[LONDON] Companies around the world paid out a record amount of dividends in the first quarter, data showed on Monday, as they shrugged off worries about slowing economic and earnings growth.

GLOBAL markets, albeit still "jittery", have recovered sharply this year as investors and traders are more relaxed about central bank policies, the latest Bank for International...

[HONG KONG] The sense of pessimism that's marked the beginning of 2019 is overdone....