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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....

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions

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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....
06:17, 2019-06-19

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, 2019-06-19

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
06:17, 2019-06-24

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......
15:01, 2019-05-21

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....
02:51, 2019-06-19

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
21:34, 2019-06-28

China to offer preferential tax treatment for integrated circuit design, software firms China will offer preferential income tax treatment for companies involved in integrated circuit design and software, in an effort to support the development of the industry, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday....
10:34, 2019-05-22

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....
03:51, 2019-07-09

Amid U.S. tech squeeze, China's Tsinghua Unigroup forms new DRAM chip unit Chinese state-backed semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM, a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United States....
14:00, 2019-07-01

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United States....
23:34, 2019-05-31

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell 286 points after the latest flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions damped investors’ expectations of a near-term resolution between the world’s two biggest economies....
02:34, 2019-05-24

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
01:51, 2019-05-23

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....
03:51, 2019-06-03

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban. New York Times sources report that Chinese officials have warned that they could face retaliation......
22:51, 2019-06-08

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media said....
17:51, 2019-05-31

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution....
23:51, 2019-05-21

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting......
10:34, 2019-06-01

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes. Wednesday’s drills are part of the annual Han Kuang exercises that simulate an attack by China, which claims Taiwan...
09:17, 2019-05-22

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....
05:17, 2019-07-14

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....
03:51, 2019-06-28

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......
09:51, 2019-05-31

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
09:17, 2019-06-06

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....
10:17, 2019-06-11

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......
11:17, 2019-06-07

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S. trade war....
04:00, 2019-05-22

China rare earth firms' stocks soar on trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies in China soared on Tuesday, a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S. trade war....
14:51, 2019-05-21

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his threat to levy additional tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
10:51, 2019-06-06

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions. An earlier road blockade at the site by an indigenous community in March and April ...
05:51, 2019-05-22

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...
01:17, 2019-06-07

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....
21:34, 2019-05-31

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
11:00, 2019-06-14

U.S. firms fret as China's FedEx probe, planned hit-list heightens trade frictions The sudden deterioration in trade talks between the United States and China last month has ratcheted up concerns among U.S. firms that the dispute could go beyond tariffs and affect business in the long-term....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury to plummet. Mortgage rates loosely follow that yield....
21:34, 2019-05-23

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...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
03:51, 2019-06-05

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....
06:17, 2019-05-24

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....
21:34, 2019-06-13

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle between the world’s two biggest economies....
18:51, 2019-06-13

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....
02:34, 2019-06-05

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....
02:17, 2019-06-12

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....
18:51, 2019-05-21

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....
21:51, 2019-05-30

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakening global demand....
11:00, 2019-07-15

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's tariff announcements, it lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
18:17, 2019-06-19

China shares tumble amid trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
10:17, 2019-05-23

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
20:01, 2019-05-23

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the farmers will get the relief that they need and very, very quickly. It’s a good time to be a farmer, we’re gonna make s...
10:17, 2019-05-24

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington....
04:00, 2019-05-22

Global Chip Makers Can't Catch a Break Just when the global semiconductor industry seems to be taking a breather from one geopolitical conflict, another one is rearing its head, as tensions between Japan and South Korea worsen....
13:17, 2019-07-02

Arm launches Flexible Access business model for agile chip design Arm is launching its Flexible Access business model that allows chip designers to experiment with different chip designs before they have to pay.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Chip design drastically reduces energy needed to compute with light MIT researchers have developed a novel “photonic” chip that uses light instead of electricity — and consumes relatively little power in the process. The chip could be used to process massive neural networks millions of times more efficiently than today’s classical computers do. Neural networks ar...
20:51, 2019-06-05

Google’s secretive chip design team just lost three prominent members With each passing year, Apple takes hardware performance on the iPhone to the next level, a feat made possible by the series of A-x chips the company designs in-house. Specifically, Apple’s A-x processors can be engineered and customized to run far more efficiently than what we’d otherwi...
14:32, 2019-05-21

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
04:34, 2019-06-10

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to......
11:34, 2019-06-05

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
03:51, 2019-06-11

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political uncertainty....
04:51, 2019-07-03

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
00:00, 2019-06-06

Qualcomm, Samsung and Intel have invested in a company that can speed up custom chip design Last month, when U.K. chip design firm ARM Holdings announced that it was cutting ties with Huawei (the company includes some U.S. technology in its designs), it put the spotlight on a company that normally gets very little notoriety from the mainstream media. ARM's architecture (aka instruction set...
12:17, 2019-06-09

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China....
05:17, 2019-07-09

Oil steady in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices were steady in volatile trading on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
19:00, 2019-06-10

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
09:17, 2019-06-05

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing disrupts global supply chains....
01:34, 2019-07-12

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
22:00, 2019-07-11

Chinese shares surge amid positive US-China trade development; yuan jumps Stocks in Asia rose in Wednesday morning trade following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front, while the offshore yuan jumped....
04:51, 2019-06-19

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters....
10:17, 2019-06-11

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty; Singapore exports tumble U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
07:00, 2019-07-17

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government document seen by Reuters....
19:34, 2019-07-12

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media company Kik—backed by prominent voices in the cry...
16:17, 2019-06-01

METALS-Base metals fall amid trade uncertainty, weak China data Industrial metals declined on Thursday amid a lack of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute and weak data from top metals consumer China....
08:00, 2019-06-13

Toyota Forms Chip Venture With Denso Amid Shift To Self-Driving Cars Autonomous driving systems will also need the capacity to sense the world around them, interpret that data, and then make decisions such as whether to brake or veer to the right to avoid an obstacle,......
15:00, 2019-07-10

Chip Makers Are Punished as the Trade War Drags On Shares of Qualcomm, Nvidia and other American chip makers have tumbled as the companies find themselves at the center of the dispute between the U.S. and China....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Trade War Has Damaged U.S. Chip Industry in Ways a Deal May Never Fix Beyond the current financial hit, American producers fear Chinese companies will strengthen domestic manufacturing and switch to other foreign suppliers they consider more dependable....
23:01, 2019-06-27

Trade Dispute Spurs Worries of 'Never Seen Before' Chip Price Spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and......
17:51, 2019-07-18

Trade Worries Have Eased, But Chip Stocks Aren't Out of the Woods Hopes of a U.S.-China trade truce have boosted chip-maker stocks, but the gains have started to erode as the semiconductor sector faces a weak second-half outlook....
20:01, 2019-07-03

Huawei Loses Trade Secrets Case Against US Chip Designer A US jury has cleared US semiconductor designer CNEX Labs of stealing trade secrets from Huawei while awarding CNEX no damages on its own trade theft claims....
23:51, 2019-06-27

FOCUS-Oil service firms eye new survival tactics amid weak U.S. market Packers Plus Energy Services, a company built on the North American shale oil boom, is turning to the Middle East to weather a new round of spending cuts by producers amid warnings of a looming oil glut....
21:51, 2019-07-17

U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in ongoing trade talks with China....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Trump's latest tough trade action could hit already struggling chip stocks Chip stocks have been struggling of late as trade tensions between China and the U.S. increase. The Trump administration's latest move on that front could add pressure to the chipmakers....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Mets’ trade chip Zack Wheeler hits IL at terrible time MINNEAPOLIS — Zack Wheeler is the Mets’ top trade chip heading to July 31, but that status was cast into question Monday when the right-hander was placed on the injured list with shoulder fatigue. Steven Matz will move up a day and pitch in Wheeler’s spot Tuesday against the Twins, and team official...
02:51, 2019-07-16

How a Big U.S. Chip Maker Gave China the 'Keys to the Kingdom' Advanced Micro Devices revived its fortunes when it decided to help Chinese partners develop computer-chip technology. The deal sparked a prolonged battle with Washington over national security....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the US Navy rushed to assist. (June 13)        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

Professor convicted of sending US missile chip technology to China The American government is particularly wary of China these days, and it's determined to make an example out of those who would share US secrets with its major rival. A California federal court has convicted UCLA professor Yi-Chi Shih for reportedly......
10:34, 2019-07-07

The Latest: Israel PM says he supports US amid Iran tensions Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is appealing to “all peace-loving countries” to support American efforts to halt what he called escalating Iranian provocations...
18:17, 2019-06-20

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf...
05:17, 2019-05-29

US squadron of F-15E fighters arrive in UAE amid Iran tensions A squadron of American F-15E Strike Eagles arrived in United Arab Emirates on Thursday as part of reinforcements against the Iranian threat as announced last month by the Pentagon....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cement their political, economic and military ties....
23:17, 2019-06-05

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to stop such “illegal actions.”...
19:17, 2019-06-20

China chip industry insiders voice caution on catch-up efforts Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, effectively banning American firms from doing business with it, China's leaders have spoken boldly about achieving self-sufficiency in the critical semiconductor business....
16:00, 2019-06-13

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
05:17, 2019-07-14

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing the circumstances of the incident. The Guard said it shot ...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Britain sends second warship to gulf amid tensions with Iran: Sky Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid growing tensions with Iran after Royal Marines seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibraltar last week, Sky News reported....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government ag...
15:34, 2019-06-22

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked fears of a wider military conflict....
10:34, 2019-06-20

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
19:34, 2019-06-16

The Latest: Kuwait's emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has arrived in Iraq for a rare official visit to the neighboring country amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf between Washington and Tehran....
13:17, 2019-06-19

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid tensions with Iran....
09:34, 2019-06-29

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels....
06:17, 2019-05-27

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States escalated over tanker attacks in the Gulf region....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States......
07:17, 2019-06-16

Amid Tensions, Iran's Crude Buyers Jump Ship One month after the Trump administration said it would tighten its ban on Iran’s oil sales, the country’s direct crude buyers have all but vanished, traders and executives in the Islamic Republic say....
18:17, 2019-05-27

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran......
18:17, 2019-05-25

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions Iran’s supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers...
22:51, 2019-05-22

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks...
06:51, 2019-05-25

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — 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 Swi...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated....
17:51, 2019-05-25

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
12:17, 2019-06-16

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
18:51, 2019-05-23

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The FAA made the announcement on the Twitter account early Fri...
12:17, 2019-06-21

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bulking up its defenses amid heightened tensions with Russia. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories...
03:34, 2019-05-29

China's Xiaomi continues chip strategy revamp with investment in semiconductor designer China's Xiaomi Corp has taken a stake of roughly 6% in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings Co Ltd, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as central to driving innovation....
07:34, 2019-07-15

Hong Kong legislature takes 2-week break amid vandalism cleanup Hong Kong officials said the Legislative Council will be closed for two weeks as police investigate and workers carry out repairs in the vandalized inner chambers Wednesday....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with American firms....
20:17, 2019-05-23

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s central bank governor....
11:17, 2019-06-09

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its comba...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing the circumstances of the incident. The Guard said...
14:34, 2019-06-20

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role as part of a build-up that began this mo...
19:00, 2019-05-25

Kuwait emir to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruler will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid unprecedented regional tensions after attacks on tankers in the Gulf....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That took some of the luster away from Microsoft's strong earnings report, which sent the company's shares to an intraday record high. Visit the Markets Ins...
03:51, 2019-07-20

Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the region to respond to the Islamic Republic’s threats against US forces in the Middle East. Feinstein, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committe...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee is, we have to stay together,” he said at a South Carolina event on Friday night, where 20 other Dem candidates also converged. “You all know in your g...
19:51, 2019-06-22

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police thwarted attempts by right-wing groups to hold a......
00:34, 2019-06-11

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
15:34, 2019-05-24

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
18:51, 2019-06-23

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government a...
22:34, 2019-06-22

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Prince Sultan Air Base in the country, which is in a de...
05:34, 2019-07-18

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role. He spoke to reporters on the White Hous...
18:51, 2019-05-24

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ The post Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it&...
12:51, 2019-06-10

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective. It’ll be about 1,500 peo...
23:34, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Israel holds army drill amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Israel is holding its largest military drill in years, with thousands of troops from the army, navy and air force simulating a future war with Lebanese He...
11:34, 2019-06-19

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and popularize 5G....
11:51, 2019-06-06

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision....
09:51, 2019-05-22

Texas jury teaches Huawei a 'hard lesson,' says US chip start-up cleared of trade secret theft "Even though we're small, we fought a hard fight. And we won. That'll send a pretty strong message to Huawei," says CNEX co-founder Alan Armstrong....
11:34, 2019-07-03

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood, the plight of Rohingya refugees and the growing threat of Islamophobia...
01:51, 2019-06-01

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices advanced on Friday amid 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...
06:17, 2019-06-21

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
19:17, 2019-05-21

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
09:17, 2019-06-21

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and North Korea, underscoring their alliance amid challenges posed by the United States....
06:17, 2019-06-21

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
17:51, 2019-06-16

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
16:34, 2019-05-24

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions Amid bellicose rhetoric mounting between the US and Iran, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration needs to put down its saber and pick up a phone. Diplomacy is what grants us peace and stability – not war,” AOC tweeted late Thursday. The fre...
14:17, 2019-06-21

U.S. oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incident involving a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions there....
05:34, 2019-07-11

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on heightened tensions between the United States and Iran....
08:17, 2019-06-24

President Trump Says U.S. Warship Destroyed Iranian Drone Amid Heightened Tensions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Trump says it’s the latest “hostile” action by Iran. He’s calling on other countries to condemn what he says ...
22:00, 2019-07-18

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....
04:34, 2019-07-12

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, 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 to simmer in the Middle East....
08:51, 2019-07-12

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
18:17, 2019-05-24

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
07:51, 2019-06-18

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against American forces in the region. ...
04:17, 2019-06-29

U.S., China firms scramble as new tariffs hurt business Shanghai wine importer Alex Chen has spent the last 10 days moving all his American wines - from chardonnays to zinfandels - out of warehouses in the city's free trade zone before they are hit with an extra tariff that kicks in on Saturday....
10:51, 2019-05-31

China says list of ‘unreliable’ foreign firms coming soon BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says it will release a list of “unreliable” foreign companies in the near future. The Chinese commerce ministry spokesman did not give a specific date Thursday during a weekly briefing. He said no particular company or industry is being tar...
10:34, 2019-06-06

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.        ...
19:51, 2019-05-24

Oil hovers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs 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 to simmer in the Middle East....
08:51, 2019-07-12

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
01:17, 2019-05-25

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with the U.S., raising concerns that Chinese President Xi Jinping could retaliate by going back on his vow. The country’s top financial regulators say the o...
12:34, 2019-05-22

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
14:34, 2019-05-31

China Threatens 'To Blacklist' Foreign Firms Post Huawei Ban China has said that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organisations and individuals for targeting in what could signal retaliation for US sanctions on the Chinese tech......
15:51, 2019-06-01

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
19:01, 2019-07-12

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tariff barriers adopted in recent months, a new survey said....
10:34, 2019-05-22

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
03:34, 2019-06-18

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
07:17, 2019-06-18

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
17:17, 2019-07-15

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered them to trim output to reduce the smog....
14:51, 2019-06-17

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....
21:17, 2019-05-22

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....
21:00, 2019-06-09

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....
17:34, 2019-05-30

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....
20:34, 2019-06-14

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....
00:51, 2019-05-24

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
10:34, 2019-07-01

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms as dollar softens, stocks drop on trade jitters A soft dollar aided gains in Latin American currencies on Wednesday, although stock markets in the region came under pressure from an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China. The Brazilian real edged higher, drawing optimism from progress in the government's pension refo...
00:17, 2019-07-18

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military strike on Iran....
04:34, 2019-06-24

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to the meeting, according to a White House official....
22:17, 2019-07-19

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions LONDON (AP) — President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions. The post President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:00, 2019-06-03

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
01:17, 2019-07-18

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washington and Beijing, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
15:51, 2019-07-03

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2bn worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China’s sovereignty...
21:51, 2019-07-12

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday....
19:17, 2019-06-09

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times investigation. China’s 1.4 billion people pay the price....
00:17, 2019-06-15

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tariffs are causing companies to move production away from the world's second largest economy....
04:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security "entity list" that bars them from buying U.S. parts and components without government approval....
20:00, 2019-06-21

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday....
11:51, 2019-06-09

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
13:00, 2019-07-13

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, according to sources familiar with the attacks. Reuters reported extensive new details about t...
02:00, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 2-U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
04:51, 2019-06-18

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

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....
19:01, 2019-06-04

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....
04:51, 2019-07-18

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' G20 finance chiefs said trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified but did not express a pressing need to resolve them. Their communique outlines a pickup in global growth....
14:17, 2019-06-09

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....
16:00, 2019-06-01

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....
19:17, 2019-07-09

Wall Street gains as trade tensions ease U.S. stocks posted broad-based gains on Friday, ahead of a long weekend, as sentiment was buoyed by optimistic comments by President Donald Trump that the protracted trade war with China could soon end....
17:17, 2019-05-24

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....
18:51, 2019-05-24

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
18:51, 2019-06-18

China says war with U.S. would be a disaster as tensions mount China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over Taiwan and the South China Sea....
08:51, 2019-06-02

FedEx Caught in U.S.-China Tensions Chinese authorities were reported to be investigating FedEx over allegations it damaged the interest of customers, in the first action against a U.S. company amid heightening tensions over trade and technology....
05:51, 2019-06-02

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war bet...
04:01, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Lobby group tells China to focus on reform, not retaliation on U.S. firms China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial sector, said a lobby group representing global banks and asset managers....
08:00, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security "entity list" that bars them from buying U.S. parts and components without government approval....
12:34, 2019-06-22

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, 2019-07-02

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....
22:17, 2019-06-14

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....
04:51, 2019-07-18

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....
19:34, 2019-06-01

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the United States and China....
13:00, 2019-05-22

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

Wall St. slips as trade tensions mount; Fed minutes awaited U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as trade tensions were heightened on reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company, while investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting....
19:17, 2019-05-22

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

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......
00:00, 2019-06-13

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....
02:34, 2019-06-28

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....
23:00, 2019-06-09

Wall Street set to open lower as trade tensions weigh Wall Street was set to open slightly lower on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war was heightened by Washington's tough stance, but losses were limited by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut....
15:34, 2019-06-12

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....
22:17, 2019-07-17

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....
07:17, 2019-06-07

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....
14:34, 2019-06-13

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....
05:51, 2019-06-02

Canada: Time for China to “break the silence” on Tiananmen TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s foreign minister says it’s time for Beijing to “break the silence” on the Tiananmen Square massacre. Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Tuesday that China should openly account for the Chinese citizens who were killed, detained or went missing. Chin...
06:34, 2019-06-05

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to avoid US tariffs?...
01:00, 2019-06-13

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....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March....
23:51, 2019-05-21

RPT-UPDATE 1-Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books....
08:34, 2019-06-17

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....
16:51, 2019-05-21

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....
19:34, 2019-05-29

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....
00:00, 2019-07-10

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....
17:17, 2019-05-29

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.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-12

G20 finance leaders' communique to describe trade tensions as 'intensified': sources Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks, three G20 sources said as a second day of meetings got underway on Sunday....
06:00, 2019-06-09

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"....
23:51, 2019-06-08

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,......
03:34, 2019-06-22

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....
16:17, 2019-07-11

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....
17:51, 2019-05-25

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...
12:51, 2019-06-03

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....
00:51, 2019-05-24

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....
21:00, 2019-06-21

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...
22:34, 2019-05-25

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....
11:51, 2019-05-29

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, 2019-07-12

China's Xi says Iran tensions worrying, calls for restraint A rise in tensions in the Middle East owing to U.S. pressure on Iran is worrying and all parties need to exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media ahead of a visit to the country....
07:51, 2019-06-05

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
13:51, 2019-07-14

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions. The post UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tens...
08:00, 2019-06-13

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G20 China says its trade negotiators are in contact with their U.S. counterparts on ways of resolving their disputes ahead of an expected meeting between Trump, Xi this week...
08:51, 2019-06-24

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create the necessary conditions for dialogue, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday....
13:17, 2019-06-20

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....
13:51, 2019-05-29

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....
12:34, 2019-06-06

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....
10:51, 2019-06-03

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....
03:51, 2019-05-30

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....
10:34, 2019-06-06

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....
04:17, 2019-06-17

Stocks drop, bond prices rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
19:34, 2019-05-29

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
06:17, 2019-05-24

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Global growth worries slam Wall St as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalating trade war between United States and China would stymie global economic growth....
01:01, 2019-05-24

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....
05:34, 2019-07-12

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....
15:01, 2019-06-28

Stocks in Asia trade mixed; oil prices rise as US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Monday morning, while oil prices continued to rise as tensions between the U.S. and Iran linger after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone last week....
04:34, 2019-06-24

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....
23:17, 2019-06-04

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. ...
02:17, 2019-05-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
20:34, 2019-05-29

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....
05:34, 2019-06-19

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."...
19:34, 2019-05-24

Ex-Jaguar design chief Ian Callum launches design firm Ian Callum left Jaguar after 20 years as its design chief New independent company will be based in Warwick and undertake a diverse range of commissions Ex-Jaguar design chief Ian Callum has launched a new business venture, just weeks after his high-profile departure from the company’s styling dep...
17:51, 2019-07-17

Jaguar's Former Design Chief Ian Callum Launches New Design Firm Jaguar's former design chief Ian Callum announced his retirement last month at the British manufacturer after two decades, and has now opened stepped into a new direction of his life. Callum - named......
11:17, 2019-07-18

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....
21:00, 2019-06-27

China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
14:51, 2019-06-14

Southeast Asian leaders emphasize economic strength in face of U.S.-China tensions Southeast Asian leaders agreed on Sunday to work together on regional economy and security to strengthen their positions amid growing U.S.-China tensions, as they wrapped up this year's first summit in Bangkok....
13:51, 2019-06-23

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
04:17, 2019-05-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
15:34, 2019-06-14

Stocks little changed amid trade uncertainty Stocks were little changed on Tuesday after the U.S. threatened a new wave of tariffs on European goods, dampening recent optimism surrounding the Washington-Beijing trade truce....
18:00, 2019-07-02

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
03:34, 2019-06-05

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Rupee Off Day's High Of 69.47 Against Dollar Amid Volatile Trade Rupee vs dollar today: Rupee vs dollar: Foreign funds pulled out Rs 97.05 crore from the capital markets on a net basis on Wednesday, provisional data showed. The rupee opened higher at69.47 against......
18:00, 2019-06-20

Best bathroom design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning bathroom projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Best bedroom design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning bedroom projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Best kitchen design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning kitchen projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Best garden design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning garden projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Further Amid Trade Jitters Stocks, bond yields and commodities around the world declined again, as worries about slowing economic growth spurred a fresh retreat from riskier investments....
23:34, 2019-05-29

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at their back with deregulation, lower corporate taxes and this trade war."...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points Amid Choppy Trade, Nifty Below 12,050 Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a lower note, retreating from record levels, tracking declines in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 137.62 points to 40,130.00......
11:51, 2019-06-04

Dow futures sharply lower amid intensifying trade war concerns U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Monday morning, as market participants monitor an intensifying trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
12:34, 2019-06-03

Amid Iran and trade, Trump shifts talk to Air Force One WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump and Canada’s prime minister sat down for talks at the White House, a model airplane sat on the coffee table in front of them. Before Trump answered reporters’ questions about Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone, he explained that the model i...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Sensex, Nifty Turn Flat Amid Jittery Trade Domestic stock markets gave up early gains to move in a tight range on Friday afternoon amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex declined as much as 193.3 points from an intraday high of......
09:17, 2019-07-12

Xi to meet 'best and bosom friend' Putin amid raging US trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping will touch down in Russia Wednesday to meet his "best friend" President Vladimir Putin, cementing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing amid China's heated trade war with the United States....
09:34, 2019-06-05

Sensex, Nifty Move In A Range Amid Cautious Trade Top laggards on the 50-scrip index were Dr Reddy's, Cipla, Reliance Industries, Coal India and Yes Bank, trading between 1.12 and 2.63 per cent lower....
14:51, 2019-06-07

Asian auto stocks end mixed amid trade concerns Auto stocks in Asia were mixed amid concerns over U.S.-China trade, after seeing an earlier jump following reports that the U.S. may delay tariffs on the sector....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Busiest US port hit by 7th straight month of export declines amid trade war America's top two busiest container ports, the Los Angeles and Long Beach, on Tuesday reported declines in export volumes in May amid an ongoing trade war with China....
09:00, 2019-06-12

Capitals enter NHL draft weekend amid a cap crunch and trade speculation “I don’t know that we’re ever not in an all-in situation," GM Brian MacLellan said Thursday of the team's approach to the offseason. "We view ourselves as a contender for the Cup and we want to put the best team forward and make the best decisions to do that."...
23:00, 2019-06-20

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,700 Amid Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note to break a four-day fall, a day after credit ratings major Fitch cut India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year......
08:17, 2019-06-18

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories - their steepest drops since the start of the year....
06:00, 2019-05-24

Samsung Reportedly Cuts Exynos Production Amid Trade Feud The launch of Samsung's next flagship - the Galaxy Note 10 - is likely to get delayed as the tech major is reportedly slowing down the production of its top tier Exynos 9825 chipset for the handset....
16:51, 2019-07-17

Amid Trade Rumors, Marcus Stroman's Twitter Is Driving Everyone A Little Nuts Marcus Stroman is going somewhere. The Blue Jays starter is having an excellent season, putting up a 3.18 ERA for a woebegone Toronto team in the first half and earning his first all-star election. He’s also still got another arbitration-eligible year left, making him an attractive trade deadline ta...
16:17, 2019-07-11

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
13:17, 2019-07-17

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
06:51, 2019-07-04

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
12:51, 2019-06-13

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger over comments made by his ambassador suggesting the NHS should be “on the table” in future trade negotiations.His visit also came as cabinet ministers...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
22:51, 2019-05-23

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
02:34, 2019-07-21

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's corporate behavior....
07:00, 2019-06-03

Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats, fuel hike BERLIN (AP) — The International Air Transport Association is lowering its forecast for the airline industry this year to $28 billion from $35.5 billion amid rising fuel prices and weakening world trade. The Montreal-based IATA said Sunday that “margins are being squeezed by rising costs right ...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks The president faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in the name of U.S. national security....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-05

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war, calls Chinese leader 'terrific guy' US President Donald Trump has announced plans for an "extended" meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Japan next week, a significant development aimed at resolving the ongoing trade war between the two countries....
09:51, 2019-06-19

USDA predicts agricultural exports will fall $6.3B this year amid trade disputes America's agricultural exports this year are predicted to fall some $6.3 billion from last year, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
02:34, 2019-06-01

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
05:51, 2019-07-18

Chinese consumers say they've boycotted American products amid Trump trade war Chinese consumers are souring on American products amid a bruising trade war: 56% of Chinese consumers have boycotted US items in protest.       ...
16:00, 2019-06-28

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies....
23:51, 2019-05-31

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei executive in Vancouver....
05:34, 2019-07-14

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift Southeast Asian leaders have pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed South China Sea after a new incident and renewed their alarm over the U.S.-China trade war with one warning it may spiral out of control...
09:17, 2019-06-23

China’s economic growth cools further amid ongoing tariff war with U.S. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last month to resume negotiations. But economists warn the truce is fragile because the two sides face the same array of disagreements that caused talks to break down in May....
07:00, 2019-07-15

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, said Frid...
07:00, 2019-05-31

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
18:00, 2019-06-05

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Level Since 2017 Amid Worries on Growth, Trade The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since 2017, dragged down by growing investor concerns that trade tensions between the U.S. and China could last longer and strain growth more than previously thought....
02:34, 2019-05-24

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
12:17, 2019-06-29

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
07:17, 2019-07-15

METALS-Copper extends losses amid lacklustre China demand Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries of lean demand from China, the world's biggest consumer of the red metal....
10:34, 2019-07-09

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output...
16:51, 2019-05-21

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
00:17, 2019-05-28

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war....
01:51, 2019-07-06

China's Didi Seeks to Raise up to $2 Billion Amid Uber Revival Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds in the hope that investor enthusiasm in the sector has recovered after initial public offerings of Uber and Lyft....
18:51, 2019-07-17

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
18:34, 2019-06-07

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
03:51, 2019-07-11

European stocks close lower amid trade war, political worries; Stoxx 600 hits 2½-month low European shares ended Wednesday's session in negative territory amid worries over the U.S.-China trade war and a potential budget standoff between Italy and the EU....
02:34, 2019-05-30

U.S. national security adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday on a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
01:34, 2019-07-21

Best living room design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning living room projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral relations....
19:00, 2019-06-27

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China....
09:51, 2019-05-27

US stock futures point to a mixed open amid China slowdown fears U.S. stock index futures were mixed Monday morning investors pause for breath following a record-setting performance on Wall Street last week and monitor Chinese economic data....
09:34, 2019-07-15

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Who are the top losers of the U.S-China trade war? With U.S.-China tensions threatening to slow global trading volume, economies such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will likely be most badly hit.       ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

The U.S. and China Are Talking Trade Again. But They’re Still Far Apart. As the United States eased restrictions on China, President Trump faced questions over whether he was giving up too much in return for vague promises....
00:34, 2019-07-01

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose a national security threat....
17:51, 2019-05-21

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade tensions pressure emerging markets; Mexican peso leads FX lower Emerging market shares and currencies fell on Thursday on renewed growth and trade tensions after U.S. President Donald Trump said not enough progress was being made in talks with Mexico aimed at averting U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
12:34, 2019-06-06

Lighthizer says US and China talking again on trade U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that his office was once again in conversations with Chinese counterparts following a breakdown in trade negotiations last month....
23:34, 2019-06-19

Trump says U.S. doing well in trade talks with China President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was doing well in trade talks with China and that Beijing wanted to make a deal with Washington....
17:00, 2019-05-30

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers are bringing a new worry: layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
15:17, 2019-05-21

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
22:34, 2019-06-28

Trump Says US-China Trade Talks "Already Begun" US President Donald Trump said Monday that talks on a trade deal with Beijing have resumed following a weekend truce struck with China's Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit....
09:17, 2019-07-02

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the U.S. is dwarfed by China’s $379 billion surplus, and the...
04:34, 2019-05-25

U.S.-China Trade Talks Will End in a Deal, Former Negotiator Says A former top U.S. trade negotiator said talks with China for a trade deal had made significant progress despite recent setbacks and an agreement would eventually be reached....
15:17, 2019-05-21

China and U.S. clash again on trade and regional security China and the United States clashed again this weekend on trade and security, accusing each other of destabilizing the region and potentially the world....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production back to Taiwan. They’re also looking for cheaper labour in other Asian countries and in India....
21:51, 2019-05-31

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall impact of the dispute....
17:34, 2019-06-05

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground....
23:51, 2019-06-05

China trade war could hurt domestic oil drilling One of the more unexpected effects of President Trump’s trade war with Beijing is that it might lead to rising prices for oil, not because tariffs are making oil imports more expensive but because they could make it more difficult to drill for oil in the U.S....
23:34, 2019-07-05

Duterte wary over US-China trade war, wants it resolved soon TOKYO (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed deep concerns about the escalating U.S.-China trade war and its impact on the global economy, including that of his country. Duterte, who is visiting Japan for talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, says a protracted dispute would shrink...
16:17, 2019-05-31

China Blames U.S. for Trade Dispute and Says It Won’t Back Down BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might take to up the ante. The report from the Cabin...
23:51, 2019-06-02

Why U.S. small caps may lag despite U.S.-China trade truce A truce in the trade war between the United States and China that pushed large-cap stocks to new record highs Monday does not appear to be enough to buoy the shares of small U.S. companies that are struggling under the weight of higher tariff costs....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Dow slides 286 points with no end to U.S.-China trade war in sight The Dow Jones Industrial average fell nearly 300 points on Thursday as investors worried about the effect of the trade war between the United States and China on the economy....
11:34, 2019-05-24

This holiday could fizzle if the US-China trade war blows up More tariffs on China could raise fireworks prices, hitting next year's Fourth of July displays, and the small businesses and jobs tied to them.       ...
13:00, 2019-06-19

Trump says 'every signal' is China wants a trade deal President Trump said Wednesday China wants to reach a trade deal with the United States. He also predicted that a deal with Mexico to avoid creating new tariffs on its products was also likely and could happen soon....
04:01, 2019-06-06

Here's the worst-case scenario for the US-China trade war It turns out trade wars are not short and not so easy to win, as President Donald Trump once tweeted. As the US-China trade war drags on, economists are sharpening their pencils, forecasting what a protracted trade war would cost....
17:51, 2019-05-23

China blames US for escalating trade fight BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might take to up the ante. The report from the Cabinet spo...
17:51, 2019-06-02

Samsung smartphones to benefit from US-China trade war The escalating global politico-economic risks are expected to benefit Samsung smartphones but impact the overall global demand this year, especially for Apple and Huawei. Mia Huang, analyst at TrendForce, said that the demand has weakened even more than originally predicted due to the ongoing trade ...
04:00, 2019-06-17

Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War? China is the world's largest producer, and processor, of 17 elements that are key ingredients in smartphones, airplanes, medical devices, and military gear....
14:34, 2019-06-17

How The China-USA Trade War Could Impact Game Hardware During the 1980s and 90s, Nintendo made its game consoles in Japan. Now, they are made in China and could get more expensive for American consumers....
17:34, 2019-05-22

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentative deals to end U.S.-China trade disputes....
04:00, 2019-05-22

China says U.S. can't use pressure to force trade deal The United States cannot use pressure to force a trade deal on China, a senior Chinese official and trade negotiator said on Sunday, refusing to be drawn on whether the leaders of the two countries would meet at the G20 summit to bash out an agreement....
14:51, 2019-06-02

China’s trade rep says ‘external pressures’ can help economy BEIJING (AP) — Chinese media say the country’s top trade negotiator has told a forum in Shanghai that “external pressures” can help the economy. Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post and mainland Chinese media outlets reported Thursday that Vice Premier Liu He described the pr...
11:34, 2019-06-13

US, China Negotiators Resume Trade War Talks Top US and Chinese negotiators held phone talks on Tuesday as the world's top two economies seek to resolve their trade war, more than a week after they declared a truce....
13:17, 2019-07-10

US-China trade war, Iran to overshadow G20 talks World leaders are gathering in Japan for what is expected to be a highly divisive G20 summit. Tensions over Iran and the long-running trade war between China and the US loom large over this year's meeting....
04:17, 2019-06-28

Trade war with China could cost Apple dearly Analysts wonder if China will ban sales or production of Apple devices in retaliation for U.S. stance on local giant Huawei. Earnings could fall 29%.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software in smartphones and networking gear. So when Chinese President Xi ...
19:00, 2019-05-21

How the trade war with China could ruin your Fourth of July President Donald Trump's trade war with China may raise fireworks prices, hitting Fourth of July displays, jobs and businesses next Independence Day.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-20

EU goods trade gaps with U.S. and China widen The European Union's trade surplus in goods with the United States and its deficit with China both increased in the first five months of 2019, figures that could add extra strain to global tensions....
11:51, 2019-07-16

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a nearly year-long trade war....
20:00, 2019-06-20

China's supercomputers are the latest target in US trade war The US and China have been locked in a race for the world's most powerful supercomputer. China was in the lead with its Sunway TaihuLight, which has a 93 petaflop capacity. But the US surpassed that last year, when it released the Summit, which can r......
20:51, 2019-06-21

China Signals It Is Willing to Return to Trade Talks With U.S. After weeks of escalating trade tensions with the U.S., China modulated its rhetoric, suggesting negotiations remain a priority and laying out conditions for doing so....
18:17, 2019-06-02

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with life....
14:51, 2019-06-28

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war when they gather for a weekend summit in Thailand. The Chinese sinking of a Philippine boat, which endangered 22...
04:51, 2019-06-22

U.S.: China Misrepresented Why Trade Talks Broke Down The Trump administration on Monday rebuked China for making statements in recent weeks that it said misrepresented why trade talks between the two nations reached an impasse....
12:17, 2019-06-04

U.S.-China trade agreement takes little pressure off Fed to cut rates An agreement by the United States and China to return to the negotiating table on trade is doing little to relieve pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates....
16:17, 2019-07-01

It's been more than a year since the US-China trade war started. Here's a timeline of everything that's happened so far. Oliver Contreras/Getty; Greg Baker/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider It's been more than a year since President Donald Trump ignited a trade war with China. Since then, the two sides have together placed tariffs on more than $360 billion worth of each other's products. Here's a timeline of the...
23:17, 2019-05-23

Dow stumbles more than 300 points Thursday over U.S.-China trade fears Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors’ anxiety over the U.S.-China trade spat increased and put the market on track for three straight weeks of losses.        ...
20:34, 2019-05-23

June imports fall at top U.S. hub for China ocean trade The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, - handled 5.1%fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing disrupts global supply chains....
04:34, 2019-07-12

U.S. and China Angle for Trade Truce, but Both Insist the Other Will Back Down As President Trump prepares for a pivotal meeting with President Xi Jinping of China, both countries say they do not need to compromise to bring a bruising trade war to an end....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
03:34, 2019-05-24

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting on a river bank, and offered to teach the Americans a Chinese idiom: diandao heibai, “to invert bla...
20:17, 2019-05-23

U.S. trade chief says talking with China won't stop cheating Washington wants changes from Beijing that would rewrite the terms of trade between the two countries by improving intellectual property protection, halting forced technology transfers and industrial subsidies and removing other barriers....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Steve Mnuchin: U.S. to pick up trade talks with China The United States and China will hold trade talks by phone Thursday, and in-person negotiations could also resume in the near future, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday....
18:34, 2019-07-18

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
21:51, 2019-05-24

US Must Show "Sincerity" For Trade Talks To Continue, Says China China warned the United States on Thursday that it must show "sincerity" if trade talks are to continue between the world's top two economies, stressing that Beijing would "not yield" on major......
19:34, 2019-05-23

Futures surge as U.S.-China restart trade talks U.S. stock index futures rose sharply on Monday, with chipmakers making handsome gains, as trade tensions between the United States and China eased after both sides agreed to restart talks....
14:17, 2019-07-01

China's currency is sending a warning signal about the trade war China's currency has been an important barometer for progress in U.S.-Chinese trade talks, and right now it's signaling things aren't going well....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Why Rare Earths Could Give China a Trade War Cudgel U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software used in smartphones and networking gear. So when China’s Presiden...
22:34, 2019-05-30

Ford Is Fined in China as Trade Fight With U.S. Rages A $25 million fine for anticompetitive practices appears to make the Detroit automaker the latest company to be singed in the U.S.-China economic clash....
16:17, 2019-06-05

Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade negotiations U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage faltering trade talks or plunge the world's two largest economies into a deeper, costlier trade war....
22:34, 2019-06-28

China's GAC Motor delays U.S. entry on trade frictions China's GAC Motor had an aggressive goal to sell cars in the U.S. in early 2020 but is now postponing that target as tariffs threaten to make the importing of cars from China more expensive. The company cited "the escalation of China-U.S. trade frictions" and distribution "uncertainties."...
14:51, 2019-05-22

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp....
13:34, 2019-06-14

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
22:34, 2019-05-21

US-China trade war to cost $455bn in lost output, says IMF Christine Lagarde says world must avoid the ‘self-inflicted wounds’ of a tit-for-tat wrangle The International Monetary Fund has called for a speedy end to the deepening trade war between the United States and China after calculating that the tit-for-tat tariffs will cost $455bn (£357.5bn) in lost o...
18:00, 2019-06-05

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talks could only occur in an atmosphere of "mutual respect."...
22:34, 2019-05-21

In Duisburg, China expands trade influence in Germany As one of the end points for China's vast new global trade route, the former industrial city of Duisburg is well known to many Chinese businesses. Many Duisburg residents are optimistic about Beijing's growing influence....
00:34, 2019-06-17

China's Factories Take a Bigger-Than-Expected Hit From U.S. Trade Battle Activity in Chinese factories slumped in May, as new orders for goods fell in response to uncertainties created by the escalating trade dispute with the U.S....
11:00, 2019-05-31

In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
23:51, 2019-06-11

Tiny technology could have giant consequences for the U.S.-China trade war The geopolitical clash between the United States and China hinges on the tiniest of technologies, chips and other components that are essential to nearly every smartphone, laptop computer and cellular......
15:51, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentative deals to end U.S.-China trade disputes....
02:51, 2019-05-22

WRAPUP 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war....
05:51, 2019-05-22

RPT-Former UBS China banker given 9 years in prison for insider trade A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017, court documents show and sources with knowledge of the case said....
08:17, 2019-06-24

After China Says "Not Afraid" To Fight Trade War With US, Trump Responds U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid......
23:00, 2019-06-11

Markets Right Now: Stocks rally on US-China trade truce NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rallying early Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to resume trade talks. The U.S. agreed to hold off on imposing new tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods, although existing tariffs on $250...
17:34, 2019-07-01

China pushing US to back down on Huawei in trade deal China is demanding the Trump administration back down on its sanctions against tech company Huawei Technologies as part of an eventual trade deal between the two nations....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Syngenta profits hit by U.S./China trade wars, bad weather Agricultural chemical maker Syngenta on Friday reported a 34% fall in first-half net income, showing the impact of U.S. trade disputes with China and Mexico as well as bad weather in some of its markets....
13:34, 2019-07-19

U.S., China trade talks on positive track: PBOC's Yi Trade negotiations between China and the United States at a G20 meeting over the weekend went better than expected and provide a positive roadmap for further talks, People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang said on Monday....
16:17, 2019-07-01

Two European countries could be the big winners from the US-China trade war, Barclays says France and Germany could be the biggest beneficiaries in an escalation in trade tariffs between the U.S. and China, Barclays economists have projected....
10:51, 2019-06-18

Xi Jinping tells China to prepare for long trade war with US Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his first domestic tour since a trade war broke out with the Trump administration, has told his people that they should be prepared for a long battle with the US. “We are here at the starting point of the Long March to remember the time when the Red Army began......
01:34, 2019-05-22

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a number of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements like gadolinium, lanthanum, cerium and promethium...
16:51, 2019-05-29

Elkem warns on Q2 profit as China-U.S. trade war bites Oslo-listed Elkem, a major supplier to metals makers and chemical industries, warned on Thursday of a plunge in second-quarter earnings following a recent hike in U.S. tariffs on imports from China and a production delay in France....
09:34, 2019-06-13

Dow stumbles nearly 300 points Thursday over U.S.-China trade fears Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors’ anxiety over the U.S.-China trade spat increased and put the market on track for three straight weeks of losses.        ...
12:00, 2019-05-24

Trump says any China trade deal would need to be somewhat tilted in U.S. favor President Donald Trump said on Monday that trade talks with China were under way and any deal would need to be somewhat tilted in favor of the United States....
01:51, 2019-07-02

Fed may cut rates near zero if U.S.-China trade worsens: Morgan Stanley The Federal Reserve may lower U.S. interest rates to near zero by the spring of 2020 if U.S.-China trade relations deteriorate further and tip the U.S. economy into a recession, according to Morgan Stanley analysts....
03:34, 2019-06-18

Why a Weaker Yuan Risks Inflaming the U.S.-China Trade War China’s management of its currency, the yuan, is under fresh scrutiny after recent weakening brought it back into focus in the U.S.-China trade war. The yuan slid closer to 7 to the dollar, a line it hasn’t crossed in more than 10 years, just as the two sides again ratcheted up tariffs with threats ...
10:17, 2019-06-07

The Trade War’s Next Front? China’s Access to Wall Street As some inside and outside the White House call for weakening China’s links to Wall Street, e-commerce giant Alibaba is considering listing its shares in Hong Kong....
21:17, 2019-05-28

Wall St. rises as investors eye U.S.-China trade talks at G20 Wall Street advanced on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of the much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan....
22:34, 2019-06-28

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan....
15:17, 2019-06-28

Trump accuses China of backing away from trade deal President Trump claimed Wednesday that the U.S. had a trade deal with China mostly complete in late April before Beijing tried to walk back concessions it made during the talks. Beijing has denied that it ever made the concessions and reportedly views the claim as an insult....
00:00, 2019-06-13

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-06-09

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Japan....
22:34, 2019-06-28

U.S.-China trade war of words heads for Fox cable TV face-off China's war of words with the United States over their escalating trade dispute will reach a crescendo of sorts when a broadcaster from Chinese state television debates a Fox Business host in prime time on the U.S. cable network....
03:51, 2019-05-30

Don’t expect a trade deal with China before the 2020 election Here we go again. The president said this week that negotiations with China over trade are far from resolving anything. So he’s talking punitive tariffs again. And that is bothering the stock market. The Chinese tactic is to stall. Trump could be out of office in 2021, so why should they negotiate w...
05:17, 2019-07-18

As the trade war with China heats up this summer, who is feeling the chill? The number of visitors to the U.S. from China fell 5.7% to 3 million in 2018, the first decline In 15 years. So far, it’s not getting better in 2019.       ...
05:51, 2019-06-19

US-China trade talks 'back on track,' Trump says President Trump said the U.S. would resume trade talks with Beijing and would hold off on imposing new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods....
16:17, 2019-06-29

China says US trade provocations are 'naked economic terrorism' Trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated sharply earlier after Washington accused Beijing of having "reneged" on its previous promises to make structural changes to its economic practices....
08:51, 2019-05-30

US farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on HAYSVILLE, Kansas – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp. A cousin of cannabis plants that produce marijuana, hemp is used in products ranging from...
22:00, 2019-06-14

Factbox: Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes with Beijing and global steel tariffs, have had an impact on them....
22:17, 2019-06-19

China may restrict tech access in spiraling trade war with US The People's Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will build a strong firewall to strengthen the nation's ability to innovate and to accelerate the development of key technologies....
23:51, 2019-06-09

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. move to blacklist Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei....
02:17, 2019-06-01

Trump open to 'historic' trade deal with China Donald Trump's meeting with Xi Jinping was one of the most anticipated events of the G20 summit. The two countries are locked in a bitter trade war that's damaging the world economy....
06:34, 2019-06-29