[TOKYO] Japan's March factory output fell at the fastest pace in five months, while retail sales also dropped as businesses struggled with the coronavirus pandemic's sharp hit to overseas and...

[SYDNEY] Australian shares ended unchanged on Wednesday, rebounding from a 2.3 per cent drop earlier in the session, as better-than-expected retail sales data helped counter losses in mining and...

[NEW YORK] US stock indexes slumped 2 per cent minutes after the open on Wednesday as a record drop in retail sales and dour first-quarter earnings reports lent weight to forecasts for the biggest...

HONG Kong's shops and businesses buckled under the full force of the coronavirus outbreak in February as retail sales plummeted by the most on record amid growing travel restrictions and social-...

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's retail sales fell by a record 44 per cent in February from a year earlier, as travel restrictions kept tourists away and residents avoided shopping centres to prevent the...

[WASHINGTON] US retail sales fell by the most in more than a year in February and the coronavirus outbreak is expected to depress sales in the months ahead, which could strengthen economists'...

[WASHINGTON] US retail sales rose in January for a fourth straight month as cheaper prices at the gas pump encouraged Americans to spend, though a core measure of demand softened.

[JAKARTA] Retail sales in Indonesia contracted 0.5 per cent in December from a year earlier, despite year-end festivities, according to a central bank survey released on Tuesday.

[WASHINGTON] US retail sales rose for a third straight month in December, with households buying a range of goods even as they cut back on purchases of motor vehicles, which could strengthen the...

[BEIJING] China's retail sales are expected to increase eight per cent in 2019 to 41.1 trillion yuan (US$5.88 trillion), the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Monday, citing a commerce...