Asian markets mostly rise after U.S. shutdown ends

2019-01-27

Shares rose in Asia on Monday after President Donald Trump temporarily re-opened the U.S. government. Japan was the main regional outlier, as the Nikkei 225 index NIK, -0.60%   lost 0.4% with uncertainty over China-U.S. trade talks bringing a lull in buying sentiment. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index HSI, -0.14%Read More →

FDA has cut back on food inspections because of shutdown

2019-01-09

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has dramatically curtailed inspections of domestic food-processing facilities during the partial government shutdown, though it is now trying to resume work at the most high-risk sites. Since the shutdown began in late December, the FDA has conducted some types of essential food inspections, including atRead More →