Global Economy

China’s market turmoil put the spotlight on a quirk of the mainland’s currency: the offshore yuan isn’t always in tune with its onshore peer.

Slower but more sustainable, economic growth in China will benefit the world in the long-term, the head of the IMF said on Tuesday.

Markets started 2016 in chaos: It was the worst start for the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average ever.

It’s been a record week of selling for global stock markets, but you won’t have seen many professional investors panic-selling.

China needs to encourage more institutional investing to stabilize its stock market, JPMorgan Chase’s Jing Ulrich says.

While the sudden moves in the Chinese currency—and the concurrent concern about a slower economy—are the main cause of China’s stock market volatility, the country’s stock market structure may itself be exacerbating the selloff.

Welcome to the new year, and what a welcome the stocks market is giving investors today. Yikes!

China tested its new system-wide circuit breaker last night. The good news is it works. The bad news is the circuit breakers themselves may be part of the problem.

One of the largest state-ordered executions in Saudi Arabia has sparked a diplomatic and trade row with Iran and left many concerned over destabilization across the Middle East.

China is moving to revitalize the ancient Silk Road trade route, and its plan runs through a nation that has bedeviled both the U.S. and Russia for decades: Afghanistan.

The European Central Bank cut interest rates to kick start that region’s economy, while the Federal Reserve may be on the verge of tightening for the first time in nearly a decade.

Oil prices rise and bond yields inch lower after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane.

Beijing may hope for a second-child baby boom but Chinese citizens have mixed feelings about the country’s famous one-child policy being abandoned. And, if it works, the loneliness of being an only child could be the driving force. On Thursday the ruling Communist Party announced it would relax family planning restrictions that since 1979 have …

Eunice Yoon explains the details of China’s new plan that aims to double the size of its economy by 2020.

Puerto Rico could be completely illiquid by November, pushing it closer to defaulting on major debt payments, the territory’s top officials said Thursday.