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China March Exports Shrink 15%, Badly Miss Expectations

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:48am
China's export sales contracted 15 percent in March, a shock outcome that deepens concern about sputtering Chinese economic growth.
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Canadian gold miners Alamos Gold, AuRico Gold merging in deal valued at about $1.5billion

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:44am
Canadian gold mining companies Alamos Gold and AuRico Gold Inc. are merging in a deal valued at approximately $1.5 billion.
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Gold Slips as Dollar Gains and Rate Worries Drag

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:38am
Gold dropped for a fourth session in five on Monday, drifting almost 1 percent below $1,200 an ounce as the dollar firmed after fresh comment from Federal Reserve officials that the central bank could look at raising U.S. interest rates soon.
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Analysts Say Apple Likely to Boost Production Quickly

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:33am
Apple Inc is likely to quickly ramp production of the Apple Watch after strong pre-orders outstripped limited supply in the first weekend following its launch, some Wall Street analysts said.
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Sears Holdings, Simon Property Form Joint Venture

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:27am
Sears Holdings said on Monday it formed a joint venture with mall operator Simon Property Group, the latest move by the struggling retailer to cash in on the value of its real estate after announcing a similar deal with General Growth Properties earlier this month.
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Supported by U.S. Drilling Slowdown, Oil Rises

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:22am
U.S. crude oil prices rose modestly on Friday morning, continuing gains after a strong end to last week as financial traders raised bets on higher prices amid a slowdown in U.S. drilling.
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U.S. Equity Futures Fall as 1Q Earnings Season Gears Up

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:15am
U.S. equity futures tilted to the downside Monday morning as investors digested disappointing Chinese trade data, prepared for a big week of earnings.
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Russia hopes to save some money by cutting expensive imports in World Cup construction

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:58am
The Russian government hopes to save some money by cutting expensive imports from its World Cup construction plans.
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US budget deficit likely widened in March, running ahead of last year

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:17am
The Treasury Department releases federal budget data for March.
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China says Taiwan won't be charter member of Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:59am
China says Taiwan won't be among the charter members of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, apparently because the question of how it will be referred to within the institution needs to be resolved first.
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Morocco makes local currency more closely tied to value of dollar after market moves

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:55am
Morocco's central bank has announced a shift in the weighting of the dollar and euro for the valuation of the country's currency, the dihram.
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Survey: Coverage gains continued during 2nd sign-up season for Obama's health care law

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:56am
Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday.
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NY attorney general questions 13 retailers practices for on-call staff, pay for short shifts

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:59am
New York's attorney general has launched an inquiry into 13 retailers, questioning whether they require workers remain on-call for short-notice shifts and pay for less than four hours when employees report for work, a practice not legal in New York.
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China Slashes Mainlanders' Visits To Hong Kong

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:53am
In a move meant to ease tensions between Hong Kong residents and the mainland Chinese tourists who visit their city, China announced a new internal visa policy Monday that will cut visits to Hong Kong by residents from the neighbouring city of Shenzhen.
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After strong week, Asian stocks mostly higher ahead of Chinese GDP, factory data

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:13am
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as investors looked ahead to Chinese economic and trade data for signs of whether Beijing will launch new stimulus.
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Big hopes for mining in Haiti fail to pan out amid concerns over regulation

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:03am
The 50-year-old man from the village scrambled up a grassy hill to ask the onsite manager of a U.S. mining company for work.
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Traveling blues: More flights are late, customer complaints about US airlines are up

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:01am
Think flying is getting worse? A pair of university researchers who track the airline business say it's a fact.
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China March Exports Far Worse Than Expected

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:58pm
China's exports and imports for March both fell sharply from a year earlier, according to data released Monday.
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Hong Kong Stocks Poised To Extend Win Streak

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:46pm
Hong Kong stocks kicked higher Monday morning, looking likely to extend an eight-day winning streak.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 9:56pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) down 0.2% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 0.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) up 1.2% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 0.3% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 0.1% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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