Brent crude prices dip on rising supply, global market woes

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent oil prices dipped on Tuesday, weighed down by ongoing weakness in global stock markets and by signs of rising global supply despite looming sanctions on Iran’s crude...

Sri Lanka’s political crisis triggers major economic concerns

COLOMBO/MUMBAI (Reuters) - A decision by Sri Lanka’s president to fire the prime minister has raised doubts among global investors and credit analysts about the near-term economic health of a country...

Asia Gold: Price rally takes sheen off India’s festive buying

MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold demand in India this week was muted as a recent rally in domestic prices prompted buyers to postpone purchases despite the approaching festival and wedding season. In the...

South African home affairs minister says he was blackmailed over sex video

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Sunday he had faced blackmail threats over a private sex video that was leaked after his phone was hacked...

Soccer: Mourinho believes penny has finally dropped for Martial

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his French winger Anthony Martial is finally understanding exactly what is required from him after he delivered an outstanding performance in...

China and Japan should safeguard free trade, China’s Li urges

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Japan should safeguard free trade and anchor global growth, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, as Japan’s prime minister arrived in Beijing on a visit...

Global Markets: Asia stumbles again despite Wall Street bounce amid growth, earnings fears

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares slipped again on Friday morning, deepening this week’s markets rout, after disappointing results from Alphabet Inc and Amazon.com heightened concerns over the outlook for U.S. corporate...

Insight: AB InBev told Indian authorities about cartel, triggering anti-trust probe

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian anti-trust probe into beer price-fixing allegations was initiated after the world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev told the authorities last year it had detected an industry...

Soccer: Everton boss Silva tempers expectations ahead of Man United clash

(Reuters) - Everton boss Marco Silva believes the team’s recent run of positive results will boost their confidence but played down expectations ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Manchester United. Silva...

Stocks crumble as global growth, U.S. earnings fears spook markets

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares plunged on Thursday as hundreds of billions of dollars hemorrhaged from global markets after a rout in tech stocks inflicted the largest daily decline on Wall...