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METALS-Copper rises on trade hopes; aluminium seen pressured by strong China output

Copper and most other base metals rose on Wednesday, as investors took a breather from a recent escalation between the United States and China, following commen...

METALS-Copper rises on trade hopes; aluminium seen pressured by strong China output

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Wall St. rises on trade hopes, strong consumer spending data U.S. stocks rose on Friday as an easing of trade tensions between the United States and China, and data showing solid domestic consumer spending abated concerns that major economies were on the brink of a recession....
17:00, 08/30/2019

Oil rises on hopes of easing U.S.-China trade tension Oil prices rose on Monday after the United States and China both suggested they could ease up in a trade war that has undermined the outlook for the global economy and crude demand....
13:39, 08/26/2019

METALS-Copper rises on hopes of salvaging U.S.-China trade deal Prices of copper and most other industrial metals rose on hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions, which have been threatening economic growth, even as higher U.S. tariffs on more Chinese goods took effect on Friday....
06:39, 05/10/2019

Wall St. rises on tech gains, trade hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as gains in chipmaker Micron boosted the technology sector and comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin fueled hopes that the United States and China were making progress in their trade talks....
18:52, 06/26/2019

Wall St. rises, helped by rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and on optimism the United States and Mexico would reach a agreement and avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
22:13, 06/05/2019

METALS-Copper rises on hopes of China stimulus Copper prices rose on Monday after China, the world's top consumer of the red metal, announced new measures to support its economy amid a damaging trade war with the United States....
07:39, 08/19/2019

Oil rises slightly as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a possible economic slowdown, after falling earlier on concerns over future demand....
23:01, 08/20/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cuts U.S. stocks surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year....
23:00, 06/18/2019

METALS-Copper rises on renewed trade deal hopes, Germany's growth recovery Copper and most other base metals rose on Wednesday, as investors took a breather on the U.S.-China trade tension after U.S. President Donald Trump's positive comments, and a rebound in Germany's economic growth in the first quarter....
12:39, 05/15/2019

Wall Street Rises on Rate-Cut Hopes, China Tariff Delay U.S. stocks extended gains in a broad-based rally on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while the United States' decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods lifted the mood....
17:52, 06/07/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium rises on production halt at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit following a fire that broke out over the weekend....
07:26, 05/27/2019

US-China trade war to cost $455bn in lost output, says IMF Christine Lagarde says world must avoid the ‘self-inflicted wounds’ of a tit-for-tat wrangle The International Monetary Fund has called for a speedy end to the deepening trade war between the United States and China after calculating that the tit-for...
20:52, 06/05/2019

Oil steady as fate of output pact unclear, U.S.-China trade war lingers Oil prices steadied on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
15:13, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government...
19:39, 07/12/2019

Oil rises after Trump says China trade deal likely Oil prices rose on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expected to sign a trade deal with China, calming nerves after a round of tit-for-tat tariff hikes had sent markets reeling....
03:39, 08/27/2019

China June trade surplus with U.S. rises 11% to $29.92 billion China's trade surplus with the United States, a major source of friction with its biggest trading partner, rose 11% in June to $29.92 billion from $26.9 billion in May, customs data showed on Friday....
15:13, 07/12/2019

Oil rises as U.S.-China trade comments calm markets Oil prices rose on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a trade deal with China after positive comments by Beijing, calming nerves after a round of tit-for-tat tariff hikes had sent markets reeling....
07:39, 08/27/2019

Oil rises as US-China trade comments calm markets Oil prices rose on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a trade deal with China after positive comments by Beijing, calming nerves after a round of tit-for-tat tariff hikes had sent markets reeling....
06:52, 08/27/2019

China April industrial output cools, retail sales growth falls to 16-year low as trade risks rise China on Wednesday reported surprisingly weaker growth in industrial output and retail sales for April, reinforcing expectations that Beijing needs to roll out more stimulus measures as the trade war with the United States escalates....
06:52, 05/15/2019

Merkel hopes China-U.S. trade problems will be over soon German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war affects the whole world and that she hopes it will be resolved soon....
08:39, 09/06/2019

China defiant toward U.S. on trade, Kudlow urges strong enforcement steps The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit" that harmed its interests....
01:00, 05/13/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises as investors eye U.S.-China trade talks at G20 Wall Street advanced on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of the much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in...
02:39, 06/29/2019

Hopes in China rise for a Trump-Xi trade deal As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Japanese shares tick up on U.S.-China trade hopes Japanese share prices edged up on Wednesday after a news report that U.S. trade negotiators will meet Chinese counterparts in Shanghai next week prompted investors to buy back cyclical shares such as carmakers, shippers and machinery makers....
07:52, 07/24/2019

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan....
14:39, 06/28/2019

US-China trade talks end with no deal, but Trump puts faith in 'strong' relationship with Xi Talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended Friday without a trade pact, prompting the Trump administration to possibly further expand its trade war with Beijing and tax its remaining imports, increasing the widening divide between the world's t...
11:26, 05/11/2019

U.S. recession risk rises as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up: Reuters poll Over the last month the U.S.-China trade war has boosted the risk of a U.S. recession, say a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters, who now put the chances of that happening in the next two years at 40%....
05:00, 05/17/2019

US-China trade war and interest rate rises spell losses for the super-rich After seven years of growth, assets of the richest people on the planet fall by 3%Donald Trump’s trade war with China and fears over rising interest rates triggered stock market losses worth $2tn (£1.6tn) for the world’s super-rich last year.After se...
08:52, 07/09/2019

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were resuming trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war....
23:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. and China Resume Trade Negotiations With Slim Hopes for a Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement emerging as they restart talks with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
18:52, 07/29/2019

Mnuchin hopes for 'substantial progress' in China trade talks U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he hopes to make "substantial progress" with Chinese negotiators in the next two rounds of trade talks, as the world's two largest economies look for ways to end their bruising trade war....
12:52, 04/30/2019

U.S.-China trade truce hopes rekindle risk appetite World shares and the dollar were left clinging to gains on Thursday amid conflicting reports on whether the United States and China will agree a truce on trade at a meeting of their leaders this weekend....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Oil falls as demand concern contends with US-China trade hopes Oil prices slipped on Friday and were on track for weekly losses as concerns about a slowed global economic growth outweighed hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute....
02:52, 09/14/2019

Nikkei climbs to new 4-mth high on US-China trade hopes, ECB stimulus Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh four month-high on Friday, as hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute and stimulus from the European Central Bank helped to counter lingering worries about a global economic slowdown....
08:52, 09/13/2019

Japan's Abe hopes U.S., China resolve trade war through constructive talks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he hoped the United States and China would resolve their trade war through constructive dialogue when they meet at a gathering of leaders from the Group of 20 major economies....
10:52, 06/26/2019

Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
23:00, 06/27/2019

China hopes U.S. will create conditions necessary for September trade talks China and the United States are discussing the next round of face-to-face trade talks scheduled in September, but hopes for progress hinge on whether Washington can create favorable conditions, China's commerce ministry said on Thursday....
16:00, 08/29/2019

METALS-Copper edges up on U.S.-China trade deal hopes Copper ticked up on Thursday but in a tight range as investors were cautious ahead of a weekend meeting between U.S. and Chinese presidents on their prolonged trade dispute....
07:00, 06/27/2019

World stocks rise on hopes of US-China trade truce Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
17:26, 06/20/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue....
03:39, 05/10/2019

Hopes for Resolving U.S.-China Trade Fight Hinge on Trump and Xi President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive trade talks this week, in a test of whether their professed personal chemistry can surmount seemingly intractable differences at the bargaining table....
14:39, 06/26/2019

Infrastructure Output Rises 2.6% In April Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors such as coal, crude oil and electricity, accounts for nearly 40 per cent of country's industrial output....
14:39, 05/31/2019

Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from confirmation that U.S. President Donald Trump woul...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Oil climbs 3% on hopes U.S.-China trade talks resume, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold an extensive meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Global stocks, bond yields lifted by U.S.-China trade hopes A gauge of global stocks rose for an eighth straight day and benchmark government bond yields climbed on Friday after signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, as well as a solid U.S. retail sales report, allayed recession worries....
02:00, 09/14/2019

Global stocks fueled by hopes on monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed a meeting with ...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Nikkei hits 4-month high on U.S.-China trade hopes, ECB stimulus Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh four month-high on Friday, as signs of thawing in U.S.-China trade tensions and the European Central Bank policy easing tempered worries about a global economic slowdown....
10:52, 09/13/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
14:26, 06/23/2019

Oil falls 1% as U.S.-Iran optimism faces U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices fell 1% on Monday on the outlook for increased supply of Iranian crude after France's president lifted hopes for a deal between Washington and Tehran, but losses were limited by optimism surrounding a U.S.-China trade deal....
07:39, 08/27/2019

U.S. Treasury chief hopes for 'substantial progress' in China trade talks U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he hopes to make "substantial progress" with Chinese negotiators in the next two rounds of trade talks, as the world's two largest economies look for ways to end their bruising trade war....
23:52, 04/30/2019

US Hopes To Re-Launch China Trade Talks, Won't Accept Tariffs Conditions The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a......
04:26, 06/26/2019

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
22:13, 05/22/2019

Wall St. Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
20:39, 06/21/2019

Stocks rise amid fresh hopes for a US-China trade deal Technology companies are leading stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading amid fresh optimism among investors that the U.S. and China are making progress toward a deal to resolve their costly trade war...
17:13, 06/26/2019

Oil steadies as U.S.-Iran optimism faces U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices steadied on Monday after France's president lifted hopes for a deal between the United States and Iran, while optimism for easing U.S.-China trade tensions supported prices....
19:13, 08/26/2019

U.S. stocks lose steam as hopes waver for U.S.-China trade deal Equity indexes on Wall Street gave up earlier gains on Tuesday amid uncertainty over the prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal, while demand for U.S. treasuries and precious metals grew, showing an appetite for less-risky investments....
18:39, 08/27/2019

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
02:13, 05/25/2019

Oil steadies as US-Iran optimism faces US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices steadied on Monday after France's president lifted hopes for a deal between the United States and Iran, while optimism for easing U.S.-China trade tensions supported prices....
19:39, 08/26/2019

U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariffs The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
02:00, 06/26/2019

Oil slips 1% after Fed disappoints, US crude output rises Oil prices skidded on Thursday, declining for the first time in six days, after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a string of interest rate cuts and Sino-U.S. talks ended without apparent progress towards resolving a bitter trade dispute....
10:00, 08/01/2019

Chevron profit rises 26.3% on higher output Chevron reported a 26.3% rise in quarterly profit, as higher production more than offset lower crude oil and natural gas prices and a rise in expenses....
15:13, 08/02/2019

Oil rises for fifth day on expectations of extended output cuts Oil futures rose for a fifth day, rising to their highest in almost six weeks, on optimism that OPEC and other producing countries may agree to extend output cuts to support prices....
14:39, 09/10/2019

Oil slips 1% after Fed disappoints, U.S. crude output rises Oil prices skidded on Thursday, declining for the first time in six days, after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a string of interest rate cuts and Sino-U.S. talks ended without apparent progress towards resolving a bitter trade dispute....
06:52, 08/01/2019

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

US STOCKS-Futures subdued as trade deal hopes offset new China tariffs U.S. stock index futures were muted on Friday, as expectations of a deal during the current round of U.S.-China trade talks blunted the impact from additional tariffs on Chinese goods coming into force....
13:26, 05/10/2019

Stocks futures subdued as trade deal hopes offset new China tariffs U.S. stock index futures were muted on Friday, as expectations of a deal during the current round of U.S.-China trade talks blunted the impact from additional tariffs on Chinese goods coming into force....
14:39, 05/10/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
09:52, 06/19/2019

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
02:52, 06/22/2019

Wall St. clings to slight gains after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after upbeat comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
21:52, 05/24/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares advance on U.S.-China trade hopes, ECB stimulus Asian stocks advanced on Friday as hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute and aggressive stimulus from the European Central Bank helped to counter worries about a global economic slowdown....
03:52, 09/13/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce hopes rekindle risk appetite World shares and the dollar were left clinging to gains on Thursday amid conflicting reports on whether the United States and China will agree a truce on trade at a meeting of their leaders this weekend....
16:39, 06/27/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariffs The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
02:26, 06/26/2019

U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, won't accept conditions on tariffs: official The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
23:26, 06/25/2019

CANADA STOCKS-Futures rise on hopes of easing U.S.-China trade tensions Futures for Canada's main stock index edged higher on Friday, tracking global markets, on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between the United States and China....
15:52, 08/30/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
08:13, 06/19/2019

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts Stocks were on pace to set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Shares rally as China fuels trade deal hopes, Italy moves toward new government U.S. and European shares advanced on Thursday as China struck a hopeful tone on trade relations with the United States and as Italy appeared close to forming a new government and resolving its political crisis....
20:52, 08/29/2019

Shares rally, bond yields rise as China fuels trade deal hopes U.S. and European shares advanced on Thursday and Treasury yields ticked higher as China struck a hopeful tone on trade relations with the United States and as Italy appeared close to forming a new government and resolving its political crisis....
03:00, 08/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
19:52, 06/27/2019

Anglo American's second-quarter output rises 2%, Minas Rio ramps up Anglo American on Thursday said the ramp-up of iron ore at Minas Rio in Brazil and higher volumes of coking coal had offset reduced diamond production, raising second-quarter output by 2% and keeping the company on track to meet its 2019 targets....
10:26, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Chesapeake forecasts strong oil output for 2020, shares rise 6% Chesapeake Energy Corp on Tuesday forecast double-digit growth for oil production in 2020 after reporting better-than-expected quarterly output, as it shifts focus to crude amid weak natural gas prices....
15:52, 08/06/2019

Exxon Mobil profit sinks, Chevron rises as both boost output Weaker second-quarter refining and chemicals profits offset surging U.S. shale production at U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp , the two reported on Friday....
14:13, 08/03/2019

WRAPUP 2-Exxon Mobil profit sinks, Chevron rises as both boost output Weaker second-quarter refining and chemicals profits offset surging U.S. shale production at U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp , the two reported on Friday....
20:39, 08/03/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium hits 7-mth high amid supply shortage in China Shanghai aluminium futures prices on Thursday hit their highest since October 2018 on worries over supply shortage, following a refinery shutdown in China - the world's top aluminium maker....
10:52, 05/16/2019

METALS-Most metals rise amid strong US, China data; trade tight ahead of holidays Most metals advanced on Monday amid surprisingly strong data on U.S. economic growth and solid profit numbers from Chinese industrial firms, although trading was tight ahead of holidays in top consumer China....
11:39, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale CFO says hopes to return to 400 mln tonnes annual output in 2-3 years Brazilian miner Vale SA's chief financial officer said on Friday that the company could restore production to a level of 400 million metric tonnes of iron ore within two to three years after a deadly dam burst curtailed activity at several mines....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Oil hits six-week high on hopes of extended OPEC output cuts Oil futures hit a six-week high on Tuesday, rising for a fifth day on optimism that OPEC and other countries may agree to extend production cuts in a bid to support prices....
09:39, 09/10/2019

METALS-Base metals rise on revival of U.S.-China trade hopes London industrial metals prices advanced on Wednesday amid reports of progress in trade negotiations between the United States and China. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday it was a good sign that top U.S. officials would b...
07:52, 07/24/2019

More Companies Feel Pressured to Hand Over Technology in China, Report Says (BEIJING) — The number of foreign companies that feel compelled to hand over technology in exchange for Chinese market access — an issue that sparked President Donald Trump’s tariff fight with Beijing — has doubled since two y...
15:52, 05/20/2019

Diageo profit rises on strong demand and cost cuts Diageo, the world's largest spirits company, reported higher annual profit on Thursday, helped by growth across all its markets, an improved price mix and as it kept a tight lid on costs....
11:00, 07/25/2019

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
10:26, 07/07/2019

Oil rises on hopes of extended OPEC production cuts Oil futures rose on Tuesday, potentially heading for a fifth day of gains, amid optimism that OPEC and other countries may agree to extend production cuts in a bid to support prices....
04:39, 09/10/2019

Oracle rises on strong quarterly forecast driven by licenses, cloud services Oracle Corp on Wednesday forecast current-quarter profit above estimates, as the business software maker benefited from demand for its on-premise IT, cloud services and license support businesses, sending its shares up as much as 7% in extended tradi...
02:26, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Ashtead quarterly profit rises, bolstered by strong U.S. rental demand Equipment rental giant Ashtead Plc reported higher first-quarter profit on Tuesday, as its U.S. Sunbelt business benefited from higher rental demand for industrial gear....
10:39, 09/10/2019

METALS-Nickel rises on supply fears but strong dollar caps gains Nickel prices in London rose on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
11:13, 06/17/2019

Ferrari's hopes of 1st season win boosted by strong practice Seeking its first win of an increasingly frustrating Formula One season Ferrari got a welcome boost Friday with Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc posting the fastest times in both practices for the Belgian Grand Prix      ...
09:26, 08/31/2019

Wall Street rises with hopes of Mexican tariffs delay Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Global stocks down as big rate cut hopes fade, dollar rises A gauge of global stocks declined after early gains dissipated on Friday as expectations for a strongly dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting were dialed back, pushing the dollar higher....
22:52, 07/19/2019

Wall Street rises on strong Chinese data, Hong Kong and Brexit news Wall Street's main indexes rebounded on Wednesday, after robust economic data from China, easing tensions in Hong Kong and British lawmakers' approval of a law to delay Brexit provided relief to investors worried about global growth....
23:00, 09/04/2019

METALS-Copper rises on demand hopes, nickel up as steel surges Prices of industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper hitting the highest in almost two weeks on expectations that China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
13:13, 06/11/2019

Stocks slide after strong jobs report diminishes hopes for Fed rate cut this month Mark Lennihan/AP Stocks fell on Friday after the strong jobs report lowered expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve this month. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite had rallied to all-time highs on ...
18:56, 07/06/2019

Trade uncertainty to trim $850 billion global output: Fed paper Trade policy uncertainty driven by the Trump administration's escalating dispute with China means hundreds of billions of dollars in lost U.S. output and as much as $850 billion lost globally through early next year, research published this week by t...
04:00, 09/06/2019

China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about talks between the Chinese and U.S. presidents on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan....
11:39, 06/28/2019

Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Suppliers adopt pessimistic outlook on China output With 12 straight months of falling sales, many auto suppliers are striking an even more pessimistic tone about Chinese vehicle output this year than some research firms, with suppliers bracing for the pain to be far greater than the single-digit perc...
03:39, 08/01/2019

China's government will not set winter output cuts for steel mills China's central government will not set output restriction levels on steel mills for the upcoming winter but will ask local governments to set restrictions based on steel firms' situation, Ministry of Ecology and Environment Spokesman Liu Youbin said...
06:13, 07/26/2019

China will not set blanket winter output cuts for heavy industry China's central government will not set overall output restrictions on heavy industry for the coming winter, but will direct local governments to set limits based on manufacturers' emissions, the environment ministry said on Friday....
08:13, 07/26/2019

China's CNGR to boost output despite bad year for battery market Chinese electric vehicle (EV) battery material firm CNGR Advanced Material Co is boosting output to seize market share despite a bad year for the sector, a company official said on Thursday....
19:00, 09/12/2019

China's steel minnows sidestep pollution rules to boost output Small steel mills in China are taking advantage of lax environmental enforcement to ramp up production ahead of bigger rivals, industry and government officials said, jeopardizing anti-smog targets and defying industry consolidation....
13:52, 07/26/2019

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid suspicions that the full extent of the disease is not being reported....
09:52, 07/04/2019

China to boost pork output as swine fever drives up prices BEIJING — China is launching a nationwide initiative to boost pork production following a price spike blamed on a devastating outbreak of African swine fever. The government will take steps to accelerate the revival of hog production, prevent and con...
20:13, 09/11/2019

Oil dips on expectations of rising output, China factory and services stutter Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on expectations rising output from the United States and producer club OPEC would offset most of the shortfall expected from U.S. sanctions on Iran, but analysts said markets remained tight....
05:26, 04/30/2019

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
07:13, 07/15/2019

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets-ministry China's agriculture ministry said on Friday that prevention and control of armyworm was crucial for hitting the country's annual grain output targets as well as for economic and social stability....
14:26, 05/24/2019

China says it needs 'arduous efforts' to meet 2019 industrial output goal Beijing says it can still meet its 2019 growth target of between 6% and 6.5% and continues to roll out stimulus measures to prop up activity. China set a 2019 industrial output growth target of 5.5%-6.0%....
14:00, 07/23/2019

China June aluminum output climbs to daily record - Reuters calculations China's daily aluminum output hit record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as total production for the whole of the month fell slightly according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday....
07:13, 07/15/2019

China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
15:13, 07/12/2019

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut China's fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an already-sizeable glut, potentially dragging on crude oil demand from the world's biggest importer of the commodit...
09:00, 07/08/2019

China churns out record daily steel output in June - Reuters calculation China's daily crude steel output rose to record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as anti-pollution production curbs pushed whole-month production slightly lower, official data showed on Monday....
07:13, 07/15/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0.7%....
15:00, 05/03/2019

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan extends output curbs in June: local media China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan extended production restrictions on heavy industry to end-June, local government-backed media reported on Wednesday, as the smog-prone city aims to improve its air quality....
07:39, 06/05/2019

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
08:52, 07/15/2019

China's Shandong province says fall armyworm a 'major threat' to autumn crop output Agriculture officials in northern China's Shandong province warned on Tuesday that an infestation of the fall armyworm pest will spread further in the key corn-producing area, posing a "major threat" to autumn crop output in the region....
12:26, 07/30/2019

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points From Day's Low In Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets recovered early losses on Wednesday in choppy trade, amid a cautious trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex opened 28.83 points lower at 38,701.99, and moved in a range of......
11:00, 07/10/2019

Harley-Davidson Rises After Dodging Trade War Harley-Davidson slides past Trump’s trade war, Nissan blames Carlos Ghosn for a massive profit drop, people still want to know if Tesla can make money, and much more for The Morning Shift of Wednesday, July 24, 2019....
16:52, 07/24/2019

China June coal output hits record high as miners ramp up ahead of summer China's coal output rose in June from the previous month to a record high, official data showed on Monday, as miners ramped up production to ensure supply ahead of peak summer demand for electricity....
07:13, 07/15/2019

Strong Earnings Allay Fears Over Trade and Growth---for Now Corporate profits are proving to be more resilient than expected in the second quarter, nudging the stock market higher this month and distracting from anxieties about trade and economic growth....
19:13, 07/29/2019

P&G CEO says US consumer 'remains strong' despite global trade concerns Procter & Gamble's CEO tells CNBC the U.S. consumer "remains strong," after the company reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations....
00:52, 07/31/2019

Japan PM Abe calls for strong G20 message on free trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday urged leaders from the Group of 20 major economies to deliver a strong message to support "free, fair and indiscriminate" trade as he expressed "deep concerns" over the current landscape of global trade....
07:00, 06/28/2019

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this year since 2016....
14:00, 06/01/2019

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points From Day's Low Amid Volatile Trade Domestic stock markets moved in a range amid volatile trade on Tuesday. The S&P BSE Sensex index was stuck in a range of 231.11 points, with 38,148.63 and 37,917.52 as the strongest and weakest levels......
10:13, 07/23/2019

Oil rises towards $65 as supply concerns outweigh trade disputes Oil rose towards $65 a barrel on Tuesday as OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions outweighed the U.S.-China trade dispute that has been dragging down the global economy and oil demand....
13:39, 07/09/2019

Monthly U.S. trade deficit rises slightly to $72.1 billion The Census Bureau reported Thursday that the international trade deficit in goods rose to $72.1 billion in April, up a marginal 0.3% from March's level of $71.9 billion according to an "advance look" at the data. The shift was due to exports dropping...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Wall Street rises after trade-driven selloff U.S. stocks rose for the first time this week on Thursday, as President Donald Trump said trade talks with China are doing well, offering a glimmer of hope to markets roiled by trade tensions....
17:52, 05/30/2019

U.S. stocks led higher by tech on trade optimism; oil rises U.S. stocks advanced on Monday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and increasing geopolitical tensions sent oil prices higher....
20:00, 07/22/2019

Oil Rises on Falling Supplies, Renewed Trade Optimism Oil prices rose after a sizable drop in weekly U.S. inventories of crude oil, and as investors regained some confidence that a U.S.-China trade deal might happen soon....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Stephen Harper offers to help U.K. with trade given ‘Canada’s strong record’ Harper tweeted Saturday night that he's "willing to assist whoever serves as the next leader of the U.K. Conservative Party on trade matters, should they wish."...
20:26, 06/30/2019

Nike Posts Strong Sales, Plays Down Trade Risks Nike posted higher sales in the latest quarter, boosted by strong demand in both the U.S. and China, and executives said the trade dispute between the two countries hasn’t hurt the sneaker giant’s business....
11:00, 06/28/2019

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in trade tensions that analysts have cautioned could pressure an already slowing economy....
07:39, 06/07/2019

Madison Bumgarner makes strong trade statement on and off mound As the MLB trade deadline inches closer, Madison Bumgarner has given himself his own vote of confidence. The 2014 World Series MVP has struggled this season, going 4-7 with a 4.21 ERA, and has failed to stay healthy the past three seasons. The intere...
17:52, 06/26/2019

Oil rises on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year....
05:39, 05/21/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories early this year....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Wall St. gains on easing trade tensions, strong ADP jobs data U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on hopes of a de-escalation in trade tensions after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month, while data showing strong job addition in the private sector allayed some slowdown concerns....
17:26, 09/05/2019

Strong earthquake hits southwestern China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has hit Sichuan province in southwestern China. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries, but the USGS warned there could be damage and casualties. It says the ea...
18:26, 06/17/2019

Oil rises to $69 as Mideast tension and supply cuts offset trade concerns Oil rose to about $69 a barrel on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts, though concern over the U.S.-China trade dispute and global economy capped gains....
16:13, 05/27/2019

Oil rises on supply cuts, Mideast tensions; trade worries cap gains Oil futures rose on Tuesday as Middle East tensions and OPEC supply cuts kept global benchmark Brent crude above $64 a barrel, while gains were limited by the U.S.-China trade dispute that has dragged on the global economy and crimped oil demand....
20:00, 07/09/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises after two days of losses on trade-related optimism Canada's main stock index rose on Friday after two days of sharp declines as sentiment was lifted by comments from U.S. President Donald Trump predicting a swift end to the trade dispute with China....
16:26, 05/24/2019

Oil slips towards $60 on demand worries, despite trade hopes Oil slipped to around $60 a barrel on Friday as concern about a slowdown in the global economy and oil demand outweighed hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute....
12:26, 09/13/2019

Stocks Edge Up on Trade Hopes, Stimulus U.S. stocks rose as trade tensions between the U.S. and China appeared to cool further, putting major indexes on track for a third consecutive week of gains and within a hair of their records....
15:52, 09/13/2019

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trade Hopes U.S. government-bond yields rebounded from a recent slide, boosted by bets that a potential trade agreement between Beijing and Washington could lift the outlook for the world economy....
17:13, 06/26/2019

Copper Slides as Trade Hopes Recede Copper prices slid again Tuesday after President Trump increased pressure on China in a series of tweets, a potential setback for investors hoping that the world’s two largest economies can quickly reach a trade agreement....
17:13, 07/30/2019

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
03:13, 06/18/2019

Oil rises after report on possible China talks concessions Oil prices rose early Friday trailing equity gains late Thursday that followed a report about possible concessions ahead in U.S. trade talks with China....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Death toll from China earthquakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
03:52, 06/18/2019

Wall Street mixed as strong consumer data dampened by trade jitters Wall Street struggled for gains in an up-and-down session on Friday as mixed headlines on trade dampened positive consumer sentiment data, sending investors into the weekend with little enthusiasm....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Nikkei down as trade woes, strong yen hurt; SoftBank Group extends losses Japan's Nikkei fell on Tuesday morning as festering trade tensions and a stronger yen hurt sentiment while extended losses for index-heavy SoftBank Group added to the overall pressure on the market....
06:52, 06/04/2019

Asian shares rise on strong U.S. GDP, eyes on Fed, China Asian stock markets edged up on Monday after surprising strong U.S. first-quarter economic growth boosted the S&P 500 index to a record high, but gains were capped by caution over less upbeat aspects in the GDP report which pointed to some weakening ...
05:00, 04/29/2019

Two strong quakes hit southwest China, at least one person dead Two strong earthquakes shook the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Monday, killing at least one person in a part of the country frequently affected by strong tremors....
19:26, 06/17/2019

Fortescue's CEO is seeing 'strong growth' in China's steel production Amid concerns about the state of the Chinese economy, Australian mining company Fortescue says it is seeing robust steel production coming from the country....
10:26, 05/01/2019

METALS-Copper rises as supply concerns outweigh trade talk doubts Copper prices advanced on Tuesday as supply disruption at a major copper mine supported prices, while uncertainty around Sino-U.S. trade resolution capped gains as investors worried about global economic growth and demand for industrial metals....
07:13, 06/25/2019

Futures edge higher on trade truce hopes U.S. equity futures edged higher on Thursday following a report that the United States and China had agreed to a tentative truce in their trade dispute before a G20 summit this weekend, but gains were tempered by Boeing shares after more 737 MAX woes...
15:13, 06/27/2019

Futures bounce on trade hopes, Micron results U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States and China were close to reaching a trade deal, with strong results from chipmaker Micron adding to the upbeat mood....
14:52, 06/26/2019

Wall St. higher on tech boost, trade hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's fueled optimism that the United States and China were close to striking a trade deal, while the tech sector was boosted by chipmaker Micron's upbeat results....
17:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. Government-Bond Yields Rise on Trade Hopes U.S. government-bond prices fell after a report that the Trump administration is considering an interim trade deal with China, reversing previous gains that came after the European Central Bank cut its key interest rate....
17:52, 09/12/2019

Trade war thaw and ECB stimulus hopes buoys stocks World stocks climbed to their highest in six weeks on Thursday as the European Central Bank prepared to offer new stimulus measures and the United States and China made mutual concessions in their trade dispute, improving demand for riskier bets....
14:39, 09/12/2019

UK hopes trade deal with US could soften Brexit blow While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK's exit from the EU?...
14:39, 06/04/2019

Trade hopes lift S&P to record as tech leads U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
23:52, 07/01/2019

S&P 500 dips as Intel slide counters trade hopes The S&P 500 fell on Wednesday as a late slide in shares of Intel Corp erased earlier gains fueled by hopeful notes from the White House regarding the status of trade negotiations with China....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
23:26, 06/07/2019

U.S. trade rep hopes Congress approves USMCA legislation 'very soon' USTR Robert Lighthizer, at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance committee, continued his bid for lawmakers to prepare to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement....
18:26, 06/18/2019

Trump hopes for ‘productive’ talks with Xi Jinping on trade war President Trump on Friday said he hopes to have productive trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping – but denied that he had promised a reprieve on mounting tariffs. “At a minimum it will be productive. We’ll see what happens and what come...
17:13, 06/28/2019

U.S. trade rep says he hopes Congress can approve USMCA legislation 'very soon' The North American trade pact renegotiated under President Donald Trump is a "watershed development" for labor that will reduce incentives to outsource jobs, the U.S. Trade Representative said in prepared remarks to lawmakers on Tuesday....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Oil prices rise on stimulus hopes, trade optimism Oil prices rose on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and on hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a potential economic slowdown that could hit oil demand....
11:39, 08/20/2019

Wall Street mixed after strong retail sales data, conflicting trade reports U.S. stocks swung between gains and losses on Thursday as strong July retail sales and upbeat Walmart earnings eased fears of a recession, but mixed reports on trade and Cisco's dismal forecast kept investors on edge....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Strong economic data, easing trade worries push Wall Street higher U.S. stocks hit one-month highs on Thursday on hopes of a de-escalation in trade tensions after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month, while strong U.S. economic data allayed some concerns of a slowdown....
18:39, 09/05/2019

China Expresses "Strong Dissatisfaction" With G7 Statement On Hong Kong Beijing on Tuesday voiced "strong dissatisfaction" with a joint statement from the G7 leaders which backed Hong Kong's autonomy and called for calm after months of civil unrest....
17:13, 08/27/2019

China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with U.S. statement on Tiananmen anniversary China's embassy in the United States expressed "strong dissatisfaction" on Tuesday towards the United States' remarks on the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's bloody crackdown on student-led protests in Tiananmen Square....
07:26, 06/04/2019

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Sino-U.S. trade truce hopes rekindle risk appetite Risk appetite returned to world markets on Thursday following a media report the United States and China have tentatively agreed to a truce ahead of a highly-anticipated weekend meeting of the two nations' leaders in Tokyo....
15:13, 06/27/2019

Oil prices hold steady on hopes trade tensions could ease Crude oil prices held mostly steady on Tuesday on optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions would ease and on hopes that major economies would enact stimulus measures to counter a possible global economic slowdown that could affect oil demand....
10:52, 08/20/2019

Oil falls but losses capped by hopes of easing trade tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday on persistent concerns over future demand, but losses were capped by optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a possible economic slowdown....
16:13, 08/20/2019

Asian stocks hit six-week high on trade war hopes ahead of ECB Asian stocks hit a six-week high on Thursday on hopes for a thaw in U.S.-China trade frictions and expectations that the European Central Bank would kick off another wave of monetary easing by global central banks....
05:26, 09/12/2019

Oil prices fall but set for big weekly gain on trade dispute hopes Oil gave back some of its recent gains on Friday, but was still headed for the biggest weekly increase since early July, boosted by a decline in U.S stocks, a looming hurricane in Florida and an easing of Sino-U.S. trade rhetoric....
12:13, 08/30/2019

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's main indexes rose about 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in U.S. job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, with Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods adding to the upbeat mood....
19:39, 06/07/2019

US STOCKS-Futures edge higher on trade truce hopes U.S. equity futures edged higher on Thursday following a report that the United States and China had agreed to a tentative truce in their trade dispute before a G20 summit this weekend, but gains were tempered by Boeing shares after more 737 MAX woes...
14:13, 06/27/2019

Asia stocks trade higher as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific traded higher on Friday morning, as comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Trade sensitive stocks on ropes as deal hopes fade A week of worsening fears on Wall Street leading up to Washington's increase on tariffs on Chinese goods has taken a toll on stocks that rely heavily on global trade....
22:26, 05/10/2019

Wall St. pushes higher on trade hopes, dovish Fed bets Wall Street's main indexes rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 inching close to record levels, as President Donald Trump's comments on restarting trade talks with China added to optimism of a more accommodative Federal Reserve....
19:52, 06/18/2019

European shares higher on hopes of rate cut, trade optimism European shares advanced for the sixth straight session on Thursday, as investors took heart from signs that the U.S.-China trade talks are back on track, with expectations of interest rate cuts by central banks lifting the sentiment....
12:00, 07/04/2019

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
17:52, 06/17/2019

Oil inches down as inventory data counters trade deal hopes Oil prices ticked down on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
16:13, 06/19/2019

Wall St. opens higher on tech boost, trade hopes U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, as chipmaker Micron Technology's upbeat results lifted technology shares and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comments fueled optimism that the United States and China would strike a trade deal....
16:00, 06/26/2019

With trade nailed down, D.C. United hopes other pieces fall into place The deal for left back Marquinhos Pedroso ahead of Saturday's match vs Columbus should allow other players to return to natural positions in the attack, which has sputtered....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Oil declines on global demand worries despite hopes on trade talks Oil futures fell on Friday as concerns about global growth and slowing demand lingered despite hints of progress on U.S.-China trade talks, setting up prices for weekly losses after days of swinging back and forth....
07:39, 09/13/2019

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
17:39, 06/11/2019

Trade hopes lift stocks, bond yields up ahead of ECB A gauge of global equity markets climbed on Wednesday, amid small signs of progress in the trade war between the United States and China, while bond yields rose as investors remained unsure what stimulus measures the European Central Bank will provid...
21:26, 09/11/2019

Wall Street ends higher on trade, ECB stimulus hopes Wall Street advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 ended the session within striking distance of its all-time closing high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Ban...
02:13, 09/13/2019

China June crude oil throughput rises to record on new plants China's crude oil throughput rose to a record in June, up 7.7% from a year earlier, following the start-up of two new, large refineries, official data showed on Monday....
07:13, 07/15/2019

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International concerns have also been expressed....
09:26, 06/13/2019

China says hopes U.S. does not underestimate its determination China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it hopes the United States does not underestimate its determination to protect its interests, even as Washington threatened to extend tariffs to virtually all Chinese imports....
10:26, 05/14/2019

China says it hopes U.S. does not underestimate its determination China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it hopes the United States does not underestimate its determination to protect its interests, even as Washington threatened to extend tariffs to virtually all Chinese imports....
11:52, 05/14/2019

Nikkei flat as trade woes, strong yen saps risk appetite; SoftBank Group falls Japan's Nikkei ended nearly flat in choppy trade on Tuesday as festering trade tensions and a stronger yen curbed risk appetite, while extended losses for index-heavy SoftBank Group added to the overall pressure on the market....
11:39, 06/04/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ticks higher at open on trade optimism, strong retail sales The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrials indexes opened modestly higher on Friday, on growing optimism around trade talks between the United States and China as well as stronger-than-expected domestic retail sales....
16:26, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Calvin Klein-owner PVH expects hit from strong dollar, trade spat; shares fall Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands owner PVH Corp said it expects a 10 cent hit to its full-year adjusted earnings from a stronger dollar and a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, sending its shares down 10% on Wednesday....
02:13, 05/30/2019

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8% China's industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beating market expectations....
07:13, 07/15/2019

China's soybean demand remains strong amid massive hog losses China's appetite for soybeans to feed livestock seems to be holding remarkably strong amid reports that the nation has lost 20 to 70 percent of its hogs to African swine fever....
03:39, 08/03/2019

China Issues Red Alert as a Strong Typhoon Bears Down on the East Coast (BEIJING) — China issued its top warning for coastal areas of Zhejiang province Friday ahead of a strong typhoon carrying heavy rain and winds and expected to send an intense storm surge up the mighty Yangzte River. Heavy rain was expected in Z...
12:39, 08/09/2019

Nikkei ends near 6-week highs on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cut Japan's Nikkei rallied hard to end near six-week highs on Wednesday on news that the United States and China will revive talks on trade, while expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
11:26, 06/19/2019

Macron hopes to convince G7 leaders to halt trade war and heal divisions French president lunches with Donald Trump before summitNot the Messiah: Trump insists ‘chosen one’ remark was a jokeFrench president Emmanuel Macron has said he hopes to convince world leaders to pull back from trade war and heal growing divisions a...
00:13, 08/25/2019

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly...
21:52, 05/24/2019

Wall St. dips on trade tensions, hopes of rate cut limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war were heightened by Washington's tough stance, but losses were limited by a tame inflation report that supported the case for an interest rate cut....
16:39, 06/12/2019

US STOCKS-Wall Street ends higher on trade, ECB stimulus hopes Wall Street advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 ended the session within striking distance of its all-time closing high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Ban...
22:39, 09/12/2019

Stocks gain on trade deal hopes, set for worst week since December Global stocks made gains on Friday as investors held out hopes for a trade deal between the United States and China, even as another round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods took effect....
12:26, 05/10/2019

European shares bounce off six week lows on trade deal hopes European shares strengthened on Friday, recovering from six weeks lows, as investors hoped that United States and China would still be able to resolve their trade dispute, even as a planned U.S. tariff hike on Chinese imports took effect....
11:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. stocks rise, dollar pares losses on trade talk hopes A gauge of world equity markets rebounded and the dollar pared losses on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S.-China trade talks were constructive, easing tensions that pushed stocks on Wall Street toward their biggest weekly loss since Decem...
23:39, 05/10/2019

US Treasury yields steady amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
17:00, 08/30/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends higher on trade, ECB stimulus hopes U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 closed within striking distance of its all-time high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank....
22:39, 09/12/2019

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
02:13, 05/25/2019

Wall Street mixed as trade hopes capped by Apple drop Wall Street was mixed on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow hovering just below all-time highs as cautious optimism regarding easing U.S.-China trade tensions was held in check by a drop in Apple stock....
20:53, 09/13/2019

Wall St. opens flat as hopes of a rate cut counter trade worries U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as Washington's tough stance heightened worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, with losses offset by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Trade tensions weigh on Wall St., hopes of rate cut limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dropped on Wednesday on worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington hardened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Asian shares at one-week top on conciliatory trade tone, stimulus hopes Asian shares jumped to a one-week high on Friday as the United States and China returned to the negotiating table to resolve their tariff dispute and on hopes central banks and governments will do more to avert a global growth slowdown....
05:52, 08/30/2019

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
07:26, 07/18/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
02:13, 07/17/2019

China Hopes India Won't Be Influenced By US On Huawei China on Thursday hoped India won't be influenced by the US and take an independent judgment on Huawei after Washington told New Delhi that it would act against Indian firms found supplying American......
22:00, 06/20/2019

UFC negotiates with China in hopes to double profits Ari Emanuel’s mixed martial arts entertainment company is banking on a new champion to double its profits in China, The Post has learned. The Ultimate Fighting Championship, known for brutal matches with fighters skilled in everything from boxing to ...
07:13, 09/11/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
19:26, 06/18/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the year....
22:13, 05/09/2019

The best aluminium-free deodorants I have an instinctive aversion to my secretions being ‘blocked’ – and now I have a solutionA couple of years ago, solely in response to reader demand, I began to research aluminium-free deodorants. Three sticky weeks and umpteen deodorants later, I c...
10:39, 07/27/2019

Wall Street sinks as hopes fade for rate cuts, trade progress Wall Street stock indexes fell on Tuesday, led by a sharp selloff in technology shares, as simmering trade concerns and disappointing economic data sent buyers to the sidelines, while the Federal Reserve chairman pushed back on pressure from Presiden...
07:39, 06/26/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends up sharply on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
23:13, 06/07/2019

Trade tensions push Wall St. lower, rate cut hopes limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday over worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington toughened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut....
21:00, 06/12/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges down as U.S.-Iran tension counters trade hopes Wall Street closed slightly lower on Friday as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing, while tensions between the United States and Iran un...
23:26, 06/21/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends with gains on renewed trade hopes U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
23:52, 07/01/2019

Gold Pares Early Advance as Trade Hopes Boost Risk Assets Gold prices erased an early rally after the U.S. Trade Representative said it would delay some tariffs on Chinese imports and China’s Xinhua News Agency reported that officials from both sides plan to continue talks in two weeks....
07:13, 08/14/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on tech boost, trade hopes U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, as chipmaker Micron Technology's upbeat results lifted technology shares and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comments fueled optimism that the United States and China would strike a trade deal....
16:13, 06/26/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies off 1-month peak on Sino-U.S. trade talk hopes Gold steadied on Wednesday after retreating from a one-month peak in the previous session as Washington and Beijing decided to further their discussions on trade, soothing investor concerns around a full-blown trade war....
04:26, 05/15/2019

Trade hopes lift global stocks to one-week high, yuan softens World stocks climbed to a one-week high on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between Beijing and Washington on Friday, though a perky dollar capped gains with China's yuan softening again, on track for its weakest month in 2-1/2 decades....
17:00, 08/30/2019

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make concessions on agriculture and automobiles, sources say....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Wall St drifts lower as trade concerns weigh, big rate cut hopes fade The S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials edged lower on Tuesday, as investors worried over warnings of a hit to earnings from the U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in hopes of a steep interest rate cut this month....
20:00, 07/09/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade talks, hopes for rate cuts boost stocks Emerging-market stocks rallied for a third straight day and currencies gained on Thursday, amid signs of progress in U.S-China trade talks and signals by major central banks that they will soon loosen monetary policy....
13:00, 06/20/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares subdued as trade risk sours rate hopes Share markets were in a muted mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth warred with wagers central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
11:13, 06/06/2019

Nikkei edges up on hopes for Japan-U.S. trade progress, turnover lowest since 2014 Japanese stocks edged higher on Monday, when volume was low with U.S. markets closed, as investors awaited details from trade talks between the leaders of Japan and United States....
09:39, 05/27/2019

Wall Street treads water as financials fall, trade hopes flicker Wall Street treaded water on Tuesday, as a drop in financials and renewed concerns about a U.S. recession offset early optimism about hopes of a resolution to the protracted trade war with China....
18:39, 08/27/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares gain on flickering trade hopes World shares gained on Tuesday as some investors held out hopes for a trade deal between the United States and China, even though they continued to raise tariffs on each other last week....
15:13, 08/27/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade war thaw and ECB hopes lift stocks to six-week highs World stocks climbed to their highest in six weeks on Thursday as the European Central Bank prepared to offer new stimulus measures and the United States and China made mutual concessions in their trade dispute, improving demand for riskier bets....
12:39, 09/12/2019

Wall St. edges lower as trade concerns weigh, big rate cut hopes fade The S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials were on track to fall for the third straight session on Tuesday, as investors worried over warnings of a hit to earnings from the U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in hopes of a steep interest rate cut this month...
19:00, 07/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
02:26, 05/25/2019

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in eastern China The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars in economic losses and widely disrupting travel....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 32 as storm moves north The death toll from a typhoon in eastern China rose to 32 on Sunday, with 16 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced for more travel disruptions as the storm moved further north up the coast....
17:57, 08/11/2019

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 30 as storm moves north The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 30 on Sunday, with 18 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced for more travel disruptions as the storm moved further north up the coast....
09:52, 08/11/2019

METALS-Copper ticks up on China stimulus hopes Copper prices advanced on Monday as China announced new measures to support its economy amid a damaging trade war with the United States, potentially improving demand for the red metal....
07:39, 08/19/2019

China hopes Canada understands consequences of siding with U.S. China hopes Canada understands the consequences of siding with the United States and doing its bidding, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called for the release of two Canadians detained in China....
14:39, 05/31/2019

China says hopes Canada understands consequences of siding with U.S. China hopes Canada understands the consequences of siding with the United States and doing its bidding, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called for the release of two Canadians detained in China....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Congress hopes China tariffs are short-lived Congressional Republicans and Democrats said they hoped the tariffs on Chinese goods are short-lived. While Republicans praised the president for being "tough" on China, Democrats worry the move will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy. (May 1...
00:13, 05/11/2019

Japan Q3 aluminium premiums set at $108/T, up 3% Q/Q -sources Premiums for Japanese aluminium shipments for July to September were set at $108 per tonne, up 3% from the current quarter, as tighter supply in Asia outweighed fears over weakening demand, five sources directly involved in the pricing talks said....
13:00, 06/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares creep higher on hopes of Sino-U.S. trade truce Asian share markets turned higher on Thursday following a media report the United States and China have tentatively agreed to a truce in their trade war, ahead of a closely-watched meeting between the two nations this weekend....
07:00, 06/27/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-FX nears six-week peak on easing trade worries, stimulus hopes Developing world currencies rose for the eighth straight session on Friday to a near six-week high on signs of a thaw in U.S.-China trade tensions and monetary easing in the euro zone and Turkey....
10:52, 09/13/2019

Global stocks gain as trade talk hopes rise, rate-cut pressure ebbs European stocks and U.S. equity futures were higher on Wednesday after a report fueled optimism about progress in U.S.-China trade talks, offsetting disappointment about the size of potential U.S. interest rate cuts....
14:52, 06/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on trade deal hopes, set for worst week since December Global stocks made gains on Friday as investors held out hopes for a trade deal between the United States and China, even as another round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods took effect....
13:26, 05/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain on trade hopes; Argentina hit by new debt plan Latin American stocks gained ground on Thursday after China said it hoped for a de-escalation of trade tensions with the United States, although a firmer dollar pressured most regional currencies. The Brazilian real edged up 0.15%, struggling to...
18:26, 08/29/2019

Asia shares rise on trade war hopes, firm U.S. data; safe havens sold Asian stocks joined global peers and rose on Friday while safe havens such as government bonds and the yen were on the defensive amid hopes for easing U.S.-China trade tensions and as firm U.S. economic data increased risk appetites....
05:26, 09/06/2019

Global stocks edge higher on trade hopes, but yuan softens as tariffs loom Hopes of easing trade tensions between China and the United States helped a gauge of global stocks edge higher on Friday despite weakness on Wall Street, though caution over pending U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods put the yuan on track for its biggest ...
19:26, 08/30/2019

METALS-Copper gains as hopes for trade deal outweigh soft Chinese data Copper extended its rebound on Wednesday as hopes the United States and China would forge a trade deal overshadowed largely disappointing economic data from top metals consumer China....
12:39, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-US stocks rise, dollar pares losses on trade talk hopes A gauge of world equity markets rebounded and the dollar pared losses on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S.-China trade talks were constructive, easing tensions that pushed stocks on Wall Street toward their biggest weekly loss since Decem...
03:52, 05/11/2019

WRAPUP 1-China-U.S. trade talk teams keeping 'effective communication' -China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, less than 48 hours before U.S. tariffs kick in on an additional $125 billion in Chinese goods....
19:00, 08/30/2019

Ex-China central bank chief says no major trade breakthrough seen at China-U.S. meeting Former Chinese central bank governor Dai Xianglong said on Friday he expected no major breakthrough over trade at an anticipated meeting between Chinese and U.S. leaders in Japan at the end of June....
05:00, 05/31/2019

China's Xi says world hopes North Korea-U.S. talks can succeed The world hopes North Korea and the United States can talk to each other and for those talks to be successful, Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday, praising Pyongyang's efforts toward denuclearization....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Actress and singer Karen Mok hopes to bring Broadway to China Karen Mok may be currently performing on what she says will be her final concert tour but the Hong Kong-born actress and singer has no plans to retire just yet, setting her sights on bringing Broadway-style musicals to China....
14:39, 07/05/2019

China hopes U.S. will come back to the table at Chile climate talks China hopes to welcome the United States 'back to the negotiating table' to discuss global efforts to limit climate change at a United Nations summit to be hosted by Chile in December, its top climate change envoy said on Tuesday....
03:26, 08/21/2019

China hopes new Pentagon chief seeks to avoid confrontation China hopes the new U.S. defense chief will seek to avoid confrontation with China, the defense ministry said on Thursday, in the Chinese military's first official reaction to the appointment of acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper....
12:26, 06/27/2019

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to avoid US tariffs?...
21:52, 06/12/2019

China, U.S. trade negotiating teams maintaining 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday at a daily news briefing in Beijing....
17:00, 08/30/2019

China-U.S. trade talk teams keeping 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, less than 48 hours before U.S. tariffs kick in on an additional $125 billion in Chinese goods....
19:26, 08/30/2019

Under the skin: Why aluminium is a weight watcher's friend With EVs needing increasingly heavy batteries to provide longer ranges, lightweight construction has never been more important to car makers Try going for a run, or even a couple of trips upstairs, wearing a 30kg backpack and it soon becomes obvious...
03:26, 05/27/2019

Mnuchin hopes for ‘substantial progress’ in China talks Mnuchin arrived Tuesday in Beijing for the latest negotiations on the trade fight between the two biggest global economies, which has rattled financial markets.        ...
12:26, 04/30/2019

METALS-Copper at near 2-week highs on hopes China imports could grow Prices for industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper prices hitting the highest in almost two weeks on expectations that China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Semiconductors, China stimulus hopes push European shares higher European shares churned higher on Friday, boosted by positive sentiment after China hinted on plans to spur economic growth while chipmaker stocks in the region propped up markets, helped by solid earnings news from U.S. counterparts....
11:13, 08/16/2019

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, China tariff delay Wall Street's main indexes rose 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added to the upbeat mood....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
11:39, 05/27/2019

China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week's G20 summit in Japan....
11:52, 06/24/2019

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create the necessary conditions for dialogue, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday....
14:00, 06/20/2019

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G20 BEIJING (AP) — China says its trade negotiators are talking to their U.S. counterparts on how to resolve disputes ahead of an expected meeting between their two heads of state at the G20 meeting in Japan later this week. Wang Shouwen, a Commerce Mini...
11:13, 06/24/2019

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G-20 China says its trade negotiators are in contact with their U.S. counterparts on ways of resolving their disputes ahead of a meeting between Trump, Xi this week...
14:26, 06/24/2019

Japan buyer agrees to pay Q4 aluminium premium of $97/T, 10% lower than Q3 A Japanese aluminium buyer has agreed to pay a global producer a premium of $97 per tonne over the benchmark price for shipments in October to December, down 10% from the previous quarter, a source directly involved in the pricing talks said....
12:26, 09/06/2019

Aluminium producers in Canada cash in on U.S. tariff exemption Canada's exemption from U.S. tariffs on imports of aluminium metal has boosted earnings at the Canadian operations of companies such as Rio Tinto and Alcoa, but has not cut costs for U.S. consumers....
13:39, 07/23/2019

Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10% to 14% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply, two sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Monda...
12:13, 06/03/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ekes out gains at open on rate cut hopes; trade worries weigh U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday on hopes of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, but sentiment remained fragile after President Donald Trump stoked fears of a further escalation in trade tensions by saying he would decide on mo...
16:00, 06/06/2019

South Korean Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight and hopes for 'One Korea' by 2045 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
06:26, 08/15/2019

Nikkei hits 3-1/2-month low as hopes of early resolution to U.S.-China standoff fade Japan's Nikkei share average closed at a 3-1/2-month low on Thursday, on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy....
12:26, 05/30/2019

METALS-Copper prices extend gains on hopes China imports could grow Prices for industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper extending gains on expectations China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
07:13, 06/11/2019

China Vice Premier says hopes to engage in rational, candid talks with U.S.: Xinhua China's Vice Premier Liu He said he hopes to engage in a rational and candid exchange with the U.S. after arriving in Washington for a new round of trade talks, and raising tariffs is not the solution, China's official Xinhua news agency reported....
03:39, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers premiums of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10%-14% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply, three sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Monday....
12:52, 06/03/2019

Glencore, Trafigura pick up aluminium in Qingdao court auctions Commodity traders Glencore PLC and Trafigura have picked up a combined 70,479 tonnes of aluminium over the past week by winning online auctions of metal inventory dating back to China's 2014 Qingdao warehousing scandal, according to the e-commerce pl...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Trudeau expected to announce end of U.S. steel, aluminium tariffs: sources Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making an unscheduled, last-minute trip to Hamilton, Canada's steel manufacturing capital, where he's expected to confirm the breakthrough....
19:26, 05/17/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on rate-cut hopes, China tariff delay U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, after a weak payrolls data in May increased bets that the Federal Reserve would lower interest rates, while news that the United States would give China more time to avoid a tariff hike helped add to the gains....
15:52, 06/07/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium jumps to 2-1/2-month high on supply worries Shanghai aluminium rallied to its highest in more than two months on Tuesday amid supply concerns at a top producer due to a typhoon, even as it denied any impact on production....
11:00, 08/13/2019

Budget 2019: Aluminium Producers Seek Import Duty Hike The role of aluminium in energy security, infrastructure, defense, aerospace, automobile, electricity, packaging and consumer products makes it a sector of strategic importance, according to the......
05:52, 06/17/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium advances as fire halts production at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit due to a fire over the weekend....
10:00, 05/27/2019

METALS-Base metals head higher on hopes of trade deal, U.S. rate cut Industrial metals prices rose sharply on Wednesday after U.S. and Chinese negotiators opened a new round of trade talks and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
19:13, 07/10/2019

Instant View: China second quarter GDP rises 6.2% year-on-year, slowest in at least 27 years China's second-quarter economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years, in line with expectations, as demand at home and abroad cooled in the face of a bruising trade war with the United States....
07:13, 07/15/2019

METALS-Base metals rise on trade talk hopes, nickel at 3-month high Industrial metals prices rose on Wednesday after U.S. and Chinese negotiators opened a new round of talks, raising hopes of resolving a year-long trade war, with nickel reaching a three-month high....
12:52, 07/10/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade hopes lift global stocks to one-week high, yuan softens World stocks climbed to a one-week high on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between Beijing and Washington on Friday, though a perky dollar capped gains with China's yuan softening again, on track for its weakest month in 2-1/2 decades....
15:52, 08/30/2019

Oil prices edge down, pressured by US supply Oil prices inched lower on Thursday after solid gains the day before, pressured by data showing a smaller-than-expected decline in U.S. crude stockpiles....
05:00, 07/04/2019

Hotels pressured not to help ICE detain migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. gove...
08:13, 07/22/2019

Huawei Says, Without Evidence, That U.S. Pressured Its Employees The Chinese technology giant said the American government had used harassment, entrapment and cyberattacks to disrupt its operations in recent months....
18:39, 09/03/2019

Oil prices edge down, pressured by U.S. supply Oil prices inched lower on Thursday after solid gains the day before, pressured by data showing a smaller-than-expected decline in U.S. crude stockpiles....
06:00, 07/04/2019

Gold rises, Silver rises The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,276.10 an ounce — up $1.60. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.41 an ounce — up 6 cents....
22:13, 05/20/2019

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Many teen girls pressured by partners to get pregnant (Reuters Health) - Nearly one in eight sexually active teen girls are pressured by their partners to have unprotected sex and try to conceive when they don't want a baby, a U.S. study suggests....
05:00, 07/12/2019

Pressured by Trump, Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants Although President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico had opened his arms to migrants, his officials have recently ramped up detentions and deportations, following pressure from President Trump....
22:52, 06/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-China stimulus hopes spur emerging market bounce Hopes of more stimulus for China's slowing economy lifted emerging market stocks from a near-four month low and steadied currencies on Wednesday, as officials made conciliatory noises about a destabilising trade conflict with the United States....
12:39, 05/15/2019

Trump Pressured Alcoholic Brother About His Career. Now He Has Regrets An attorney for the Montana man accused of slamming a 13-year-old boy's head into the ground for not removing his hat during the national anthem says President Donald Trump's "rhetoric" is partially......
13:52, 08/09/2019

Trump pressured his alcoholic brother about his career. Now he has regrets.    In an interview about Fred Trump Jr.’s death of alcoholism, the president admitted mistakes and said he is applying lessons to the nation’s fight against opioids.   ...
15:52, 08/08/2019

FedEx Profits Pressured by Express Unit's Woes FedEx said profits were squeezed in its most recent quarter as a global slowdown in trade and a shift by customers to slower and cheaper delivery options continued to weigh on the shipping giant’s core Express business....
02:39, 06/26/2019

After shootings, tech companies pressured to pull plug on 8chan Critics pressed Twitter and other tech companies to shun online message board 8chan on Monday, after it was used by a mass shooter to announce an attack for the third time this year....
07:26, 08/06/2019

Pressured by U.S., Colombians uproot coca plants, wary of landmines Dozens of Colombian soldiers dug up coca bushes under the tropical sun on a steep hillside near the Caribbean coast. Shovels in hand and guns slung across their backs in case of a sniper attack, they are part of their government's stepped-up efforts ...
22:39, 09/13/2019

Parents feel pressured to spend more for back-to-school season ’Tis the other season. It’s time for back-to-school shopping, a period that is starting to catch up with the Christmas holiday shopping season as a reason for angst. As retailers are understandably crowing about what seems to be shaping up as another...
12:39, 08/18/2019

America's biggest retailer pressured to stop selling guns Last year, Dick's Sporting Goods ended the sale of semi-automatic, assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines after a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people. It also raised the age for purchasing weapons from 18 to 21....
05:00, 08/06/2019

Copper Prices Fall, Pressured by Global Growth Concerns Copper for June delivery was recently down 1.6% at $2.6265 a pound on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, near its lowest level since early January....
22:39, 06/05/2019

Dominican officials allegedly pressured tourist’s widow to cremate his body A Maryland woman claims officials in the Dominican Republic repeatedly urged her to cremate her husband following his sudden death at a resort. David Harrison died in July 2018 during a trip to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana with his wife...
16:13, 06/18/2019

That Time Jaguar Founder Sir William Lyons Pressured a Company Out of the Car Business You’ve heard of Jaguar, and maybe even the first company started by Jag’s founder, Sir William Lyons, the Swallow Sidecar Company. You may not however, have heard about the car company that Lyons killed, Swallow Doretti. I’m about to change that for ...
00:52, 05/28/2019

YouTube pressured to kick Chinese state media ads off platform over misinformation YouTube users are pressuring the video platform to take down advertisements for China Central Television (CCTV), a state media channel accused of spreading misinformation about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
22:39, 08/21/2019

FOREX-Dollar steady after coming off 2-yr high, pressured by lower U.S. yields The dollar held steady on Friday, having come off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields in the previous session amid fears that a trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought....
06:13, 05/24/2019

Iran judoka pressured not to fight Israeli, refuses to return home An Iranian judoka is refusing to return home over fears for his safety after he ignored orders from his national federation to pull out of fights to avoid a potential final meeting with an Israeli, the International Judo Federation said on Monday....
16:13, 09/02/2019

Ex-White House Official Says No One Pressured Him to Overturn Security Clearance Recommendations Carl Kline’s appearance before Congress was the latest episode in a continuing debate over the vetting and approval of the people working for President Trump....
01:39, 05/03/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium hits 2-1/2-mth high as typhoon hits top producer Shanghai aluminium rose to its highest in more than two months on Tuesday, as a typhoon in China affected the world's top aluminium producer, raising concerns about supply disruptions....
05:26, 08/13/2019

Japan PM Abe says hopes for 'new era' in Japan-China relations Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he wanted to elevate ties with China to create a new era for Asia's biggest economies, and invited President to Xi Jinping to Japan next spring....
13:52, 06/27/2019

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
18:13, 06/05/2019

Sophie Turner Turned to Therapy After Being Pressured to Lose Weight During Game of Thrones Onscreen, as Game of Thrones' badass Sansa Stark, Sophie Turner seems invincible. After all, she's battled mystical White Walkers, bratty King Joffrey and the sadistic Ramsay Bolton. But,......
20:13, 05/03/2019

Oil prices pressured by economic slowdown, but Saudi commitment to supply cuts supports Oil prices were pressured on Tuesday by an economic slowdown that has started to impact fuel consumption, although some support came from a Saudi Arabian statement that consensus was emerging with other producers over extending supply cuts....
06:00, 06/04/2019

Asian shares slip to six-week low, pound pressured by hard Brexit fears Asian shares fell on Wednesday to a six-week trough, rattled by fresh trade war concerns following threats from President Donald Trump to Beijing, while increasing worries about a no-deal Brexit kept the pound under pressure....
05:39, 07/31/2019

Facebook contractor pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say a company contractor pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is ...
21:52, 08/17/2019

Kevin Durant denies being ‘pressured’ to play in Finals, but the pressure was hard to ignore Through media reports, to which Durant has been known to pay attention, a charged atmosphere of uncertainty about his calf injury and his willingness to play through it built up before he tore his Achilles' in Game 5 against the Raptors....
23:52, 08/08/2019

NASA Pressured by Trump Official on Climate Change Stance, Emails Show NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine came around to the prevailing view of scientists before he took over, and that evolution did not sit well with a Trump environmental adviser....
13:52, 06/15/2019

Why the US-China trade war won't last The United States and China don't just coexist. Their massive economies are deeply intertwined in ways that make the intensifying trade war unsustainable....
15:52, 05/15/2019

GameSir GK300 Wireless Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 2.4 GHz + Blutooth Connectivity, 1ms Low Latency, Aluminium Alloy Top Plate, Anti-ghosting for PC/iOS/iPad/Android Smartphone/Laptop and Mac GameSir GK300 Wireless Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 2.4 GHz + Blutooth Connectivity, 1ms Low Latency, Aluminium Alloy Top Plate, Anti-ghosting for PC/iOS/iPad/Android Smartphone/Laptop and Mac...
10:26, 08/26/2019

Kamala Harris Pressed Barr About Whether Trump Pressured the Justice Department. He Didn’t Have an Answer Attorney General William Barr had some tense moments with Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his testimony about Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation and the decision not to charge President Donald Trump with obstruction of ju...
04:13, 05/02/2019

Son of tourist who died Monday at Dominican resort says he's being pressured to allow cremating or embalming before body's return to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana says Dominican authorities are resisting performing toxicology tests and are pressuring him to have her body cremated or embalmed before ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

'SNL' alum Chris Kattan claims Lorne Michaels pressured him to sleep with a film director “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claims in a new book that producer Lorne Michaels once pressured him to have sex with a director so she would stay attached to the 1990s comedy film “A Night At The Roxbury.”...
20:26, 05/29/2019

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Pressured to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share information from their sessions, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
19:26, 08/18/2019

The next big thing in China-US trade war As Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) are expanding into new markets following the trade war with the US, the Middle East is the next frontier, a region with north of 200m users now, larger than the whole population of Russia, said a global publi...
14:00, 09/11/2019

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and ho...
00:52, 06/14/2019

The U.S. and China Are Talking Trade Again. But They’re Still Far Apart. As the United States eased restrictions on China, President Trump faced questions over whether he was giving up too much in return for vague promises....
23:26, 06/30/2019

Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war Hopes for settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed further on Friday as China said it will slap retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, the latest escalation in the dispute between the world's two largest economies...
00:52, 08/24/2019

Who are the top losers of the U.S-China trade war? With U.S.-China tensions threatening to slow global trading volume, economies such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will likely be most badly hit.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain ahead of Fed, pound pressured by fresh Brexit pain Asian stocks gained on Tuesday as equity investors prepared for an expected U.S. interest rate cut this week while the pound retreated to a 28-month low as heightened concerns about a no-deal Brexit gripped currency markets....
08:00, 07/30/2019

Trump's China tariffs are about more than just trade The US president has expanded tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of progress?...
11:00, 05/10/2019

China says agreed with U.S. to keep talking over trade war China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent discussions in Beijing would be successful....
11:52, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: New Study Says U.S. Can’t Win the Trade War and Neither Can China The escalating U.S.-China trade war is unwinnable by either side, according to new research shown exclusively to TIME. On Sept. 1, the Trump Administration slapped 15% levies on an additional $125 billion of Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to reta...
15:39, 09/06/2019

Trump says U.S. doing well in trade talks with China President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was doing well in trade talks with China and that Beijing wanted to make a deal with Washington....
17:52, 05/30/2019

‘It’s Working Out Very Well’: Trump on Trade War With China President Trump answered questions about increasing tariffs on American goods and Chinese retaliation during a meeting on Monday with Hungary’s prime minister....
09:52, 05/14/2019

China says wants 'calm' resolution to U.S. trade war China is willing to resolve its trade dispute with the United States through "calm" negotiations and resolutely opposes the escalation of the conflict, Vice Premier Liu He, who has been leading the talks with Washington, said on Monday....
08:00, 08/26/2019

Lighthizer says US and China talking again on trade U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that his office was once again in conversations with Chinese counterparts following a breakdown in trade negotiations last month....
18:39, 06/19/2019

Timeline: Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war The U.S.-China trade war entered a critical phase this week. The following timeline details key moments in the souring trade relationship between the world's two largest economies....
05:39, 05/09/2019

China’s Liu says trade talks with US have not broken down BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down. Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV on Saturday showed Liu telling reporters that the failure to reach an agreement in the tariffs war with the U.S. during meeti...
16:00, 05/11/2019

China says trade delegation is preparing to go to the U.S. China's foreign ministry said on Monday a Chinese delegation is preparing to go to United States for trade talks, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of bi...
10:13, 05/06/2019

How China’s Currency Could Become a Trade War Weapon A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
18:39, 08/05/2019

Trump's China threat is about more than just trade The US president has threatened to expand tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of progress?...
20:26, 05/06/2019

US-China trade war causes anxiety in midwest The price of U.S. soybeans, which have been targeted by Chinese tariffs since last year, fell Monday to a 10-year low on fears of a protracted trade war. (May 14)        ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

China says will 'never surrender' as U.S. trade row heats up China will never surrender to external pressure, the government said on Monday, though stopped short of announcing how Beijing will hit back after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in an escalating trade dispute....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Trump's China threat is more than just about trade The US president has threatened to expand tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of progress?...
17:13, 05/06/2019

This is what might happen if U.S. starts a trade war with China Wall Street's top investment banks are bracing clients for the worst-case scenario following ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China.        ...
00:39, 05/08/2019

UK's IQE sees sales hit from U.S.-China trade war Britain's IQE Plc said on Tuesday its sales had been hit by the trade war between Beijing and Washington, while reporting a handful of new deals with Asian customers that would give it access to new supply chains and provide "significant" volumes....
08:52, 07/23/2019

U.S., China Remain at Impasse on Trade Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke off on Friday with no agreement hours after President Trump raised the tariff level on $200 billion of imports from China....
23:13, 05/10/2019

China says U.S. has agreed to keep talking over trade war China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent discussions in Beijing would be successful....
14:52, 05/14/2019

May 'concerned' as US and China wage trade war Theresa May is "concerned" about the trade war between the US and China after Donald Trump increased tariffs on $200bn (£153bn) of Chinese imports....
12:39, 05/10/2019

Trump says no trade at all with China 'would be fine with me' President Trump defended his move to slap tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods by saying that he would be fine if all trade between the U.S. and China came to an end....
07:39, 08/02/2019

Trade battle between U.S., China intensifies China allowed its tightly controlled currency to slide to an 11-year low, provoking the ire of President Trump, who accused the Chinese government of “currency manipulation” and said incorrectly that the yuan was near a “historic low.”...
00:13, 08/06/2019

China Says US Has Agreed To Keep Talking Over Trade War China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as US President Donald Trump said he thought recent discussions in Beijing......
16:52, 05/14/2019

Tesla May Be Especially Burned By the U.S.-China Trade War Tesla’s China strategy may be thrown into disarray by the trade war, Uber’s stock continues to plunge, questions about the electric vehicle supply chains in the U.S., all that and more for The Morning Shift of Tuesday, May 14, 2019....
18:39, 05/14/2019

Here's everything that happened over the weekend with the US-China trade war Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend....
14:00, 08/26/2019

Oil falls as US, China add more tariffs in trade war Oil prices weakened on Monday after new tariffs imposed by the United States and China came into force, raising concerns about a further hit to global growth and demand for crude....
13:00, 09/02/2019

Syngenta's CEO Navigates the U.S.-China Trade War The pesticide and crop-seed maker’s Erik Fyrwald runs a Chinese state-owned company that is heavily reliant on U.S. farmers, placing him in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war....
15:00, 08/28/2019

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers is bringing a new worry : layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
15:13, 05/20/2019

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European companies in China, a new survey reveals. The outlook remains gloomy....
13:13, 05/20/2019

US-China trade war — The unlikely European winners The imminent US tariffs on Chinese goods are expected to throw up some unexpected winners in Europe, a study shows. The gains for the European countries are only likely to increase if China chooses to retaliate....
03:39, 08/14/2019

TIMELINE-Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war Hopes for an early settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed this week after the United States accused China of manipulating its currency, and U.S. President Donald Trump said he would not make a deal with Beijing for now. Over the p...
03:00, 08/10/2019

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point: QuickTake The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and ho...
13:39, 07/06/2019

U.S., China Conclude Trade Talks Negotiators made headway on thorny issues in the U.S.-China trade dispute, including access to key markets and how to roll back punitive tariffs, though Chinese subsidies and other sticking points remain....
18:13, 05/01/2019

Everything that happened over the weekend with the US-China trade war Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend....
04:52, 08/26/2019

Germany wants speedy end to China-US trade war Germany's economy minister has told Beijing he wants to see a swift solution to the trade war between China and the US. The long-running spat has harmed the German economy....
03:39, 05/02/2019

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
23:39, 06/28/2019

Ex-Penn State doctor alleging in lawsuit coach James Franklin pressured him to clear injured players A former Penn State team doctor filed a lawsuit alleging that football coach James Franklin tried to pressure him to clear injured players to play.       ...
04:00, 08/27/2019

Daughter of Army vet who died at Dominican resort: Funeral home 'pressured' me to make a decision about my father's remains The daughter of an American veteran who died at a Dominican Republic resort said she's tried for a year to get answers about her father's death to no avail....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Explainer: Counting the cost of the U.S.-China trade war so far U.S. President Donald Trump's fresh threats of tariff hikes on Chinese imports this week marked a new escalation in the trade dispute between the world's top two economies and a reversal of months of apparent progress in negotiations....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Trump-China trade war a boon for bitcoin The Trump-China trade war has been bad for stocks — but good for bitcoin. Turmoil in global stock markets sent the price of the controversial digital coin up more than 7% Wednesday as a falling yuan sent Chinese investors fleeing, according to expert...
20:13, 08/05/2019

Dow slides 286 points with no end to U.S.-China trade war in sight The Dow Jones Industrial average fell nearly 300 points on Thursday as investors worried about the effect of the trade war between the United States and China on the economy....
01:39, 05/24/2019

U.S. trade war will only make us stronger, China's top paper says The trade war with the United States will only make China stronger and will never bring the country to its knees, the Communist Party's People's Daily wrote in a front page commentary that evoked the patriotic spirit of past wars....
05:00, 05/17/2019

US-China trade talks to continue into Friday Trade talks between the U.S. and China are expected to continue on into Friday despite the Trump administration's plans to hike tariffs on virtually all Chinese goods to 25% at midnight Thursday. The extension indicates the sides still think they can...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Trump: would consider interim trade deal with China U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday he would consider an interim trade deal with China - a step he said he has seen discussed by analysts - but said he would rather reach a larger agreement on the issues....
02:13, 09/13/2019

U.S.-China Trade War's Global Impact Grows Fallout from the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is rippling through the global economy, hurting confidence among U.S. small businesses, crimping trade among industrial giants in Asia and hitting export-oriented factories in Europe....
03:39, 09/03/2019

The Latest: Trade dispute escalates between US and China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China trade talks (all times local): ___ 5:15 p.m. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says the higher tariffs on China that President Donald Trump threatened over the weekend will take effect at 12:01...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump's trade war hurting China more than US, says IMF Brexit uncertainty and impact of Iran sanctions also likely to slow world growth, says FundDonald Trump’s claim that his protectionist measures are hurting China more than the US has received support from the International Monetary Fund in new foreca...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Trade talks with China sour and US cos with exposure get hit NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies that do a lot of business in China are getting hit hard in early trading after President Donald Trump threatened more tariffs with trade talks between the world’s two biggest economies faltering. Apple, Qualcomm a...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Trump says trade fight with China is 'the way I negotiate' President Trump defended his negotiating approach with China and disputed that it caused uncertainty for the global economy, saying that the style had worked for him in the past and was working for the United States now....
18:52, 08/26/2019

Trump looks to the sky, says he is ‘the chosen one’ to fight China trade war The U.S. president made the comments outside the White House, telling reporters that his life would be easier had he not mounted a trade war with China....
00:39, 08/22/2019

Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War? China is the world's largest producer, and processor, of 17 elements that are key ingredients in smartphones, airplanes, medical devices, and military gear....
14:26, 06/17/2019

EXPLAINER-Counting the cost of the U.S.-China trade war so far U.S. President Donald Trump's fresh threats of tariff hikes on Chinese imports this week marked a new escalation in the trade dispute between the world's top two economies and a reversal of months of apparent progress in negotiations....
12:39, 05/06/2019

China US trade talks resume in Washington Trade talks between China and the U.S. continue Friday in Washington despite new tariffs the U.S. imposed on $200 billion in Chinese imports and Beijing's vow to retaliate. (May 10)        ...
20:26, 05/10/2019

Trump says he’s the ‘chosen one’ to confront China over trade President Trump on Wednesday proclaimed that he was the “chosen one” to end China’s unfair trade practices — and again blamed his predecessors for not dealing with the issue during their own time in office. “I am the chosen one,” the president, looki...
07:00, 08/22/2019

US, China Negotiators Resume Trade War Talks Top US and Chinese negotiators held phone talks on Tuesday as the world's top two economies seek to resolve their trade war, more than a week after they declared a truce....
08:39, 07/10/2019

U.S.-China Trade Talks Break Off With No Deal Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke off on Friday with no agreement hours after President Trump raised the tariff level on $200 billion of imports from China....
21:39, 05/10/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 bln in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening trade war....
06:52, 05/14/2019

Trade row deepens as China ups tariffs on $60B in US goods A man browses his smartphone on a bench with a decorated with U.S. flag outside a fashion boutique selling U.S. brand clothing at the capital city’s popular shopping mall in Beijing, Monday, May 13, 2019. Companies waited Monday to see how Chin...
17:39, 05/13/2019

Goldman Sachs: Here's what could happen next with the US-China trade war Goldman Sachs said chances of a successful deal between the U.S. and China are now lower, but suggested that an increase in tariffs could still be avoided — depending on whether the Chinese bail on their meeting with U.S. negotiators this week....
10:39, 05/06/2019

Oil soars over 3% on easing U.S.-China trade tensions Oil prices rose over 3% on Tuesday after the United States said it will delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
17:52, 08/13/2019

Trade dispute with US a political challenge for China’s Xi BEIJING (AP) — The tariff war between Washington and Beijing poses one of the biggest challenges yet for Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially exposing his political vulnerabilities at a time when the Chinese economy is already slowing. Xi needs ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
20:13, 06/28/2019

Oil hovers around $60 as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near eight-month lows around $60 a barrel due to escalating trade tensions between China and the United States....
09:00, 08/07/2019

US-China trade talks resume in Shanghai Negotiators from the world's top two economies are meeting in Shanghai to discuss ways to ease their trade tensions, which have irked businesses and governments worldwide. Expectations for a breakthrough are running low....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Trump: China ‘really wants to make a deal’ on trade President Trump said Chinese officials reached out to members of his administration to say they want to restart negotiations to end a bitter trade war between the two countries that has shaken global financial markets and resulted in a tit-for-tat es...
18:26, 08/26/2019

US-China Trade Talks End With No Deal But Will Continue Two days of talks to resolve a worrisome US-China trade battle ended Friday with no deal, but no breakdown either, offering a glimmer of hope that Washington and Beijing could find a way to avert......
22:52, 05/10/2019

Oil falls 1.9% as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices fell slightly on Tuesday, with Brent crude remaining near seven-month lows just below $60 a barrel because of increasing trade tensions between China and the United States....
09:00, 08/07/2019

China says trade talks will resume in two weeks Chinese and U.S. officials talked Tuesday and are scheduled to talk again in two weeks, Beijing's Commerce Ministry said Tuesday in a statement. The next talks will come just days before the United States' September deadline to institute new tariffs ...
17:52, 08/13/2019

Could doomsday be nearing as US-China trade war heats up? Dispute between economic powerhouses is reminiscent of cold war standoff in CubaThe economic conflict that has been simmering between the US and China has entered a new and dangerous phase. Without question, the world is closer to a full-blown trade ...
04:26, 05/11/2019

U.S., China to keep talking on trade after little progress in Shanghai U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended a brief round of trade talks on Wednesday with little sign of progress and agreed to meet again in September, prolonging an uneasy truce in a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies....
06:52, 08/01/2019

Oil spills into U.S.-China trade war, prices slump China said on Friday it would impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating bilateral trade war fed worries over a slowdown in global oil demand....
00:52, 08/24/2019

Here's the worst-case scenario for the US-China trade war It turns out trade wars are not short and not so easy to win, as President Donald Trump once tweeted. As the US-China trade war drags on, economists are sharpening their pencils, forecasting what a protracted trade war would cost....
17:52, 05/23/2019