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U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy

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

U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy

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Mnuchin to visit China soon as trade war clouds global economy U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade war that has cast a pall over the globa...
20:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. Treasury Secretary says U.S.-China trade deal is 90% done: CNBC U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that the trade deal between the United States and China is "about 90%" complete, CNBC reported....
15:34, 06/26/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on further China trade talks: There's nothing planned as of now Mnuchin's comments came shortly after President Donald Trump wrote in a post on Twitter that talks will continue and that his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping remained strong, sendi...
23:00, 05/10/2019

US-China trade talks are in the 'final laps,' Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says Trade talks between Washington and Beijing are now in the final stages, said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, according to the New York Times....
09:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat: agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agr...
20:17, 05/10/2019

UK too desperate to secure US trade deal, says Clinton's treasury secretary Britain in weak negotiating position despite Trump’s warm words, says Larry SummersThe former US treasury secretary Larry Summers has said he does not believe that a “desperate” UK would manage to sec...
11:17, 08/06/2019

Treasury Secretary Finds No Security Concerns With Google Work in China Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and President Trump have found no national-security concerns about work Google is doing in China, a rebuke of claims made by billionaire Peter Thiel....
18:34, 07/24/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says that Trump could loosen the noose on Huawei if trade talks progress Late last month, U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that the U.S. might use Huawei as a bargaining chip to get favorable terms from China in any trade agreement between the two countries. Reuters repo...
06:00, 06/10/2019

Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question prospects for sales at some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Stock futures surge after Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says US-China deal is 90% complete U.S. stock index futures jumped Wednesday morning after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC that the U.S. and China were almost there on a trade deal....
13:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. blacklists China's Huawei as trade dispute clouds global outlook The Trump administration hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions on Wednesday, adding another incendiary element to the U.S.-China trade dispute just as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuch...
08:34, 05/16/2019

WRAPUP 2-Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question sales from some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke on Thursday from Beijing...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Peter Thiel called for an investigation into Google’s China dealings, but Trump has found no reason for concern, according to the Treasury Secretary (GOOG, GOOGL) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he and President Trump had found no evidence of Google working with the Chinese government in a way that raised ...
10:00, 07/25/2019

As UK accelerates post-Brexit freeport plans, trade secretary takes lessons from U.S. Britain is accelerating its post-Brexit plans to develop freeports to boost trade, Trade Secretary Liz Truss said on Thursday after meeting with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to discuss simil...
03:51, 08/09/2019

Treasury yields little changed ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields were little changed on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
00:51, 06/29/2019

Treasury Yields Steady Ahead of U.S.-China Trade Talks U.S. government-bond yields hovered near 2%, reflecting investor caution ahead of trade talks between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan this weekend....
21:34, 06/28/2019

U.S. Treasury labels China ‘currency manipulator’ as trade war escalates Global stocks extended already substantial losses on Aug. 5, after Washington designated China a ‘currency manipulator,’ shaking fragile investor sentiment in a rapid escalation of the U.S.-China trad...
08:17, 08/07/2019

USTR, Treasury defend Trump strategy on trade row with China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Trade Representative and Treasury Department have issued a statement defending Washington’s strategy in its trade dispute with Beijing. The statement seen on the USTRR...
08:17, 06/04/2019

Treasury yields tick lower as US-China trade war escalates U.S. government debt prices ticked higher Thursday after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology....
15:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Treasury chief to plan for trade meeting in China soon: spokesman U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding to President Donald Trump's earlier statements that...
22:17, 05/14/2019

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

Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade deal 90 percent done U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday negotiators are 90 percent of the way to a new trade deal with China, just days before President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet a...
22:51, 06/26/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the w...
02:17, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-USTR, Treasury say China pursuing 'blame game' on trade talks breakdown U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Monday that China was pursuing a "blame game" in recent public statements and a weekend white paper that misrepresented the trade negotiations betw...
04:17, 06/04/2019

Storm clouds gathering over UK economy, warns retailer Boots Storm clouds are gathering over Britain's economy, with waning consumer confidence and political uncertainty suggesting it could be heading for a recession, the boss of the country's biggest health an...
17:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. wants 'reasonable' trade deal with China: U.S. Commerce Secretary The United States "is not looking for victory" with China over trade but wants "a sensible deal that addresses the legitimate issues that we have," U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesda...
15:34, 06/26/2019

US Wants "Reasonable" Trade Deal With China: Commerce Secretary The United States "is not looking for victory" with China over trade but wants "a sensible deal that addresses the legitimate issues that we have," US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/27/2019

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese economy. In an interview with Russian media published W...
09:00, 06/05/2019

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...
11:17, 06/13/2019

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s fragile trade truce was shattered with both sides s...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-...
16:51, 05/21/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. N...
21:34, 05/09/2019

Dutch PM says China has stuck to climate goals despite economy, trade war China has stuck to its climate change goals even with a slowing economy - the world's second largest - and a trade war with the United States, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Thursday....
21:17, 06/27/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Even More Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. N...
16:34, 05/10/2019

As China’s Economy Slows, Why the World Should Care China’s economic growth is sputtering. The official forecast of 6% to 6.5% is the slowest on record, and the 6.2% growth actually reported in the second quarter is the weakest since the government beg...
16:17, 07/20/2019

The eerie 'black hole' clouds that loomed over London during Trump's visit are extremely rare Shutterstock An ominous, dark cloud hung over London during President Trump's visit with the Queen. Londoners were initially perplexed, but it turns out someone identified the clouds as a rare cloud ...
05:34, 06/06/2019

China says Vice Premier Liu to visit U.S. on May 9-10 for trade talks China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States on May 9 and May 10 for bilateral trade talks at the invitation of senior U.S. officials....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Trade war would have a 'devastating' impact on the world economy, Morgan Stanley CEO Gorman says Morgan Stanley is the sixth biggest U.S. bank by assets, but it has leading businesses in Wall Street arenas like equities trading and mergers advice....
17:00, 06/27/2019

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. California has taken the biggest hit followed by Texas, Ill...
19:34, 06/18/2019

Kudlow says White House will be 'very aggressive' in China trade talks with US economy doing so well National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday that the strength of the U.S. economy gives it leverage over China as the two countries try to iron out a trade deal....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Tensions Between US, China Are "Threat For World Economy", Says IMF Chief The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the world economy....
12:17, 05/07/2019

Trudeau to visit Trump next week to talk trade, China TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau will travel to Washington next week to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the ratification of the new North American trade agreement and China&#...
20:00, 06/13/2019

China confirms vice-premier Liu He will visit US for trade talks Attendance of chief negotiator reduces fears of collapse of discussions after Trump tweetsChina’s chief trade negotiator will travel to Washington this week, according to the commerce ministry, temper...
23:34, 05/07/2019

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday....
17:34, 07/23/2019

China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates China's economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year low, as the intensifying U.S. trade war took a heavier toll on businesses and ...
15:34, 08/14/2019

China says Trump 'misleading' people linking trade deal, slowing economy China on Tuesday rebuffed a suggestion from U.S. President Donald Trump that Beijing needs a trade deal with the United States because its economy is slowing, saying this was "totally misleading" and ...
11:34, 07/16/2019

German finance minister: U.S.-China trade conflict escalation would hurt economy more An escalation in a trade conflict between the United States and China will further damage the global economy, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz warned on Tuesday, urging all sides to negotiate....
17:51, 08/06/2019

China Says Trump "Misleading" People Linking Trade Deal, Slowing Economy China on Tuesday rebuffed a suggestion from U.S. President Donald Trump that Beijing needs a trade deal with the United States because its economy was slowing, saying this was "totally misleading" and...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has over high-technology industries critical to the U....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured under President Trump....
03:34, 05/31/2019

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, according to semiannual forecasts released by the ...
22:34, 06/04/2019

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjamDonald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade deal or risk setting the global economy on a downwar...
17:51, 06/28/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, adding that all parties should be careful with...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Harriet Tubman Won’t Appear on $20 Bill Next Year, Treasury Secretary Says Steven Mnuchin said plans to feature the abolitionist and civil rights leader would be pushed back several years as the department planned to focus on counterfeiting issues first....
00:51, 05/23/2019

US Treasury Secretary Says Amazon 'Destroyed' Retail Sector US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he supported the Justice Department's efforts to look into Amazon because the tech giant has "destroyed the retail industry."...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Mexico’s treasury secretary resigns, cites interference Mexico’s treasury secretary has resigned, complaining of the appointment of unqualified officials by “influential people in the current administration who have clear conflicts of interest.”...
00:34, 07/10/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four years, according to his embassy. Ambassador Terry B...
16:00, 05/20/2019

China Says It Doesn't Know About U.S. Plans for Beijing Trade Talks China’s Commerce Ministry denied knowing about U.S. plans to resume trade talks, deflecting remarks by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that American officials are likely to travel to Beijing soon fo...
23:34, 05/16/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agr...
22:34, 05/10/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Is Willing to Eat Trump's Tax Returns to Keep Democrats From Seeing Them On Monday, the Trump administration rejected House Democrats request to turn over the president’s tax returns, which is funny considering that Satan’s favorite orange pair of slippers has stated sever...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Fina...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Trump’s tax returns will not be released to Congress, treasury secretary asserts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives....
01:51, 05/07/2019

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rule...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
17:34, 05/23/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin denies House Dem's request for Trump's tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives....
00:51, 05/07/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin signals he won't comply with subpoena for Trump tax returns Mnuchin said lawmakers can probably "guess which way we're leaning" on how the administration will respond to a House committee's subpoena....
20:51, 05/15/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump’s Taxes (WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump’s ta...
23:17, 05/15/2019

Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs meet in Japan Finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Japan this weekend will try as usual to make headway on longstanding issues such as how much global giants like Facebook and Amazon should pay i...
16:34, 06/07/2019

China plans world's first deep sea base, complete with robot subs Plans for a permanent lab far beneath the waves, crewed by autonomous underwater rovers, are gathering pace in China – here's what the facility might be like...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin denies request for Trump’s tax returns, rebuffing oversight priority of Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Mnuchin denies request for Trump’s tax returns, rebuffing oversight priority of Democrats....
23:51, 05/06/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking China hawks....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting....
10:51, 06/08/2019

Trump's trade war on Huawei is damaging China's economy, report suggests A report Monday on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage.        ...
21:34, 06/03/2019

House committee subpoenas Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig over Trump tax returns A House committee issued subpoenas Friday ordering Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig to turn over President Trump’s tax returns by next Friday....
04:17, 05/11/2019

Apple shares drop 7% this week on fears China trade turmoil threatens iPhone growth plans Apple shares have slid steadily amid tumultuous U.S. trade negotiations with China, as investors fear CEO Tim Cook's warning earlier this year about iPhone sales in China may yet come true....
21:34, 05/10/2019

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday....
17:00, 06/09/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Reveals America’s New World Status “I say openly to President Xi and all of my many friends in China that China will be hurt very badly if you don’t make a deal.” Thus spake President Donald Trump this week in the new...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Presses World Trade Organization on China The administration ratcheted up pressure on the World Trade Organization to overhaul a provision it argues has allowed China to game global trading rules....
23:51, 07/26/2019

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alliance's 30th member by the end of the year....
20:51, 06/02/2019

Cabinet Secretary Calls For Meet On $5 Trillion Economy Roadmap: Report Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha has called for a meeting on Monday to discuss the vision, policy intervention, investment and departmental responsibilities towards achieving the target of a $5 trillion.....
16:34, 07/07/2019

World stocks rise on hopes of US-China trade truce Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
17:51, 06/20/2019

IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on F...
01:17, 05/18/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Is Steering the World Toward Crisis and There Is No Easy Retreat Leaders and elder statesmen of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) gathered at the balmy seaside resort of Beidaihe just east of Beijing Saturday to kick off their annual summer retreat. It’s a fa...
12:51, 08/07/2019

US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo To Visit India From June 25-27: MEA US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be visiting India from June 25-27, the first high-level engagement between the two countries since the election, the External Affairs Ministry said on......
16:00, 06/20/2019

Indian leftist groups protest US secretary of state’s visit NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of left-wing groups have marched in India’s capital to protest a visit by the U.S. secretary of state and denounce American policies in the Middle East. T...
12:34, 06/25/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo To Visit India From June 25-27 In the first high-level visit from any country following the Lok Sabha polls, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be in India from June 25-27 and hold talks with the leadership here to......
07:51, 06/21/2019

Escalating U.S.-China Trade Fight Stings Companies World-Wide From the world’s biggest miners to German car makers and Japanese manufacturers of iridescent powder for cosmetics, producers around the world are bracing as the U.S. escalates its tariff fight with C...
17:51, 05/10/2019

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....
03:17, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on F...
02:34, 05/18/2019

China's trade threats deal fresh blow to world stocks China's threat to impose counter-measures in retaliation for the latest U.S. tariffs knocked stocks sprawling on Thursday, checking earlier attempt to recover from a rout sparked by fears of a world r...
13:34, 08/15/2019

How Trump's trade war threatens China's ambition to lead the world in technology China's intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing's ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology....
20:00, 05/12/2019

Amid stocks rout, Warren Buffett warns U.S.-China trade war would be ‘bad for the whole world’ Stocks are reeling after President Trump tweeted on Sunday that he will raise tariffs on billions worth of Chinese imports, despite ongoing trade talks....
19:51, 05/06/2019

| US China trade war | North Korean ship: WATCH the top World news videos for today China won't swallow 'bitter fruit' in US trade war | Seized North Korean Cargo Ship Arrives in American Samoa; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:17, 05/13/2019

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trade Hopes U.S. government-bond yields rebounded from a recent slide, boosted by bets that a potential trade agreement between Beijing and Washington could lift the outlook for the world economy....
17:51, 06/26/2019

Trump targets China in call for World Trade Organization to reform 'developing' country status US President Donald Trump put pressure on the World Trade Organization on Friday to change how it designates what are developing countries, singling out China and other countries for unfairly getting ...
22:34, 07/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks hover near 2-month low, investor fears over US-China trade war ease World stocks hovered near two-month lows on Tuesday, although slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort a day after equities suffered their worst ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
01:34, 07/14/2019

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
02:00, 07/19/2019

British foreign secretary slams opposition Labour Party’s ‘anti-Americanism’ over Trump visit British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday accused opposition MPs belonging to the left-wing Labour Party of “anti-Americanism” for their criticism of the decision to invite President Trump to t...
04:34, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-China urges U.S. to respect market economy after China Mobile denied entry China urged Washington on Friday to stop putting "unreasonable pressure" on Chinese companies after U.S. regulators voted to deny market access to China Mobile Ltd and suggested they could revoke appr...
12:51, 05/10/2019

No, China Can't Sink the U.S. Treasury Market China owns U.S. Treasurys worth $1.1 trillion, but threats that it could dump them and upend the bond market ring hollow. Potshots at corporate America have a better chance of getting through to Presi...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Trade worries push down shares, oil prices, U.S. Treasury yields Equities and oil futures fell sharply on Tuesday, as investors worried U.S.-China negotiations were floundering and that an escalating trade war could damage global growth....
00:17, 05/08/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
13:51, 06/13/2019

Elizabeth Warren Has Lots of Plans. Together, They Would Remake the Economy. Ms. Warren could face a difficult path to winning over moderates, but by pushing out so many proposals so early, she is forcing her Democratic rivals to play catch-up....
22:34, 06/10/2019

China will not use its Treasury holdings as a weapon against the US, says expert China has other "weapons" in its trade battle with U.S. and selling off Treasurys will not be one of them, says Lowy Institute's Richard McGregor....
21:00, 07/18/2019

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....
11:34, 07/17/2019

Trade, earnings worry drag on stocks; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global equities retreated for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as simmering trade concerns gained steam and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Treasury Department designates China as a currency manipulator The Treasury Department announced Monday that it would designate China as a currency manipulator, reversing an earlier position by the Trump administration that Beijing's actions didn't meet the techn...
07:51, 08/06/2019

Treasury Dept. designates China a ‘currency manipulator’ The move, a major escalation of the trade war, stoked fears that a commercial dispute with no end in sight would significantly harm a slowing global economy....
00:51, 08/06/2019

Treasury Declines to Designate China a Currency Manipulator The Treasury Department passed on a chance to designate China as a currency manipulator but continued to highlight the nation’s currency practices as a source of concern....
14:51, 05/29/2019

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Eps...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Treasury yields fall to lowest levels in a month amid trade war threat U.S. government debt prices rose on Tuesday, as investors remain concerned about President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday....
23:17, 05/07/2019

The 30 best places in the world to visit, according to U.S. News & World Report Check out the beautiful destinations that made the U.S. News and World Report's list of world's best places to visit for 2019.       ...
14:34, 06/25/2019

Stacey Abrams remains mum about plans during visit to Washington The Georgia Democrat, who says she has not ruled out running for the Democratic presidential nomination, participated Friday at two foreign policy-focused events....
03:00, 05/11/2019

Trump warns Google after Treasury chief says no concerns on China U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday kept up his pressure on global tech giant Google days after his Treasury secretary ruled out any national security concerns over the company's work in China....
19:17, 07/26/2019

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
06:17, 08/06/2019

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations this month....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Treasury yields tick higher after US labels China a 'currency manipulator' U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning, as investors flocked to safer assets amid rapidly intensifying tensions between the world's two largest economies....
11:51, 08/06/2019

Treasury yields could rise 'really sharply' if China starts selling, strategist says Bond yields could be driven "sharply" higher if China deploys the so-called "nuclear option" in its escalating trade war with the U.S., a senior strategist told CNBC Tuesday....
13:17, 05/14/2019

Treasury yields move higher after Trump's remarks on China deal U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday after President Trump said that a breakthrough with China, if it happens, will be announced in three to four weeks....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Trump plans to visit El Paso on Wednesday after mass shooting El Paso Mayor Dee Margo confirmed that President Trump planned to visit the shaken Texas city on Wednesday, as it now mourns the death of 22 people murdered by a racist gunman. The death toll from Sat...
02:17, 08/06/2019

Trump plans to visit El Paso as the Hispanic border city mourns U.S. President Donald Trump is expected on Wednesday to visit El Paso, a heavily Hispanic Texas border city reeling after a shooting rampage in a crowded Walmart left 22 people dead in an attack that ...
17:51, 08/06/2019

Iran's Foreign Minister Plans North Korea Visit: Reports Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea, Iran's state television reported on Sunday, without giving the date of the visit....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary....
20:00, 06/18/2019

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore th...
20:34, 06/12/2019

U.S. congressional leaders welcome plans for Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar to visit Israel The leaders of a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation visiting Israel welcomed plans by Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to visit the country....
04:00, 08/13/2019

Agriculture secretary: Farmers 'are one of the casualties' of Trump's trade war Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue acknowledged this week that farmers are getting hurt by President Donald Trump's trade war, but expressed optimism that a deal would be struck with China by the end ...
14:51, 06/25/2019

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm products and other goods, in a way that would treat his country fairly ...
12:17, 05/13/2019

Minnesota Farmers Let Agriculture Secretary Know They Are Not Happy With Trump’s Trade War Farmers’ discontent over President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China erupted into the open Wednesday as his agriculture secretary was confronted at a fair in rural Minnesota. ...
01:17, 08/09/2019

US secretary of state arrives in India amid trade tensions The U.S. secretary of state arrives in India’s capital after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran...
20:51, 06/25/2019

Wisconsin Farmers Let Agriculture Secretary Know They Are Not Happy With Trump’s Trade War Farmers’ discontent over President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China erupted into the open Wednesday as his agriculture secretary was confronted at a fair in rural Minnesota. ...
23:17, 08/07/2019

India To Address Trade Issues After Elections, Says US Commerce Secretary India's rules on localisation of data and price caps on medical devices imported from the United States are barriers to trade but New Delhi is committed to addressing them after the country's......
17:00, 05/07/2019

Trade and the economy have become the new roller coaster for markets Trade could be a big factor for markets in the week ahead, but investors will also be attuned to fresh inflation data and the bond market, which is flashing new worries about the economy....
05:17, 05/25/2019

Fed is prepared to act to save U.S. economy from trade war, Powell says Calls have escalated in recent days for the central bank to cut interest rates to help boost the economy and counter the negative impacts from trade battles with China and Mexico....
21:34, 06/04/2019

Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week. Business owners braced for fallout....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Global stocks fall on trade, earnings worry; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as trade concerns began to percolate and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Trump’s malignant nonsense on trade undermines our economy President Trump on Friday placed significant taxes on American consumers, effectively invited Chinese retaliation against American exporters, and weakened China’s economy in a way which in turn will r...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Fed says contacts worry about trade war; economy growing modestly The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday reported that its contacts at companies across the country were worried that international trade tensions could weigh on business even as economic activity picked...
21:00, 06/05/2019

UK bank chief: trade war may ‘shipwreck’ global economy Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that the British economy could be slowing down by more than anticipated in the wake of mounting Brexit uncertainties and intensified trade tensions...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
17:00, 07/11/2019

Defense secretary wants to deliver on the goal of outpacing China. Can he do it?  Culminating a career spent across the defense establishment, Mark T. Esper is now responsible for reconciling traditional military interests with the desires of President Trump....
02:17, 08/07/2019

China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: U.S. Defense Secretary China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponizing the global commons"....
18:51, 08/04/2019

Trade-war crop rout imperils government's bid to revive economy President Mauricio Macri needs a bumper fall harvest worth more than US$20 billion in export revenue to pick the economy off the floor and give him fuel for a re-election campaign....
15:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. trade, services industry data underscore slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped in May and trade tensions between the United States and China helped drive activity in the services sector to a two-year low in June, further signs that economic growth s...
21:17, 07/03/2019

German Economy Shrinks as Global Trade Battle Bites Europe’s largest economy contracted slightly in the second quarter, rekindling fears of a recession and underscoring how the region’s industrial core is suffering from the uncertainty caused by the U....
13:00, 08/14/2019

Trump tells Pennsylvania voters that trade war has helped economy U.S. President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, on Monday told supporters in Pennsylvania that his trade war had strengthened the battlegrou...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Ongoing Trade Squabbles Could Wound Global Economy Federal Reserve Bank of Boston leader Eric Rosengren said Monday the accelerating trade war between the U.S. and China is increasing the risk of something bad happening to the economy....
09:17, 05/14/2019

Trade war tensions: Consumers aren't optimistic about the U.S. economy Consumer confidence slipped this month after three consecutive months of increases as consumers saw the trade war with China as an increased risk.       ...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Oil prices drop as trade tensions stoke economy worries 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 off...
05:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. trade, services industry data point to slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad ri...
17:00, 07/03/2019

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brex...
03:34, 06/08/2019

Trump escalates trade war just as investors were starting to believe in stocks and economy again Professional investor positioning and sentiment now reflects a broad acceptance of a resilient U.S. economy and the chance for further upside in the indexes through the year...
02:51, 05/06/2019

U.S. consumer confidence dives, trade tensions hurting economy U.S. consumer confidence tumbled to a 21-month low in June as households grew a bit more pessimistic about business and labor market conditions amid concerns about a recent escalation in trade tension...
00:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. secretary of state criticizes China's dams on Mekong River U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's dam-building on the Mekong River, saying its construction had left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decade in Southeast ...
14:51, 08/01/2019

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit...
14:00, 06/01/2019

Former Secretary of Education questions Joe Biden's 'soft' stance on China Former Vice-president and 2020 hopeful Joe Biden has got it “so wrong,” Dr. Bill Bennett, former Secretary of Education and Fox News contributor said on America’s Newsroom Thursday, referring to Biden...
19:34, 05/02/2019

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize th...
11:34, 06/21/2019

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
07:34, 07/18/2019

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijing....
03:17, 08/08/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Proves That a World-Renowned Pediatric Neurosurgeon Can Still Be a Bootlicker Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, aka “Tethered Ben Carson,” is continuing his mission to undo the legacy of Ben Carson, the world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon....
18:17, 07/31/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Wants to ‘Unite’ the World Over Alleged Iran Attacks (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, es...
22:34, 06/16/2019

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
18:00, 05/30/2019

Are interest rates going down? Trade war, stock market, vulnerable economy may press Fed The Federal Reserve is likely to open the door to a possible rate cut in July, depending on U.S.-China trade talks in coming weeks, economists say.       ...
16:17, 06/17/2019

Oil prices drop amid slowing global economy, trade disputes 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 the potential for conflicts in ...
08:00, 07/09/2019

WRAPUP 3-U.S. trade, services industry data underscore slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped in May and trade tensions between the United States and China helped drive activity in the services sector to a two-year low in June, further signs that economic growth s...
21:17, 07/03/2019

Fed's Powell says trade, global growth concerns continue to weigh on U.S. economy Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as appropriate" to sustain a decade-long expansion, ...
16:34, 07/10/2019

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer....
17:17, 05/25/2019

Fed expected to cut rates as economy feels trade war impact, despite strengthening consumer The Fed is expected to cut interest rates Wednesday, after second quarter GDP shows inflation is still sluggish and trade wars are impacting business....
18:34, 07/26/2019

Agriculture Secretary Perdue vows aid to farmers as China tariffs increase Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Friday that the Trump administration would provide additional aid to farmers to make up for the current escalation in the trade war with China. Beijing, one of ...
21:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict wi...
22:17, 06/18/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the ...
22:34, 05/09/2019

World Economy Comes to Grips With Bond-Yield Plunge Investors, companies and central banks are adjusting to the sudden drop in bond yields, which many see as a sign of imminent recession or a long period of sluggish growth....
20:51, 06/23/2019

Trade tension: Apple warns Chinese tariffs would reduce its contribution to U.S. economy In a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said proposed Chinese tariffs would impact all the major products it sells, from iPhones to Macs.       ...
19:51, 06/20/2019

U.S. CEO group says rising U.S.-China tariffs could hurt economy Business Roundtable, a group of U.S. corporate chief executive officers, said on Friday it was concerned that rising U.S.-China tariffs will hurt the American economy....
22:34, 05/10/2019

Lack of innovation is 'Achilles heel' for China's economy, Xi says A lack of innovation is China's "Achilles heel", President Xi Jinping warned in an article given high prominence by state media on Thursday, where he also bemoaned the economy for being big yet withou...
08:00, 05/16/2019

China's Power to Boost Global Economy Is Fading Whenever global growth faltered in the past, Beijing splurged on roads, airports and housing developments that fueled companies and their employees across the globe. But this economic elixir is losing...
23:17, 08/02/2019

How Trump tariffs on China and Mexico could hurt US economy WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s escalating tariffs on imports to the United States have begun to amount to serious money — and potentially to imperil one of the most resilient economi...
18:34, 06/06/2019

China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country's economy is stable, healthy and well placed to meet all risks and challenges, according to a transcript published by the Xinhua news agency....
03:34, 06/05/2019

Economy Week Ahead: CPI From U.S., Europe, China; Other Data This week brings a quieter flow of data following Friday’s all-important jobs report from the U.S. Highlights of the week include June inflation figures from the U.S., China and Europe....
11:51, 07/08/2019

China's Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness Chinese economic data on industrial output and investment added to evidence of a slowdown that some economists said risks breaching the government’s 6% bottom line for growth....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Behind Yuan Move, China Concedes Its Economy Needs a Boost China’s abrupt devaluation of the yuan this week is an acknowledgment from Beijing that its economy needs help, a vulnerability Chinese policy makers have played down during the trade conflict with th...
19:51, 08/07/2019

China's Economy Was Losing Steam Even Before Trump's New Tariffs China says domestic spending by its own citizens will minimize the economic damage of its trade fight with the U.S. Yet, demand from consumers and factories is looking shaky....
14:17, 05/15/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariff h...
08:51, 05/07/2019

Four charts show how much China's economy has changed in 30 years Anyone who wants to understand the new, global assertiveness from Beijing would be well served to look at China's economic transformation since 1989....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Trump has no plans to meet with North Korea's Kim during South Korea visit: senior U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending a summit of the Group of 20 leaders in Japan, a se...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks Visit will stress ties between the two countries as tensions over exports rise amid the US-China trade warDonald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial visit...
14:51, 05/25/2019

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

U.N. Secretary-General warns world 'not on track' to limiting temperature rise to 1.5 percent: TVNZ United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises to 1.5%, TVNZ reported on Sunday, during his visit to New Zealand....
10:00, 05/12/2019

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to ...
19:51, 06/12/2019

GLOBAL ECONOMY-Factories faltered in June, trade truce fails to brighten outlook Factory activity shrank across much of Europe and Asia in June while growth in manufacturing cooled in the United States, keeping the world's policymakers under pressure to avert a recession amid a U....
18:17, 07/01/2019

'Dr. Doom' economist Nouriel Roubini sees trade war tipping global economy into a recession The rivalry between the U.S. and China could be so disruptive that it's starting to decouple the global economy and eventually causing a recession, according to Nouriel Roubini....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Jobs report shows labor market solid as economy faces new trade threats July's employment report shows the labor market remains solid, while business investment has turned more cautious due to tariffs and trade friction....
18:17, 08/02/2019

India Just Lost Its Title as World's Fastest-Growing Big Economy India’s gross-domestic-product expansion dipped below 6% last quarter, forcing it to surrender its title as the world’s fastest-growing large economy as citizens and companies held back on spending....
15:00, 05/31/2019

The world economy is falling back into its post-crisis funk The bond market seems to be forecasting the kind of low-growth, low-interest-rate equilibrium that just doesn’t leave you with much margin for macroeconomic error....
06:34, 06/15/2019

Watch CNBC's full interview with Secretary Mike Pompeo on China and the Iran conflict Secretary Mike Pompeo joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the most pressing issues in geopolitical politics, specifically the trade war in China, the current U.S. conflict with Huawei, and the Trump Adminis...
15:51, 05/23/2019

Analyst: Trump's new tariffs are a 'sword at the throat' of the US economy — not China's Trump's latest salvo in his ongoing trade battle with Beijing is likely to hurt the American economy more than China's, analysts told CNBC....
11:17, 08/02/2019

In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China Japanese economic growth beat expectations in a piece of good news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he tries to strike a trade deal with Donald Trump....
04:17, 05/20/2019

China is making more air conditioners, and that's a good sign for the economy: Citi Production of air-conditioners and other home appliances is ramping up in China. Citi says that is a good sign for the world's second-largest economy....
20:34, 04/28/2019

China's Economy Slows To 6.2%, Worst Quarterly Expansion In 3 Decades China's growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in the second quarter, with the US-China trade war and weakening global demand weighing on the world's number-two economy, official......
08:17, 07/15/2019

Why is Trump imposing tariffs on China and how could it affect global economy? The US is threatening to impose tariffs on a further $300bn of Chinese goodsMarkets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade warGlobal stocks fell sharply on Friday after Donald Trump threatened t...
22:17, 08/02/2019

Trump's new tariffs on China might shrink the global economy, says bank CEO "It's not good for Asia's economy, it's not good for China, but it's also not good for the U.S., because ultimately, we are not able to utilize the efficiencies that each of the ec...
18:51, 08/02/2019

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a possibility....
06:17, 08/07/2019

China's Vice Premier Liu calls for more measures to support economy 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 ...
09:34, 06/13/2019

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy 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 ...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Trump touts trade deal with Britain in visit marked by protests U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged British Prime Minister Theresa May not to resign so they can get a trade deal done while crowds of protesters and a 20-foot baby Trump blimp took over cent...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Trump vows 'phenomenal' post-Brexit trade deal during UK visit Both President Trump and Prime Minister May said they are committed to securing a strong trade deal after Brexit. Mass protests against the president's visit also took place, though Trump dismissed th...
20:34, 06/04/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....
14:51, 05/25/2019

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade U.S. President Donald Trump met new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Monday in the ceremonial highlight of a state visit overshadowed by trade tensions between the two allies....
04:17, 05/27/2019

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that have provided American companies access to their......
07:51, 06/13/2019

Asia markets set to trade cautiously; Trump on state visit to Japan Stocks in Asia were set to trade cautiously on Monday, amid U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan against the backdrop of global trade tensions....
02:00, 05/27/2019

Trump celebrates 'progress' in trade negotiations during eventful Japan visit President Trump is celebrating a busy trip to Japan, where he says he is making headway on a trade deal, in addition to taking in the culture by presenting a new sumo championship....
15:51, 05/26/2019

These are the best places to visit in the world, ranked by U.S. News Paris reigns as the greatest vacation destination for the second year in a row in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the world’s best places to visit.       ...
14:34, 06/25/2019

UN counterterrorism chief invited by China to visit BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief is visiting this week at its invitation. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday confirmed the visit by Undersecretary General Vladim...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Market selloff: Wall Street joins rout as trade war hits US economy - business live Financial markets hit as tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate, and fears of a no-deal Brexit riseLatest: US PMI hits three-year lowWall Street tumbles at the openWTO chief: We must end tra...
18:34, 05/23/2019

Morgan Stanley on trade truce: No real progress, downside risks to economy and market remain Tensions between the U.S. and China are not escalating but there is still no clear path towards a deal between the world's two biggest economies, according to Morgan Stanley....
19:17, 07/01/2019

China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs BEIJING (AP) — China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs....
08:17, 06/04/2019

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election - that he has mad...
14:34, 08/16/2019

China Growth at Its Slowest Since 1992 as Beijing Struggles to Juice Economy China’s economic growth decelerated to its slowest pace in decades, weakened by trade tensions with the U.S. and businesses that held back from making big investments despite encouragement from Beijin...
07:00, 07/15/2019

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
14:00, 05/30/2019

China's top paper warns 'turbulence' could hurt Hong Kong's economy Confrontations and outbreaks of lawlessness in Hong Kong could damage its reputation as an international business hub and seriously hurt its economy, China's top newspaper, the People's Daily, said in...
09:34, 07/03/2019

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
14:51, 07/16/2019

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...
17:00, 07/05/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: #NoTobacco Day, China’s economy, family farming, #ClimateAction This Wednesday, we cover: the dangers of smoking for World No Tobacco Day; China’s creative economy; sustainability through family farming, floating cities and #ClimateAction....
02:34, 05/30/2019

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create the necessary conditions for dialogue, the Chinese ...
13:51, 06/20/2019

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G-20 China says its trade negotiators are in contact with their U.S. counterparts on ways of resolving their disputes ahead of a meeting between Trump, Xi this week...
14:34, 06/24/2019

China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. pr...
05:51, 06/24/2019

Trump arrives in Japan, kicking off 4-day state visit with trade talks at its center President Trump and first lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit -- with the president to become the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s new Empe...
13:17, 05/25/2019

President Trump Opened His State Visit to Japan by Needling the Japanese on Trade (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. “Maybe that’s why you like me so m...
01:17, 05/26/2019

Iran Tension, Trade Friction to Complicate Mike Pompeo's India Visit US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrives in India Tuesday fresh from a last-minute trip to the Gulf aimed at building a global coalition against Iran to tackle a different tricky subject: trade....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Visit Real-World Anime Locations In Tokyo What if watching anime isn’t enough? What if you want to experience more? Well, in Tokyo, you can visit the real-world spots brought to life in some of your favorite anime....
03:17, 07/05/2019

China's Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries' strategic ties....
04:34, 06/20/2019

China’s Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries’ strategic ties. Xinhua news agency s...
06:34, 06/20/2019

China's Xi leaves on first state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang on Thursday on a state visit to North Korea, state media said, accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic...
05:34, 06/20/2019

Taiwan president to visit U.S. this month, angering China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, angering China, which urged Washington n...
11:51, 07/01/2019

U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's remote Xinjiang, where U.N. experts say some one million ethnic Uighurs a...
01:34, 06/15/2019

China says reached 'broad consensus' with U.N. after Xinjiang visit China and the United Nations have reached a "broad consensus" about counter-terror work, China's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial visit by a senior U.N. official to the restive fa...
06:51, 06/16/2019

| Caster pays Banyana a visit before China SWC clash Banyana Banyana might be in the middle of their pool matches at the women's Soccer World Cup but they had time to welcome a famous visitor on Tuesday....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Taiwan's president to visit U.S. in July, angering China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States in July while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, angering China, which urged Washington not ...
19:51, 07/01/2019

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea for two days from Thursday, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first Chinese leader to visit in 14 years....
16:51, 06/17/2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet The U.S. ambassador to China is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region's unique c...
10:34, 05/20/2019

Bolsonaro to visit China and the Middle East in October Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and China, the government said on Tuesday....
23:34, 07/23/2019

Dominic Raab appointed UK foreign secretary, first secretary of state: statement British Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Dominic Raab as foreign minister and first secretary of state on Wednesday, a return to office for the former Brexit minister who quit Theresa May's governme...
22:17, 07/24/2019

China Data Suggest Economy Is Still Weak, Boosting Case for Beijing Support An official gauge of China’s manufacturing activity picked up in July, though it remained anemic, building the case for fresh policy support from Beijing to counter economic headwinds....
14:51, 07/31/2019

Trump praises U.S. economy amid China spat, vows to back farmers U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, saying the United States was "in a very strong position," a day after his administration ratcheted up ...
16:17, 08/06/2019

Germany shrugs off recession fears, but China's economy stumbles - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including new GDP figures from Europe’s largest economyIntroduction: Germany grew by 0.4% in last quarterConsumer spending, construction and...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Trump's threat to sharply increase tariffs would hit China's economy like a sucker punch AP If the US hikes tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25%, as President Donald Trump and his trade representatives have threatened, the result would be sudden and devastating. While th...
09:51, 05/08/2019

U.S.'s Pompeo faces thorny issues on India visit from trade to Russia arms deals U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will tackle a host of delicate issues when he gets into New Delhi on Tuesday for talks with Indian leaders, from trade to India's long standing defense and energy t...
16:00, 06/25/2019

PM Modi Is The First World leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Blasts Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lanka on his way back to India from Maldives where he was on his first overseas trip after getting elected as Prime Minister for a second term. PM Modi is.....
09:51, 06/09/2019

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on a visit 'big on symbolism' China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in 14 years....
08:17, 06/20/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelans have fled. China also looms over the Latin Americ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

China's Xi arrives for state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Pyongyang for a two-day state visit to North Korea. China's state broadcaster CCTV showed huge crowds of people at the airport, waving flowers and...
16:51, 06/20/2019

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

China's President Xi Jinping to Make First Visit to North Korea Xi Jinping will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss bilateral relations, as well as efforts to resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula, in the first such state visit by a Chinese leader i...
16:17, 06/17/2019

U.N. chief raises issue of Xinjiang's Uighurs during China visit United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of Muslims in China's Xinjiang region during a visit to Beijing last week, a U.N. spokesman said on Monday....
22:17, 04/29/2019

Diplomats visit Canadian think tank expert in China custody Diplomats have visited a Canadian think tank expert whose detention in China is believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou....
08:51, 05/14/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar To Visit China Next Month: Report External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is expected travel to China next month to prepare ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in....
22:17, 07/20/2019

Ahead of a visit to North Korea, China's Xi says he supports denuclearization President Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea this week will mark the first time in 14 years that a Chinese leader is visiting the reclusive country....
15:51, 06/19/2019

Top US trade official plans to meet Chinese counterpart WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies before a summit next week in J...
17:51, 06/19/2019

CBOE Plans Process to Trade SPX Variance Strips CHICAGO, IL -- June 19, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has announced that it plans to introduce, starting July 27, a process for trading SPX Variance Strips -- a portfolio of S&P 500...
01:34, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-In jab at U.S., China vice president says world cannot shut China out China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States with which Beijing is currently trying to resolve a bitter tra...
07:17, 07/08/2019

U.S. Tried to Stop China Acquiring World-Class Chips. China Got Them Anyway. Advanced Micro Devices revived its fortunes when it decided to help Chinese partners develop computer-chip technology. The deal sparked a battle with Washington over whether AMD had given away the “ke...
19:17, 06/27/2019

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
09:17, 05/28/2019

Megan Rapinoe accepts invitation for U.S. World Cup champs to visit Congress Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says Megan Rapinoe has accepted an invite for the World Cup champions to visit Congress.       ...
04:17, 07/10/2019

Trump escalates war of words with World Cup star Megan Rapinoe over WH visit Trump escalated a war of words with U.S. women's World Cup soccer star Megan Rapinoe, who says she wouldn't accept if invited to the White House....
22:17, 06/26/2019

Anime Fans Visit Real-World Locations Of This Summer's Hit Movie Weathering With You is the hit anime of the summer. As with Your Name, the movie brings real-world Tokyo locations to life. Now fans are visiting those spots....
16:34, 08/15/2019

China warships leave Sydney after surprise visit 'raises hackles' Three Chinese warships sailed out of Sydney on Friday after an unannounced visit that came amid a tussle for influence between Australia and China in the Pacific....
10:17, 06/07/2019

State Department says senior UN official’s visit to China 'highly inappropriate' The State Department criticized an upcoming visit of the UN’s counter-terrorism Czar to China as, “Highly inappropriate,” after it was revealed the official was going to a province that has witnessed ...
02:51, 06/16/2019

Glum Pep Guardiola Says Manchester City's China Visit Mere "Survival" Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola, speaking to reporters in Shanghai, looked far from happy when asked about preparations ahead of another gruelling season....
15:00, 07/19/2019

China's Xi Jinping Ready To Visit India This Year After PM Modi's Invite Chinese president Xi Jinping has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India later this year for an informal summit, the foreign ministry said today....
16:51, 06/13/2019

In jab at U.S., China vice president says world cannot shut China out China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States with which Beijing is currently trying to resolve a bitter tra...
10:17, 07/08/2019

China denies request for US Navy warships to visit a restive Hong Kong China has rejected a request for two upcoming U.S. Navy warship visits to Hong Kong amid massive, weeks-long protests that are taking place in the former British colony, a U.S. defense official told F...
23:34, 08/13/2019

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past w...
01:17, 05/26/2019

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the Unite...
08:34, 05/27/2019

China Grants Rare Tibet Visit To US Envoy, Asks For "Unbiased Judgement" China, which granted a rare permit for US Ambassador Terry Branstad to visit Tibet, on Monday hoped that the American envoy would make an "unbiased judgement" about the conditions in the Himalayan......
16:00, 05/20/2019

Samsung to prepare contingency plans for Korea-Japan trade scuffle Samsung leader JY Lee has told the company's semiconductor and display businesses to make contingency plans in the event that the trade dispute between South Korea and Japan continues to drag on....
09:51, 07/15/2019

Huawei and suppliers make plans to face U.S. trade blacklist: Nikkei China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is asking its top Asian chipmakers to maintain deliveries after Washington decided to curb the telecom giant's access to American technology, the Nikkei reported htt...
23:00, 05/17/2019

US Plans To Give $15 Billion Aid To Farmers Amid Trade War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help US farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening...
11:17, 05/14/2019

Japan’s 2020 5G plans may be delayed by South Korea trade conflict A trade battle between the Japanese and South Korean governments is threatening the supply of 5G hardware to Japan ahead of a planned 2020 Olympic rollout.Read More...
16:17, 08/05/2019

Huawei and suppliers make plans to face U.S. trade blacklist - Nikkei China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is asking its top Asian chipmakers to maintain deliveries after Washington decided to curb the telecom giant's access to American technology, the Nikkei reported htt...
02:34, 05/18/2019

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is headed into recession, but because shadows are growing...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Nintendo Answer Questions About Its Plans For China In the past, Nintendo released its consoles through a subsidiary called iQue. Even Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa recently admitted that they “cannot say these releases were a great success.”...
16:34, 05/08/2019

Air China plans to buy 20 A350-900 aircraft from Airbus Air China , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE worth $6.54 billion based on list prices, the carrier said on Thursday....
16:17, 07/11/2019

Trump blasts Megan Rapinoe for saying she won’t visit White House if team wins World Cup President Trump ​lashed out at Megan Rapinoe, the co-captain of the USA women’s soccer team, after she said there’s no “f—ing” way she’d go to the White House if th...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Trump arrives in Japan on state visit, will be first world leader to meet new Emperor Naruhito TOKYO (AP) — Trump arrives in Japan on state visit, will be first world leader to meet new Emperor Naruhito....
10:17, 05/25/2019

Cool Clouds The inter-workings of different cloud types have always been fascinating to me. The thermodynamics processes going on in the atmosphere can create a wispy cirrus cloud, or a happy cumulus cloud, or a ...
05:17, 06/23/2019

"I Love Thee, China": North Korea Woos Xi Jinping In Lavish State Visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional......
14:00, 06/21/2019

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
22:34, 08/13/2019

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....
22:00, 05/15/2019

| Hales 'devastated' after England drop him from World Cup plans Alex Hales is "devastated" by the England and Wales Cricket Board's treatment of the batsman after he was ejected from the preliminary World Cup squad....
23:17, 04/29/2019

Mark Carney warns global trade war could 'shipwreck' global economy - business live Bank of England governor says a global trade war could ‘shipwreck’ the global economy, while Brexit risks are increasingLatest: Mark Carney speaks in BournemouthGovernor: Sea change has hit UK economy...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Stocks soar after US delays plans for some China tariffs Stocks tore higher on Wall Street after the U.S. government said it would delay new tariffs on certain goods imported from China and remove tariffs on other goods entirely...
19:34, 08/13/2019

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
19:17, 06/17/2019

China's ByteDance plans to set up data center in India China's ByteDance said it plans to open a data center in India, where it is facing concerns about consumer privacy and demands for a ban on its hugely popular video app TikTok....
16:17, 07/22/2019

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that will no longer be dominated by America’s post-9/11 u...
18:00, 06/18/2019

South Korea’s president calls for ‘peace economy’ with North Korea amid Japan trade war President Moon Jae-in made the comments in a meeting with senior aides to discuss Japan’s imposition of trade curbs on South Korea. They came as a surprise since North Korea has raised tensions in rec...
22:17, 08/05/2019

Head in the clouds on the Isle of Man Perched on one of the highest peaks on the island this amazing eco-home is a birder’s paradiseIn 2012, Peter and Carole Lillywhite visited the Isle of Man for the first time. Three days into their vis...
18:00, 07/20/2019

MUST SEE: VA: ‘Wave-like’ clouds spotted By: CNN A rare formation of clouds wowed onlookers at Virginia’s Smith Mountain Lake on Tuesday. The photo shows Kelvin-Helmholtz Waves, which the National Weather Service defines as, “Ver...
15:51, 06/20/2019

Equipment dealer blames farm trade wars as plans for aggressive growth stall Canada's largest agriculture equipment dealer says it is scrapping its aggressive growth strategy in part because of farmer pessimism it blames on unsolved international trade disputes....
22:51, 07/31/2019

Apple supplier Sharp tumbles as trade gloom offsets Vietnam plant plans Shares of Apple supplier Sharp Corp tumbled 14% on Friday given concerns about an escalating China-U.S. trade war, even as the Japanese firm said a day earlier that it would build a plant in Vietnam t...
10:51, 08/02/2019

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
21:17, 06/19/2019

England region plans world-first for climate change teaching North of Tyne aims to have UN-accredited climate change teacher in every state schoolA region of northern England plans to become the first place in the world to have a UN-accredited climate change te...
23:51, 07/30/2019

How Puppet plans to bring more automation to a cloud-native world As Puppet brings its open source project Lyra into GA, Puppet CEO Yvonne Wassenaar explains why infrastructure automation is relevant even in container-based environments....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Trent Boult Reveals Plans To Cope Up With World Cup Heartbreak Trent Boult said he has been struggling to forget the 49th over in which he took a catch of Ben Stokes off Jimmy Neesham but ended up stepping on the boundary to let the advantage slip....
12:51, 07/18/2019

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest...
07:34, 08/15/2019

China plans list of 'unreliable entities' in retaliation for Huawei ban China isn't taking kindly to the Trump administration's de facto Huawei ban. The country has revealed that it's creating an "unreliable entities list" of foreign companies, organization...
18:51, 05/31/2019

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....
14:00, 05/31/2019

China's Dalian Wanda Plans Singapore REIT Listing Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda is planning to list a real-estate business in Singapore, in a deal that could value that collection of properties at more than $1 billion....
13:00, 06/20/2019

China defies Trump with plans to raise tariffs on U.S. products China announced plans to raise duties on some American imports starting June 1, defying a call from President Donald Trump to resist escalating a trade war that is sending stock markets tumbling and c...
16:17, 05/13/2019

How this Indian hotel chain plans to conquer the China market Since Indian budget hotel start-up OYO entered China last year, it has opened nearly 10,000 hotels and 450,000 rooms. Its CEO Ritesh Agarwal outlines two reasons for the firm's success....
15:00, 06/13/2019

Google thwarts shareholder challenge to its China search plans If investors and employees were hoping to prompt cultural change at Alphabet during the company's shareholder meeting, they were likely disappointed. Voters at the meeting rejected all sharehold...
01:34, 06/20/2019

After U.S. Blacklisting of Huawei, China Plans 'Unreliable' Foreigners List China plans to set up a list of foreign companies and other entities that the government deems unreliable, as Beijing ups the pressure in its escalating trade dispute with the U.S....
15:51, 05/31/2019

China plans to toughen emission checks on steel mills China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in plac...
13:51, 07/13/2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 'smears' China on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests China stepped up security Tuesday around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, as its embassy in Washington criticized a senior U.S. official.        ...
14:17, 06/04/2019

Funnel clouds form over Oklahoma Aerial views show two funnel clouds forming near Crescent, Oklahoma, north of Okhlahoma City, early Monday evening. (May 20)        ...
05:34, 05/21/2019

Mars has meteors to thank for its wispy clouds Mars isn’t exactly known for being a cloudy place. It’s dry, dusty, and barren, but the planet does indeed have a bit of cloud cover. Figuring out why those clouds exist and where they cam...
03:34, 06/20/2019

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering....
20:51, 06/14/2019

World Rugby scraps plans for Nations Championship due to lack of support • Project dead after ‘lack of consensus on key issues’• Six Nations unions resistant to idea of promotion and relegationGlobal rugby union is braced for fresh turmoil after the governing body announce...
01:00, 06/20/2019

FIFA keeps 32 teams for 2022 World Cup in Qatar, scrapping plans for expansion to 48 FIFA scrapped plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 nations, deciding to stick with 32 due to the political and logistical complexities.        ...
04:17, 05/23/2019

U.S. women's soccer team plans five-game World Cup victory tour The United States women's soccer team will face Ireland in the first match of a five-game USA victory tour after claiming the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup title....
23:00, 07/12/2019

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
03:00, 06/05/2019

China's Shandong province plans further coal usage cuts over next five years China's eastern province of Shandong aims to cut its coal consumption by 50 million tonnes in five years, the provincial government said in a statement on Tuesday, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions a...
01:34, 07/03/2019

Selloff deepens on Wall Street as China plans to hit back with tariffs Wall Street's main indexes fell more than 2% on Monday after Beijing announced plans to retaliate with higher tariffs on U.S. goods, raising fears that another round of tit-for-tat measures could push...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Taiwan's China Airlines plans to upgrade fleet with Boeing 777 freighters Taiwan's China Airlines Ltd has provisionally ordered up to six Boeing Co 777 freighters, the companies said on Wednesday, as the carrier attempts to modernise its cargo fleet....
11:34, 06/19/2019

China's Didi plans to relaunch Hitch service with new safety features Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday it was proposing to relaunch its Hitch carpooling service with added safety features, almost a year after suspending the service following the ...
12:17, 07/18/2019

Coast Guard plans to add resources in Arctic to counter Russia, China The U.S. Coast Guard wants to add resources to the Arctic because "dramatic changes in the physical environment" of the region have allowed China and Russia to become more competitive there....
21:34, 04/28/2019

China's DJI plans to build drones in California amid U.S. security concern Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest producer of consumer drones, said on Monday it plans to use a company warehouse in California to assemble them, a move that follows s...
22:51, 06/24/2019

HSBC plans more China tech jobs in push for market share HSBC Holdings PLC plans to add more than a 1,000 jobs this year at its technology development centers in China, as the Asia-focused lender seeks to bolster its presence in the world's second largest e...
06:51, 05/21/2019

Take a Moment to Admire These Passing Clouds on Mars Life can be stressful and full of toil. To ease your tortured mind, we present to you some stunning photographs of clouds on Mars, recently taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover.Read more......
10:00, 05/31/2019

Race to the Clouds' really 'plays with the minds of racers' It's a motorbike race like no other. Sometimes there are animals on the road, sometimes lightning at the start line and sometimes hail at the finish. And in between a 12.42-mile public toll-road compr...
13:17, 06/27/2019

Multiple funnel clouds spotted in Oklahoma An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain. Areas of Oklahoma and Texas remained under a tornado watch ear...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Radioactive dust in Antarctic ice could help map interstellar clouds Interstellar dust has been found in Antarctic snow samples. The discovery could provide a way of mapping the clouds of dust Earth has passed through in space...
18:34, 08/14/2019

Greenland ice loss projections are clouded by clouds Predicting where, how and how quickly Greenland's ice will melt is difficult. Projections by the best models are cloudy, and new research suggests clouds are doing the clouding....
22:51, 06/24/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: President tells Theresa May to 'stick around' for trade deal with US Donald Trump today told Theresa May to "stick around, let's do this deal" — while setting up private meetings with her likely successors as Prime Minister....
17:17, 06/04/2019

U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants, a potential step to retaliation and a new transatlantic trade rift The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Tripura Chief Minister Plans To Turn Capital Into World Class City Plans are on to elevate the status of Tripura capital to that of a world class city by providing it with modern amenities, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said....
10:51, 06/19/2019

HSBC CEO quits as bank warns of looming clouds HSBC CEO John Flint has left the bank just 18 months into the job. HSBC makes 80% of its profits in Asia and the new boss will face growing tensions between the US and China and protests in Hong Kong,...
17:17, 08/05/2019

Megan Rapinoe misses World Cup semifinal with hamstring strain, plans to play in final Megan Rapinoe scored all four USWNT goals in the previous Women's World Cup knockout round games, but had to sit out the semifinal against England.       ...
08:51, 07/03/2019

US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline any White House invite after World Cup U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan is getting ready to help defend her team’s World Cup title in France next month and if the Americans should win again, she said she’s prepared to decline a possible invita...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Massive Saudi wealth fund zeros in on China, plans to open new Asia office The Saudi Public Investment Fund is one of the Middle East's largest, with some $300 billion in assets under management and an aim to increase that to $2 trillion by 2030....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Controversy over possible illegal hand pass clouds Sharks’ OT win over Blues San Jose's Timo Meier appeared to bat a puck in the offensive zone toward a teammate, eventually leading to Erik Karlsson's Game 3 game-winner. Despite outrage from St. Louis players, the incident was...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Viral Pic Of Rare Wave-Shaped Clouds Wows Netizens A picture of magnificent cloud waves in the sky has gone viral on the Internet, and people can't stop marvelling at it. The clouds, known as Kelvin-Helmholtz instability clouds, are rare....
15:00, 06/21/2019

Controversy and conflict clouds Israel-hosted Eurovision 2019 The Palestinian-led BDS movement, which promotes boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel, has called on performers to pull out of the music contest over Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian...
01:17, 05/13/2019

Vast clouds of flying ants deceive weather satellites Experts believe false readings occurred because radar interpreted insects as raindropsHuge swarms of flying ants that hit England’s south coast were mistaken by weather satellites in space for clouds ...
00:51, 07/18/2019

Cannes 2019 party kicks off as clouds of controversy gather As the film festival’s 72nd edition begins, disputes surrounding gender parity, Netflix and Quentin Tarantino won’t go awayWhen Thierry Frémaux, artistic director of the Cannes film festival, held the...
18:34, 05/13/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steady near one-week low as Fed clouds rate cut bets Gold steadied on Thursday, holding just above a one-week low touched in the previous session after comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dashed hopes of a near-term rate cut, boost...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Kashmir's Loss of Autonomy Clouds Afghan Peace Efforts India’s historic move to end the autonomous governing status of a disputed region threatens to complicate U.S. efforts to forge a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, while Indian authorities l...
05:51, 08/07/2019

The Latest: Dark clouds on horizon for flood-weary Midwest ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on spring flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The flood-ravaged Midwest doesn’t need more rain, but it may get it anyway. The National Weather Servic...
21:34, 05/06/2019

White House website welcomed 'Red Socks' for their World Series visit Ahead of the Boston Red Sox visit with President Donald Trump, the White House website referred to the team as "Red Socks." It has since been fixed.        ...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Stocks Tick Lower After Jobs Report Clouds Expectations of a Rate Cut Major U.S. indexes fell from their records after a better-than-expected June jobs report clouded expectations of an imminent interest-rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
18:34, 07/05/2019

Feeling stressed? Take a look at this oddly calming photo of wave-shaped clouds The mesmerizing cloud formation, known as Kevin-Helmholtz clouds, looks like waves breaking in the ocean.        ...
00:17, 06/21/2019

Activision forecast miss clouds esports push, shares drop Activision Blizzard Inc forecast second-quarter adjusted profit below estimates on Thursday, as the videogame maker puts more money into its franchises to battle competition from blockbuster games "Fo...
00:51, 05/03/2019

Weakness in Japan's household spending and wages clouds economic outlook Japan's household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on broader economic activity....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Why the US-China trade war won't last The United States and China don't just coexist. Their massive economies are deeply intertwined in ways that make the intensifying trade war unsustainable....
19:51, 05/15/2019

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other t...
01:51, 06/14/2019

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

Who are the top losers of the U.S-China trade war? With U.S.-China tensions threatening to slow global trading volume, economies such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will likely be most badly hit.       ...
16:34, 06/18/2019

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
19:00, 05/31/2019

‘It’s Working Out Very Well’: Trump on Trade War With China President Trump answered questions about increasing tariffs on American goods and Chinese retaliation during a meeting on Monday with Hungary’s prime minister....
01:17, 05/14/2019

U.S., China Conclude Trade Talks Negotiators made headway on thorny issues in the U.S.-China trade dispute, including access to key markets and how to roll back punitive tariffs, though Chinese subsidies and other sticking points rem...
17:00, 05/01/2019

China Says US Has Agreed To Keep Talking Over Trade War China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as US President Donald Trump said he thought recent discussions in Beijing......
20:51, 05/14/2019

How China’s Currency Could Become a Trade War Weapon A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
18:17, 08/05/2019

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
21:51, 06/28/2019

China says U.S. has agreed to keep talking over trade war China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent discussions in Beijing ...
16:51, 05/14/2019

China says will 'never surrender' as U.S. trade row heats up China will never surrender to external pressure, the government said on Monday, though stopped short of announcing how Beijing will hit back after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on al...
11:51, 05/13/2019

Tesla May Be Especially Burned By the U.S.-China Trade War Tesla’s China strategy may be thrown into disarray by the trade war, Uber’s stock continues to plunge, questions about the electric vehicle supply chains in the U.S., all that and more for The Morning...
16:17, 05/14/2019

China’s Liu says trade talks with US have not broken down BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down. Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV on Saturday showed Liu telling reporters that the failure to reach an agree...
13:34, 05/11/2019

US-China trade war — The unlikely European winners The imminent US tariffs on Chinese goods are expected to throw up some unexpected winners in Europe, a study shows. The gains for the European countries are only likely to increase if China's choses t...
16:34, 08/13/2019

Lighthizer says US and China talking again on trade U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that his office was once again in conversations with Chinese counterparts following a breakdown in trade negotiations last month....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Trump's China tariffs are about more than just trade The US president has expanded tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of p...
15:51, 05/10/2019

Trump says no trade at all with China 'would be fine with me' President Trump defended his move to slap tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods by saying that he would be fine if all trade between the U.S. and China came to an end....
00:51, 08/02/2019

Timeline: Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war The U.S.-China trade war entered a critical phase this week. The following timeline details key moments in the souring trade relationship between the world's two largest economies....
09:51, 05/09/2019

Trump's China threat is about more than just trade The US president has threatened to expand tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genui...
23:00, 05/06/2019

US-China trade war causes anxiety in midwest The price of U.S. soybeans, which have been targeted by Chinese tariffs since last year, fell Monday to a 10-year low on fears of a protracted trade war. (May 14)       ...
01:17, 05/15/2019

Germany wants speedy end to China-US trade war Germany's economy minister has told Beijing he wants to see a swift solution to the trade war between China and the US. The long-running spat has harmed the German economy....
00:51, 05/02/2019

TIMELINE-Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war Hopes for an early settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed this week after the United States accused China of manipulating its currency, and U.S. President Donald Trump said he would no...
04:17, 08/10/2019

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European companies in China, a new survey reveals. The outlook...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers are bringing a new worry: layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
18:00, 05/20/2019