Chinese trade in steep slide

Gearing up to ring in the year of the sheep. But beneath the celebrations, China's economic worries are growing. Foreign trade, one of the key drivers of its mammoth economy, has taken a nosedive. Feb 9, 2015

Asia markets wobble on China trade, U.S. jobs

Asian markets start the week on a mixed footing. Strong jobs data out of the U.S. raising hopes while weak economic data out of the China causes worry. That combination led to patchy trade across Feb 9, 2015

Dow biggest weekly percentage gain since Jan 2013

It was a strong week on Wall Street for stocks pushing the Dow and the Nasdaq into positive territory for this year. The wage gains seen in the December jobs report initially led investors to buy Feb 7, 2015

Back to work, and making more money

Getting back to work got a little easier for many Americans last month, and they are making more money on the job. Employment rose more than expected in January. The U.S. economy added 257,000 new Feb 7, 2015

Merkel, Hollande push for Ukraine peace

A ceasefire, and the chance to get out. Some residents of eastern Ukraine evacuate their war-torn region, ravaged by a conflict between separatist rebels and government forces - which has seen more Feb 6, 2015

Premier League TV rights go under hammer

A battle of the broadcasters for the most-watched football league in the world. The deadline now upon us for the first round of bids for UK TV rights of English Premier League matches. Rivals Sky Feb 6, 2015

Greece: what now after whirlwind week?

A familiar scene of Greek protest. This, though, just on Thursday night. Part hope - but much anger, at Germany's unreadiness to do deals on debt. Alexis Tsipras is defiant too as his new Feb 6, 2015