Stock market tumble could be bad omen for Russia

06/22/2013

As Russia's stock market tanks to a 12-month low, investors could be forgiven for a crisis of faith in the country's investment climate. But business leaders were divided on why the market had sold off.

World stock markets stabilize after reacting poorly to Federal Reserve's policies

06/22/2013

Financial markets were settling Friday after Thursday's steep decline seen in markets from Asia and Europe to the United States.

What's really behind China's cash crunch

06/22/2013

When it comes to the economy, China's policy makers have often been criticized for a heavy-handed approach, stepping in at the first signs of trouble. That makes the reluctance by the central bank to pump in cash and alleviate a credit squeeze for local lenders highly significant, analysts say.

China’s crude, fuel oil imports from Iran climb sharply

06/22/2013

China’s imports of crude oil, fuel oil and residual fuel have increased sharply in the first five months of this year compared to the same period of 2012.