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US, China hold ‘constructive’ trade talks in Beijing

03 March, 2019 1:46 pm 1:46 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held “constructive” talks in Beijing, he said on Friday, concluding the latest round of dialogue aimed at resolving the bitter trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies. Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer were in the Chinese capital for the first face-to-face meetings between the … Read More


Stocks rally on trade hopes, dollar has first weekly gain of 2019

01 January, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stock indexes jumped with Wall Street posting a fourth straight week of gains, and the dollar had its first positive week since mid-December as optimism increased that an end is in sight to the US-China trade conflict. Stocks were boosted by a Bloomberg report that said China sought to raise … Read More

US allows eight importers to keep buying Iran oil for now

11 November, 2018 8:41 am 8:41 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said it will temporarily allow eight importers to keep buying Iranian oil when it re-imposes sanctions to try to force Iran to curb its nuclear, missile and regional activities. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who announced the decision, did not name the eight, which he referred to as … Read More