Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing... Read more »

Tiger leaves door open to playing on Presidents Cup team

(Reuters) – U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said on Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how... Read more »

Global stocks routed, oil sinks as bond markets flash recession warning

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global stocks crumbled and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve intensified fears about a world recession. FILE... Read more »

Global stocks routed, oil sinks as bond markets flash recession warning

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global stocks crumbled and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve intensified fears about a world recession. FILE... Read more »

Australia to spend $340 million on special forces capability

FILE PHOTO: Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison is seen at the Istana in Singapore, June 7, 2019. REUTERS/Feline Lim SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will spend A$500 million ($340 million)... Read more »

BHP Group to invest $283 million in Trinidad and Tobago petroleum project

(Reuters) – Global miner BHP Group (BHP.AX) said on Thursday it has approved an investment of $283 million to fund the development of an oil and gas project in... Read more »

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia

SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively soon, a day after the... Read more »

Pentagon chief says in favor of placing missiles in Asia

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper meets with Egypt’s Defense Minister General Mohamed Zaki at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. Defense... Read more »

Australia’s Jack to ‘fight’ doping charge and return to pool

(Reuters) – Australian swimmer Shayna Jack said on Friday she would fight to clear her name in the wake of a positive drug test that embarrassed the nation’s swim... Read more »

Trump’s tariffs jolt global stocks, lift safe-haven assets

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global stocks took another beating on Friday while investors piled on to safe-haven assets after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff... Read more »