China has pledged to launch a stock trading link between Shanghai and London by the end of this year, taking a fresh step toward opening up its financial markets and providing the U.K. with a vote of confidence ahead of Brexit.
U.S. trade officials say Vietnamese steel companies and their Chinese suppliers are guilty of routing goods through another country to illicitly disguise their origin, but the companies say they are playing by the rules of global trade.
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda opened his new five-year term with a warning about the impact of a U.S.-China trade fight, saying the world has become more connected and many countries could be affected.
An upstart Chinese oilman with ties to military intelligence shot from obscurity to spearhead multi-billion-dollar deals around the world with the blessing of president Xi Jinping. Now, he is under investigation and a $9 billion deal for shares in PAO Rosneft is delayed.