas Ferres of Vantage Point Asset Management says the credit impulse in China "has probably troughed," and this tends to "lead growth" by six to 12 months.