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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 thi...

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions

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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....
18:34, 06/17/2019

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....
17:51, 06/12/2019

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....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Wall Street flat as rate cut hopes offset trade tensions U.S. stocks treaded water on Thursday as hopes of a rate cut helped counter fears of a further escalation in the trade war with China following comments from President Donald Trump....
16:34, 06/06/2019

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....
03:34, 08/21/2019

Trump urges India and Pakistan to reduce tensions in call with leaders U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that he spoke with India's Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan, and urged the leaders to work towards reducing tensions in Kashmir....
06:17, 08/20/2019

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....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Iran hints at swap with UK in bid to reduce tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said his country might be willing to release a U.K.-flagged ship if Britain releases an Iranian oil tanker that the British Royal Navy seized earlier this month off Gibraltar....
18:34, 07/25/2019

UK PM Johnson to tell Trump to de-escalate trade tensions British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would be telling President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war which is already destabilising economic growth around the world....
16:51, 08/24/2019

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...
17:51, 06/28/2019

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....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Trump hopes to announce more on trade deal with Japan very soon The United States and Japan hope to have more to announce very soon on a trade deal, President Donald Trump said on Monday after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a state visit....
11:17, 05/27/2019

Trump, Xi to Meet on Trade at G-20 President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to meet in Japan next week, lifting financial markets and spurring hopes for a trade truce that could stave off a fresh round of tariffs....
14:00, 06/19/2019

Trump calls China trade tensions a ‘little squabble’ WASHINGTON — President Trump needled China in the ongoing trade war, which he labeled a “little squabble.” But he said the US was in a better position to prevail in the tiff over tariffs. “Our economy is fantastic. Theirs is not so good,” Trump...
00:00, 05/15/2019

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....
16:17, 06/26/2019

Trump Seeks to Ease Trade Tensions With China, G-7 Leaders President Trump sought to dial down trade tensions with China and struck a more conciliatory note on the final day of the Group of Seven summit, where world leaders have pressured him to de-escalate the trade war....
17:51, 08/26/2019

Alex Albon hopes forceful Red Bull F1 debut will reduce "questions" Alex Albon hopes making forceful overtakes in his first Formula 1 race for Red Bull will prevent people asking "too many questions" going into this weekend's Italian Grand Prix...
13:00, 09/06/2019

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....
23:17, 05/24/2019

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....
23:17, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 8-Oil rebounds as Trump says letter revives China trade hopes * U.S. inventories interactive graphic: https://tmsnrt.rs/2XfuQqn (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments after President Xi letter)...
22:17, 05/09/2019

Trump and Xi to Meet at G-20 After Stalled Trade Talks President Trump confirmed he will meet with President Xi Jinping next week, as the United States and China try to restart stalled progress toward a trade deal...
16:34, 06/18/2019

Trump, Xi to Meet at G-20 as Trade Hostilities Persist President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping plan to meet at a Group of 20 summit late this month, the U.S. treasury secretary said, offering a prospective break in trade hostilities that are weighing on global growth....
17:00, 06/08/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
05:51, 06/05/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....
12:00, 05/25/2019

Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. Trade tensions between both countries are simmering amid the US and China's back-and-forth tariffs o...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Grassley to meet with Trump after issuing ultimatum on trade Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley will meet with Donald Trump at the White House Thursday to discuss trade policy, days after effectively issuing an ultimatum to the president.Grassley wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Sunday t...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Pelosi to meet with Trump's trade chief Wednesday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will host President Donald Trump’s top trade official as the president faces backlash from lawmakers in both parties over his increasingly aggressive and controversial trade agenda.Pelosi is set to meet with U.S. Trade Repr...
09:34, 05/15/2019

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in the supply chain. The company makes 70% of its goods domestically, which also lessens the effect....
01:34, 06/25/2019

Trump says he will meet with China’s Xi at G20 summit as trade fight intensifies U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next month as the trade war between the world's two largest economies intensified, sending shivers through global markets....
08:17, 05/14/2019

Global stocks, dollar rise as Trump remarks ease China trade tensions A global gauge of equities rose on Monday and the dollar recovered from earlier losses as U.S. President Donald Trump said Chinese officials had contacted Washington about resuming trade negotiations, after signs of escalation in the U.S.-China trad...
18:51, 08/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data from China, though expectations of a Federal Reserve rate cut later this month kept losses in check....
04:00, 07/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge higher as Trump acts to ease China trade tensions Stock markets clawed themselves off their lows on Monday but sentiment remained fragile after the latest flare-up in the U.S.-China trade war sent investors scrambling into government bonds and battered emerging market currencies....
13:51, 08/26/2019

US, China Trade Meet Overshadowed By President Trump's Twitter Tirade Chinese and US negotiators held their first face-to-face talks on Wednesday since agreeing to a trade war truce last month, but the short meeting in Shanghai was overshadowed by a Twitter tirade from......
19:17, 07/31/2019

President Donald Trump says U.S., Chinese trade negotiators will meet Thursday President Donald Trump said the United States and China were set to hold new trade talks on Thursday, although he said they would be on a "different level."...
13:17, 08/30/2019

US, India Racing To Settle Trade Disputes Ahead Of PM Modi-Trump UN Meet The United States and India are racing to settle several outstanding trade disputes in time for President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to finalize a limited accord when they meet......
15:00, 09/10/2019

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war, calls Chinese leader 'terrific guy' US President Donald Trump has announced plans for an "extended" meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Japan next week, a significant development aimed at resolving the ongoing trade war between the two countries....
14:17, 06/19/2019

Trump will meet China's Xi to discuss trade on Saturday morning in Japan: White House The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to be the most closely watched event at the G-20 summit in Osaka....
05:17, 06/27/2019

Stocks in Asia trade mixed amid continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
03:51, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Economy hopes support shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears over slowing growth, while crude oil prices climbed on concerns that last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities still pose supply risks....
06:34, 09/20/2019

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in the Middle East and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth....
09:34, 06/21/2019

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices rose on Friday, with Brent crude heading for its first weekly gain in five weeks on tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth....
03:34, 06/21/2019

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday....
12:34, 06/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares gain on economy hopes, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears of economic deceleration while crude oil prices climbed on concerns that last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities still pose supply risks....
06:34, 09/20/2019

Germany's Small Steps Into Stimulus Are Unlikely to Meet Economists' Hopes Economists and international organizations have urged Berlin for months to spend more to fight a looming recession, but while officials say the government is preparing measures to support demand, they are likely to fall well short of the big stimulus...
22:51, 09/01/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth....
00:34, 05/06/2019

Poland hopes small producers will help it meet EU green energy goals Poland can still meet European Union 2020 green energy goals because of individuals who both produce and consume electricity from renewable sources, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchorzewski said on Thursday....
20:17, 08/01/2019

Trade tension: Apple warns Chinese tariffs would reduce its contribution to U.S. economy In a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said proposed Chinese tariffs would impact all the major products it sells, from iPhones to Macs.       ...
20:34, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's December arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive on a U.S. warrant, and the subsequent detention of two C...
17:17, 08/02/2019

Pompeo to meet with Russian President Putin amid heightened tensions over Iran, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian President Vladimir Putin will talk about a thicket of thorny issues, from Iran and Venezuela to nuclear arms.        ...
17:51, 05/14/2019

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....
11:34, 09/13/2019

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....
07:17, 07/31/2019

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....
22:17, 06/26/2019

Oil rallies on hopes for US-China trade deal U.S. oil prices rose on Friday on renewed optimism that a trade deal between Washington and Beijing could be struck, as investors have been fearing that a protracted tariff war would harm global economic growth....
03:51, 05/10/2019

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 was affecting the whole world and she hoped it would be resolved soon....
16:51, 09/06/2019

Oil up 1% as hopes grow for U.S.-China trade breakthrough Oil prices rose more than 1% on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a trade deal with China following positive comments by Beijing, calming concerns raised by an earlier round of tit-for-tat tariff hikes....
17:17, 08/27/2019

Oil sets new seven-month low on trade tensions Oil prices slipped further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand....
15:17, 08/07/2019

Trade Tensions Whipsaw Hog Prices Global trade tensions weighed on trader expectations that China will continue to rely on U.S. pork exports, leading to a volatile session in hog futures....
06:51, 08/06/2019

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....
15:17, 06/28/2019

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....
17:17, 06/18/2019

Oil slips towards $60 on US inventory rise but trade hopes support Oil slipped towards $60 a barrel on Thursday after a report showed U.S. crude inventories rose unexpectedly, although hopes of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade row lent support....
12:51, 09/05/2019

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....
22:51, 07/01/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks soar on trade, rate cut hopes NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 12:00 p.m. Hopes for a cut in interest rates and for a resolution in the U.S.-Mexico trade dispute are propelling stocks higher at midday Tuesday. The Dow Jones Indust...
19:34, 06/04/2019

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....
20:19, 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....
15:17, 09/12/2019

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....
22:34, 05/08/2019

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....
14:34, 06/26/2019

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....
23:17, 06/07/2019

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....
17:51, 06/26/2019

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....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Oil rises as hopes grow for US-China trade breakthrough 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....
12:51, 08/27/2019

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....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Oil rises as hopes grow for U.S.-China trade breakthrough Oil prices rose on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a trade deal with China following positive comments by Beijing, calming concerns raised by an earlier round of tit-for-tat tariff hikes....
14:51, 08/27/2019

Oil prices rise on stimulus hopes, trade optimism Crude oil prices edged up 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....
11:17, 08/20/2019

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....
14:51, 08/27/2019

China says it hopes U.S. can create conditions for trade talks China's foreign ministry reiterated on Tuesday that it had not heard of any recent telephone call between the United States and China on trade, and said it hopes Washington can stop its wrong actions and create conditions for talks....
14:51, 08/27/2019

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?...
03:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Get Lift From Trade Tensions U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2.5%, after new tariff threats by President Trump left investors scrambling to assess their impact on U.S.-China trade talks....
20:34, 05/06/2019

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escalation in the U.S.-China trade fight....
07:51, 08/07/2019

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
23:00, 05/23/2019

S&P 500 opens at two-month low as trade tensions mount The S&P 500 opened at a more than two-month low on Wednesday as China's readiness to escalate its trade war with the United States fueled fears that the dispute could be long drawn and weigh on global growth....
16:34, 05/29/2019

Oil soars near 5% on easing U.S.-China trade tensions Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
20:18, 08/13/2019

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....
13:17, 08/06/2019

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war between the United States and China....
20:34, 06/09/2019

U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety over an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China....
22:51, 07/01/2019

Rising Trade Tensions Slaughter Hog Stock Hong Kong-listed shares of WH Group, the world’s largest pork producer, sank as much as 9% after tweets from President Trump escalated the trade rhetoric between Washington and China....
13:34, 05/06/2019

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his threat to levy additional tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
12:51, 06/06/2019

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
21:17, 06/14/2019

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....
21:51, 08/06/2019

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to fall....
03:00, 05/30/2019

Oil soars 4% on easing US-China trade tensions Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
00:17, 08/14/2019

Oil hovers around $60 as U.S.-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near seven-month lows around $60 a barrel due to escalating trade tensions between China and the United States....
17:51, 08/06/2019

San Francisco Fed Official Is Focused on Trade Tensions Mary Daly, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco president, said she is focused on U.S. and China trade tensions as a factor in figuring out the central bank’s next step on interest rates....
13:17, 08/06/2019

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Friday, following overnight comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official that led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
01:51, 07/19/2019

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....
23:17, 09/13/2019

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....
23:34, 06/18/2019

Global stocks rally on hopes from trade, monetary policy 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 ...
18:00, 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 restarts talks with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
16:51, 07/29/2019

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...
14:51, 06/27/2019

Nikkei rises on hopes for progress in US-China trade talks at G20 Japan's Nikkei rose on Thursday on hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks as investors cautiously awaited the outcome of the G20 summit this weekend....
10:51, 06/27/2019

Oil rises, set for weekly gain amid hopes for end to US-China trade war Oil prices edged higher on Friday, with crude benchmarks poised for multi-week gains amid a sharp draw down in U.S. crude inventories, while trade tensions eased after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month....
07:19, 09/06/2019

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....
21:17, 06/07/2019

US STOCKS-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....
15:00, 06/26/2019

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....
12:17, 06/26/2019

Asia set to trade lower after Fed dampens hopes of more rate cuts Asia stocks were set to trade lower on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dampened hopes of further rate cuts later this year....
02:17, 08/01/2019

Wall St. slips on trade concerns, muted rate cut hopes U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors fretted over a hit to company earnings from the protracted U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in expectations of a big interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
16:17, 07/09/2019

Equities, yields regain some ground on trade deal hopes Stock indexes around the world fell for a fourth day in a row on Thursday, but Wall Street pared its losses after comments from President Donald Trump about U.S.-China trade talks a day before the United States was due to raise tariffs on Chinese goo...
22:17, 05/09/2019

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....
20:17, 08/29/2019

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....
17:51, 08/30/2019

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

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....
00:00, 05/04/2019

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....
20:34, 06/11/2019

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....
10:00, 07/04/2019

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....
22:17, 06/05/2019

Oil prices little changed on US inventory data, hopes for trade deal Oil futures edged up on Wednesday as government data showed U.S. crude inventories fell more than expected, while the prospect of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing also supported prices....
18:34, 06/19/2019

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....
07:51, 05/10/2019

Stock futures slip as trade tensions weigh US stock index futures fell on Tuesday, as Washington’s new round of tariffs on some Chinese goods kicked in and after a report that officials from both sides were struggling to decide on the schedule for a meeting this month. Shares of trade-sensiti...
16:34, 09/03/2019

Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties"....
09:34, 05/24/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise as Trade Tensions Ripple U.S. government bond prices rose after the European Union lowered its forecast for German economic growth for the second time this year amid persistent trade tension....
23:34, 05/07/2019

Wall Street at two-month low as trade tensions mount Wall Street's main indexes hit more than two-month lows on Wednesday, after China signaled further escalation in its trade war with the United States, fuelling fears that the dispute could be protracted and pressure global economic growth....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Fresh Trade Tensions Upend Market Calm Global stocks dropped after the sudden intensification of U.S.-China trade tensions, as investors assessed whether the conflict could dent economic growth....
13:34, 05/06/2019

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the outlook for global demand....
16:00, 05/31/2019

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while the euro, Japan's yen and China's yuan were seen as broadly in line with fundamentals....
06:34, 07/18/2019

Oil slightly lower as U.S.-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....
21:51, 08/06/2019

China says economic impact of U.S. trade tensions 'controllable' China's state planner said on Friday trade frictions with the United States has had some impact on China's economy, but it was "controllable" and countermeasures would be rolled-out when needed to "keep economic operations within reasonable range"....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Global Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions U.S. stocks were set to slide and 10-year U.S. government bond yields reached a 52-week low as disappointing economic data and worries over a protracted U.S.-China trade dispute added to a gloomy growth outlook....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Wall Street declines on U.S.-China trade tensions U.S. stocks posted broad-based declines on Tuesday, led by tariff-sensitive industrial companies, as renewed worries over trade negotiations with China stoked global growth worries and kept investors away from risky assets....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Global Stocks Fall as Trade Tensions Escalate Global stocks and government bond yields fell as a new escalation in commercial tensions between the U.S. and China cast fresh doubt on growth prospects....
05:17, 08/26/2019

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall on Trade Tensions The Dow closed more than 600 points lower after China said it would impose retaliatory tariffs and President Trump vowed to respond. Treasury yields also sank, as did commodities markets that are sensitive to the two countries’ trade battle....
00:17, 08/24/2019

IMF warns of trade tensions in global outlook downgrade With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no-deal Brexit or a trade war with China could tank the global economy....
05:17, 07/24/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
07:00, 06/09/2019

IMF's Lagarde: it is imperative to resolve U.S.-China trade tensions International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday that China and the United States must resolve their trade tensions because they threaten the global economy....
12:34, 05/07/2019

Worsening China trade tensions rattle US markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday amid a broad sell-off on Wall Street as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trade war. (May 7)        ...
22:17, 05/08/2019

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....
18:34, 06/01/2019

Treasury Yields Drop as Trade Tensions Escalate Government-bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows after new trade tensions between the U.S. and China exacerbated concerns about slowing economic growth....
19:51, 08/05/2019

U.S. Fed, PBOC seen cutting rates on trade tensions - BAML Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts said on Tuesday they expect the U.S. and Chinese central banks would reduce domestic interest rates in the coming months as the trade conflict between their governments have intensified since May....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Consumer Confidence Slid in June on Trade Tensions U.S. optimism about the economy deteriorated in June to its lowest level in 21 months as consumers fretted over escalating trade tensions and a cooling jobs market, according to a monthly barometer of Americans’ mood....
23:51, 06/25/2019

Dow plunges 500 points as US-China trade tensions escalate The Dow plunged more than 500 points on Tuesday as investors grew jittery over President Trump’s threats to slap new tariffs on Chinese goods. Beijing said on Tuesday that Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States this week for t...
19:51, 05/07/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX weighed down by U.S.-China trade tensions Canada's main stock index fell on Tuesday pressured by worries over the U.S.-China trade war, ahead of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve policy statement....
17:17, 07/30/2019

Oil up on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, but trade war worries cap gains Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year....
09:51, 05/21/2019

India-US trade tensions threaten the ties that bind The US and India are long-standing allies, and trade is an important part of the relationship. However, a row over market access and tariffs has escalated, leading to fears of a protracted dispute....
16:00, 06/17/2019

UK sees risk of serious damage from U.S.-China trade tensions British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday he was hopeful the United States and China would step back from a potential trade war that risked causing very serious damage to Britain and the world economy....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Britain concerned by U.S.-China trade tensions: UK PM's spokeswoman Britain is concerned by the escalating tariff tensions between the United States and China and believes no one benefits from a trade war, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday....
13:34, 05/10/2019

The Trump administration says 'humane policing' could be used to reduce homelessness The Trump administration said this week it could address homelessness through heavier law enforcement activity. That has drawn backlash from advocacy groups who argued that it could effectively criminalize homelessness and impose legally-questionable...
06:34, 09/18/2019

Stocks rise on trade hopes, sterling slips on Brexit jitters U.S. stocks added to their gains on Tuesday following news of potential progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations, while the pound fell after Brexit hard-liner Boris Johnson won the leadership of Britain's Conservative Party, clearing the way for him...
23:00, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 3-DuPont pins hopes on lower costs to counter trade war hit Industrial materials maker DuPont raised its full-year profit forecast on Thursday as it plans to cut costs to combat the impact of slowing demand in the electronic and automotive sectors due to the U.S.-China trade war....
17:51, 08/01/2019

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....
19:17, 06/21/2019

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......
03:17, 06/26/2019

Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed 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....
06:34, 06/06/2019

Global 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....
08:34, 06/06/2019

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....
16:17, 06/23/2019

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....
20:17, 06/21/2019

Stocks climb on trade hopes, bond yields rise ahead of ECB A gauge of global equity markets climbed on Wednesday, encouraged by signs of a thaw in the trade war between the U.S. and China, while bond yields rose as investors remained uncertain about how aggressive the European Central Bank will be in providi...
20:18, 09/11/2019

METALS-Copper rises on hopes of salvaging U.S.-China trade deal Prices of copper and most other industrial metals rose as investors held out hope that Washington and Beijing could still reach a trade agreement, even as higher U.S. tariffs on more Chinese goods took effect on Friday....
12:34, 05/10/2019

Oil falls as U.S.-Iran optimism faces U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices edged lower 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 growing hopes that the United States and China could make...
19:51, 08/26/2019

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....
01:00, 05/01/2019

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....
18:51, 08/26/2019

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....
12:34, 05/10/2019

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....
23:51, 08/26/2019

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...
23:34, 06/18/2019

Asian shares climb, wager all on dovish Fed, trade hopes revive Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors hoped the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Nikkei surges to 4-week highs on hopes for trade talks and U.S. rate cut Japan's Nikkei surged to four-week highs on Wednesday morning on news that the United States and China will rekindle talks on trade, while ongoing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
07:51, 06/19/2019

Oil broadly stable as inventory data counters trade deal hopes Oil prices were broadly steady 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....
11:34, 06/19/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-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....
23:00, 05/08/2019

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....
08:51, 06/27/2019

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...
03:51, 08/25/2019

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....
20:18, 09/14/2019

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....
06:51, 08/30/2019

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....
16:17, 06/12/2019

Stocks move broadly higher on hopes for US-China trade talks Stocks marched broadly higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday, driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a gain of more than 300 points...
21:51, 08/29/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ekes out gains on U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
22:34, 05/24/2019

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...
13:00, 05/24/2019

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....
23:17, 05/24/2019

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....
19:17, 08/30/2019

China's Yuan Hits 11-Year Low Amid Trade Tensions The plunge past 7.0 prompted Washington to officially brand Beijing a "currency manipulator". China's central bank has "resolutely opposed" the label....
12:51, 08/26/2019

China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protect its companies, in a further test of ties as the economic heavyweights clash over trade....
14:17, 05/16/2019

Global Stocks Uneven Amid U.S.-China Trade War Tensions Asian markets ended lower, but European markets rose after Trump and Beijing officials publicly discussed potentially restarting stalled talks between the two sides....
14:51, 08/26/2019

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall Street analysts....
17:51, 06/01/2019

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears over how far the spillover from the global trade dispute is damaging the prospects for growth....
15:51, 08/14/2019

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
08:34, 06/13/2019

Worsening US-China trade tensions rattle financial markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trade war....
06:51, 05/08/2019

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
03:34, 06/05/2019

Global Markets Cautious After Trade Tensions Buffet Stocks U.S. stocks were set to open lower as investors sought to assess the risks of a re-escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions after Washington doubled down on its threats to hike tariffs on Chinese goods....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower key borrowing costs by a bold half-point next......
22:17, 08/23/2019

Futures slide amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fears of a recession due to a drawn-out U.S.-China trade war....
14:51, 08/13/2019

Flare-up in trade tensions sours rate-hope rally German bond yields fell to new lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by hopes for more central bank stimulus ahead of a European Central Bank meeting....
16:34, 06/06/2019

Futures Now: Crude oil is down more than 3 percent on US-China trade tensions, here's where it could be headed "Futures Now" Anthony Grisanti of Tickertocker and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services discuss what they're watching in the energy sector as crude continues to trade lower with CNBC's Eric Chemi....
00:34, 09/04/2019

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it, BP Chairman Helge Lund said as leaders of the world's largest economies gather for talks in Japan....
15:17, 06/27/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Iran tensions and Philippine election Monday’s top story: markets dip as investors brace for China’s retaliation to US tariffs. Plus, a farewell to Veep, the funniest, sweariest show on TVGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00, 05/13/2019

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
03:17, 07/18/2019

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books....
20:34, 06/16/2019

US STOCKS-Futures lower on Iran tensions, trade worries U.S. stock futures were pulled lower by Iran tensions and trade worries on Tuesday, with investors focusing on Federal Reserve officials for more clarity on interest rates....
14:17, 06/25/2019

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....
06:17, 05/21/2019

Bond bulls get a boost as trade tensions fan recession fears The global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, sending 10-year U.S Treasury yields to 20-month lows, as investors fearful of the fallout from the Sino-U.S. trade war sold shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
14:17, 05/29/2019

S&P edges lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly on Friday but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered cooling U.S.-China trade tensions....
20:18, 09/14/2019

U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global economy and impact of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
10:34, 09/04/2019

Trade tensions weigh on stocks as markets await Fed verdict Fresh trade war fears weighed on global stocks on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting with the dollar holding firm and Britain's pound subdued amid rising fears of no-deal Brexit....
11:17, 07/31/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at two-month low as trade tensions mount The S&P 500 opened at a more than two-month low on Wednesday as China's readiness to escalate its trade war with the United States fueled fears that the dispute could be long drawn and weigh on global growth....
16:00, 05/29/2019

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....
08:51, 06/07/2019

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook for collective profits, the industry’s leading trade group said....
10:17, 06/02/2019

Carney sees 'widespread slowdown' as trade tensions deepen Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the global economy is in a "widespread slowdown", with "worrying" signs ahead amid sustained trade tensions....
20:17, 07/02/2019

Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S.-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used to make plastics....
19:34, 07/25/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
16:00, 06/13/2019

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies of lying about its ties to the government and Beijing saying Washington must end its "wrong act...
21:17, 05/23/2019

Oil slips as U.S.-China trade tensions fuel demand concerns Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as potential damage to the global economy and fuel demand from the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade dispute continued to cast a shadow over the market....
09:17, 08/07/2019

Broadcom Lowers Revenue Outlook Amid Trade Tensions Broadcom missed revenue targets for its second quarter, citing slowing sales in its wireless business and weaker demand as a result of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
00:17, 06/14/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday....
12:34, 05/07/2019

US, India 'working together' amid Iran crisis, despite trade tensions Despite growing disagreements over trade and tariffs, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss international cooperation amid the Iran crisis....
02:34, 06/27/2019

With Trade Talks Looming, U.S. and China Move to Relax Tensions President Trump announced that China would resume purchases of American farm goods after a day of cooling tensions, raising hopes of averting the next round of tariff increases....
04:51, 09/13/2019

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury to plummet. Mortgage rates loosely follow that yield....
21:51, 05/23/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures down amid concerns over trade tensions Futures for Canada's main stock index were indicating a lower open on Friday, mirroring weaker global markets on the back of ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China....
14:51, 08/09/2019

Oil bounces up on Iran concern after touching one-month low on trade tensions Oil futures edged higher in volatile trade on Monday as rising tensions between the United States and Iran buoyed prices after they touched a one-month low following U.S. President Donald Trump's threat that he may raise tariffs on Chinese goods....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Oil slumps 5% to seven-month low on trade tensions, surprise U.S. stock build Oil prices tumbled up to 5% on Wednesday to a fresh seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following an unexpected build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears of lower crude demand due to deepening U.S.-China trade tensions....
18:51, 08/07/2019

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted trade battle since negotiations fell apart a month ago....
19:51, 06/09/2019

Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and trans...
22:17, 07/11/2019

Trade tensions flare-up sours rate hope rally German bond yields plumbed new record lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by hopes for more central bank stimulus ahead of a European Central Bank meeting....
12:51, 06/06/2019

U.S. Treasury Prices Climb In Wake of Trade Tensions, Powell U.S. government bond prices rose after China said it will impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank will provide additional stimulus if needed to support the U.S. economy....
20:51, 08/23/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has begun official meetings in India’s capital amid growing tensions over trade and tariffs that has strained the partners’ ties. Pompeo has called on India’s Prime Minister Naren...
09:34, 06/26/2019

Chinese markets fall more than 3% as US-China trade tensions escalate U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday afternoon that the current 10% levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will rise to 25% on Friday....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Trade war tensions: Consumers aren't optimistic about the U.S. economy Consumer confidence slipped this month after three consecutive months of increases as consumers saw the trade war with China as an increased risk.       ...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Cargill adjusted profit slides 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, as the U.S.-China trade war led to supply disruptions and flooding in the central United States hit marketing and transportation of grains....
15:17, 07/11/2019

China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit Amid Trade War Tensions The denial of a port visit to Qingdao came in the same month that two U.S. ships were denied permission to dock in Hong Kong, according to the United States....
10:51, 08/28/2019

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade tensions mount Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and China intensified worries about weakening global demand....
00:51, 08/07/2019

Airbus' programs chief: trade tensions could impact customers Airbus' programs chief said trade tensions could impact customers, although the sales chief at the European planemaker said its market remained "quite positive" and less dependent upon economic cycles than before....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Trump says he, Putin discussed nuclear deal that would reduce weapons U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday following his call with Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow and Washington were discussing a nuclear deal that would reduce the number of weapons....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of struggling creatures. ...
19:55, 08/12/2019

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....
10:51, 05/27/2019

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts 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.       ...
20:34, 06/20/2019

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....
05:34, 06/22/2019

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...
05:00, 06/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-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...
14:17, 05/24/2019

Wall Street dips as tech stocks lag; trade hopes cushion fall A fall in technology stocks pulled Wall Street's main indexes lower on Tuesday as weak economic data from China revived global recession fears, but losses were tempered by hopes of a trade deal....
20:18, 09/10/2019

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....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Global stocks scale one-week high on trade hopes, yuan softens World stocks rose 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....
12:17, 08/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, boosted after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
22:34, 05/24/2019

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.       ...
23:34, 06/20/2019

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....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Japanese shares gain on trade detente hopes; Topix hits 4-month top Japanese shares rose on Thursday, with the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Topix index hitting a four-month high, as signs of a thaw in U.S.-China trade frictions lift cyclical stocks such as machine makers....
07:51, 09/12/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-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....
23:51, 06/05/2019

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....
11:51, 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....
10:00, 06/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares turn up on Sino-U.S. trade truce hopes Asian shares crept higher 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....
10:51, 06/27/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks buoyed by stimulus hopes, trade optimism Most Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday as the prospect of increased stimulus for major economies and positive cues from the Sino-U.S. trade front aided risk appetite, while currencies were mixed ahead of the European Central Bank's policy decis...
22:34, 09/11/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-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....
07:51, 09/12/2019

Asia stocks, bond yields rise on hopes of easing trade war tension Asian stocks rose in step with their global peers on Tuesday while safe-haven bonds retreated, after U.S. President Donald Trump softened his tone against China and predicted the two countries would be able to reach a trade deal....
08:51, 08/27/2019

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....
15:51, 08/30/2019

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....
01:51, 08/14/2019

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were added to the economy in July — a bump that was ai...
13:17, 08/03/2019

Trade Tensions Ease as China Drops Some Pork and Soybean Tariffs Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
19:34, 09/13/2019

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle between the world’s two biggest economies....
17:17, 06/13/2019

Impact of trade tensions with China being felt in American schools and universities Tightening of visa restrictions had led to denials and delays for Chinese students who want to study in the U.S., and those who want to stay here after graduation....
21:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 4-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used to make plastics....
04:00, 07/26/2019

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions....
16:00, 06/14/2019

IATA chief says trade tensions to hit 2019 airline profit outlook The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Thursday of lower industry forecasts for 2019, triggered by increasing trade tensions and higher costs....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Sunday....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Most Asian Units Slip As Trade Tensions Weigh; Rupee Falls Most The Indian rupee and the Malaysian ringgit were the worst performers in the region, playing catch up with peers as both markets re-opened for trade after a holiday on Monday....
17:02, 09/03/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper approach to relations with Beijing....
04:17, 05/08/2019

Futures point to muted open as US-China trade tensions return U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed start to the trading day after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology on Wednesday....
12:00, 05/16/2019

US Warship Sails In Disputed South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between......
09:00, 05/20/2019

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, a senior executive at Foxconn said Tuesday....
22:51, 06/11/2019

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....
22:00, 07/09/2019

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
12:18, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
00:00, 06/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade war tensions shove stocks to lowest since January U.S.-China trade worries pushed emerging market shares to their lowest since January, though some conciliatory noises from the two sides did at least help slow the slide....
12:00, 05/14/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops as trade tensions weigh U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with initial gains giving way to declines as the likelihood of a prolonged trade war between the United States and China once again kept risk appetite in check....
23:17, 05/28/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Dow tops 27,000 for the first time on easing trade tensions, prospect of lower rates The Dow topped 27,000 for the first time Thursday as easing trade tensions and the Fed’s campaign to lower rates offset lingering economic worries.       ...
04:17, 07/12/2019

Trade war tensions send China's yuan to 11-year low – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news 9.38am BST The trade war has certainly left its mark on Germany’s economy. Related: Germany on brink of recession as business confidence nosedives 9.18am BST China’s central bank is doing it...
10:51, 08/27/2019

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariff...
11:34, 06/03/2019

Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions Months of calm in U.S. stocks gave way to a surge in activity in the options market on Tuesday as investors spooked by escalating trade tensions between the United States and China boosted Wall Street's so-called fear gauge to the highest level in th...
00:17, 05/08/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices buoyed as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Gold prices were steady on Friday, buoyed as investors shied away from riskier assets amid worries that a rift over trade between the United States and China could deepen if talks between the two fail to reach a deal....
04:34, 05/10/2019

Oil edges up on U.S. stocks fall, Mideast tensions, trade talk signs Oil prices nudged higher on Wednesday on rising tensions over Iran, a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and positive signs on Sino-U.S. talks, although worries about weak demand kept a cap on gains....
11:34, 07/24/2019

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Wall Street subdued as rate cut bets temper trade tensions U.S. stocks eked out gains in choppy trading on Thursday, as hopes of an interest rate cut outweighed fears of a flare up in U.S.-China trade tensions after comments from President Donald Trump....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia, officials said....
23:00, 06/21/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, on fears that the escalating U.S.-China trade war would stymie global economic growth....
23:00, 05/23/2019

G20 to say trade tensions a key risk to growth, split on urgency of finding solution Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers are divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing"....
13:17, 06/08/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Technologies of lying about his company's ties to the communist government and Beijing saying Washington mu...
17:51, 05/23/2019

Stocks suffer worst week of 2019 as trade tensions ratchet up The stock skid came despite a good jobs report Friday and a quarter-point rate cut by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. But Trump’s Thursday afternoon tweets threatening more tariffs on China dampened the feel-good vibe....
03:51, 08/03/2019

Wall Street drops as trade tensions weigh, Fed meeting looms U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday as U.S.-China trade worries pressured technology shares, while the scale of consensus at the Federal Reserve in favor of deeper cuts in interest rates ate into optimism that drove markets to record highs last week....
16:51, 07/30/2019

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States and China....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Wall Street slides as trade tensions fuel growth fears Wall Street's main indexes hit a near three-month low on Wednesday, as growing fears of a protracted trade war between the United States and China sent investors scurrying for the safety of government bonds....
20:17, 05/29/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX on pace to fall for the fifth session as trade tensions heat up Canada's main stock index was set to fall for the fifth session on Friday following a sharp escalation in U.S.-China trade row that renewed worries over slowing global growth and sparked a flight to safer assets....
17:17, 08/02/2019

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia,......
06:34, 06/22/2019

Still a good time to stay invested despite trade tensions, says Greenwich Wealth CIO Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Investment Institute, and Vahan Janjigian, Greenwich Wealth Management, join 'The Exchange' to discuss how trade talks will impact markets and where they're investing amid the tension....
23:51, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, seek tax on digital firms -document Resolving global trade tensions must be a top priority to preserve an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell G20 counterparts this week amid an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict....
21:34, 06/04/2019

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, angering Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two biggest economies....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Oil Prices Sink as Trade Tensions Limit Investors' Appetite for Risk Oil prices fell as investors’ risk appetite was hampered by trade tensions that could limit demand. Crude tracked losses in global markets after the U.S. and China dispute appeared to move further from resolution....
14:34, 05/29/2019

Stocks in Asia set to trade lower; US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade lower on Monday morning, while tensions between the U.S. and Iran continued to linger after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone....
02:17, 06/24/2019

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, following the latest salvos in the U.S.-China trade war....
22:51, 08/23/2019

IMF Cuts Global GDP Forecast for 2019, Citing Fallout From Trade Tensions A sharp deceleration of global trade driven by ongoing trade tensions is slowing the global economy more than earlier projections, according to the latest IMF forecasts....
17:34, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used to make plastics....
19:00, 07/25/2019

Markets volatile as US-China trade tensions intensify - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as crunch trade talks weigh on marketsLatest: Talks WILL take place this weekIntroduction: Trade tensions growOvernight: Lighthizer accuses China of breaking commitmentsHeavy market losses i...
09:34, 05/07/2019

Global Stocks Slip Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data Global stocks slipped a day after Beijing said it had lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organization over U.S. tariffs, and the British pound scratched new multiyear lows ahead of a tumultuous week in U.K. politics over Brexit....
12:34, 09/03/2019

Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportat...
16:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movements....
10:34, 05/24/2019

Trump’s jumble of ideas to reduce gun violence elicit mixed response Two senators — a Republican and a Democrat — said they are writing legislation on a “red-flag” proposal while the president faced a backlash for his comments on video games and mental health....
09:17, 08/06/2019

Donald Trump Promises To Reduce US Drug Prices To World's Lowest US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US drug prices to match the lowest in the world....
01:34, 07/06/2019

Chinese and US officials meet in last-ditch bid to end trade war Chinese and US officials were today meeting in Washington in a last-ditch bid to negotiate a truce in the escalating trade war between the two countries....
14:17, 05/10/2019

China says it wants to meet the US 'halfway' on trade deal China said Thursday that it hoped to the meet the U.S. "halfway" on a trade deal and warned of potential retaliation if the U.S. followed through with its threats to hike tariffs on Chinese goods to 25% across the board by midnight Thursday....
01:51, 05/10/2019

Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. (June 1...
01:51, 06/20/2019

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....
05:51, 06/27/2019

RPT-REFILE-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....
07:00, 06/26/2019

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....
14:51, 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....
12:34, 05/10/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks rise on hopes for U.S.-China trade, monetary stimulus Asian stocks rose on Thursday on hopes for a thaw in U.S.-China trade frictions and expectations that the European Central Bank will kick off another wave of monetary easing by global central banks....
07:51, 09/12/2019

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....
00:51, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 2-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....
22:51, 06/25/2019

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....
20:17, 08/29/2019

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....
17:02, 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...
23:34, 05/10/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares climb, wager all on dovish Fed, trade hopes revive Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors hoped the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
07:51, 06/19/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as investors seek bargains, but trade tensions weigh Copper rebounded on Tuesday as investors emboldened by solid supply-demand fundamentals sought bargains after tit-for-tat trade tariffs resumed between the United States and China triggered a fall in prices. China said on Monday it would impose h...
14:00, 05/14/2019

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires ravaging the Amazon....
20:17, 08/23/2019

Japan's Nissan mulls pulling out of South Korea as trade tensions rise: FT Nissan Motor Co is considering pulling out of South Korea, the Financial Times reported on Friday, as political and trade tensions between Japan and South Korea have caused sales of Japanese products in the neighboring country to plummet....
16:51, 09/06/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
15:17, 05/16/2019

Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on Friday, a senior Japanese government official said....
09:17, 06/28/2019

Stocks endure another turbulent day as investors remain wary of U.S.-China trade tensions The week’s volatility was ignited by tweets last weekend from Trump, who threatened to increase tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday....
01:34, 05/10/2019

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%....
07:17, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper slips as trade tensions overshadow Peru mine concerns London copper prices slipped to their lowest in almost four months on Wednesday, as concerns over potential renewed supply disruptions at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru were offset by U.S.-China trade tensions. Reuters reported on Tuesday that...
11:51, 05/22/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher on easing trade tensions U.S. stocks opened higher for a second straight session on Thursday as Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month, raising hopes of a de-escalation in trade tensions....
16:00, 09/05/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on......
00:17, 05/31/2019

Trade stress, Iran tensions hits stocks, dollar frets on Fed doves European shares were spooked by Iran tensions and trade jitters on Tuesday, while the risk of more dovish talk from the Federal Reserve inflated gold to six-year highs and stoked demand for safe-harbor currencies like the yen and Swiss franc....
11:17, 06/25/2019

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk appetite in check....
08:51, 06/17/2019

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks....
10:51, 06/09/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding meetings in India’s capital amid growing tensions over trade and tariffs that has strained the partners’ ties...
10:00, 06/26/2019

Morningstar's newly crowned money manager of the year is 'cautious' because of trade tensions Dan Fuss, winner of the Morningstar Outstanding Portfolio Manager award, tells CNBC that the Federal Reserve is "trapped by the circumstances" as tensions between China and the U.S. increase....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Global stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
20:17, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday, after negotiating a deal that ended steel tariffs in the region....
10:34, 05/18/2019

Stocks drop, bond prices rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Nissan Mulls Pulling Out Of South Korea As Trade Tensions Rise: Report Nissan Motor Co is considering pulling out of South Korea, the Financial Times reported on Friday, as political and trade tensions between Japan and South Korea have caused sales of Japanese products......
16:00, 09/07/2019

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
00:34, 05/30/2019

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday....
07:34, 07/24/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four years, according to his embassy. Ambassador Terry Branstad is visiting China’s Qinhai province ...
10:17, 05/20/2019

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian airlines, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines....
08:17, 06/03/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
11:00, 06/06/2019

The Latest: China hoping US will meet it halfway on trade BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China as trade talks are underway in Washington (all times local): 5:00 p.m. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman says Beijing is hoping the Trump administration will mee...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive talks to end their year-long trade war....
23:17, 07/24/2019

Pence and Johnson meet at Downing St, talk trade U.S. Vice President Mike Pence strolled into the Brexit fury as he met with embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Wrapping up a week in Europe, Pence thanked Johnson for the welcome "at a very busy time here in the United Kingdom." (Sept. ...
22:00, 09/05/2019

China, U.S. officials meet for trade talks in Shanghai U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin shook hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He before beginning trade talks in Shanghai on Wednesday in a bid to end a year-long trade war....
11:17, 07/31/2019

U.S. stocks trade lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
22:34, 07/05/2019

Oil falls after EIA data shows surprise build in inventories, sets new 7-month low on trade tensions Oil prices fell further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand....
16:51, 08/07/2019

Trade tensions kick Asian business confidence to 10-year low: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Confidence among Asian companies in the June quarter fell to its lowest since the 2008-09 financial crisis, as a U.S.-China trade war disrupts global supply chains and shows little sign of easing soon, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey found....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Stocks rise for week on easing of U.S.-China trade tensions, erasing August losses It’s a stock market that won’t stop. The last few months have been packed with bad news: trade war salvos, U.S. threats against Mexico, a currency scare, a looming warning called “yield curve inversio......
02:01, 09/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold soars to 6-year high as trade, Iran tensions mount Trade anxiety and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran sent gold soaring to a six-year high on Tuesday, and saw traders dive back into safe-harbour government bonds and the yen and Swiss franc at the expense of the dollar....
15:51, 06/25/2019

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator       ...
13:51, 08/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
20:51, 05/29/2019

US economy adds fewer jobs than expected amid trade tensions – business live Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as non-farm payrolls data show 130,000 new jobsRiskier assets gain after trade war and US data give positive signal US non-farm payrolls in focus at 1:30pm BST amid Fed conundrum German industrial ...
14:51, 09/06/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
23:51, 05/16/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade tensions take toll on stocks and currencies, Turkish lira outperforms Continuing U.S.-China trade tensions dented emerging markets on Tuesday, while Turkey's lira outperformed other currencies after Turkish inflation fell by more than forecast....
11:34, 09/03/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
06:00, 06/24/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
10:34, 05/24/2019

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confrontation....
14:51, 06/28/2019

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said....
21:51, 08/14/2019

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military information-sharing pact with Tokyo amid badly frayed relations....
12:00, 08/21/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
12:17, 05/22/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade tensions, tanker attacks darken mood in Gulf markets Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock markets suffered their biggest single-day decline in years on Monday after several commercial ships were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. Saudi shares had their worst day since mid-October after Riyadh...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise on Friday....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting......
03:34, 06/07/2019

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions....
12:51, 06/11/2019

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, according to semiannual forecasts released by the World Bank....
05:17, 06/05/2019

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports....
17:17, 08/14/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi inches up as trade tensions ease, cheaper valuations lift UAE Saudi Arabia's stocks bounced back from earlier losses on Monday with the United States and China seeking to soothe trade tensions, while markets in the United Arab Emirates rose after recent sell-offs made stock valuations more attractive. Be...
16:17, 08/26/2019

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollu...
18:17, 06/19/2019

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....
12:51, 08/15/2019

China threatens retaliation, calls for US to 'meet it halfway' on trade Beijing claimed Thursday that the U.S.-proposed tariffs set to go into effect on Sept. 1 violated earlier agreements made by the two countries during their trade talks and vowed to take countermeasures should the U.S. follow through. The threat roile...
08:51, 08/16/2019

Xi to meet 'best and bosom friend' Putin amid raging US trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping will touch down in Russia Wednesday to meet his "best friend" President Vladimir Putin, cementing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing amid China's heated trade war with the United States....
09:51, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive talks to end their year-long trade war....
23:51, 07/24/2019

Indian, US Officials To Meet For Trade Talks In Delhi Tomorrow Senior officials from India and the US will meet in New Delhi on Friday to discuss various trade and economic issues and strengthen bilateral relations, a top official said....
21:00, 07/11/2019

Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs meet in Japan Finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Japan this weekend will try as usual to make headway on longstanding issues such as how much global giants like Facebook and Amazon should pay in taxes....
15:51, 06/07/2019

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade skirmishes....
16:34, 06/25/2019

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
21:17, 06/28/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking China hawks....
22:00, 05/30/2019

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices struggled to firm up from near four-month lows on Wednesday, as concerns of supply disruptions due to a blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru were offset by U.S.-China trade tensions. An indigenous community has impos...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Mexico Sets Domestic Priorities Aside to Meet Terms of U.S. Trade Deal President Andrés Manuel López Obrador agreed to divert scant resources to controlling migration instead of fulfilling promises like combating violence....
00:00, 06/09/2019

Canada's Trudeau, U.S. VP Pence meet to talk trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' dispute with China....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Pompeo to meet with Mexico's foreign minister to discuss immigration, trade U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday to discuss migration and trade, amid heightened bilateral tension ahead of a deadline on a deal that removed tariff threats on Mexican exports....
11:17, 07/21/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24: sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a summit meeting scheduled a few days later, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said ...
11:51, 05/20/2019

EU-Iran trade vehicle unlikely to meet anti-money-laundering norms: U.S. The United States said on Tuesday that European powers are unlikely to live up to a pledge to prevent their conduit for trade with Iran being used to launder money or finance terrorism, raising the prospect of further U.S. sanctions....
21:51, 05/07/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
23:17, 05/21/2019

METALS-U.S.-China trade hopes lift base metals prices in Shanghai Base metals futures in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew for a resolution to the prolonged U.S.-China trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks would resume later this month after a recent hiatus....
07:51, 06/19/2019

CORRECTED-METALS-Shanghai base metals rise on U.S.-China trade hopes Industrial metals in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew that an escalating trade war between the United States and China could abate after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that the two countries would resume trade talks....
07:51, 06/19/2019

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...
09:17, 07/24/2019

Trump says he hopes U.S. not going to war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hoped the United States was not heading to war with Iran as he met with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, whose nation has served as a diplomatic conduit between the two countries....
21:51, 05/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks scale one-week high on trade hopes, yuan softens World stocks rose 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....
12:51, 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....
07:51, 07/18/2019

EU wants Trump to drop 'reckless' trade policies: incoming trade chief The European Union will seek to convince U.S President Donald Trump to see "the error of his ways" and abandon some of his reckless trade policies, the EU executive's incoming trade commissioner said on Tuesday....
17:17, 09/10/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX boosted by energy stocks as trade tensions ease Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, powered by gains in energy shares as oil prices jumped after U.S. President Donald Trump said China was ready to negotiate on the trade dispute....
16:17, 08/26/2019

METALS-London base metals mixed amid renewed U.S.-China trade tensions London base metals were mixed in early trade on Tuesday amid concerns that an escalating U.S.-China trade tension could hurt the global economy, but copper and nickel on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rebounded from the previous session's slump. U...
07:51, 05/07/2019

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 s...
03:00, 06/30/2019

Trump says hopes Conte will remain Italian PM United States' President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it was looking likely that Giuseppe Conte would be reinstated as Italian prime minister and he hoped to see him back in office....
16:51, 08/27/2019

Danish PM hopes Trump ‘isn’t serious’ about buying Greenland COPENHAGEN — Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the US interest in buying the world’s largest isla...
01:17, 08/19/2019

Huawei’s Android hopes dashed yet again by Trump During remarks at Huawei’s Developer Conference that kicked off on Friday, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer division Richard Yu promised that the company can “immediately” switch to HarmonyOS, the new smartphone operating system i...
23:34, 08/09/2019

Tensions Flare Between Trump and Fox News President Trump expressed frustration with his preferred cable channel this week, prompting two on-air personalities to say they “don’t work” for him....
02:17, 08/31/2019

How Poland’s far-right nationalists went from setting hopes on Trump to rallying against him Whereas Trump’s 2017 Warsaw speech was considered to symbolize the ascent of “nationalist internationalism” at the time, Saturday’s mass rally in the same city proved its limits....
15:51, 05/13/2019

Trump says hopes doesn't have to consider tariffs on German cars U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed a trade deal with the European Union and said he hoped Washington would not have to consider imposing tariffs on German cars....
18:51, 08/26/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Hopes for third Trump-Kim summit revived despite Pyongyang criticism Hopes for a third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be revived Wednesday even after Pyongyang rebuked Washington over "hostility" that "viciously slandered" the country....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Imran Khan hopes to win over Donald Trump in first US visit Pakistani PM in Washington seeking concessions on military aid and sanctionsImran Khan will meet Donald Trump on his first visit to Washington as Pakistan’s prime minister, burdened by the task of trying to mend relations mired in mutual distrust and...
22:17, 07/21/2019

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
00:34, 07/13/2019

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at ...
07:51, 06/13/2019

Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
15:34, 05/21/2019

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
17:34, 06/11/2019

James Comey hopes Donald Trump doesn’t get impeached Former FBI Director James Comey said in a TV appearance Thursday that he hopes President Trump isn’t impeached, he wants him voted out of office instead — and Trump soon blasted back at him on twitter. During a CNN Town Hall, Comey said &...
14:51, 05/10/2019

Xi tells Trump he hopes U.S. treats Chinese firms fairly Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday that he hopes the United States can treat Chinese companies fairly, China's Xinhua state news agency reported....
11:00, 06/29/2019

Trump again stokes China tensions with ‘national emergency’ President Trump on Wednesday declared a “national emergency” to protect American communications networks — a move that gives the feds broad powers to ban US companies from doing business with some foreign suppliers — including the Chinese firm Huawei...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Iranian official taunts Trump with 9/11 jab as tensions rise A top Iranian official taunted the Trump administration with 9/11 imagery Saturday, making a cruel reference to the attacks on the 2001 World Trade Center....
03:51, 05/19/2019

‘Call me,’ Trump tells Iran as tensions flare WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a message for Iran’s leaders as tensions flare over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program: “Call me.” Trump’s nuclear talks with North Korea may be stalled, but that isn̵...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly address the escalating tensions with Iran on the Senate floor Thursday morning. (June 20)   &#...
20:17, 06/20/2019

China downplays tensions over Trump’s tariffs threat China played down tensions with the US after President Trump threatened in a tweet to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods, and confirmed that Beijing’s top negotiator will attend high-level trade talks in Washington this week.​ ​“Add...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Trump hopes 'tough' Hong Kong situation will work out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was very tough, but he hoped it would work out without anyone getting hurt and "for liberty."...
20:18, 08/13/2019

Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hurt or killed....
22:34, 08/13/2019

Seoul hopes Trump-Kim meeting helps inter-Korean engagement South Korea says it hopes the diplomatic momentum created by the latest summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would help revive inter-Korean dialogue and engagement...
05:34, 07/01/2019

Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island Communist-run Cuba put on a brave face Saturday at a mid-year session of the National Assembly, the government insisting it would not let a growing financial crisis and mounting pressure from the administration of President Donald Trump thwart develo...
03:34, 07/14/2019

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
00:34, 07/01/2019

Trump admin hopes to shift $1.9B in Pell Grant funds to NASA The Trump administration hopes to direct more than a billion dollars to NASA from a surplus in a federally funded college tuition program. The White House sent a budget amendment to Congress on Monday evening, which included the plan to use the $1.9 ...
07:34, 05/14/2019

Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous," his Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt told the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday....
19:34, 07/23/2019

Trump says he will discuss Iran tensions at Camp David: 'We want to be proportionate' Trump's comments come after he called off strikes against the Islamic Republic this week over concerns that a military response would kill scores of people....
19:51, 06/22/2019

Trump freezes Venezuelan government assets amid tensions The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolas Maduro that places his socialist administration alongside a short list of adversaries from Cuba, North Korea, Syria and Iran that have b...
16:17, 08/06/2019

Trump calls Iran a ‘very mixed-up’ country as tensions grow Calling Iran a “very mixed-up country,” President Trump said Monday he isn’t sure where the US stands with the Islamic Republic — closer to nuclear negotiations or war. ​“I think Iran doesn’t know where they are. I’ve been watching ...
02:34, 07/23/2019

Trump will hit pause as geopolitical tensions rise: Fmr. NATO commander Admiral James Stavridis, former supreme allied commander at NATO, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" team to break down the impact of of drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and what the next steps will be....
05:34, 09/17/2019

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two countries would be more disastrous than the Iraq war....
00:17, 05/28/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I hope not." (May 16)     ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, hopes for Trump support U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, and said she hopes President Donald Trump will help her sell the plan to his fellow Repu...
23:34, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hurt or killed....
20:18, 08/13/2019

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
21:34, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hurt or killed....
04:51, 08/14/2019

Exclusive: Guatemala election winner hopes to change Trump migrant deal The winner of Guatemala's presidential election, Alejandro Giammattei, said on Sunday he hoped he could make changes to a controversial migration deal the Central American country signed with the Trump administration last month....
04:51, 08/13/2019