Hong Kong leader to visit Japan after huge rally, night of violence

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, leaves for a visit to Japan on Monday as the Chinese-ruled city struggles to recover from a night of... Read more »

Baltic index edges lower as capesize rates slip

Oct 14 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, inched lower on Monday on weaker capesize vessel rates.... Read more »

Silver-haired sit-in, face mask party protests planned for Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Several pro-democracy protests are planned for Hong Kong on Saturday reflecting the widespread anger at the government, ranging from an elderly sit-in, a face mask... Read more »

Asian shares up as ‘very good’ trade talks boost risk appetite

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China’s top trade negotiator, stirring hopes for an agreement, while sterling... Read more »

Stocks up, dollar down with eyes on U.S.-Sino trade talks

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China’s top trade negotiator on Friday, while oil rose as OPEC... Read more »

More Hong Kong protests planned as metro limps back to business

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s metro rail system will shut early again on Thursday to allow time to repair damaged facilities, its operator said as the city braced... Read more »

Chinese organizers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese organizers on Wednesday canceled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a... Read more »

Chinese state media slams basketball’s NBA in free speech row

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a “secessionist pipe dream” in an escalating row over comments... Read more »

China’s ANTA sports says it will immediately halt contract renewal negotiations NBA

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s ANTA Sports Products Ltd (2020.HK) said on Tuesday it will halt contract renewal negotiations with the National Basketball Association (NBA), adding to the list of... Read more »

Goldman evaluating role in China’s Megvii IPO after U.S. blacklist

NEW YORK/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Tuesday it was reviewing its involvement in Megvii Technology Ltd’s planned initial public offering (IPO) after the U.S.... Read more »