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Trump’s push to reopen schools part of bid to boost suburban standing

07 July, 2020 7:28 pm 7:28 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s demand for US schools to fully reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic is central to an emerging re-election strategy that seeks to resuscitate his flagging support in the nation’s critical suburbs. Trump in recent weeks has taken stances on hot-button issues his campaign hopes will appeal to suburban … Read More

Virus, second-wave, fears, rattle markets, stocks, fall

Virus second-wave fears rattle markets, stocks fall

06 June, 2020 3:19 pm 3:19 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Fears that a second wave of COVID-19 infections is under way sent jitters across global markets on Monday with stocks and oil under pressure while investors bought into safe havens such as German government debt. Beijing reported its second consecutive day of record numbers of virus cases and hospitalisations rose in some … Read More


Stocks and oil fall, yen rallies as Trump threatens to further escalate Chi...

08 August, 2019 1:36 am 1:36 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks and oil prices fell sharply on Friday while traditional safe havens rose after US President Donald Trump threatened to further escalate his trade war with China “this afternoon,” following a new round of retaliatory tariffs from Beijing. Earlier on Friday China’s Commerce Ministry said in a statement it would impose … Read More

Global shares extend fall on Trump trade threats

09 September, 2018 9:09 am 9:09 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stocks ended August much as they began the month – under the dark cloud of a potentially worsening trade war. A closely watched barometer of equities worldwide fell for a second day  after the United States and Canada failed to reach a trade deal and a report that US President … Read More

Asian stocks gain on move by China’s central bank, but trade war weig...

08 August, 2018 8:13 am 8:13 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Monday after China’s central bank took steps to try to drag the yuan away from 14-month lows, but the tit-for-tat conflict over Sino-US trade hung heavily on markets. The People’s Bank of China late on Friday raised the reserve requirement on foreign exchange forward positions, making it more … Read More