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North Korea faces lowest crop harvest in 5 years

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 05:58 GMT

The crops shortfall comes as the country bids to contain the spread of African swine fever in its pig herd, following confirmation of a first case in May.

Asia comforted by China data, Europe uninspired

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 - 10:38 GMT

World stocks inched higher after a raft of Chinese data beat expectations on Wednesday and though benchmark bond yields and the Aussie dollar did the same.

Asian shares steady as Fed looms, May's Brexit deal in chaos

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 - 10:05 GMT

Asian shares held to tight ranges on Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting, but were broadly supported near 6-1/2-month highs on expectations the U.S. central bank might strike a dovish tone.

SAFF's new poster features late actress Soad Hosny

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 - 09:36 GMT

The new poster of Sharm El-Sheikh Asian Film Festival has been revealed. The festival is set to run from March 2-8 and is headed by director Magdy Ali.

Asian stocks pause after sell-off; dollar, oil near recent highs

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 07:45 GMT

Asian stocks steadied after hitting two-week lows on Tuesday following a heavy sell-off in recent sessions.

Asia shares bounce from two-month lows as trade war fears ebb

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 07:48 GMT

Asian shares bounced from two-month lows on Thursday as world equities recovered from a selloff triggered by escalating Sino-U.S. trade tensions.

Shares on defensive as Facebook data flap spooks tech stocks

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 07:42 GMT

Asian shares were on the defensive on Tuesday after investors took profits in high-flying U.S. technology shares on fears of stiffer regulation.

Asia stocks up as metals rally signals solid growth outlook

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 08:49 GMT

Asian shares rose on Wednesday with oil and copper prices rocketing to multi-year highs in an uplifting sign for global growth and inflation.

Asia stocks up on U.S. tax-reform optimism, dollar hesitant

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 07:55 GMT

Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after a record-setting session on Wall Street on bets.

Oil prices jump on pipeline outage, stocks take breather

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 11:01 GMT

Oil prices jumped on Tuesday after the shutdown of a North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from an already tightening market.

Asia shares take a time out, Brent breaks above $65

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 07:55 GMT

Asian shares took a small step back on Tuesday after three straight sessions of gains.

Asian shares down as tech blues offset U.S. tax cut optimism

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 08:21 GMT

Asian shares dipped slightly on Tuesday as investors’ rotation out of technology shares took a toll on some of the region’s tech heavyweights.

Egypt exports LE 7.7B in petroleum products to 7 Asian countries

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 12:17 GMT

India came on top of the list, importing 44.9 percent of total Egyptian petroleum exports to these seven countries, with a value of LE 3.4 billion.

Tech tumble hits Asian stocks, bitcoin steadies

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 08:49 GMT

Asian shares fell on Thursday, weighed down by a plunge in high-flying tech shares on fears that a long boom in micro-chips may have peaked.

Asian shares retreat from decade peak on China anxiety

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 09:32 GMT

Asian shares drifted away from decade highs on Tuesday as Chinese stocks stumbled for a second straight session.

Trump says has 'great relationship' with Duterte; brief mention of rights

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 08:41 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a “great relationship” with his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte.

Trump arrives in Philippines for Asian leaders' summit

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 12:26 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in the Philippine capital Manila on Sunday to attend an annual gathering of leaders from East and Southeast Asian countries.

Trump arrives in China as part of Asian tour

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 08:40 GMT

US President Donald Trump arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for the critical leg of his Asia tour to drum up an uncompromising.

Asian shares hit 10-year highs, oil slips after rally

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 08:53 GMT

Asian shares rallied to their highest in a decade and Japan’s Nikkei climbed to its best close since 1992 on Tuesday.

Dollar pauses after biggest weekly rise of 2017

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 - 09:29 GMT

The dollar was little changed on Monday after investors took profits on its best weekly performance this year.

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