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CANADA STOCKS-Futures rise on hopes of easing U.S.-China trade tensions

Futures for Canada's main stock index edged higher on Wednesday, as investors were encouraged by hopes of a resolution to the Sino-U.S. trade standoff....

CANADA STOCKS-Futures rise on hopes of easing U.S.-China trade tensions

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Oil edges lower, but hopes on easing trade tensions cap losses Oil prices edged lower on Tuesday on persisting concerns over demand, but optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a potential economic slowdown capped losses....
14:34, 08/20/2019

Oil falls but losses capped by hopes of easing trade tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday on persistent concerns over future demand, but losses were capped by optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a possible economic slowdown....
16:34, 08/20/2019

Oil steadies as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a possible economic slowdown, after falling earlier on concerns over future demand....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Oil rises slightly as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a possible economic slowdown, after falling earlier on concerns over future demand....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Asia stocks trade higher as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific traded higher on Friday morning, as comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
03:17, 07/19/2019

Stocks rise for week on easing of U.S.-China trade tensions, erasing August losses It’s a stock market that won’t stop. The last few months have been packed with bad news: trade war salvos, U.S. threats against Mexico, a currency scare, a looming warning called “yield curve inversio......
04:34, 09/14/2019

Japan jumps 2% as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in major Asia Pacific markets made strong gains on Friday, as comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
19:51, 07/27/2019

Oil soars 4% on easing US-China trade tensions Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
20:51, 08/13/2019

Oil soars on easing U.S.-China trade tensions Oil prices rose more than 3% on Tuesday after the United States said it will remove some products from its China tariff list, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
16:17, 08/13/2019

Oil rises on hopes of easing U.S.-China trade tension Oil prices rose on Monday after the United States and China both suggested they could ease up in a trade war that has undermined the outlook for the global economy and crude demand....
15:34, 08/26/2019

Dow tops 27,000 for the first time on easing trade tensions, prospect of lower rates The Dow topped 27,000 for the first time Thursday as easing trade tensions and the Fed’s campaign to lower rates offset lingering economic worries.       ...
03:00, 07/12/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher on easing trade tensions U.S. stocks opened higher for a second straight session on Thursday as Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month, raising hopes of a de-escalation in trade tensions....
16:51, 09/05/2019

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
17:51, 06/17/2019

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Hopes in China rise for a Trump-Xi trade deal As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide....
15:51, 06/19/2019

U.S. Government-Bond Yields Rise on Trade Hopes U.S. government-bond prices fell after a report that the Trump administration is considering an interim trade deal with China, reversing previous gains that came after the European Central Bank cut its key interest rate....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Oil slips towards $60 on US inventory rise but trade hopes support Oil slipped towards $60 a barrel on Thursday after a report showed U.S. crude inventories rose unexpectedly, although hopes of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade row lent support....
12:17, 09/05/2019

Wall Street flat as rate cut hopes offset trade tensions U.S. stocks treaded water on Thursday as hopes of a rate cut helped counter fears of a further escalation in the trade war with China following comments from President Donald Trump....
17:34, 06/06/2019

World stocks rise on hopes of US-China trade truce Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
06:51, 06/19/2019

Trade tensions push Wall St. lower, rate cut hopes limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday over worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington toughened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut....
19:34, 06/12/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
08:51, 06/19/2019

Trump lunches with Emmanuel Macron before G-7 as trade tensions rise President Trump sat down for a hastily arranged lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday less than an hour after arriving in Biarritz, France, for the G-7 summit of world leaders — as fresh trade tensions mounted between the two allies. The two sat by themselves at a private table on the...
17:00, 08/24/2019

China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protect its companies, in a further test of ties as the economic heavyweights clash over trade....
16:51, 05/16/2019

Stocks climb on trade hopes, bond yields rise ahead of ECB A gauge of global equity markets climbed on Wednesday, encouraged by signs of a thaw in the trade war between the U.S. and China, while bond yields rose as investors remained uncertain about how aggressive the European Central Bank will be in providing stimulus at its Thursday meeting....
19:34, 09/11/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
03:17, 06/19/2019

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, a senior executive at Foxconn said Tuesday....
23:34, 06/11/2019

Nissan Mulls Pulling Out Of South Korea As Trade Tensions Rise: Report Nissan Motor Co is considering pulling out of South Korea, the Financial Times reported on Friday, as political and trade tensions between Japan and South Korea have caused sales of Japanese products......
22:34, 09/07/2019

Japan's Nissan mulls pulling out of South Korea as trade tensions rise: FT Nissan Motor Co is considering pulling out of South Korea, the Financial Times reported on Friday, as political and trade tensions between Japan and South Korea have caused sales of Japanese products in the neighboring country to plummet....
13:01, 09/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-US stocks rise, dollar pares losses on trade talk hopes A gauge of world equity markets rebounded and the dollar pared losses on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S.-China trade talks were constructive, easing tensions that pushed stocks on Wall Street toward their biggest weekly loss since December....
06:34, 05/11/2019

Shares rally, bond yields rise as China fuels trade deal hopes U.S. and European shares advanced on Thursday as China struck a hopeful tone on trade relations with the United States and as Italy appeared close to forming a new government and resolving its political crisis....
22:17, 08/29/2019

Global stocks gain as trade talk hopes rise, rate-cut pressure ebbs European stocks and U.S. equity futures were higher on Wednesday after a report fueled optimism about progress in U.S.-China trade talks, offsetting disappointment about the size of potential U.S. interest rate cuts....
16:17, 06/26/2019

Asia shares rise on trade war hopes, firm U.S. data; safe havens sold Asian stocks joined global peers and rose on Friday while safe havens such as government bonds and the yen were on the defensive amid hopes for easing U.S.-China trade tensions and as firm U.S. economic data increased risk appetites....
08:00, 09/06/2019

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, according to semiannual forecasts released by the World Bank....
23:34, 06/04/2019

Global stocks, dollar rise as Trump remarks ease China trade tensions A global gauge of equities rose on Monday and the dollar recovered from earlier losses as U.S. President Donald Trump said Chinese officials had contacted Washington about resuming trade negotiations, after signs of escalation in the U.S.-China trade dispute had roiled markets earlier in the day....
21:34, 08/26/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
10:17, 05/24/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX eyes third day of gains on trade deal hopes; BMO falls on profit miss Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Tuesday, as some investors pinned hopes on a resolution to the Sino-U.S. trade war, while the country's fourth-largest lender Bank of Montreal slipped after reporting a quarterly profit below estimates....
18:00, 08/27/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly rise following overnight Dow bounce; China shares subdued amid trade tensions Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
04:17, 05/17/2019

CORRECTED-METALS-Shanghai base metals rise on U.S.-China trade hopes Industrial metals in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew that an escalating trade war between the United States and China could abate after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that the two countries would resume trade talks....
05:34, 06/19/2019

METALS-Base metals rise on hopes of trade deal, U.S. rate cut Industrial metals prices rose on Wednesday after U.S. and Chinese negotiators opened a new round of trade talks and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
16:17, 07/10/2019

METALS-Base metals rise on trade talk hopes, nickel at 3-month high Industrial metals prices rose on Wednesday after U.S. and Chinese negotiators opened a new round of talks, raising hopes of resolving a year-long trade war, with nickel reaching a three-month high....
12:00, 07/10/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises on trade hopes, energy stocks lead gainers Canada's main stock index rose on Thursday as energy stocks tracked higher oil prices, while U.S.-China talks scheduled for October raised hopes that the trade war will de-escalate before it further damages major economies....
16:51, 09/05/2019

France calls for easing of tensions with Russia The French foreign minister has called during a Moscow visit for better ties with Russia. Relations between Europe and Russia have been strained since the EU and US imposed sanctions over Moscow's annexation of Crimea....
21:51, 09/09/2019

Dow futures surge more than 100 points on hopes of aggressive easing from the Fed U.S. stock index futures continued to surge Friday morning after two influential Federal Reserve officials hinted at more aggressive policy easing from the central bank....
08:34, 07/19/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in over a decade....
21:51, 05/17/2019

Oil loses ground on jitters over economy, hint of MidEast tensions easing Oil prices fell on Monday as investors fretted over the outlook for global economic growth, while weekend talks between Iran and major powers ended on a generally positive note, suggesting an easing of tensions in the Middle East....
11:17, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city over three months of protests must end....
21:34, 09/17/2019

Asia shares up on policy easing hopes, yuan slips on PBOC signals Asian shares were slightly higher on Friday on expectations global central banks will soon embark on an easing cycle in the face of international trade frictions and fears of a world recession....
08:34, 06/07/2019

Safe havens rise as recession concerns trigger easing bets Traditional safe-havens including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries were sought out on Tuesday even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as traders focused on concerns over a global deceleration....
22:00, 08/20/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Safe havens rise as recession concerns trigger easing bets Investors on Tuesday sought traditional safe havens, including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries, even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as markets focused on concerns over a global deceleration....
03:00, 08/21/2019

5 Takeaways From the G20 Summit: Easing Off the Trade War, for Now President Trump announced that the United States and China had agreed to resume stalled trade negotiations, giving negotiators another chance to forge a permanent pact....
16:51, 06/29/2019

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...
22:51, 05/21/2019

Asian shares advance on U.S.-China trade progress, ECB easing Asian stocks advanced on Friday as hints of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and aggressive stimulus from the European Central Bank helped counter worries about a global economic slowdown....
05:19, 09/13/2019

Trade war coming down to US easing up on Huawei and China buying agricultural products Olive branches were extended from both China and the U.S. as the two nations are set to restart face-to-face trade negotiations after a monthlong truce....
19:00, 07/23/2019

Trump says he hopes for no war as US-Iran tensions escalate President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Hopes rise for an end to ‘heartless’ rationing of IVF Health chiefs reinstate UK patients’ access to fertility treatment as minister says postcode lottery is unacceptableAfter years of savage rationing of IVF treatment, NHS bodies in England are again making it available to childless women, raising fertility campaigners’ hopes of an end to a “heartless...
19:34, 06/29/2019

People are buying up the asset class that loves trade wars, central bank easing and volatility Fear about slowing growth and the prospect of lower interest rates have pushed the price of gold higher, but analysts say it may be nearing the top of its run for now....
01:51, 06/06/2019

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protests in the capital Tbilisi....
09:17, 07/11/2019

Tensions Over Kashmir Rise but India Says No Plans for War The Indian government is coming under more criticism for its restrictions in the disputed region, and Pakistani leaders warn that India is risking war....
01:17, 08/31/2019

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Mideast tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in the Middle East and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth....
08:17, 06/21/2019

Canada-China tensions: Why they began and what’s happened since Tensions have been rising since December 2018, when Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies....
23:34, 06/27/2019

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Iranian official taunts Trump with 9/11 jab as tensions rise A top Iranian official taunted the Trump administration with 9/11 imagery Saturday, making a cruel reference to the attacks on the 2001 World Trade Center....
04:34, 05/19/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctioning of top diplomat 'childish' as tensions rise Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behavior" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning tensions between two foes at loggerheads over Gulf shipping and Iran's nuclear program....
17:17, 08/01/2019

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
09:51, 07/20/2019

Oil prices rise as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices rose on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
05:17, 06/24/2019

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed,...
21:17, 06/19/2019

Tensions Over Kashmir Rise as India Tightens Security The Indian government is coming under more criticism for its restrictions in the disputed region, and Pakistani leaders warn that India is risking war....
14:51, 08/30/2019

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran BERLIN (AP) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday before continuing to Switze...
09:00, 05/31/2019

NFL Network shows slashed, tensions rise after $20M cuts The NFL Network is being forced to cut $20 million out of its projected budget and, in the process, already has eliminated at least five shows, including one that featured Deion Sanders, The Post has learned. The less-than-hoped-for budget has made negotiations with on-air personnel tense, and there...
18:00, 05/08/2019

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

China hopes Canada understands consequences of siding with U.S. China hopes Canada understands the consequences of siding with the United States and doing its bidding, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called for the release of two Canadians detained in China....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Treasury yields rise after Fed dampens hopes of more rate cuts U.S. debt yields rose Thursday after Jerome Powell said the Fed's quarter-point rate cut wasn't necessarily the start of additional easing....
14:17, 08/01/2019

India imposes communications blackout as tensions rise in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India — The lives of millions in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have been upended since New Delhi imposed an unprecedented security lockdown and a near-total communications blackout in the divided Himalayan region. It follows a decision by India to revoke the special status of Ja...
14:34, 08/08/2019

| Kim sends missile 'warning' to South Korea, US as tensions rise North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un says the country's latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state news agency KCNA reports....
19:00, 08/07/2019

Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime's neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland live uneasily alongside humans in Carnival Row, the new "neo-Victorian noir" fantasy series from Amazon Prime, starring Orlando Bloom and Cara...
06:00, 08/07/2019

Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally....
00:00, 07/06/2019

Futures slip after strong rally as Iran tensions rise U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, after a strong rally in the prior session that helped the S&P 500 hit a record high, as rising tensions between the United States and Iran kept investors on edge....
13:51, 06/21/2019

Trump will hit pause as geopolitical tensions rise: Fmr. NATO commander Admiral James Stavridis, former supreme allied commander at NATO, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" team to break down the impact of of drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and what the next steps will be....
00:17, 09/17/2019

As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo Says "Not Done" With Iran US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday said that the Donald Trump administration is "not done" with Iran and will continue its pressure campaign against Tehran in a bid to force it to abandon......
13:34, 07/09/2019

US-Iran tensions rise ahead of anniversary of deal pullout DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — White House’s sudden announcement that a U.S. aircraft carrier would be deployed in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran comes just days ahead of the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw America from the nuclear deal between Tehran a...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Iran claims it has seized third oil tanker in Gulf as tensions with US rise State media says vessel was taken on Wednesday carrying a cargo of 700,000 litresIran claims it has seized a third foreign oil tanker in the Gulf in a further escalation of tensions between Tehran and Washington and its regional allies, who continue to stare each other down over crippling economic s...
00:17, 08/05/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on energy lift, stimulus hopes Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, led by energy companies, as sentiment was buoyed by signs of an interest rate reform in China that raised hopes that major economies would act to counter slowing economic growth....
17:51, 08/19/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as U.S. rate cut hopes fade Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday, as investors scaled back expectations for a hefty rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve....
14:51, 07/08/2019

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
03:34, 06/29/2019

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
00:34, 07/14/2019

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials held a second day of talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on optimism a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to persuade the Trump administration to postpone tariffs....
01:34, 06/07/2019

Pope to visit North Macedonia as EU, NATO hopes rise on vote SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s leaders are hoping Pope Francis will strongly encourage greater integration in European institutions following the resolution of a decades-long name dispute with Greece and the election of a pro-EU new president. Francis arrives in North Macedon...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Global stocks rally on U.S. rate-cut hopes, bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday and U.S. stocks registered their biggest one-day gains in five months as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell seemed to open the door to the possibility of a rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
00:17, 06/05/2019

JGB yields rise as policy hopes ease global recession fears Japanese government bond yields edged up on Monday, moving further away from three-year lows hit late last week, as hopes of fresh stimulus measures from major economies soothed some of the recent global recessionary fears that crept up among investors....
10:51, 08/19/2019

Iran to partially withdraw from nuclear deal as tensions with U.S. rise: reports Iran on Wednesday is expected to announce it is partially withdrawing from the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, a year to the day that President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. from the accord....
03:51, 05/08/2019

Iran Lawmakers Chant "Death To America" In Parliament As Tensions Rise Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with......
11:51, 06/23/2019

The chip industry is facing 'major uncertainty' as global tensions rise Already facing a slowdown in the midst of challenges such as inventory issues, slowing demand for smart devices and falling memory chip prices, Lung Chu of SEMI China says the semiconductor industry faces a more "profound" threat from geopolitics....
10:51, 08/29/2019

U.S. Embassy in Iraq Orders Staff to Leave as Iran Tensions Rise The U.S. ordered all nonemergency staff to leave Iraq immediately, amid heightened tensions with Iran over recent attacks against oil tankers and facilities in the Persian Gulf....
15:34, 05/15/2019

Petraeus warns Iran to 'be very careful' as tensions rise with Trump administration Former CIA Director David Petraeus warned Iran that it going to have to be “very careful” as tensions between the Middle Eastern nation and the United States continue to ratchet up....
16:34, 05/19/2019

Oil drops on surprise US stockpile rise, but Middle East tensions support Oil prices fell on Wednesday after data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles and Chinese industrial output for April grew less than expected, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in the Middle East....
07:51, 05/15/2019

Kashmir: First protestor confirmed dead as tensions rise between India and Pakistan A teenager in Kashmir was on Wednesday confirmed dead after being injured while protesting India's removal of the region's special status. The future of the region is unclear....
10:51, 09/05/2019

Matteo Salvini seeks closer Washington ties as EU tensions rise Politician aims to establish Italy as America’s ‘most important’ European partner Matteo Salvini is striving for Italy to become “the main partner” of the US as he meets officials from Donald Trump’s government in Washington DC on Monday.The Italian deputy prime minister, who began nurturing relatio...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widespread anger over proposed laws that would allow extraditions to the mainland. In a direct challenge to Beijing, black-clad protesters wearing hard hats ...
21:17, 07/01/2019

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
08:34, 06/17/2019

Iran Leader Rules Out US Talks As Tensions Rise Over Saudi Attacks Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US "at any level", as tensions mounted between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil installations....
01:00, 09/18/2019

Guterres appeals for ‘maximum restraint’ over Jammu and Kashmir, as tensions rise The UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed for ‘maximum restraint’ over the territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, which has been disputed by India and Pakistan, since the end of British rule in the late 1940s....
03:00, 08/09/2019

Stewards dash Ferrari's hopes of Canada Grand Prix review Formula One stewards on Friday dashed Ferrari's hopes of overturning a penalty that denied Sebastian Vettel victory in Canada, ruling that the Italian team had not presented significant and new evidence....
01:34, 06/22/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy lift, stimulus hopes Canada's main stock index opened higher on Monday, with gains led by energy companies, as sentiment was buoyed by signs of an interest rate reform in China that raised hopes that major economies would act to counter slowing economic growth....
17:51, 08/19/2019

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Sensex, Nifty Rise On Hopes Of Economic Reforms Ahead Of Budget 2019 The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes snapped their two day losing streak on hopes that the re-elected National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will announce steps to bolster economic......
14:00, 07/01/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS-Microsoft brightens Wall St mood as rate cut hopes rise U.S. stock futures inched higher on Friday as strong results for Microsoft's cloud business fed into a bullish mood following signs from New York Fed President John Williams that the U.S. central bank was set to cut interest rates this month....
14:51, 07/19/2019

CEE MARKETS-Stocks rise on stimulus hopes, investors await c.bank signals Central European stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, as investors eyed the prospect of fiscal stimulus in Germany and looked ahead to a week heavy with central bank events. U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is due to make a speech on Friday at an annual meeting of central bankers in...
13:51, 08/19/2019

Two more B-52s, Marine expeditionary unit head to Middle East as tensions rise with Iran The Pentagon dispatched two more B-52s and a Marine expeditionary unit to the Middle East, on top of forces already there, in response to "credible threats" that Iran plans to attack American forces and interests there....
18:34, 05/10/2019

UN urges ‘maximum restraint’ as Israel-Hamas tensions rise over rocket attack The UN Secretary-General said he was “gravely concerned” by the firing of a rocket from Gaza deep into Israel on Monday which reportedly injured seven people, including three children, north of the capital Tel Aviv....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Stocks in Asia mixed; oil prices rise as US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Monday afternoon, while oil prices continued to rise as tensions between the U.S. and Iran lingered after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone....
09:51, 06/24/2019

US government unveils new North Korean hacking tool as tensions continue to rise The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Thursday publicly identified a new North Korean malware capable of funneling information from a victim's computer network....
03:17, 05/10/2019

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued in the Middle East....
05:51, 07/12/2019

As Tensions Rise In Jammu And Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti Calls All-Party Meet An all-party meeting has been called in Jammu and Kashmir today evening by former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, following rising tension over the build-up of troops to address an increase in......
13:51, 08/04/2019

Germany, Netherlands stop training Iraqi soldiers as tensions rise between US-Iran Germany and the Netherlands have halted all training missions in Iraq as tensions continue to rise between the US and Iran, which supports proxy militias there. The countries announced the move Wednesday just hours after the US ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher as oil prices rise Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday as crude prices rose after an attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists during the weekend....
13:51, 08/19/2019

Canada's TD Bank posts 6.7% rise in quarterly profit TD Bank Group reported a 6.7% rise in adjusted second-quarter profit on Thursday, as Canada's second-biggest lender by market value benefited from strong performance in its retail business....
13:51, 05/23/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX higher as energy companies rise Canada's main stock index gained on Friday, driven by a rise in the energy sector as oil companies hoped to reach an agreement with the Alberta government to boost production....
17:17, 07/26/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures up as gold prices rise Futures for Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, as rising hopes of rate cuts from the U.S. Federal Reserve to counter slowing economic growth could potentially weaken the dollar and boost gold prices....
15:00, 06/05/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise as oil prices gain Canada's main stock index futures rose on Monday, as oil prices gained on concerns of possible supply disruptions in the Gulf region following Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
14:34, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong leader urges calm as protest tensions rise; airport reopens Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she would be responsible for rebuilding its economy "after the violence eases"....
07:17, 08/13/2019

Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke rules, finding could hurt election hopes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and officials in his government improperly tried to influence a corporate legal case, Canada's top ethics watchdog said on Wednesday in a politically damaging assessment that could hurt his chances of winning October's general election....
21:00, 08/14/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as energy shares rise Canada's main stock index opened higher on Friday, taking cues from global markets that were buoyed by rising bets of a U.S. interest rate cut this month and as energy stocks were lifted by higher crude prices....
17:17, 07/19/2019

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees in London: All rise as Aaron Judge hopes to get verdict over Mookie Betts Shortly after Sadiq Khan was elected Mayor of London in 2016, he travelled to New York to push the city's credentials to stage the first-ever Major League Baseball game in Europe....
15:17, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke rules, finding could hurt election hopes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and officials in his government improperly tried to influence a corporate legal case, Canada's top ethics watchdog said on Wednesday in a politically damaging assessment that could hurt his chances of winning October's general election....
21:34, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Air Canada in talks to buy tour operator Transat; shares rise Air Canada said on Thursday it is in talks to buy Canadian tour operator Transat A.T. Inc to expand its leisure service, in an all-cash deal valued at C$520 million ($387.51 million) that boosted shares of both companies in morning trading....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Canada nixes ‘safe country’ policy from Harper-era as asylum claims rise The policy divided refugee claimants based on where they were from. Refugee rights would be limited if on a list of 42 countries deemed safe - such as the United States and most of Europe....
01:00, 05/18/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as oil prices rise, upbeat jobs data Canada's main stock index rose at open on Thursday, helped by energy stocks which gained on the back of higher oil prices and as a private survey showed higher job additions in April....
17:00, 05/16/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as technology shares rise, slowdown worries ease Canada's main stock index rose at open on Friday, helped by gains in technology stocks, as expectations of further stimulus from central banks globally offset concerns of a global economic slowdown....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Oil slumps to new seven-month low on trade tensions Oil prices fell further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand....
17:00, 08/07/2019

Trade Tensions Whipsaw Hog Prices Global trade tensions weighed on trader expectations that China will continue to rely on U.S. pork exports, leading to a volatile session in hog futures....
21:00, 08/05/2019

Oil sets new seven-month low on trade tensions Oil prices slipped further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand....
11:34, 08/07/2019

Global Stocks Dip as Trade Hopes Falter Global stocks skidded on Friday, ending a recent rally after comments from Chinese officials suggested an uncertain course ahead for trade talks with the U.S....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trade Hopes U.S. government-bond yields rebounded from a recent slide, boosted by bets that a potential trade agreement between Beijing and Washington could lift the outlook for the world economy....
18:34, 06/26/2019

Stocks Edge Up on Trade Hopes, Stimulus U.S. stocks rose as trade tensions between the U.S. and China appeared to cool further, putting major indexes on track for a third consecutive week of gains and within a hair of their records....
16:00, 09/13/2019

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

Oil slips towards $60 on demand worries, despite trade hopes Oil slipped to around $60 a barrel on Friday as concern about a slowdown in the global economy and oil demand outweighed hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute....
12:17, 09/13/2019

Merkel hopes China-U.S. trade problems will be over soon German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war affects the whole world and that she hopes it will be resolved soon....
08:00, 09/06/2019

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

Wall St. clings to gains on trade hopes U.S. stocks gained on Friday, ahead of a long Memorial day weekend, after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China....
20:51, 05/24/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on Fed rate cut hopes, energy gains Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, buoyed by rising bets of a U.S. interest rate cut this month and gains in energy stocks due to higher crude prices....
17:17, 07/19/2019

Stocks Slip as Trade Tensions Continue Nervousness has helped drive down the yield on 10-year Treasury bonds, suggesting investors increasingly believe trade tensions could hinder world economic growth...
16:17, 06/03/2019

Oil falls 1.9% as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices fell slightly on Tuesday, with Brent crude remaining near seven-month lows just below $60 a barrel because of increasing trade tensions between China and the United States....
22:34, 08/06/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Get Lift From Trade Tensions U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2.5%, after new tariff threats by President Trump left investors scrambling to assess their impact on U.S.-China trade talks....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Oil hovers around $60 as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near eight-month lows around $60 a barrel due to escalating trade tensions between China and the United States....
16:00, 08/06/2019

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
00:17, 06/15/2019

UK PM Johnson to tell Trump to de-escalate trade tensions British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would tell President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war that is already destabilizing economic growth around the world....
17:34, 08/24/2019

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escalation in the U.S.-China trade fight....
23:00, 08/06/2019

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war between the United States and China....
04:34, 06/10/2019

U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety over an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China....
01:17, 07/02/2019

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to fall....
20:51, 05/29/2019

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
01:51, 05/24/2019

Oil prices drop amid trade tensions Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although tensions in the Middle East offered some support to prices....
05:51, 07/09/2019

Trade tensions push down Wall Street U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tensions between the world's two largest economies....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Trump hopes to announce more on trade deal with Japan very soon The United States and Japan hope to have more to announce very soon on a trade deal, President Donald Trump said on Monday after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a state visit....
09:34, 05/27/2019

Oil rises as hopes grow for US-China trade breakthrough Oil prices rose on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a trade deal with China after positive comments by Beijing, calming nerves after a round of tit-for-tat tariff hikes had sent markets reeling....
13:34, 08/27/2019

EU hopes to ease trade tension with U.S. at G7 summit, official says The European Union hopes to ease trade tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump when the leaders of the world's seven major advanced economies meet in France over the weekend, a senior EU official said on Thursday....
21:34, 08/22/2019

Trade hopes lift S&P to record as tech leads U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
01:17, 07/02/2019

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan....
14:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. trade rep hopes Congress approves USMCA legislation 'very soon' USTR Robert Lighthizer, at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance committee, continued his bid for lawmakers to prepare to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement....
20:17, 06/18/2019

UK hopes trade deal with US could soften Brexit blow While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK's exit from the EU?...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Trade war thaw and ECB stimulus hopes buoys stocks World stocks climbed to their highest in six weeks on Thursday as the European Central Bank prepared to offer new stimulus measures and the United States and China made mutual concessions in their trade dispute, improving demand for riskier bets....
13:34, 09/12/2019

U.S. trade rep says he hopes Congress can approve USMCA legislation 'very soon' The North American trade pact renegotiated under President Donald Trump is a "watershed development" for labor that will reduce incentives to outsource jobs, the U.S. Trade Representative said in prepared remarks to lawmakers on Tuesday....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
07:17, 06/08/2019

Global Stocks Fall as Trade Tensions Escalate Global stocks and government bond yields fell as a new escalation in commercial tensions between the U.S. and China cast fresh doubt on growth prospects....
06:00, 08/26/2019

European shares tumble amid trade tensions European shares dropped broadly on Thursday as investors shunned risky assets while waiting to see whether United States and China manage to avoid a trade war which would damage the global economy....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall on Trade Tensions The Dow closed 623 points lower after China said it would impose retaliatory tariffs and President Trump vowed to respond. Treasury yields also sank, as did commodities markets that are sensitive to the two countries’ trade battle....
05:34, 08/24/2019

Oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions, but trade war concerns weigh Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year....
09:00, 05/21/2019

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while the euro, Japan's yen and China's yuan were seen as broadly in line with fundamentals....
10:51, 07/18/2019

Global tensions and trade issues hit Trump's G-20 President Donald Trump heads to the G-20 summit in Japan this week, weighed down by escalating tensions with Iran, stalled negotiations over North Korea's nuclear capabilities and a stalemated trade dispute with China. (June 26)        ...
21:17, 06/26/2019

Trump calls China trade tensions a ‘little squabble’ WASHINGTON — President Trump needled China in the ongoing trade war, which he labeled a “little squabble.” But he said the US was in a better position to prevail in the tiff over tariffs. “Our economy is fantastic. Theirs is not so good,” Trump said Tuesday at the White House before departing ...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Consumer Confidence Slid in June on Trade Tensions U.S. optimism about the economy deteriorated in June to its lowest level in 21 months as consumers fretted over escalating trade tensions and a cooling jobs market, according to a monthly barometer of Americans’ mood....
22:52, 06/25/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
06:51, 06/09/2019

Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties"....
09:51, 05/24/2019

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

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

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth by up to a third this year....
22:00, 05/24/2019

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the outlook for global demand....
12:51, 05/31/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety over an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China....
19:51, 07/01/2019

U.S. Fed, PBOC seen cutting rates on trade tensions - BAML Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts said on Tuesday they expect the U.S. and Chinese central banks would reduce domestic interest rates in the coming months as the trade conflict between their governments have intensified since May....
19:51, 06/04/2019

Stocks drop as trade tensions threaten earnings Stock markets around the world broadly fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings and as hopes dwindled over a hefty U.S. interest rate cut this month....
20:00, 07/09/2019

Stock futures slip as trade tensions weigh US stock index futures fell on Tuesday, as Washington’s new round of tariffs on some Chinese goods kicked in and after a report that officials from both sides were struggling to decide on the schedule for a meeting this month. Shares of trade-sensitive industrial bellwethers Caterpillar and Boeing f...
14:00, 09/04/2019

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)        ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

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

Wall Street at two-month low as trade tensions mount Wall Street's main indexes hit more than two-month lows on Wednesday, after China signaled further escalation in its trade war with the United States, fuelling fears that the dispute could be protracted and pressure global economic growth....
18:51, 05/29/2019

IMF warns of trade tensions in global outlook downgrade With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no-deal Brexit or a trade war with China could tank the global economy....
20:17, 07/23/2019

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this year since 2016....
16:51, 06/01/2019

China says economic impact of U.S. trade tensions 'controllable' China's state planner said on Friday trade frictions with the United States has had some impact on China's economy, but it was "controllable" and countermeasures would be rolled-out when needed to "keep economic operations within reasonable range"....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Dow plunges 473 points as US-China trade tensions escalate The stock market got clobbered on Tuesday, its worst day since the start of the year as President Trump’s threats over the weekend to hike tariffs on Chinese goods moved a step closer to reality. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 473.39 points, or 1.8 percent, to close at 25,965.09 — the blue-ch...
23:34, 05/07/2019

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's main indexes rose about more than 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in U.S. job growth raised hopes of Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods adding to an appetite for risk....
21:34, 06/07/2019

Wall St. opens higher on tech boost, trade hopes U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, as chipmaker Micron Technology's upbeat results lifted technology shares and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comments fueled optimism that the United States and China would strike a trade deal....
16:17, 06/26/2019

Japan's Abe hopes U.S., China resolve trade war through constructive talks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he hoped the United States and China would resolve their trade war through constructive dialogue when they meet at a gathering of leaders from the Group of 20 major economies....
13:34, 06/26/2019

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....
09:17, 05/10/2019

US STOCKS-Futures bounce on trade hopes, Micron results U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States and China were close to reaching a trade deal, with strong results from chipmaker Micron adding to the upbeat mood....
14:34, 06/26/2019

Wall Street ends higher on trade, ECB stimulus hopes Wall Street advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 ended the session within striking distance of its all-time closing high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank....
05:19, 09/13/2019

Oil falls as demand concern contends with US-China trade hopes Oil prices slipped on Friday and were on track for weekly losses as concerns about a slowed global economic growth outweighed hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute....
08:00, 09/14/2019

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Asian stocks hit six-week high on trade war hopes ahead of ECB Asian stocks hit a six-week high on Thursday on hopes for a thaw in U.S.-China trade frictions and expectations that the European Central Bank would kick off another wave of monetary easing by global central banks....
05:34, 09/12/2019

With trade nailed down, D.C. United hopes other pieces fall into place The deal for left back Marquinhos Pedroso ahead of Saturday's match vs Columbus should allow other players to return to natural positions in the attack, which has sputtered....
03:51, 05/04/2019

Wall St. slips on trade concerns, muted rate cut hopes U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors fretted over a hit to company earnings from the protracted U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in expectations of a big interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
17:00, 07/09/2019

China hopes U.S. will create conditions necessary for September trade talks China and the United States are discussing the next round of face-to-face trade talks scheduled in September, but hopes for progress hinge on whether Washington can create favorable conditions, China's commerce ministry said on Thursday....
15:51, 08/29/2019

Wall Street dips as financials weigh, trade hopes dim Wall Street slipped on Tuesday, weighed down by financial stocks as a deepened yield curve raised U.S. recession worries, while uncertainty reigned on the progress of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China....
22:00, 08/27/2019

U.S.-China trade truce hopes rekindle risk appetite World shares and the dollar were left clinging to gains on Thursday amid conflicting reports on whether the United States and China will agree a truce on trade at a meeting of their leaders this weekend....
16:51, 06/27/2019

Oil prices fall but set for big weekly gain on trade dispute hopes Oil gave back some of its recent gains on Friday, but was still headed for the biggest weekly increase since early July, boosted by a decline in U.S stocks, a looming hurricane in Florida and an easing of Sino-U.S. trade rhetoric....
04:17, 09/01/2019

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks With Slim Hopes for a Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement emerging as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
22:17, 07/29/2019

Equities, yields regain some ground on trade deal hopes Stock indexes around the world fell for a fourth day in a row on Thursday, but Wall Street pared its losses after comments from President Donald Trump about U.S.-China trade talks a day before the United States was due to raise tariffs on Chinese goods....
21:34, 05/09/2019

U.S. and China Resume Trade Negotiations With Slim Hopes for a Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement emerging as they restart talks with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
20:51, 07/29/2019

Hopes for Resolving U.S.-China Trade Fight Hinge on Trump and Xi President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive trade talks this week, in a test of whether their professed personal chemistry can surmount seemingly intractable differences at the bargaining table....
13:00, 06/26/2019

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks eke out gains on flickering trade hopes Global shares eked out gains on Tuesday as some investors held out hopes for a trade deal between the United States and China, even as the countries continued to raise tariffs on each other last week....
12:00, 08/27/2019

Trade war tensions: Consumers aren't optimistic about the U.S. economy Consumer confidence slipped this month after three consecutive months of increases as consumers saw the trade war with China as an increased risk.       ...
21:17, 06/25/2019

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite an escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
08:00, 06/05/2019

Worsening US-China trade tensions rattle financial markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trade war....
00:17, 05/08/2019

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted trade battle since negotiations fell apart a month ago....
18:17, 06/09/2019

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

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has begun official meetings in India’s capital amid growing tensions over trade and tariffs that has strained the partners’ ties. Pompeo has called on India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning. He is later schedul...
08:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global economy and impact of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
06:00, 09/04/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
13:34, 06/13/2019

Global Stocks Fall Amid Political and Trade Tensions Equities fell and benchmark U.S. government bonds reached a 52-week low as political uncertainties in Europe and disappointing economic data added to a gloomy outlook for world growth....
12:51, 05/23/2019

China's Yuan Hits 11-Year Low Amid Trade Tensions The plunge past 7.0 prompted Washington to officially brand Beijing a "currency manipulator". China's central bank has "resolutely opposed" the label....
15:34, 08/26/2019

Futures Now: Crude oil is down more than 3 percent on US-China trade tensions, here's where it could be headed "Futures Now" Anthony Grisanti of Tickertocker and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services discuss what they're watching in the energy sector as crude continues to trade lower with CNBC's Eric Chemi....
19:01, 09/04/2019

Chinese markets plunge more than 5% 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....
03:17, 05/07/2019

U.S. Stocks Slip Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global economy and impact of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
16:35, 09/03/2019

Broadcom Lowers Revenue Outlook Amid Trade Tensions Broadcom missed revenue targets for its second quarter, citing slowing sales in its wireless business and weaker demand as a result of trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
00:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. Treasury Prices Climb In Wake of Trade Tensions, Powell U.S. government bond prices rose after China said it will impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank will provide additional stimulus if needed to support the U.S. economy....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Rising Trade Tensions Pound Pork Producer WH Group Hong Kong-listed shares of WH Group, the world’s largest pork producer, sank as much as 9% after tweets from President Trump escalated the trade rhetoric between Washington and China....
17:00, 05/06/2019

China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit Amid Trade War Tensions The denial of a port visit to Qingdao came in the same month that two U.S. ships were denied permission to dock in Hong Kong, according to the United States....
14:51, 08/28/2019

US Warship Sails In South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the US military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two......
17:51, 08/28/2019

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower key borrowing costs by a bold half-point next......
00:00, 08/24/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Global Markets Cautious After Trade Tensions Buffet Stocks Global stocks were mixed as investors sought to assess the risks of a re-escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions after Washington doubled down on its threats to hike tariffs on Chinese goods....
12:17, 05/07/2019

Oil bounces up on Iran concern after touching one-month low on trade tensions Oil futures edged higher in volatile trade on Monday as rising tensions between the United States and Iran buoyed prices after they touched a one-month low following U.S. President Donald Trump's threat that he may raise tariffs on Chinese goods....
01:34, 05/07/2019

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in trade tensions that analysts have cautioned could pressure an already slowing economy....
07:00, 06/07/2019

Trump Seeks to Ease Trade Tensions With China, G-7 Leaders President Trump sought to dial down trade tensions with China and struck a more conciliatory note on the final day of the Group of Seven summit, where world leaders have pressured him to de-escalate the trade war....
16:34, 08/26/2019

Global Stocks Uneven Amid U.S.-China Trade War Tensions Asian markets ended lower, but European markets rose after Trump and Beijing officials publicly discussed potentially restarting stalled talks between the two sides....
12:34, 08/26/2019

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books....
16:17, 06/16/2019

Wall St. falls as trade tensions stoke growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above a key support level, as worries that a lengthy trade war between the United States and China would crimp global growth pushed investors into the safety of government bonds....
22:17, 05/29/2019

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook for collective profits, the industry’s leading trade group said....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade tensions mount Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and China intensified worries about weakening global demand....
01:34, 08/07/2019

SNAPSHOT-Trump heightens trade tensions with tariffs on Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump, already at loggerheads with China over tariffs, has announced U.S. levies on all goods from Mexico unless it stopped people from illegally crossing into the United States, increasing fears that opening a new trade war front will threaten global and U.S. growth....
18:17, 05/31/2019

Oil flat as U.S.-Iran tensions support prices, trade war weighs Oil futures held steady on Tuesday, supported by U.S.-Iran tensions and expectations of ongoing OPEC supply cuts but under pressure from concerns about a drawn-out trade war between Washington and Beijing....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Wall St. falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes dipped on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
21:51, 07/17/2019

Oil rises on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year....
05:34, 05/21/2019

Trump threatens new tariffs as U.S.-China trade tensions spike again U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday moved to impose a 10% tariff on a remaining $300 billion list of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, after U.S. and Chinese negotiators failed to kickstart trade talks between the world's two largest economies....
23:17, 08/01/2019

S&P edges lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly on Friday but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered cooling U.S.-China trade tensions....
02:34, 09/14/2019

With Trade Talks Looming, U.S. and China Move to Relax Tensions President Trump announced that China would resume purchases of American farm goods after a day of cooling tensions, raising hopes of averting the next round of tariff increases....
03:51, 09/13/2019

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
22:34, 06/12/2019

Stocks in Asia poised to decline on continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
02:17, 05/21/2019

Carney sees 'widespread slowdown' as trade tensions deepen Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the global economy is in a "widespread slowdown", with "worrying" signs ahead amid sustained trade tensions....
19:51, 07/02/2019

Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used to make plastics....
03:00, 07/26/2019

EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, push for tax on digital firms- document Resolving global trade tensions is a top priority to maintain an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell their G20 counterparts this week, amid a growing trade conflict between China and the United States....
19:51, 06/04/2019

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

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall Street analysts....
17:00, 06/01/2019

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
00:34, 07/18/2019

Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains and livestock....
21:34, 07/11/2019

Asian shares creep higher on hopes of Sino-U.S. trade truce Asian share markets turned higher on Thursday following a media report the United States and China have tentatively agreed to a truce in their trade war, ahead of a closely-watched meeting between the two nations this weekend....
05:51, 06/27/2019

Global Stocks Seesaw on Trade Hopes, Weak Economic Data U.S. stock futures bounced between small gains and losses following mixed trading in European markets, after Asian shares jumped on optimism over trade negotiations between the U.S. and China....
15:00, 08/27/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 dips as Intel slide counters trade hopes The S&P 500 fell on Wednesday as a late slide in shares of Intel Corp erased earlier gains fueled by hopeful notes from the White House regarding the status of trade negotiations with China....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Macron hopes to convince G7 leaders to halt trade war and heal divisions French president lunches with Donald Trump before summitNot the Messiah: Trump insists ‘chosen one’ remark was a jokeFrench president Emmanuel Macron has said he hopes to convince world leaders to pull back from trade war and heal growing divisions at the G7 summit in Biarritz, despite signs that wi...
07:00, 08/25/2019

Nikkei surges to 4-week highs on hopes for trade talks and U.S. rate cut Japan's Nikkei surged to four-week highs on Wednesday morning on news that the United States and China will rekindle talks on trade, while ongoing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
05:34, 06/19/2019

Wall St. opens flat as hopes of a rate cut counter trade worries U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as Washington's tough stance heightened worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, with losses offset by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut....
16:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. Treasury chief hopes for 'substantial progress' in China trade talks U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he hopes to make "substantial progress" with Chinese negotiators in the next two rounds of trade talks, as the world's two largest economies look for ways to end their bruising trade war....
01:34, 05/01/2019

U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariffs The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
02:34, 06/26/2019

US Hopes To Re-Launch China Trade Talks, Won't Accept Tariffs Conditions The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a......
03:34, 06/26/2019

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

Wall Street mixed as trade hopes capped by Apple drop Wall Street was mixed on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow hovering just below all-time highs as cautious optimism regarding easing U.S.-China trade tensions was held in check by a drop in Apple stock....
21:00, 09/13/2019

Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
08:00, 06/06/2019

Nikkei ends near 6-week highs on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cut Japan's Nikkei rallied hard to end near six-week highs on Wednesday on news that the United States and China will revive talks on trade, while expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
10:51, 06/19/2019

Oil falls 1% as U.S.-Iran optimism faces U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices fell 1% on Monday on the outlook for increased supply of Iranian crude after France's president lifted hopes for a deal between Washington and Tehran, but losses were limited by optimism surrounding a U.S.-China trade deal....
21:34, 08/26/2019

Oil steadies as US-Iran optimism faces US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices steadied on Monday after France's president lifted hopes for a deal between the United States and Iran, while optimism for easing U.S.-China trade tensions supported prices....
19:34, 08/26/2019

Global stocks, bond yields lifted by U.S.-China trade hopes A gauge of global stocks rose for an eighth straight day and benchmark government bond yields climbed on Friday after signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, as well as a solid U.S. retail sales report, allayed recession worries....
02:34, 09/14/2019

METALS-Copper rises on hopes of salvaging U.S.-China trade deal Prices of copper and most other industrial metals rose on hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions, which have been threatening economic growth, even as higher U.S. tariffs on more Chinese goods took effect on Friday....
07:34, 05/10/2019

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
22:51, 05/24/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
15:00, 06/23/2019

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly....
17:51, 05/24/2019

Global stocks fueled by hopes on monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed a meeting with China's president amid the countries' trade disput...
21:34, 06/18/2019

Oil broadly stable as inventory data counters trade deal hopes Oil prices were broadly steady on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
11:51, 06/19/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
21:17, 06/21/2019

Wall St. rises on trade hopes, strong consumer spending data U.S. stocks rose on Friday as an easing of trade tensions between the United States and China, and data showing solid domestic consumer spending abated concerns that major economies were on the brink of a recession....
18:17, 08/30/2019

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
22:00, 05/22/2019

US Treasury yields steady amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
21:17, 08/30/2019

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
22:51, 05/24/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ekes out gains on U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
23:34, 05/24/2019

Wall St. Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
00:34, 06/22/2019

European shares bounce off six week lows on trade deal hopes European shares strengthened on Friday, recovering from six weeks lows, as investors hoped that United States and China would still be able to resolve their trade dispute, even as a planned U.S. tariff hike on Chinese imports took effect....
11:17, 05/10/2019

Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from confirmation that U.S. President Donald Trump would meet China's president to talk about trade....
00:17, 06/19/2019

Wall Street slides as trade tensions fuel growth fears Wall Street's main indexes hit a near three-month low on Wednesday, as growing fears of a protracted trade war between the United States and China sent investors scurrying for the safety of government bonds....
20:51, 05/29/2019

G20 to say trade tensions a key risk to growth, split on urgency of finding solution Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers are divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing"....
12:17, 06/08/2019

IMF Cuts Global GDP Forecast for 2019, Citing Fallout From Trade Tensions A sharp deceleration of global trade driven by ongoing trade tensions is slowing the global economy more than earlier projections, according to the latest IMF forecasts....
16:00, 07/23/2019

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

Oil edges up on U.S. stocks fall, Mideast tensions, trade talk signs Oil prices nudged higher on Wednesday on rising tensions over Iran, a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and positive signs on Sino-U.S. talks, although worries about weak demand kept a cap on gains....
09:34, 07/24/2019

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and real estate....
17:34, 06/06/2019

Oil Prices Sink as Trade Tensions Limit Investors' Appetite for Risk Oil prices fell as investors’ risk appetite was hampered by trade tensions that could limit demand. Crude tracked losses in global markets after the U.S. and China dispute appeared to move further from resolution....
20:17, 05/29/2019

IATA chief says trade tensions to hit 2019 airline profit outlook The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Thursday of lower industry forecasts for 2019, triggered by increasing trade tensions and higher costs....
17:34, 05/17/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper approach to relations with Beijing....
11:17, 05/08/2019

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

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves his nation’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle between the world’s two biggest economies....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions Months of calm in U.S. stocks gave way to a surge in activity in the options market on Tuesday as investors spooked by escalating trade tensions between the United States and China boosted Wall Street's so-called fear gauge to the highest level in three months....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Still a good time to stay invested despite trade tensions, says Greenwich Wealth CIO Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Investment Institute, and Vahan Janjigian, Greenwich Wealth Management, join 'The Exchange' to discuss how trade talks will impact markets and where they're investing amid the tension....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Trade war tensions send China's yuan to 11-year low – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: Yuan slides as trade jitters growUS and China hiked tariffs on FridayUBS tells clients to sell sharesGermany on brink of recession 11.51am BST Economists don’t see much cheer in today’s updated German GDP report:The German econo...
14:00, 08/27/2019

Futures point to muted open as US-China trade tensions return U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed start to the trading day after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology on Wednesday....
11:34, 05/16/2019

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Sunday....
04:34, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
02:17, 06/03/2019

Most Asian Units Slip As Trade Tensions Weigh; Rupee Falls Most The Indian rupee and the Malaysian ringgit were the worst performers in the region, playing catch up with peers as both markets re-opened for trade after a holiday on Monday....
21:34, 09/03/2019

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
16:00, 09/13/2019

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia, officials said....
22:51, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used to make plastics....
19:17, 07/25/2019

Shares across Asia fall sharply amid US-Chinese trade tensions Investors seek safe havens such as US treasuries and gold as the superpower standoff shows no sign of being resolvedShares in Australia and across Asia Pacific have fallen sharply amid a new flare-up of US-Chinese trade tensions.Despite a senior Chinese leader saying Beijing wanted to resolve the di...
10:00, 08/26/2019

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two biggest economies....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Nikkei tumbles to 5-week low on fears of deeper U.S.-China trade tensions Japan's Nikkei tumbled to a five-week low on Wednesday morning as fears there might be a breakdown in U.S.-China trade negotiations continued to pull down cyclical stocks....
07:00, 05/08/2019

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
16:00, 06/03/2019

US Warship Sails In Disputed South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between......
08:00, 05/20/2019

Stocks suffer worst week of 2019 as trade tensions ratchet up The stock skid came despite a good jobs report Friday and a quarter-point rate cut by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. But Trump’s Thursday afternoon tweets threatening more tariffs on China dampened the feel-good vibe....
13:17, 08/03/2019

Gold soars to six-year high as trade, as Iran tensions mount Gold soared to almost a six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and U.S.-Sino trade anxiety, leading traders to pile into safe-haven government debt and to snap up the yen and Swiss franc at the expense of the dollar....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. Trade tensions between both countries are simmering amid the US and China's back-and-forth tariffs on each other's goods. Trump and Japanese Prime M...
05:17, 05/26/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices buoyed as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Gold prices were steady on Friday, buoyed as investors shied away from riskier assets amid worries that a rift over trade between the United States and China could deepen if talks between the two fail to reach a deal....
07:34, 05/10/2019

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were added to the economy in July — a bump that was aided by 370,000 new workers entering the labor forc...
09:51, 08/03/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. (Reporting By Jennifer Ablan)...
23:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movements....
09:51, 05/24/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
14:51, 05/22/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, on fears that the escalating U.S.-China trade war would stymie global economic growth....
01:51, 05/24/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies of lying about its ties to the government and Beijing saying Washington must end its "wrong actions" if it wanted trade talks to continue....
19:51, 05/23/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Technologies of lying about his company's ties to the communist government and Beijing saying Washington must end its "wrong actions" if it wants trade talks...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains....
17:00, 07/11/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books....
07:51, 06/17/2019

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

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States and China....
05:34, 05/24/2019

Wall Street dips on U.S.-China trade tensions, Fed meeting eyed U.S. stocks dipped on Tuesday as U.S.-China trade worries pressured technology shares, while the scale of consensus at the Federal Reserve in favor of deeper cuts in interest rates ate into optimism that drove markets to record highs last week....
18:17, 07/30/2019

Trade Tensions Ease as China Drops Some Pork and Soybean Tariffs Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
21:00, 09/13/2019

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, following the latest salvos in the U.S.-China trade war....
06:00, 08/24/2019

TREASURIES-Yields, Wall Street higher as trade tensions cool Treasury yields rose on Tuesday in sympathy with U.S. stock indexes as hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal boosted demand for risk assets after Monday's heavy sell-off....
22:51, 05/14/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade war tensions shove stocks to lowest since January U.S.-China trade worries pushed emerging market shares to their lowest since January, though some conciliatory noises from the two sides did at least help slow the slide....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
12:00, 05/29/2019

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia,......
04:34, 06/22/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies as trade tensions, Iran worries in focus Gold steadied on Monday after four days of falls, as a Sino-U.S. trade dispute aggravated by a Huawei ban and U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to Tehran fuelled interest in the safe-haven metal....
08:00, 05/20/2019

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

Gold Pares Early Advance as Trade Hopes Boost Risk Assets Gold prices erased an early rally after the U.S. Trade Representative said it would delay some tariffs on Chinese imports and China’s Xinhua News Agency reported that officials from both sides plan to continue talks in two weeks....
19:53, 08/13/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies off 1-month peak on Sino-U.S. trade talk hopes Gold steadied on Wednesday after retreating from a one-month peak in the previous session as Washington and Beijing decided to further their discussions on trade, soothing investor concerns around a full-blown trade war....
04:34, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares at 1-wk top on conciliatory trade tone, stimulus hopes Asian shares jumped to a one-week high on Friday as the United States and China returned to the negotiating table to resolve their tariff dispute and on hopes central banks and governments will do more to avert a global growth slowdown....
06:51, 08/30/2019

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
04:51, 06/22/2019

Global stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Trade hopes lift global stocks to one-week high, yuan softens World stocks climbed to a one-week high on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between Beijing and Washington on Friday, though a perky dollar capped gains with China's yuan softening again, on track for its weakest month in 2-1/2 decades....
18:17, 08/30/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges down as U.S.-Iran tension counters trade hopes Wall Street closed slightly lower on Friday as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing, while tensions between the United States and Iran undercut sentiment....
22:34, 06/21/2019

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

WRAPUP 2-U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariffs The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
02:34, 06/26/2019

Wall Street sinks as hopes fade for rate cuts, trade progress Wall Street stock indexes fell on Tuesday, led by a sharp selloff in technology shares, as simmering trade concerns and disappointing economic data sent buyers to the sidelines, while the Federal Reserve chairman pushed back on pressure from President Donald Trump to cut interest rates....
03:17, 06/26/2019

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Nikkei edges up on hopes for Japan-U.S. trade progress, turnover lowest since 2014 Japanese stocks edged higher on Monday, when volume was low with U.S. markets closed, as investors awaited details from trade talks between the leaders of Japan and United States....
10:34, 05/27/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly....
12:34, 05/24/2019

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make concessions on agriculture and automobiles, sources say....
14:00, 08/21/2019

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

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall Street higher on tech boost, trade hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin fueled optimism that the United States and China were close to striking a trade deal, while the tech sector was boosted by chipmaker Micron's upbeat results....
19:17, 06/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
23:34, 05/24/2019

Stocks futures subdued as trade deal hopes offset new China tariffs U.S. stock index futures were muted on Friday, as expectations of a deal during the current round of U.S.-China trade talks blunted the impact from additional tariffs on Chinese goods coming into force....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Wall Street rises on China trade hopes, lead by tech, industrials U.S. stocks rallied more than 1% on Thursday, buoyed by gains in the trade-sensitive technology and industrial sectors, as China expressed hope on trade negotiations with the United States, easing concerns that rising tensions could stoke a recession....
22:17, 08/29/2019

US STOCKS-S&P 500 closes in on record-high on trade hopes, euro zone stimulus The S&P 500 inched closer to its all-time high on Thursday, after a stimulus drive by the European Central Bank added to an upbeat mood from trade concessions by Washington and Beijing ahead of planned negotiations in October....
21:00, 09/12/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks buoyed by stimulus hopes, trade optimism Most Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday as the prospect of increased stimulus for major economies and positive cues from the Sino-U.S. trade front aided risk appetite, while currencies were mixed ahead of the European Central Bank's policy decision. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks ro...
23:34, 09/11/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends up sharply on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
23:34, 06/07/2019

Mexico Ratifies Trade Deal with the U.S. and Canada The United States initiated the revision of the North American trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, but Mexico is now the first to ratify the deal....
23:51, 06/19/2019

Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Mexico approves trade deal with the US and Canada Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit....
04:51, 06/20/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures dip as trade war escalates Futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday, tracking global markets which were impacted by tough words on trade from China....
14:17, 05/17/2019

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks....
11:34, 06/09/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four years, according to his embassy. Ambassador Terry Branstad is visiting China’s Qinhai province and the bordering Tibet Autonomous Region from Sun...
12:17, 05/20/2019

Stocks drop, bond prices rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
18:51, 05/29/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as investors seek bargains, but trade tensions weigh Copper rebounded on Tuesday as investors emboldened by solid supply-demand fundamentals sought bargains after tit-for-tat trade tariffs resumed between the United States and China triggered a fall in prices. China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised $6...
13:00, 05/14/2019

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday....
17:51, 07/23/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
14:34, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains....
17:00, 07/11/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
15:51, 05/16/2019

Morningstar's newly crowned money manager of the year is 'cautious' because of trade tensions Dan Fuss, winner of the Morningstar Outstanding Portfolio Manager award, tells CNBC that the Federal Reserve is "trapped by the circumstances" as tensions between China and the U.S. increase....
20:51, 05/09/2019

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian airlines, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines....
13:34, 06/03/2019

CEE MARKETS-Assets mostly weaker due trade tensions, forint slips on dovish c.bank Emerging European assets were mostly weaker in early trade on Wednesday due to concerns about trade tensions between the United States and China, with the Hungarian forint slipping after the central bank maintained a dovish stance. Tuesday's decision by the National Bank of Hungary (NBH) to keep...
12:00, 05/29/2019

US STOCKS-Futures slide as rising trade tensions fuel slowdown worries U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Wednesday, as growing trade tensions between the United States and China fanned worries about a global economic slowdown, keeping investors away from risky assets....
13:17, 05/29/2019

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euphoria on Wall Street over a possible U.S. interest rate cut next month....
08:17, 06/21/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
09:17, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday, after negotiating a deal that ended steel tariffs in the region....
02:34, 05/18/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on......
05:34, 05/31/2019

Asian shares off five-week low, remain fragile amid U.S.-China trade tensions Asian shares staggered up from five-week lows on Tuesday but remained fragile after U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods shocked financial markets and fueled worries that trade talks may be derailed....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Stocks endure another turbulent day as investors remain wary of U.S.-China trade tensions The week’s volatility was ignited by tweets last weekend from Trump, who threatened to increase tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday....
02:17, 05/10/2019

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

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires ravaging the Amazon....
18:00, 08/24/2019

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

Trade stress, Iran tensions hits stocks, dollar frets on Fed doves European shares were spooked by Iran tensions and trade jitters on Tuesday, while the risk of more dovish talk from the Federal Reserve inflated gold to six-year highs and stoked demand for safe-harbor currencies like the yen and Swiss franc....
12:34, 06/25/2019

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk appetite in check....
08:34, 06/17/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real hits 6-week low as trade tensions intensify Brazil's real hit a six-week low on Friday, leading losses among Latin American currencies as an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions turned investors risk-averse, although upbeat production numbers from oil firm Petrobras lifted Sao Paulo-...
01:17, 08/03/2019

U.S. recession risk rises as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up: Reuters poll Over the last month the U.S.-China trade war has boosted the risk of a U.S. recession, say a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters, who now put the chances of that happening in the next two years at 40%....
02:34, 05/17/2019

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

Asian shares wobble on trade, political tensions; focus turns to Fed meet Asian shares got off to a shaky start on Monday as investors were cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk-appetite in check....
04:51, 06/17/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise slightly with trade in focus NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising ahead of an important weekend meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan. Investors are waiting to see if Trump and Xi can make pr...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Stocks Rise as Investors Await Trade Progress Major U.S. stock indexes rose after Trump further signaled that U.S. and Chinese officials could still strike a trade deal, alleviating some of the pressure that had knocked stocks down in recent sessions....
19:17, 05/14/2019

U.S. bond yields rise on confusion over U.S. trade move U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday amid confusion over the United States policy on trade with China, while political turmoil in Italy compounded investor concerns, capping a volatile week in the......
07:51, 08/10/2019

Yields rise on trade optimism, volumes muted U.S. Treasury yields edged higher on Friday on hopes the United States and China will take steps to de-escalate their trade war, though trading volumes were muted before a U.S. holiday....
22:17, 08/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
07:17, 06/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
22:00, 06/27/2019

METALS-Copper gains as hopes for trade deal outweigh soft Chinese data Copper extended its rebound on Wednesday as hopes the United States and China would forge a trade deal overshadowed largely disappointing economic data from top metals consumer China....
13:34, 05/15/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain on trade hopes; Argentina hit by new debt plan Latin American stocks gained ground on Thursday after China said it hoped for a de-escalation of trade tensions with the United States, although a firmer dollar pressured most regional currencies. The Brazilian real edged up 0.15%, struggling to recover from its lowest level this year despite d...
19:17, 08/29/2019

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval....
01:34, 06/20/2019

Pence in Canada to build momentum for trade deal Vice President Mike Pence was in the Canadian capital hoping to build momentum to pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. (May 30)        ...
02:00, 05/31/2019

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 tariffs....
23:17, 05/15/2019

Trump Meets Canada’s Trudeau for Trade Discussions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House as the two leaders work to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line. At Trump’s insistence, the U.S., Canada and Mexico agreed to an update o...
20:51, 06/20/2019

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting......
10:34, 06/07/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold soars to 6-year high as trade, Iran tensions mount Trade anxiety and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran sent gold soaring to a six-year high on Tuesday, and saw traders dive back into safe-harbour government bonds and the yen and Swiss franc at the expense of the dollar....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confrontation....
15:00, 06/28/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
03:34, 05/17/2019

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions....
08:34, 06/11/2019

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator       ...
03:34, 08/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data from China, though expectations of a Federal Reserve rate cut later this month kept losses in check....
04:34, 07/12/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade tensions, tanker attacks darken mood in Gulf markets Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock markets suffered their biggest single-day decline in years on Monday after several commercial ships were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. Saudi shares had their worst day since mid-October after Riyadh said...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military information-sharing pact with Tokyo amid badly frayed relations....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Trade tensions kick Asian business confidence to 10-year low: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Confidence among Asian companies in the June quarter fell to its lowest since the 2008-09 financial crisis, as a U.S.-China trade war disrupts global supply chains and shows little sign of easing soon, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey found....
06:51, 06/19/2019

Global stocks edge higher as Trump acts to ease China trade tensions Stock markets clawed themselves off their lows on Monday but sentiment remained fragile after the latest flare-up in the U.S.-China trade war sent investors scrambling into government bonds and battered emerging market currencies....
15:34, 08/26/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
04:51, 06/24/2019

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said....
19:00, 08/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government debt....
12:00, 05/29/2019

Trump: ‘No need to rush’ trade talks with China as tariffs rise President Trump tweeted, deleted, then retweeted about there being “absolutely no need to rush” trade talks with China — sending the stock market on a roller coaster Friday morning. The S&P 500 futures plummeted just before 7 a.m. when Trump posted, “Talks with China continue in a very congenial man...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise slightly, market eyes trade NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are slightly higher Thursday as the market watches for the latest developments in U.S. trade disputes with China and Mexico. Technology and energy companies posted early gains while banks declined. Te...
15:51, 06/06/2019

Oil prices rise, escalating US-China trade war caps gains Brent crude rose on Tuesday, after earlier falling to its lowest since January, as traders betting on falling prices bought back contracts to lock in profits from recent declines caused by the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China....
11:34, 08/06/2019

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....
06:00, 05/08/2019

European shares rise on signs of thaw in U.S.-China trade war European shares opened higher on Wednesday, bolstered by China's move to exempt some U.S. goods from additional tariffs, the latest sign that a prolonged trade war between the two sides is cooling....
09:34, 09/11/2019

Trade concerns dent stocks; U.S. Treasury yields rise A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields rose as trade concerns again began to bubble and U.S. earnings season picked up steam....
18:34, 07/17/2019

Indo-US Trade Could Rise To $500 Billion In 5 Years: Commerce Body Trade between India and the US could jump to $500 billion by 2023-24 from about $142 billion at present, the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) said on Friday....
00:17, 05/11/2019

Treasury yields rise ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields rose on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
17:17, 06/28/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits record high for second day on trade optimism Canada's main stock index hit fresh record high on Friday as growing optimism around U.S.-China trade talks lifted sentiment, while gold miners got a boost from higher price of the bullion....
17:34, 09/13/2019

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of the treaty....
04:17, 05/28/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures fall on fears of endless trade war Stock futures for Canada's main equity index fell on Thursday, tracking losses in global stocks over fears that the Sino-U.S. trade spat was fast developing into a technology cold war....
15:00, 05/23/2019

Canada begins process to ratify USMCA trade deal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally introduced legislation to his country's parliament Wednesday to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Stephen Harper offers to help U.K. with trade given ‘Canada’s strong record’ Harper tweeted Saturday night that he's "willing to assist whoever serves as the next leader of the U.K. Conservative Party on trade matters, should they wish."...
19:34, 06/30/2019

Pence coming to Minnesota to plug trade with Mexico, Canada FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence plans two tour stops in Minnesota to talk about the stalled trade deal with Mexico and Canada. He’s likely to hear differing opinions on part of the plan to replace NAFTA. Pence is scheduled to begin his day Thursday at a farmstead 10 miles east of ...
07:51, 05/09/2019

U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer: Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Top US, Canada trade officials to talk metal tariffs remedy Lighthizer is expected to "float a proposal" to remove the tariffs and "chart a path forward" for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, according to a senior administration official....
19:51, 05/15/2019

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
20:34, 06/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge higher as Trump acts to ease China trade tensions Stock markets clawed themselves off their lows on Monday but sentiment remained fragile after the latest flare-up in the U.S.-China trade war sent investors scrambling into government bonds and battered emerging market currencies....
14:34, 08/26/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking China hawks....
21:34, 05/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade stress, Iran tensions hits stocks, dollar frets on Fed doves European shares were spooked by Iran tensions and trade jitters on Tuesday, while the risk of more dovish talk from the Federal Reserve inflated gold to six-year highs and stoked demand for safe-harbour currencies like the yen and Swiss franc....
13:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $10 billion of cash withdrawals, according to Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. It...
01:34, 06/07/2019

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade skirmishes....
15:51, 06/25/2019

China's Liu is still set to join trade talks this week as US says tariffs will rise on Friday Tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods are set to increase to 25% on Friday, but the U.S. could reconsider the move if it sees progress in the talks....
00:17, 05/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Currencies rise in holiday-thinned trade; Fed in focus Emerging-market currencies edged higher on Wednesday in holiday-thinned trade as investors waited for the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest decision on monetary policy. Stock markets were closed in most regions....
10:17, 05/01/2019

METALS-Most metal prices rise as U.S.-China trade talks kick off Most London metal prices climbed on Wednesday, buoyed as talks aimed at ending a bitter trade war between China and the United states kicked off in Beijing....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Gold, Treasuries rise as recession, trade fears rattle investors Declining stocks on Wall Street weighed down a global equities gauge on Tuesday on lingering worries about the U.S.-China trade war, while demand for U.S. Treasuries and precious metals rose on recession fears....
02:34, 08/28/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street slides as trade fears rise U.S. stocks slid on Tuesday as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China triggered global growth fears and kept investors away from riskier assets....
23:34, 05/07/2019

Chinese markets rise after release of higher-than-expected May trade surplus Stocks in Asia traded higher on Monday morning after the release of official Chinese trade data for May, which showed the country's exports beating forecasts....
06:17, 06/10/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
01:00, 08/25/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ekes out gains at open on rate cut hopes; trade worries weigh U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday on hopes of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, but sentiment remained fragile after President Donald Trump stoked fears of a further escalation in trade tensions by saying he would decide on more China tariffs "probably right after the G20."...
15:51, 06/06/2019

South Korean Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight and hopes for 'One Korea' by 2045 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
09:34, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal will help stave off U.S. recession - U.S. Chamber CEO Approval and implementation of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement will provide a major boost to the U.S. economy and help stave off a recession, Thomas Donohue, chief executive of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said on Thursday....
21:00, 07/25/2019