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Asian stocks swing wildly on US-China trade deal mix-up

06 June, 2020 8:49 am 8:49 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares see-sawed in a wild ride on Tuesday following confusing statements from the White House over the US-China trade deal, with President Donald Trump later clarifying the pact was “fully intact.” Trump’s tweet bolstered market sentiment, helping e-minis for the S&P 500 Esc1 swing back to positive territory. Asian shares were … Read More

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Trump says pandemic clouds US-China trade deal

05 May, 2020 7:24 pm 7:24 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was very disappointed in China over its failure to contain the novel coronavirus, saying the worldwide pandemic cast a pall over his trade deal with Beijing. The coronavirus outbreak originated in Wuhan, China, in December and was spreading silently as the United States and … Read More

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World stocks close in on record highs on US-China trade deal hopes

11 November, 2019 8:51 am 8:51 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – World stocks rallied to near record highs on Friday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases, a key demand of Beijing for sealing a deal to end a trade war that has slowed economic growth and roiled markets. MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the … Read More

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US warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension

07 July, 2019 10:56 am 10:56 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing. Taiwan is among a growing number of flashpoints in the US-China relationship, which include a trade … Read More

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Trump says he’s inclined to extend China trade deadline and meet Xi s...

02 February, 2019 8:03 am 8:03 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 tariff deadline and meet soon with Chinese President Xi Jinping. US and Chinese negotiators had made progress and … Read More

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US-China trade talks to resume next week, Trump hints at extension

02 February, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China will resume trade talks next week in Washington with time running short to ease their bruising trade war, but US President Donald Trump repeated that he may extend a March 1 deadline for a deal and keep tariffs on Chinese goods from rising. Both the United States … Read More

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US-China trade talks resume next week, focus on intellectual property

02 February, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US negotiators are preparing to press China next week on longstanding demands that it reform how it treats American companies’ intellectual property in order to seal a trade deal that could prevent tariffs from rising on Chinese imports. A new round of trade talks begins in Beijing on Monday, after the most … Read More


US demands regular review of China trade reform

01 January, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China’s progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal – and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations. … Read More

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Asia stocks rise broadly on US-China trade relief

01 January, 2019 12:20 pm 12:20 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose across the board on Friday as a report of progress in US-China trade talks stirred hopes of a deal in their tariff dispute and supported risk sentiment. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to take their cue from Asia, with Britain’s FTSE .FTSE seen rising 0.45 percent, while Germany’s DAX .GDAXI … Read More

Oil stabilizes on China-US trade talks, OPEC cuts

01 January, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices steadied on Friday after China said it would hold talks with Washington on January 7-8 aimed at solving trade disputes between the two world’s biggest economies. Crude prices had previously fallen after the United States followed most other major economies into a manufacturing downturn. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude … Read More

World Bank’s Kim sees ‘clear’ economic slowdown if trade ...

10 October, 2018 8:37 am 8:37 am

NUSA DUA (Reuters) – World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday he is very concerned about the trade tensions between China and the United States and warned of a clear hit to global growth if all countries escalated their tariff threats. Kim made the comments at a news conference during the annual meetings … Read More

Alibaba’s Jack Ma says US-China trade war ends 1 million US jobs prom...

09 September, 2018 9:29 am 9:29 am

(Reuters) – Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma said the company can no longer meet its promise to create 1 million jobs in the United States due to US-China trade tensions, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday. Ma has already warned that the trade war between the world’s two largest economies could last decades and that China … Read More

Forecasters unanimous: US-China trade war bad for economy

09 September, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

BENGALURU (Reuters) – The US economy will expand at a robust pace in coming quarters but slow to 2 percent by the end of 2019, according to forecasters polled by Reuters who unanimously said the escalating trade war with China was bad economic policy. In a sign the trade war is not likely to end … Read More

Japan calls for early solution to US-China trade war

09 September, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Tuesday called for an early solution to the escalating trade war between the United States and China, saying no country wanted tit-for-tat tariff retaliations. He also reporters that Japan and the United States would likely make an announcement shortly on when they will hold their next … Read More

Trump ‘likely’ to announce new China tariffs as early as Monday

09 September, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump is likely to announce new tariffs on about $200 billion on Chinese imports as early as Monday, a senior administration official told Reuters . The tariff level will probably be about 10 percent, the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting people familiar with the matter. This is below the … Read More