China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International... Read more »

RPT-Former UBS China banker given 9 years in prison for insider trade

(Repeats story from Friday, no change to text) By Cheng Leng and Alun John BEIJING/HONG KONG, June 21 (Reuters) – A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced... Read more »

Factbox: International airlines’ response to FAA on Iran airspace

(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and... Read more »

Data ‘R’ Us: Alibaba, JD.com seek to lock in merchant loyalty with new services

BEIJING/HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – In China, the sales maxim of ‘know your customer’ is being taken to new lengths. A woman enters a JD.com’s unmanned store with facial recognition... Read more »

Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts

TOKYO (Reuters) – A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year’s peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signaled possible... Read more »

Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts

TOKYO (Reuters) – A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year’s peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signaled possible... Read more »

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill, but refuses to step down

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the... Read more »

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower

TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil... Read more »

Asia stocks cautious before Fed, oil on defensive

TOKYO (Reuters) – Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply... Read more »

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests

Former student leader Joshua Wong walks out from prison after being jailed for his role in the Occupy Central movement, also known as “Umbrella Movement”, in Hong Kong, China,... Read more »