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Mnuchin to visit China soon as trade war clouds global economy

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade war that ...

Mnuchin to visit China soon as trade war clouds global economy

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U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade war that has cast a pall over the globa...
00:36, 05/16/2019

U.S. blacklists China's Huawei as trade dispute clouds global outlook The Trump administration hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions on Wednesday, adding another incendiary element to the U.S.-China trade dispute just as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuch...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei Ban Clouds US-China Trade Talks, Tech Sector The US crackdown on Huawei has made the telecommunications giant a flashpoint in a monumental economic and technological showdown between the two superpowers....
14:12, 05/17/2019

Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question prospects for sales at some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing...
23:12, 05/16/2019

METALS-Copper slides as prolonged U.S.-China trade tension clouds sentiment Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell to their multi-month lows on Thursday amid an unresolved Sino-U.S. trade tension and after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead....
10:48, 05/23/2019

S&P 500 erases losses after Mnuchin comments on U.S.-China trade The S&P 500 erased early losses to edge higher on Friday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were "constructive," but the index remained o...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Mnuchin says China trade talks likely to continue in Beijing U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to Beijing soon to continue negotiations with Chinese counterparts as the world's two biggest economies try to salvage ta...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Mnuchin: ‘Still a lot of work to do’ to reach trade deal with China WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that “there’s still a lot of work to do” before finalizing a trade deal with China and voiced support for President Trump’s use of tariffs...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Ongoing Trade Squabbles Could Wound Global Economy Federal Reserve Bank of Boston leader Eric Rosengren said Monday the accelerating trade war between the U.S. and China is increasing the risk of something bad happening to the economy....
03:36, 05/14/2019

Mnuchin Suggests China Trade Talks Could Wrap Up by End of Next Week Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested that trade talks with China could be wrapped up by the end of next week, following two more rounds of negotiations....
17:48, 04/29/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on further China trade talks: There's nothing planned as of now Mnuchin's comments came shortly after President Donald Trump wrote in a post on Twitter that talks will continue and that his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping remained strong, sendi...
22:12, 05/10/2019

Mnuchin hopes for 'substantial progress' in China trade talks U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he hopes to make "substantial progress" with Chinese negotiators in the next two rounds of trade talks, as the world's two largest economies...
13:12, 04/30/2019

US-China trade talks are in the 'final laps,' Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says Trade talks between Washington and Beijing are now in the final stages, said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, according to the New York Times....
08:24, 04/29/2019

Mnuchin says U.S. open to new China trade talks based on previous negotiations U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration is open to holding new talks with China if the two sides can proceed on the basis of previous negotiations....
17:36, 05/22/2019

U.S., China need to reverse course in trade row to help economy: OECD Economic growth in China and the United States could be 0.2-0.3% lower on average by 2021 and 2022 if the two countries do not row back on tit-for-tat tariffs in their dispute that has dampened the gl...
12:12, 05/21/2019

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-...
13:00, 05/21/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. N...
20:12, 05/09/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Even More Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. N...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Kudlow says White House will be 'very aggressive' in China trade talks with US economy doing so well National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday that the strength of the U.S. economy gives it leverage over China as the two countries try to iron out a trade deal....
19:36, 04/28/2019

China confirms vice-premier Liu He will visit US for trade talks Attendance of chief negotiator reduces fears of collapse of discussions after Trump tweetsChina’s chief trade negotiator will travel to Washington this week, according to the commerce ministry, temper...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has over high-technology industries critical to the U....
16:00, 05/21/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, adding that all parties should be careful with...
15:48, 05/06/2019

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 B...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Could the US-China trade row become a global cold war? | Nouriel Roubini If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping slide into ongoing animosity, the world will pay the priceA few years ago, as part of a western delegation to China, I met Xi Jinping in Beijing’s Great Hall of the Peop...
17:48, 05/20/2019

U.S.-China trade setback prolongs the global equities slide Global equities fell on Monday after their worst week of 2019, as hopes of an imminent U.S.-China trade deal were crushed and neither side showed a willingness to budge, raising fears of a fresh round...
11:36, 05/13/2019

Global markets rocked as US-China trade and tech rift deepens Shares fall sharply in Asia, Europe and North America in intensifying war of wordsThe deepening trade and technology war between the US and China has sent global stock markets sharply lower and prompt...
20:00, 05/23/2019

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering "I think we have to recognize as equity investors, in particular, this is now the new normal," said James Sullivan, head of Asia ex-Japan equity research at J.P. Morgan....
09:12, 05/13/2019

Global stocks slip on U.S.-China trade concerns, bonds fall A gauge of world equity markets slid and the dollar traded near break-even on Wednesday over growing concerns about the latest U.S.-China trade talks and as the United States moved closer to raising t...
05:12, 05/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares sink as U.S.-China trade talks go to the wire World shares tumbled for a fourth day running on Thursday after a warning from U.S. President Donald Trump that a long-worked-on trade deal with China was in serious danger....
15:24, 05/09/2019

Global stocks rebound as Trump downplays U.S.-China trade fight U.S. and European stocks regained ground on Tuesday after President Donald Trump downplayed the U.S.-China trade war as "a little squabble" a day after a spike in tensions between the world's two larg...
20:36, 05/14/2019

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger global markets; Dow slumps more than 400 Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 350 points at the outset, d...
18:48, 05/23/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War is a Threat to Beijing’s Ambition to Become a Key Player in Global Technology (BEIJING) — China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology. The Unit...
09:48, 05/13/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, yields sink on U.S.-China trade war escalation fears * Asia, EM stocks at 2-month lows, SKorea sinks 3 percent (Updates after U.S. market open, adds commentary, changes byline, previous dateline LONDON)...
18:36, 05/09/2019

Global stocks bounce back as Trump downplays U.S.-China trade fight U.S. and European stocks regained ground on Tuesday after President Donald Trump downplayed the U.S.-China trade war as "a little squabble" a day after a spike in tensions between the world's two larg...
00:48, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares extend losses as US-China trade war heats up Shares in Asia extended losses on Tuesday following sharp falls on Wall Street overnight, the yen strengthened and U.S. Treasury yields ticked lower as the trade war between China and the United State...
03:00, 05/14/2019

President Trump’s Trade War With China Wiped $1 Trillion Off Global Markets in a Single Day The flare-up in trade tensions sent global equities to the steepest losses of the year, wiping more than $1 trillion from stock values around the world Monday. The MSCI All-Country World Index fell 2%...
00:12, 05/14/2019

U.S. bargaining power won't improve if China trade war intensifies: Global Times editorial China's nationalist Global Times tabloid said in an editorial on Sunday that the United States would not have more bargaining chips at the negotiation table with China once the trade war intensifies....
03:12, 05/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slip on U.S.-China trade concerns, bonds fall A gauge of world equity markets slid and the dollar traded near break-even on Wednesday over growing concerns about the latest U.S.-China trade talks and as the United States moved closer to raising t...
03:12, 05/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rebound on China trade deal indication, bonds fall A gauge of world equity markets rose and safe-haven bond prices fell on Wednesday after the White House said it had received an indication from China that it wanted to make a trade deal with the Unite...
18:12, 05/08/2019

Working With Canada and Mexico on Trade ‘Is a Priority,’ Mnuchin Says Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, said at a Senate hearing on Wednesday that trade advisers were working with Mexico and Canada toward ending tensions between the three countries on trade and ta...
00:36, 05/16/2019

China urges U.S. to respect market economy after China Mobile denied entry China urged Washington on Friday to stop putting "unreasonable pressure" on Chinese companies after U.S. regulators voted to deny market access to China Mobile Ltd and suggested they could revoke appr...
12:36, 05/10/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets....
21:24, 05/17/2019

Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away: Mnuchin The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednes...
21:12, 05/22/2019

WRAPUP 1-Mnuchin says further U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away The United States is studying how proposed tariff increases on roughly another $300 billion in Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, U.S. Treasury Secr...
17:36, 05/22/2019

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21:00, 05/04/2019

We expect the global economy to have a pick up, says UBS's Alli McCartney Alli McCartney, managing director at UBS Private Wealth Management, and Sarat Sethi, portfolio manager and equity analyst at Douglas C. Lane & Associates, and guest host Joe Terranova, senior managing...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Mnuchin says had 'productive meetings' with China's vice premier U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had "productive meetings" with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in Beijing....
10:24, 05/01/2019

Mnuchin says he had a 'nice' working dinner in China with Vice Premier Liu U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he had had a "nice" working dinner the night before in Beijing with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He....
04:12, 05/01/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:12, 04/29/2019

Mnuchin hopes for ‘substantial progress’ in China talks Mnuchin arrived Tuesday in Beijing for the latest negotiations on the trade fight between the two biggest global economies, which has rattled financial markets.        ...
11:24, 04/30/2019

Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week. Business owners braced for fallout....
12:12, 05/08/2019

Trade and the economy have become the new roller coaster for markets Trade could be a big factor for markets in the week ahead, but investors will also be attuned to fresh inflation data and the bond market, which is flashing new worries about the economy....
02:48, 05/25/2019

Trump’s malignant nonsense on trade undermines our economy President Trump on Friday placed significant taxes on American consumers, effectively invited Chinese retaliation against American exporters, and weakened China’s economy in a way which in turn will r...
01:00, 05/11/2019

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s fragile trade truce was shattered with both sides s...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Trade-war crop rout imperils government's bid to revive economy President Mauricio Macri needs a bumper fall harvest worth more than US$20 billion in export revenue to pick the economy off the floor and give him fuel for a re-election campaign....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Trump escalates trade war just as investors were starting to believe in stocks and economy again Professional investor positioning and sentiment now reflects a broad acceptance of a resilient U.S. economy and the chance for further upside in the indexes through the year...
04:48, 05/06/2019

Trump tells Pennsylvania voters that trade war has helped economy U.S. President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, on Monday told supporters in Pennsylvania that his trade war had strengthened the battlegrou...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Pence to promote trade accord in Kentucky visit FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is returning to Kentucky to promote the U.S-Mexico-Canada trade accord and attend a Kentucky Derby eve party. A White House official says the vice presi...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer....
21:00, 05/25/2019

Lack of innovation is 'Achilles heel' for China's economy, Xi says A lack of innovation is China's "Achilles heel", President Xi Jinping warned in an article given high prominence by state media on Thursday, where he also bemoaned the economy for being big yet withou...
06:48, 05/16/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariff h...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Tensions Between US, China Are "Threat For World Economy", Says IMF Chief The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the world economy....
12:00, 05/07/2019

China's Economy Was Losing Steam Even Before Trump's New Tariffs Economic activity in China cooled across the board last month, undoing a brief surge earlier in the year and raising questions about the vitality of the world’s second-largest economy....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks Visit will stress ties between the two countries as tensions over exports rise amid the US-China trade warDonald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial visit...
14:00, 05/25/2019

In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China Japanese economic growth beat expectations in a piece of good news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he tries to strike a trade deal with Donald Trump....
05:24, 05/20/2019

China is making more air conditioners, and that's a good sign for the economy: Citi Production of air-conditioners and other home appliances is ramping up in China. Citi says that is a good sign for the world's second-largest economy....
22:36, 04/28/2019

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....
13:00, 05/25/2019

US ambassador to China to make rare visit to Tibet US ambassador to China Terry Branstad's trip to Tibet will be the first to the region by an American envoy in four years. He is expected to raise concerns about human rights violations there....
08:36, 05/20/2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet BEIJING (AP) — U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhism and the preservation of the Himalayan r...
07:12, 05/20/2019

President Trump Opened His State Visit to Japan by Needling the Japanese on Trade (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. “Maybe that’s why you like me so m...
16:48, 05/25/2019

Trump arrives in Japan, kicking off 4-day state visit with trade talks at its center President Trump and first lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit -- with the president to become the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s new Empe...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Market selloff: Wall Street joins rout as trade war hits US economy - business live Financial markets hit as tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate, and fears of a no-deal Brexit riseLatest: US PMI hits three-year lowWall Street tumbles at the openWTO chief: We must end tra...
20:12, 05/23/2019

U.S. ambassador to China to make first visit to Tibet since 2013: report U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was due to begin visiting Tibet on Sunday for official meetings and visits to religious and cultural sites, according to a news report on Sunday....
03:24, 05/20/2019

U.N. chief raises issue of Xinjiang's Uighurs during China visit United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of Muslims in China's Xinjiang region during a visit to Beijing last week, a U.N. spokesman said on Monday....
21:12, 04/29/2019

Diplomats visit Canadian think tank expert in China custody Diplomats have visited a Canadian think tank expert whose detention in China is believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou...
07:12, 05/14/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013....
14:24, 05/17/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelans have fled. China also looms over the Latin Americ...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Trump's threat to sharply increase tariffs would hit China's economy like a sucker punch AP If the US hikes tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25%, as President Donald Trump and his trade representatives have threatened, the result would be sudden and devastating. While th...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Germany shrugs off recession fears, but China's economy stumbles - business live Germany’s economy has returned to growth, but Chinese retail spending growth has slowed sharplyLatest: Chinese retail sales growth hits 16-year lowIntroduction: Germany grew by 0.4% in last quarterCon...
14:36, 05/15/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the ...
20:36, 05/09/2019

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy...
11:12, 05/21/2019

China Grants Rare Tibet Visit To US Envoy, Asks For "Unbiased Judgement" China, which granted a rare permit for US Ambassador Terry Branstad to visit Tibet, on Monday hoped that the American envoy would make an "unbiased judgement" about the conditions in the Himalayan......
18:36, 05/20/2019

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past w...
16:48, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Trade war prompts cuts to global growth forecast The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has cut its forecast for world growth this year and warned about the impact of the escalating trade tensions...
12:24, 05/21/2019

This Week's Trade Standoff Wipes $2 Trillion Off Global Stocks As expectations for a U.S.-China trade accord faded stocks in trade-sensitive sectors and emerging-market currencies tumbled. Meanwhile, investors braced for more choppiness ahead and piled into ultra...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Trade, global growth worries slam Wall Street U.S. stock indexes slumped 2% on Thursday, as investors dumped technology, industrial and energy stocks on fears that a spiraling trade war between the United States and China would shackle global gro...
21:00, 05/23/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares hit 4-mth low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two ...
07:00, 05/23/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes World equity markets rebounded on Friday from heavy selling the previous day after President Donald Trump said U.S. complaints against China's Huawei Technologies might be resolved within the framewor...
18:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. markets rebound as global trade roller coaster accelerates Volatility reigned Wednesday on Wall Street as poor Chinese economic data parried reports that President Trump would postpone tariffs on automobiles....
20:48, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slump to 4-mth low on risk of interminable trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two ...
10:48, 05/23/2019

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 ...
23:36, 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 re...
14:12, 05/24/2019

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 w...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Over 180 countries -- not including the US -- agree to restrict global plastic waste trade The governments of 187 countries have agreed to control the movement of plastic waste between national borders, in an effort to curb the world's plastic crisis -- but the United States was not among t...
02:36, 05/12/2019

Global shares steady after trade blow, Turkey's troubles mount World markets steadied on Tuesday after being rattled by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest threat to ramp up trade tariffs on China, though Turkey's lira was back in trouble as concerns about its p...
13:24, 05/07/2019

Shares wobble, yuan weakens as global trade talk rattles markets A gauge of global stocks dipped but erased steeper losses in a volatile session on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as global trade tensions persisted to hover over financial markets....
20:00, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the f...
02:00, 05/25/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including the Japanese yen and sovereign bonds....
02:48, 05/13/2019

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 re...
13:12, 05/24/2019

Global shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest econo...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:24, 04/29/2019

Funnel clouds form over Oklahoma Aerial views show two funnel clouds forming near Crescent, Oklahoma, north of Okhlahoma City, early Monday evening. (May 20)        ...
01:12, 05/21/2019

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 S...
02:48, 05/11/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade fricti...
05:12, 05/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares trade sideways as investors await fresh cues Asian markets marked time on Thursday with two major centres - Japan and China - shut for holidays while the dollar held on to overnight gains after the U.S. central bank poured cold water on rate cut...
08:00, 05/02/2019

China media accuses US of plot to ‘colonize global business’ BEIJING (AP) — China’s state media has unleashed fresh attacks on the U.S. as the tariff war between world’s two largest economies continues. The China Daily newspaper on Friday accused Wa...
09:36, 05/24/2019

China expands global ambitions with a new phase of Xi's signature program A forum on China's Belt and Road Initiative that wrapped up this weekend in Beijing made it clear the program now seeks to influence technology and international governance....
11:24, 04/29/2019

India, China Behind Increase In Global Alcohol Consumption: Study The world consumed ten percent more alcohol per adult in 2017 than in 1990, due in large part to heavier and more widespread drinking in China and India, researchers said Wednesday....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Multiple funnel clouds spotted in Oklahoma An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain. Areas of Oklahoma and Texas remained under a tornado watch ear...
10:12, 05/21/2019

Trump Lifts Metal Tariffs and Delays Auto Levies, Limiting Global Trade Fight President Trump said he would remove metal tariffs on Canada and Mexico and delay auto tariffs, stepping back from opening another front in a global trade war....
01:48, 05/18/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall after U.S. blacklists China's Huawei Asian shares fell on Thursday after the United States hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, threatening to further strain Sino-U.S. trade ties....
07:00, 05/16/2019

What Is TikTok? China’s Popular Video-Sharing App Is Gaining Global Appeal Late-night comedian Jimmy Fallon has a new favorite app. Late last year, he challenged The Tonight Show viewers to submit videos of themselves rolling around on the ground like human tumbleweeds on th...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Global Markets Tumble After Trump's Threat to Raise Tariffs on China U.S. futures and stock markets in Asia dropped, oil prices fell and the Chinese yuan weakened as trade tensions between China and the U.S. escalated....
04:36, 05/06/2019

China's African swine fever epidemic could cause global heparin shortage Pharmaceutical researchers are beginning to recognize the threat the African swine fever epidemic in China poses to the global supply of a critically important pork-derived product -- the anticoagulan...
11:36, 05/01/2019

China vice premier 'very unlikely' to go to U.S. this week: Global Times editor in chief China's Vice Premier Liu He is "very unlikely" to go to the United States this week following U.S. President Donald Trump's "threat" to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, editor-in-c...
04:48, 05/06/2019

Global shares, oil slump after Trump vows China tariff hike Global financial markets tumbled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tari...
06:36, 05/06/2019

Global shares, oil plunge after Trump vows China tariff hike Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tarif...
08:24, 05/06/2019

Upbeat comments from Trump, China halt global equity slide World stocks held near two-month lows on Tuesday as slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort, a day after equities suffered their worst selloff s...
15:00, 05/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares dip as investors await China data, Fed Shares in Asia fell on Tuesday despite another record high close for the S&P 500, as investors await a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision for clues of whether it will continue to take a "patient" ap...
03:36, 04/30/2019

Masood Azhar Designated Global Terrorist In UN, China Removes Objections Terrorist Masood Azhar has been listed as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council in a huge diplomatic win for India. China, which had blocked Masood Azhar's listing as global terrorist four......
16:12, 05/01/2019

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves throu...
13:00, 05/20/2019

US must 'reassert global leadership' in nuclear energy or lose out to Russia and China If the U.S. does not reassert global leadership in this sector, others will. Russia and China today account for more than 60 percent of new nuclear plants under construction worldwide, write Sens. Mik...
17:00, 05/22/2019

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences: Global Times A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death for producing and trafficking methamphetamine, the Global Times newspaper reported on Tuesday....
07:00, 04/30/2019

China is making a global power play, and the US response is coming up short Chinese leader Xi Jinping's ambition by now is clear: to reclaim his country's global greatness and establish itself over time as the preeminent economic and political power, not only in Asi...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Prince William, Kate visit royal baby Archie, Prince Charles to visit this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is a hit with royal relatives: The queen met him first; Prince William and Kate followed Tuesday, and grandpa Prince Charles will see him soon.   &#...
01:00, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall as China manufacturing data disappoints Shares in Asia fell on Tuesday as readings on China's manufacturing activity failed to meet expectations, underscoring weakness in the world's second-largest economy despite Beijing's attempts to spur...
04:36, 04/30/2019

U.S.-China negotiators agree to meet again in Beijing: Global Times editor in chief Negotiators from the U.S. and China have agreed to meet again in Beijing in the future for further trade talks, the editor-in-chief of China's Global Times newspaper said on Friday....
21:48, 05/10/2019

Global stocks regain ground from two-month lows as U.S.-China fears ease Global stocks rebounded on Tuesday from two-month lows as investors took heart from comments of U.S. and Chinese officials a day after a spike in tensions between the world's two largest economies rat...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Global stocks bounce fades on grim China data, Italy woes A global equity bounce stemming from softer rhetoric by U.S. President Donald Trump on the trade dispute with Beijing waned on Wednesday as grim China data and fresh Italian debt woes cast a shadow ov...
11:12, 05/15/2019

Global stocks, yields ease losses on skepticism of Trump's China threats Wall Street's indexes and bond yields ended down but well above their session lows while oil futures settled higher as investors bet that U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to raise tariffs on Chin...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Global military spending at new post-Cold War high, fueled by U.S., China: think-tank Global military expenditure reached its highest level last year since the end of the Cold War, fueled by increased spending in the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies, a leading...
14:36, 04/29/2019

China Retools Vast Global Building Push Criticized as Bloated and Predatory Beijing is reshaping its plans for building a network of ports, rails and roads that enhance the country’s geopolitical ambitions. But it isn’t retreating....
02:24, 04/29/2019

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 protectio...
22:48, 05/21/2019

Controversy and conflict clouds Israel-hosted Eurovision 2019 The Palestinian-led BDS movement, which promotes boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel, has called on performers to pull out of the music contest over Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Cannes 2019 party kicks off as clouds of controversy gather As the film festival’s 72nd edition begins, disputes surrounding gender parity, Netflix and Quentin Tarantino won’t go awayWhen Thierry Frémaux, artistic director of the Cannes film festival, held the...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Controversy over possible illegal hand pass clouds Sharks’ OT win over Blues San Jose's Timo Meier appeared to bat a puck in the offensive zone toward a teammate, eventually leading to Erik Karlsson's Game 3 game-winner. Despite outrage from St. Louis players, the incident was...
08:12, 05/16/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steady near one-week low as Fed clouds rate cut bets Gold steadied on Thursday, holding just above a one-week low touched in the previous session after comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dashed hopes of a near-term rate cut, boost...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investiga...
09:36, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S., China data send Asian shares higher, Europe to follow Asian shares climbed on Monday, with markets in Europe poised to track their gains, after strong U.S. first-quarter economic growth and data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the fi...
09:00, 04/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, yields ease losses on skepticism of Trump's China threats Wall Street's indexes and bond yields ended down but well above their session lows while oil futures settled higher as investors bet that U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to raise tariffs on Chin...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Activision forecast miss clouds esports push, shares drop Activision Blizzard Inc forecast second-quarter adjusted profit below estimates on Thursday, as the videogame maker puts more money into its franchises to battle competition from blockbuster games "Fo...
00:48, 05/03/2019

Kevin Durant injury update: Scary scene clouds Warriors win Warriors (and Knicks) fans are holding their breaths. The superstar impending free agent exited Game 5 of the Golden State Warriors-Houston Rockets second round series early with a right calf strain, ...
08:12, 05/09/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures fall as Trump's tariff hike on China looms U.S. stock futures turned negative and Asian shares pared gains on Friday as global investors waited nervously to see if Washington would suspend its plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports at midday...
09:00, 05/10/2019

President Trump's global juggling act puts China, Iran, Venezuela and North Korea all in play Succeeding at any one of those challenges would be a major win. Score them all and President Trump's name would be written large in history books....
15:48, 05/18/2019

Why the US-China trade war won't last The United States and China don't just coexist. Their massive economies are deeply intertwined in ways that make the intensifying trade war unsustainable....
16:24, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, yields fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world slid on Monday, along with bond yields, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
22:00, 05/06/2019

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
23:12, 05/21/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Global trade tensions, Ramadan dent appetite for Gulf stocks The Egyptian blue-chip index slid sharply to its worst day in six months on Wednesday, mirroring weak global sentiment, while Saudi Arabia's index fell, pressured by global tensions and investors retr...
17:12, 05/08/2019

Trump's China threat is about more than just trade The US president has threatened to expand tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genui...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Germany wants speedy end to China-US trade war Germany's economy minister has told Beijing he wants to see a swift solution to the trade war between China and the US. The long-running spat has harmed the German economy....
15:12, 05/01/2019

China says agreed with U.S. to keep talking over trade war China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent discussions in Beijing ...
12:00, 05/14/2019

China says U.S. has agreed to keep talking over trade war China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent discussions in Beijing ...
13:12, 05/14/2019

China Says US Has Agreed To Keep Talking Over Trade War China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as US President Donald Trump said he thought recent discussions in Beijing......
17:24, 05/14/2019

Tesla May Be Especially Burned By the U.S.-China Trade War Tesla’s China strategy may be thrown into disarray by the trade war, Uber’s stock continues to plunge, questions about the electric vehicle supply chains in the U.S., all that and more for The Morning...
18:00, 05/14/2019

China says will 'never surrender' as U.S. trade row heats up China will never surrender to external pressure, the government said on Monday, though stopped short of announcing how Beijing will hit back after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on al...
11:36, 05/13/2019

Timeline: Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war The U.S.-China trade war entered a critical phase this week. The following timeline details key moments in the souring trade relationship between the world's two largest economies....
05:12, 05/09/2019

US-China trade war causes anxiety in midwest The price of U.S. soybeans, which have been targeted by Chinese tariffs since last year, fell Monday to a 10-year low on fears of a protracted trade war. (May 14)       ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

U.S., China Conclude Trade Talks Negotiators made headway on thorny issues in the U.S.-China trade dispute, including access to key markets and how to roll back punitive tariffs, though Chinese subsidies and other sticking points rem...
17:24, 05/01/2019

Trump's China threat is more than just about trade The US president has threatened to expand tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genui...
18:36, 05/06/2019

China’s Liu says trade talks with US have not broken down BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down. Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV on Saturday showed Liu telling reporters that the failure to reach an agree...
13:48, 05/11/2019

U.S., China Remain at Impasse on Trade Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke off with no agreement hours after President Trump raised the tariff level on $200 billion of imports from China....
23:36, 05/10/2019

Stocks hit as China retaliates in US trade war US stock markets are on course for their biggest daily losses this year after China announced tariffs on $60bn worth of US goods, in the latest escalation of the trade war between the world's two bigg...
20:24, 05/13/2019

This is what might happen if U.S. starts a trade war with China Wall Street's top investment banks are bracing clients for the worst-case scenario following ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China.        ...
22:12, 05/07/2019

China says trade delegation is preparing to go to the U.S. China's foreign ministry said on Monday a Chinese delegation is preparing to go to United States for trade talks, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of...
10:00, 05/06/2019

‘It’s Working Out Very Well’: Trump on Trade War With China President Trump answered questions about increasing tariffs on American goods and Chinese retaliation during a meeting on Monday with Hungary’s prime minister....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Trump's China tariffs are about more than just trade The US president has expanded tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of p...
14:24, 05/10/2019

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers are bringing a new worry: layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
17:48, 05/20/2019

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European companies in China, a new survey reveals. The outlook...
11:12, 05/20/2019

Will a trade deal end US-China rivalry? Chinese trade negotiators are in Washington to try to hammer out a deal between the world’s two largest economies. But will an agreement end the rivalry between the two?...
01:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. unlikely to suffer big damages from China trade dispute: Fed Trade tensions with China need to linger for an extended period to cause real damage to the United States economy, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said in remarks published on Monday....
20:24, 05/20/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 bln in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening ...
04:24, 05/14/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember that....
02:12, 05/16/2019

Trump doubles down on trade threats against China President Trump declared the US will not be losing to China “anymore” on Monday a day after ​he said he would raise tariffs on the country in a move that sent shudders through the global f...
15:36, 05/06/2019

China's Huawei, 70 affiliates placed on U.S. trade blacklist The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it is adding Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 70 affiliates to its so-called “Entity List” - a move that will make it much more difficult for the telecom g...
00:36, 05/16/2019

Goldman Sachs: Here's what could happen next with the US-China trade war Goldman Sachs said chances of a successful deal between the U.S. and China are now lower, but suggested that an increase in tariffs could still be avoided — depending on whether the Chinese bail on th...
06:24, 05/06/2019

US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-China trade blowup was a long time coming. And it won’t be easily resolved, not even if U.S. and Chinese negotiators reach a truce in the next few weeks. The Trump adm...
22:00, 05/15/2019

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentati...
03:12, 05/22/2019

China's Huawei, 70 Affiliates Placed On US Trade Blacklist The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it is adding Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 70 affiliates to its so-called "Entity List" - a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and......
07:24, 05/16/2019

Trade row deepens as China ups tariffs on $60B in US goods A man browses his smartphone on a bench with a decorated with U.S. flag outside a fashion boutique selling U.S. brand clothing at the capital city’s popular shopping mall in Beijing, Monday, May...
18:24, 05/13/2019

China made 3 demands to end the trade war, only one of them is legit Thomas Peter/Reuters One sticking point of China's in the trade war is the amount of US goods the Trump administration wants China to buy. This is a demand that actually makes sense. In most cases, t...
01:00, 05/14/2019

China says trade envoys preparing to go to Washington BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese spokesman says a team from Beijing is “preparing to travel to the United States” for trade talks, suggesting negotiations might go ahead despite President Donald T...
11:24, 05/06/2019

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations f...
01:36, 05/21/2019

EXPLAINER-Counting the cost of the U.S.-China trade war so far U.S. President Donald Trump's fresh threats of tariff hikes on Chinese imports this week marked a new escalation in the trade dispute between the world's top two economies and a reversal of months of ...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Trump says trade deal with China was 95 percent done President Trump said Monday that a trade deal with China was “95 percent” complete before Chinese officials pulled the plug, prompting him to double down on his trade war with the world’s second-large...
00:36, 05/14/2019

U.S. trade war will only make us stronger, China's top paper says The trade war with the United States will only make China stronger and will never bring the country to its knees, the Communist Party's People's Daily wrote in a front page commentary that evoked the ...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says U.S.-China trade talks have not collapsed U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said trade talks with China had not collapsed, characterizing the trade war between the world's two largest economies as "a little squabble."...
19:24, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Trump on China trade dispute: ‘We always win’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on standoff between the two largest economies in the world as they trade retaliatory tariffs. (all times local): 12:33 p.m. President Donald Trump is downplaying the escal...
20:00, 05/14/2019

"A Little Squabble," Says Donald Trump On US China Trade War U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that trade talks with China have not collapsed and called the widening U.S.-China tariff war "a little squabble," even as his administration readies 25%...
21:00, 05/14/2019

How the U.S.-China Trade War Reached a Turning Point Since December, a truce has kept the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies from escalating. Under the agreement between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, the ...
08:00, 05/06/2019

U.S.-China Trade Talks Will End in a Deal, Former Negotiator Says A former top U.S. trade negotiator said talks with China for a trade deal had made significant progress despite recent setbacks and an agreement would eventually be reached....
13:12, 05/21/2019

As trade war bites, China's Xi preaches openness China has a glorious history of being open to the world and it will only be more open, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, in his first public address since trade tension with the United States sp...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Explainer: Counting the cost of the U.S.-China trade war so far U.S. President Donald Trump's fresh threats of tariff hikes on Chinese imports this week marked a new escalation in the trade dispute between the world's top two economies and a reversal of months of ...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Here's the worst-case scenario for the US-China trade war It turns out trade wars are not short and not so easy to win, as President Donald Trump once tweeted. As the US-China trade war drags on, economists are sharpening their pencils, forecasting what a pr...
16:24, 05/23/2019

US prepares to raise China trade tariffs Washington publishes list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from FridayThe US and China have moved to within 36 hours of a full-scale trade war after Washington published a list of im...
01:12, 05/09/2019

US-China trade negotiations end with no deal in sight Trade talks between the US and China hit a wall on Friday, when negotiations ended with no deal in sight and no plans to return to the table. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held a meeting with the ...
08:24, 05/11/2019

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world’s two biggest economies are engaged in the bitterest tr...
07:48, 05/11/2019

Trade war with China could cost Apple dearly Analysts wonder if China will ban sales or production of Apple devices in retaliation for U.S. stance on local giant Huawei. Earnings could fall 29%.        ...
20:12, 05/22/2019

U.S. accuses China of ‘reneging’ on trade commitments Trump administration officials declined to specify where China sought to amend prior agreements in a proposed accord and they reaffirmed plans to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods on Frid...
18:48, 05/07/2019

US-China Trade Talks End With No Deal But Will Continue Two days of talks to resolve a worrisome US-China trade battle ended Friday with no deal, but no breakdown either, offering a glimmer of hope that Washington and Beijing could find a way to avert......
00:00, 05/11/2019

Could doomsday be nearing as US-China trade war heats up? Dispute between economic powerhouses is reminiscent of cold war standoff in CubaThe economic conflict that has been simmering between the US and China has entered a new and dangerous phase. Without qu...
04:24, 05/11/2019

China Agrees to Resume U.S. Trade Negotiations China is sending its top trade envoy to Washington to resume negotiations and confront U.S. demands that Beijing detail the laws it would change as a part of a trade deal, despite a threat by Presiden...
16:24, 05/07/2019

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

U.S. Says China Reneged on Pledges In Trade Talks Top U.S. officials accused Chinese officials of backtracking in high-stakes trade talks Monday and said $200 billion in Chinese goods will face higher tariffs starting Friday....
23:36, 05/06/2019

White House: China indicates it wants trade deal Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources earlier said China had backtracked on almost all asp...
19:36, 05/08/2019

"Negotiations Have Not Broken Down": China On US Trade Talks China's top trade negotiator Liu He said on Friday in Washington that trade talks with the US would continue in Beijing but warned that there would be no concessions on "important principles"....
09:36, 05/11/2019

How The China-USA Trade War Could Impact Game Hardware During the 1980s and 90s, Nintendo made its game consoles in Japan. Now, they are made in China and could get more expensive for American consumers....
15:36, 05/22/2019

China US trade talks resume in Washington Trade talks between China and the U.S. continue Friday in Washington despite new tariffs the U.S. imposed on $200 billion in Chinese imports and Beijing's vow to retaliate. (May 10)   ...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Dow slides 286 points with no end to U.S.-China trade war in sight The Dow Jones Industrial average fell nearly 300 points on Thursday as investors worried about the effect of the trade war between the United States and China on the economy....
00:48, 05/24/2019

'No more!': Trump warns China over 'crazy trade' Donald Trump fuelled tensions with China with a warning over trade as Philip Hammond told Sky News that a "full-blown trade war" between the nations "would be very dangerous" for t...
14:48, 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 2...
23:48, 05/09/2019

US-China trade talks to continue into Friday Trade talks between the U.S. and China are expected to continue on into Friday despite the Trump administration's plans to hike tariffs on virtually all Chinese goods to 25% at midnight Thursday. The ...
07:12, 05/10/2019

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 bi...
07:36, 05/25/2019

U.S.-China Trade Talks Break Off With No Deal Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke off on Friday with no agreement hours after President Trump raised the tariff level on $200 billion of imports from China....
20:24, 05/10/2019

China Says It Doesn't Know About U.S. Plans for Beijing Trade Talks China’s Commerce Ministry denied knowing about U.S. plans to resume trade talks, deflecting remarks by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that American officials are likely to travel to Beijing soon fo...
15:36, 05/16/2019

It's been more than a year since the US-China trade war started. Here's a timeline of everything that's happened so far. Oliver Contreras/Getty; Greg Baker/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider It's been more than a year since President Donald Trump ignited a trade war with China. Since then, the two sides have togethe...
23:48, 05/23/2019

Dow Jones drops over 600 points amid US-China trade war Stocks are closing sharply lower as an escalating trade war between the US and China rattles investors. Technology companies, which do a lot of business with China and would stand to lose greatly in a...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Trump says in 'no rush' to complete China trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as U.S. negotiators from both countries prepared to continue talks in Washington, in ...
14:36, 05/10/2019

Biden slams Trump over escalating trade war with China Joe Biden took aim at President Donald Trump on Monday over the president’s escalating trade war with China, as well as the way he has handled the nation’s debt and deficit....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Trump warns China not to retaliate against US trade tariffs President Trump warned China on Monday not to retaliate against the hike in tariffs he imposed last week, saying it would be “hurt very badly” if a deal is not reached to end a trade war between the t...
16:12, 05/13/2019

Wall Street shudders as U.S.-China trade war intensifies Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belligerent trade war, sending investors fleeing equitie...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Trade Dispute Between U.S. and China Deepens as Beijing Retaliates The escalation rattled markets and thrust the world’s two largest economies, which had seemed on the brink of resolving their differences, back into a tit-for-tat tariff war....
23:24, 05/13/2019

North Korea women in China trapped in sex trade Human traffickers are increasingly targeting young North Korean women, including girls as young as 9, in China's lucrative sex trade, according to human rights researchers with Korea Future Initiative...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Trump says China will be ‘hurt very badly’ if no trade deal WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) that China “will be hurt very badly” if they don’t agree to a trade deal. Trump twe...
13:48, 05/13/2019

China says it is only taking actions in self defense in U.S. trade dispute China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday the United States was defining the two countries' dispute over trade as a trade war, and China was only taking action in self-defense....
11:12, 05/15/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns about enforcement, it is unclear if this will leave...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Markets Take a Nosedive Amid Trump’s Trade War With China (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks sank, with contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding as much as 460 points, after China retaliated with higher tariffs on a range of American goods. Treasur...
17:24, 05/13/2019

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
23:36, 05/24/2019

Dow stumbles more than 300 points Thursday over U.S.-China trade fears Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors’ anxiety over the U.S.-China trade spat increased and put the market on track for three straight weeks of losses.        ...
18:12, 05/23/2019

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 ...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Farmers still support Trump despite costly trade war with China A March CNN/Des Moines Register poll of registered Republicans in Iowa found 81 per cent approved of how Trump is handling his job, and 82 per cent had a favourable view of the president, an increase ...
23:24, 05/19/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says it will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods amid last-ditch talks to rescue a trade deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump signa...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Stephen Moore predicts Trump will win trade war with China ​Conservative economist Stephen Moore, who pulled his name from consideration to serve on the Federal Reserve board, predicted that President Trump will prevail in his administration’s trade war...
19:36, 05/19/2019

Oil prices mixed amid US-China trade impasse Oil futures were mixed on Monday, with U.S. crude edging lower, as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks....
06:12, 05/13/2019

China's 'nuclear option' in Trump's trade war, explained China has one big weapon in the ongoing trade war with the United States — selling off its massive holdings of U.S government debt. Here's why the so-called nuclear option could hurt China as muc...
23:24, 05/24/2019

China's top diplomat calls for U.S. restraint on trade, Iran China's senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of China and its enterprises, and it should show restraint, China's...
19:36, 05/18/2019

No easy options for China as trade war, U.S. pressure bite China is running out of options to hit back at the United States without hurting its own interests, as Washington intensifies pressure on Beijing to correct trade imbalances in a challenge to China's ...
10:24, 05/15/2019

China says tariffs won't resolve any problems in trade dispute with U.S. Tariffs won't resolve any problems in the ongoing bilateral trade dispute between China and the United States, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
13:24, 05/07/2019

Trump: Europe 'worse than China' on trade barriers President Trump said Friday that the European Union is "worse than China" when it comes to imposing trade barriers, blasting the trading bloc for it's "very unfair" practices....
02:00, 05/18/2019

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 ...
17:12, 05/07/2019

Stock markets battered as US-China trade war escalates US stock markets were down more than 2% after China announced retaliatory tariffs on US goods. Earlier, stocks also fell in Europe and Asia as the US-China trade war escalated....
07:24, 05/14/2019

U.S. goods trade deficit with China tumbles to five-year low The U.S. goods trade deficit with China, a focus of the White House's "America First" agenda, shrank to its smallest in five years in March, which could embolden President Donald Trump as he escalates...
22:12, 05/09/2019

China Warns US Against 'Harm' to Trade Ties Over Huawei Ban China warned the United States on Thursday against further harming trade ties after President Donald Trump effectively barred Chinese telecom giant Huawei from the US market and put it on a blacklist....
15:36, 05/16/2019

U.S.-China Trade Deal Unlikely to Address Cybertheft or Subsidies China has pushed back on addressing key issues like cybertheft and subsidies in the context of the trade talks, officials from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Trump Sees China Trade Deal 'When the Time Is Right' President Trump signaled he was in no rush to reach a deal with China and pledged that the federal government would come to the financial aid of American farmers hurt by Beijing’s retaliatory tariffs....
19:48, 05/14/2019

Trump slams China on trade, says won't lose to Beijing U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed China over its trade practices, saying the United States was losing billions to Beijing and vowing to protect American commerce as tension escalated follo...
15:48, 05/06/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Reveals America’s New World Status “I say openly to President Xi and all of my many friends in China that China will be hurt very badly if you don’t make a deal.” Thus spake President Donald Trump this week in the new...
16:12, 05/17/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepenin...
00:00, 05/14/2019

US-China trade talks: investors hopeful of breakthrough Negotiators working to avoid escalation in tariffs that could result in full-scale trade warInvestors were hopeful of a breakthrough in talks between the US and China as negotiators worked to prevent ...
02:12, 05/10/2019

Consumers Could Be Hit as New Front Opens in U.S.-China Trade Fight Higher tariffs on Chinese products set to go into force Friday would apply 25% levies on more than $40 billion worth of items bought by consumers—clothing, furniture and other things found on the shel...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Trump defends trade war with China, says US is in ‘fantastic position’ President Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions mounted this week, saying it was a model for US negotiations with other nations and that Washington is in a “fantastic position...
16:24, 05/14/2019

U.S. 'not sincere' about wanting more trade talks with China: media The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves, a state media social media account said....
10:36, 05/17/2019

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 "k...
10:36, 05/17/2019

Tiny technology could have giant consequences for the U.S.-China trade war The geopolitical clash between the United States and China hinges on the tiniest of technologies, chips and other components that are essential to nearly every smartphone, laptop computer and cellular...
16:12, 05/24/2019

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...
21:00, 05/14/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls for second day on U.S.-China trade worries Canada's main stock index fell on Tuesday, as worries about a deterioration in trade negotiations between the United States and China made investors wary of riskier assets....
18:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies to 25% for $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in the midst of last-ditch talks to rescue a trade deal....
12:36, 05/10/2019

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump hiked tariffs ...
03:24, 05/14/2019

US Trade War Could Slash 1% Of China's GDP, Warns Top Chinese Official A high ranking Chinese official has said that the ongoing trade war with the US could slash China's GDP by one per cent, in the first such admission by Beijing that the tariff war with Washington is.....
23:48, 05/17/2019

Dow stumbles nearly 300 points Thursday over U.S.-China trade fears Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors’ anxiety over the U.S.-China trade spat increased and put the market on track for three straight weeks of losses.        ...
19:24, 05/24/2019

China's currency is sending a warning signal about the trade war China's currency has been an important barometer for progress in U.S.-Chinese trade talks, and right now it's signaling things aren't going well....
23:24, 05/17/2019

U.S. goods trade deficit with China hits five-year low The U.S. goods trade deficit with China, a focus of President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda, dropped to a five-year low in March amid a surge in exports, including soybeans....
18:24, 05/09/2019

Asian shares at four-month low on deepening U.S.-China trade war Asian shares hobbled near four-month lows on Friday and crude oil plunged on worries the U.S.-China trade spat was developing into a more entrenched strategic dispute between the world's two largest e...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Investors brace portfolios for longer U.S.-China trade war Investors are losing faith that a U.S.-China trade deal could happen soon and are bracing their portfolios for a more prolonged battle that could hamper global growth....
04:24, 05/14/2019

Trump: We'll know in three to four weeks if China trade talks are successful Speaking at a White House event on Monday evening, U.S. President Donald Trump offered a projection about how much longer Washington and Beijing could be locked in heated trade negotiations....
06:00, 05/14/2019

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....
12:36, 05/10/2019

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 L...
21:12, 05/07/2019

Wall St. rebounds as U.S.-China trade rhetoric cools Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher on Tuesday, with U.S. stocks reclaiming ground lost to Monday's steep sell-off as investors took heart from a tonal shift in ongoing U.S. trade ...
21:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. 'not sincere' about wanting more trade talks with China - media The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves, a state media social media account said....
08:48, 05/17/2019

China still 'cautiously optimistic' on U.S. trade talks despite new tariffs China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said as U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on...
19:24, 05/11/2019

China, U.S. hold 'productive' trade talks in Beijing China and the United States held "productive" trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday and will continue discussions in Washington next week, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, as the two try to ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

U.S. and China at impasse over trade, Kudlow says new tariffs will remain The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitt...
19:24, 05/12/2019

China, US Hold "Productive" Trade Talks In Beijing China and the United States held "productive" trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday and will continue discussions in Washington next week, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, as the two try to......
20:48, 05/01/2019

China's GAC Motor delays U.S. entry on trade frictions GAC had an aggressive goal to sell cars in the U.S. in early 2020 but is now postponing that target as tariffs threaten to make imports from China too expensive....
20:24, 05/22/2019

U.S. says China reneged on trade commitments, talks continue China had backtracked on commitments in trade talks, prompting U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten additional tariffs over the weekend, but Washington would be willing to keep talking if the Chine...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Kudlow Breaks With Trump, Saying ‘Both Sides Will Pay’ in Trade War With China Larry Kudlow’s acknowledgment was merely a recognition of Economics 101. But it flew in the face of one of President Trump’s favorite arguments: that trade wars are easy to win....
00:00, 05/13/2019

Factbox: Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes with Beijing and global steel tariffs, have had an impact on them....
23:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agr...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Xi Jinping tells China to prepare for long trade war with US Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his first domestic tour since a trade war broke out with the Trump administration, has told his people that they should be prepared for a long battle with the US. “We ...
21:36, 05/21/2019

Trump says talks with China to continue as trade war escalates U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that trade talks with China would continue even after Washington moved to hike tariffs on Chinese goods, avoiding the worst-case scenario of a complete break...
01:00, 05/11/2019

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
05:24, 05/21/2019

S&P 500 futures fall as U.S.-China trade fears escalate Prospects for a drawn out trade war between the United States and China sent S&P 500 futures sharply lower as trading resumed on Sunday, after Washington demanded concrete changes to Chinese law and B...
02:48, 05/13/2019

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...
23:12, 05/08/2019

Dow, stocks reverse losses after China trade talks end Stocks pared earlier losses in afternoon trading on Friday after trade negotiations with China ended with no deal.        ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Tariffs That Started the U.S.-China Trade Conflict Now Dog Its Finish As U.S. and Chinese officials try to close a trade deal, the punitive tariffs the governments slapped on each country’s goods in the conflict stand as a major obstacle....
16:12, 04/30/2019

‘Just a small setback’: China’s Liu says trade negotiations with U.S. have not broken down China's leading envoy to trade talks in Washington says the failure to strike a deal in the tariffs war with the U.S. was "just a small setback" and negotiations will continue despite increases in imp...
19:12, 05/11/2019

WRAPUP 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tari...
05:12, 05/22/2019

It's time for markets to end their illusions about a US-China trade deal What markets have misunderstood since the negotiations resumed last December is that the talks had become just one of many events of a new era of geopolitical and systemic competition that will define...
18:36, 05/11/2019

Trump’s tweeting about Russia probe, China trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, he re-tweeted 60 comments siding with him on that an...
18:12, 05/11/2019

Despite New Tariffs, China "Cautiously Optimistic" On US Trade Talks China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said as U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Trump may need more than tariff threats to rattle China on trade U.S. President Donald Trump may have to choose between U.S. stock markets and hampering the Chinese economy enough to make Beijing bend on the ongoing trade dispute....
15:48, 05/06/2019

US-China trade war: Huawei's loss is Samsung's gain Google is suspending some services for Huawei smartphones after the Chinese company was placed on a US trade blacklist. The move effectively bars Huawei from making phones and tablets for sale outside...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Trump To China: Trade Deal Now Or It Will Be "Far Worse" After 2020 President Donald Trump warned China on Saturday that it should strike a trade deal with the United States now, otherwise an agreement would be "far worse for them if it has to be negotiated in my......
05:24, 05/12/2019

U.S.-China trade talks will likely conclude in next two weeks: Mulvaney Talks between the United States and China aimed at resolving their trade dispute will likely be resolved "one way or the other" in the next two weeks, White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said on ...
21:36, 04/30/2019

Even Trump may ultimately retreat from the cost of the China trade war The president’s bullish advisers may be taking a hard line, but the chances of a deal are better than they lookDuring Donald Trump’s campaign to be president, he regularly cited China’s export subsidi...
19:48, 05/11/2019

China, US give conflicting reports on trade talks Beijing has remained optimistic about resolving the trade war, while Washington has doubled down on tariffs. China's chief negotiator warned, however, that there were some lines the country wouldn't c...
11:24, 05/12/2019

Amid Trade War With US, China's Xi Jinping Says No Civilization Superior China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiority, in his first public address since trade......
16:48, 05/15/2019

Trump Taunts China Ahead of Trade Talks Mr. Trump took a tougher stance toward China on Wednesday as his advisers set in motion a process to raise tariffs on Chinese goods despite ongoing trade talks....
18:36, 05/08/2019

Shares sink as U.S.-China trade talks go to the wire World shares tumbled for a fourth day running on Thursday after a warning from U.S. President Donald Trump that a long-worked-on trade deal with China was in serious danger....
14:12, 05/09/2019

U.S., China bicker over 'extravagant expectations' on trade deal China accused the United States on Monday of harboring "extravagant expectations" for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as U.S. action against China's technology giant Huawei be...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Trade war cuts U.S. liquefied natural gas exports to China No liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels that left the United States in March and April have gone to China, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data shows, as the trade war between the two nations escalates....
19:36, 05/10/2019

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. and China both play tug of war with Huawei over future trade talks Yesterday, we pointed out some comments made by President Donald Trump that made it clear that his administration is using Huawei as a bargaining chip for future trade talks with China. Trump told a r...
02:00, 05/25/2019

US, China Bicker Over "Extravagant Expectations" On Trade Deal China accused the United States on Monday of harboring "extravagant expectations" for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as US action against China's technology giant Huawei......
18:36, 05/20/2019

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting...
13:24, 05/23/2019

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talks could only occur in an atmosphere of "mutual resp...
18:36, 05/20/2019

US Says China Backtracked On Trade Commitments, Talks Continue China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect....
10:12, 05/07/2019

Here’s how Trump’s trade war with China might increase the price of the iPhone The stock market has been particularly volatile as of late, which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given Donald Trump’s penchant for making threats on Twitter about increasing import t...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Tariffs Won't Solve Any Problems, Says China Over Trade Dispute With US Tariffs won't resolve any problems in the ongoing bilateral trade dispute between China and the United States, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
12:00, 05/07/2019

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....
13:24, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-China's Huawei, 70 affiliates placed on U.S. trade blacklist The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it is adding Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 70 affiliates to its so-called “Entity List” - a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and compo...
03:36, 05/16/2019

China's yuan slumps to 2019 low as trade war escalates China's yuan was set for its worst daily fall in nine months on Monday as trade negotiations between the U.S. and China ended after President Donald Trump raised tariffs on Chinese goods....
13:00, 05/13/2019

Why a Weaker Yuan Risks Inflaming the U.S.-China Trade War China’s management of its currency, the yuan, is under fresh scrutiny after recent weakening brought it back into focus in the U.S.-China trade war. The yuan slid closer to 7 to the dollar, a line it ...
23:12, 05/20/2019

China says fully ready to defend interests in trade war China is fully prepared to defend its interests in its trade war with the United States, but hopes the United States can resolve problems through dialogue instead of unilateral steps, the Chinese comm...
10:36, 05/09/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale blocked in China due to trade war The Game of Thrones finale may have aired last night but the show isn't over yet -- at least in China, where the episode has yet to air. Tencent Video, the streaming platform that controls the ri...
20:36, 05/20/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks reel as Trump tweets on China unnerve markets European stocks tumbled to a one-month low and German bond yields slipped back into negative territory on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering a gl...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling overnight....
04:48, 05/08/2019

Wall St. falls as U.S.-China trade talk outcome awaited Wall Street's main indexes fell on Thursday ahead of critical trade negotiations between the United States and China, though they pared losses significantly after U.S. President Donald Trump said reac...
22:12, 05/09/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. goods trade deficit with China hits five-year low The U.S. goods trade deficit with China, a focus of President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda, dropped to a five-year low in March amid a surge in exports, including soybeans....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Dow tumbles again ahead of high-stakes US-China trade meeting US stocks tumbled on Thursday, with focus on a high-stakes meeting between the United States and China that could decide the fate of a long-awaited trade deal, even as additional tariffs on Chinese go...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Copper Extends Slide as China Hardens Trade Stance Copper prices extended their recent slide, falling around their lowest levels in almost three months ahead of the next round of U.S.-China trade talks....
15:48, 05/09/2019

China Hardens Trade Stance as Talks Enter New Phase The new hard line taken by China in trade talks came after Beijing interpreted recent statements and actions by President Trump as a sign the U.S. was ready to make concessions....
16:12, 05/09/2019

Shares, yields sink on U.S.-China trade war escalation fears Equity indexes around the world tumbled for a fourth day in a row on Thursday as U.S.-China trade tensions put investors on edge the day before U.S. President Donald Trump was due to raise tariffs on ...
18:24, 05/09/2019

Trump: No collapse in China trade talks, tariff war 'a little squabble' U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that trade talks with China have not collapsed and called the widening U.S.-China tariff war "a little squabble," even as his administration readies 25%...
19:24, 05/14/2019

China backtracked with extensive last-minute edits to trade deal with US Chinese trade negotiators reportedly removed numerous pledges they had previously agreed from a draft of the proposed trade deal sent to U.S. officials Friday....
14:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. Treasury chief to plan for trade meeting in China soon: spokesman U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding to President Donald Trump's earlier statements that...
00:24, 05/15/2019

Trump’s China Tariff Threat Could Be His Riskiest Trade Move Yet When Donald Trump blasts China’s unfair business tactics, he tends to highlight the manufacturing jobs that he pledged to bring back in his 2016 campaign. But one of the toughest sticking points...
05:36, 05/09/2019

US-China Trade War Could Make iPhone Models 3 Percent More Expensive The ongoing trade-war between the US and China has caused Apple's iPhone production costs to rise as much as 3 per cent because of the new retaliatory tariffs imposed by Beijing....
16:36, 05/15/2019

Trade Shifts From Growth Engine to Potential Drag for China China’s exports dropped unexpectedly in April, likely adding a further complication to Beijing’s efforts to stabilize growth amid renewed trade tensions with the U.S....
10:36, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: China backtracked on almost all aspects of U.S. trade deal - sources The diplomatic cable from Beijing arrived in Washington late on Friday night, with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page draft trade agreement that would blow up months of negotiations between the wor...
05:12, 05/09/2019

Trump says China 'broke the deal' in trade talks, will pay through tariffs President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" in trade talks with Washington and would face stiff tariffs if no agreement is reached....
05:12, 05/09/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. Lawmakers from both parties said President Trump's ...
01:48, 05/15/2019

China says problem is Trump demanding trade deal be in writing A top adviser to China said Wednesday that the obstacle to a trade deal with the U.S. is President Trump's demand that all of Beijing's promises be put in writing....
04:48, 05/09/2019

Sensex, Nifty Plunge To Over 1-Month Low On US-China Trade Worries Share Market: The Sensex and Nifty fell sharply in Wednesday's session extending losses to sixth straight day to close at lowest level in over a month....
22:12, 05/08/2019

Trump: China stalling because they’d rather talk trade with ‘weak’ Democrats President Trump said Chinese officials are slow-walking talks over a trade deal because ​they’d rather negotiate with presidential candidate Joe Biden or one of the “very weak Democrats...
16:36, 05/08/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX lower as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday, as anxious investors awaited the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks amid signs that negotiations were turning sour as Washington readies tariffs on Chinese g...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Steve Bannon: There is 'no chance' Trump is going to back down in the China trade war The standoff with China "cuts to the core of what the United States is going to be in the future," says the hardline ex-White House chief strategist....
14:12, 05/15/2019

Trump calls trade war with China 'little squabble,' says talks ongoing U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the trade war with China "a little squabble" and insisted talks between the world's two largest economies had not collapsed, as investors remained on guar...
00:24, 05/15/2019

Trump says China 'broke' trade deal as Liu heads to Washington At a campaign rally Wednesday night, the president noted that top Chinese trade negotiator Liu He was traveling to Washington for further talks. “Good man,” Trump said, “but they broke the deal.”...
14:48, 05/09/2019

China "Broke The Deal" In Trade Talks, Will Pay Through Tariffs: Trump President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" in trade talks with Washington and would face stiff tariffs if no agreement is reached....
06:36, 05/09/2019

China Invokes Patriotic Spirit as Trade Fight Escalates China amped up its rhetoric in a tariff battle with the U.S., playing to nationalistic sentiment even as Beijing reiterated its preference for a negotiated resolution....
18:00, 05/14/2019

U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty....
19:48, 05/11/2019

Nikkei falls as escalation in U.S.-China trade war dents sentiment Japan's Nikkei fell on Monday morning as most cyclical sectors lost ground after a trade war between the United States and China escalated, while a drop in U.S. futures dented sentiment....
05:48, 05/13/2019

Trump Ups Pressure On China Ahead Of Last Ditch Trade Talks US President Donald Trump announced Sunday that the United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods -- a blunt warning to Beijing just days before what is being billed as a......
06:00, 05/06/2019

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....
04:48, 05/06/2019

China to Send Senior Official to Trade Talks in Washington Vice Premier Liu He, a confidant of China’s leader, will lead a Chinese team seeking to head off higher American tariffs threatened by President Trump....
09:24, 05/07/2019

Trump claims China tariffs help US, trade talks ‘congenial’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says trade talks between China and the U.S. are continuing in a “very congenial manner” despite new tariffs the U.S. imposed Friday on $200 billion...
16:48, 05/10/2019

IMF's Lagarde urges US and China to resolve trade war - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as crunch trade talks weigh on marketsLatest: Christine Lagarde warns global growth at riskTalks WILL take place this weekIntroduction: Trad...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Nikkei slides as escalation in U.S.-China trade war hurts sentiment Japan's Nikkei dropped on Monday as most cyclical sectors lost ground after the trade war between the United States and China escalated, while a fall in U.S. futures hurt sentiment....
10:00, 05/13/2019

China vice premier going to U.S. for trade talks despite Trump threats Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States this week for trade talks, Beijing said on Tuesday, playing down a sudden increase in tension after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose...
13:24, 05/07/2019

China says it will never surrender to foreign pressure amid trade dispute China's foreign ministry said on Monday the country will never surrender to foreign pressure after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in an escalating trade dispute...
11:36, 05/13/2019

METALS-LME lead near 3-year low on deadlock in U.S.-China trade talks Prices of lead and other industrial metals fell on Monday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for the global economy and metals demand as Washington and Beijing struggled to salvage a deal to end ...
12:00, 05/13/2019

EU's Juncker say he trusts Trump on trade, needs quick U.S.-China deal The head of the EU executive said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump could be trusted on EU-U.S. trade relations and that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict needed to be resolved soon to restore in...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Frustration Mounts Among Farmers as China Trade Talks Break Down The rural Midwest has been a place of strong support for President Trump. But as farmers’ struggles grow, some sound impatient: “Get something done, move ahead.”...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Trump's escalated trade war with China could hit California ports especially hard An escalation of U.S.-China trade tensions could deal a severe blow to California's ports and economy, potentially putting at risk thousands of jobs....
08:00, 05/07/2019

Trump says no rush to reach deal with China as trade war escalates U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in no hurry to sign a trade deal with China as Washington imposed a new set of tariffs on Chinese goods and negotiators ended two days of talks to try...
21:48, 05/10/2019

China-US trade talks still on, Beijing says, despite Trump tariff threat A Chinese official said Monday that Beijing was still planning on sending negotiators to the U.S. for scheduled trade talks this week, despite President Trump's abrupt threat Sunday to place tariffs o...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Trump says China tariffs 'may or may not be removed' while trade talks continue U.S. trade talks with China ended early Friday afternoon with no deal, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC there are currently no additional talks scheduled in the future....
05:36, 05/11/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open -state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
17:12, 05/12/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open: state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
19:48, 05/12/2019

Paul warns Trump administration against escalating trade war with China Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Sunday that he has warned the Trump Administration against leveling more tariffs against China, arguing that they will cancel out any benefits companies received from the a...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Trump says new tariffs could be removed if China trade talks succeed China and the Trump administration both indicated Friday that they wanted to continue trade talks despite the administration's moves to place virtually all Chinese imports under tariff rates of 25%. A...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Instant view: U.S.-China trade talks end with deal uncertain U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in no hurry to sign a trade deal with China as Washington imposed a new set of tariffs on Chinese goods and negotiators ended two days of talks to try...
01:00, 05/11/2019

China, U.S. agree to hold more trade talks: Vice Premier Liu He China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state media in the United States on Friday, following a round of discussions in Washington...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Dow, stock futures fell after fears of trade retaliation from China Stocks futures fell in pre-market trading after the president’s chief economic adviser said he expects China to retaliate against the higher tariffs.        ...
03:24, 05/13/2019

Trump Advisers Accuse China of Reneging on Trade Commitments A trade war that seemed to be on the brink of ending now appears likely to be prolonged as President Trump threatens to impose more tariffs on China....
02:36, 05/07/2019

China's backtracking on trade commitments triggered US tariff hike The United States is preparing to impose a higher tariff rate on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods. The country's top trade negotiator and treasury secretary have shed more light on the surpr...
04:48, 05/07/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for the latest hike in U.S....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Dow, US stock futures fall on fears of trade retaliation from China Stocks futures fell in pre-market trading Monday after Trump's chief economic adviser said he expected China to retaliate against the higher tariffs.        ...
17:36, 05/13/2019

China, U.S. have 'wisdom' to resolve trade dispute, says Beijing's top diplomat China and the United States both have the "ability and wisdom" to reach a trade deal that is good for both, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought r...
06:24, 05/14/2019

Asian shares extend losses as U.S.-China trade war escalates Asian shares deepened losses on Tuesday amid a fresh deterioration in the Sino-U.S. tariff war, although comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that he expected trade negotiations to be successful ...
06:24, 05/14/2019

U.S.-China trade talks to continue on Friday: White House U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to continue trade talks on Friday morning, a White House spokesman s...
08:12, 05/10/2019

China, U.S. have 'wisdom' to resolve trade dispute, says senior diplomat China and the United States both have the "ability and wisdom" to reach a trade deal that is good for both, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought r...
07:24, 05/14/2019

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 ...
07:48, 05/14/2019

Dow, stocks pare losses as US-China trade talks resume in D.C. Stocks pare losses Thursday as jittery investors worry about the outcome of trade talks between the U.S. and China.        ...
07:36, 05/10/2019

Wall Street slides as U.S.-China trade fears rise U.S. stocks slid on Tuesday as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China triggered global growth fears and drove investors away from riskier assets....
23:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: China trade envoy hoping for rational talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on trade talks between China and the United States (all times local): 10:40 a.m. China’s chief envoy to high-stakes trade talks with Washington says he came “w...
07:24, 05/10/2019

US-China Trade Talks Resume, Donald Trump Says Deal Still "Possible" US and Chinese officials returned to the bargaining table late Thursday amid a sudden flare-up in hostilities, while President Donald Trump held out hopes of salvaging a trade deal....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Trade frictions raise questions about China's fentanyl promise China has pledged to stem a flood of the synthetic opioid fentanyl onto America's streets, where it kills thousands of people a month, but U.S. security experts are skeptical about whether Beijing is ...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Trump says China trade deal is possible as tariff deadline nears President Trump, speaking at an event in Washington, said he may hold a phone call with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, who had sent him a "beautiful" letter about working closely together....
00:24, 05/10/2019

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....
08:12, 05/10/2019