China’s industrial output rose less than estimated in November while retail sales unexpectedly accelerated, giving a mixed picture of growth as leaders gather in Beijing to set economic policies for the coming year.
A China scholar’s copying of Wikipedia in a report about his proposed testimony in a U.S. economic espionage trial is “extremely troubling,” a judge said in ordering a hearing on whether the Georgetown University law professor should be barred from testifying.
Asian stocks rose for the first time in four days after better-than-forecast growth in U.S. jobs and Chinese exports boosted investor confidence that cuts to Federal Reserve stimulus won’t derail the global economic recovery.
Hong Kong stocks rose for a second day after better-than-forecast growth in U.S. jobs and Chinese exports boosted investor confidence that cuts to Federal Reserve stimulus won’t derail the global economic recovery.
Asian stocks fell this week, with the regional benchmark gauge declining the most since August, amid concern improving U.S. economic data will spur the Federal Reserve to pare stimulus as soon as this month.
Most Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index posting its biggest weekly drop since August, as improving U.S. economic data fueled speculation the Federal Reserve may bring forward stimulus cuts.
Hong Kong stocks fell, with the benchmark index headed for its first weekly decline in four weeks, after strong U.S. economic growth spurred bets the Federal Reserve will cut record stimulus sooner than expected.