SINGAPORE | World markets fall on Chinese growth concerns

SINGAPORE— World stock markets slipped Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about…

SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

SINGAPORE — Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries…

TOKYO | Japan’s ‘tankan’ economic survey shows sentiment flat

TOKYO— A key quarterly economic survey by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers…

PARIS | The cost of France’s protests running into billions

PARIS — France’s wave of protests and violence over the past month or so has already…

BERLIN | Industrial production drops in Germany in October

BERLIN — Official figures show that factory production in Germany declined in October in another sign…

BEIJING | Swine fever adds to China’s economic headaches

BEIJING — Reeling from rising feed costs in Beijing’s tariff fight with U.S. President Donald Trump,…

TOKYO | Japan’s exports recover but reports trade deficit in October

TOKYO  — Japan is reporting a trade deficit in October but is seeing a recovery in…

BEIJING | China’s yuan sinks to 10-year low against dollar

BEIJING  — China’s yuan sank to a 10-year low against the dollar on Monday, coming close…

Stocks shudder on Wall Street following steep drops overseas

U.S. stocks slumped broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 200…

SALINAS, Calif. | California housing measures offer hope for high-cost Salinas

SALINAS, Calif.— Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn’t take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks…

SAO PAULO | Brazil votes amid anger at the ruling class

SAO PAULO— Brazilians are choosing their leaders Sunday in an election marked by intense anger at…

BERLIN | German factory orders rise in August on foreign demand

BERLIN — Factory orders in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, rose strongly in August after two months…

MILAN | Italy digs in spending, jolting markets and worrying EU

MILAN— Italy’s leaders refused to budge from new spending targets that have been spooking investors, pushing…

BERLIN | German unemployment low amid strong labor market

BERLIN  — The number of people without jobs in Germany dropped slightly in August as the…

FRANKFURT, Germany | Trade cease-fire with Trump boosts German business optimism

FRANKFURT, Germany — A leading economic institute says its index of German business optimism rose in…