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Business 01 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Regional stocks drop on fears US immigration policies may cause instability

PETALING JAYA: Asian markets got roasted as they heralded the “Year of the Rooster”. They witnessed a selldown across asset classes on the first day of trading after the Chinese New Year (CNY) break, as investors turned bearish on US president Donald Trump’s immigration ban and the dismissal of the US acting attorney-general.

Corporate News 31 Jan 2017 | 5:06 AM

Asian markets, Bursa Malaysia bruised by Trump's actions

KUALA LUMPUR: Key Asian markets and Bursa Malaysia were bruised on Tuesday by US President Donald Trump's controversial move to impose stringent curbs on travel to the US, making investors nervous about his policies.

Corporate News 30 Jan 2017 | 10:52 PM

Wall St falls the most this year as Trump honeymoon sours

NEW YORK: Major U.S. stock indexes posted their largest drop so far in 2017 on Monday as investors worried that a curb on immigration ordered by Donald Trump was a reminder that some of the U.S. president's policies are not market-friendly.

Economy 30 Jan 2017 | 10:46 PM

Trump travel curbs slam stocks, hit dollar vs yen

NEW YORK: Major world equity markets fell on Monday and the dollar slipped against the safe-haven yen after new U.S. immigration curbs stirred concerns about the impact of U.S. President Donald Trump's policies on global trade and the economy.

Corporate News 30 Jan 2017 | 3:03 PM

Wall St drops on jitters over Trump's travel curbs

NEW YORK: U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday as investors turned defensive due to uncertainty sparked by President Donald Trump's orders to curb travel and immigration from some countries.

Economy 30 Jan 2017 | 7:58 AM

CEOs face uneasy test of doing business under Trump

PRESIDENT Donald Trump vowed to end business as usual in Washington. Global companies are now learning just what that means.

Corporate News 30 Jan 2017 | 7:18 AM

Oil extends declines on rising US output

TOKYO: Oil prices extended declines on Monday, dragged down by signs of growing production in the United States that could partly offset output cuts by OPEC and other producers.

Corporate News 30 Jan 2017 | 7:13 AM

Asian shares, dollar retreat on Trump travel ban, US GDP

SINGAPORE: Asian share markets and Wall Street stock futures fell on Monday after immigration curbs introduced by U.S. President Donald Trump heightened concerns about the impact of the new administration's policies on trade and the economy.

Corporate News 30 Jan 2017 | 7:10 AM

Starbucks CEO Schultz plans to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump ban

NEW YORK: Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz said the company planned to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees from certain countries.

Corporate News 30 Jan 2017 | 1:44 AM

US tech leaders sound alarm over Trump immigration order

San Francisco: The US technology industry, a major employer of foreign workers, hit back on Saturday at President Donald Trump's sudden executive order on immigration, with some leaders calling it immoral and un-American.