Tag Archives: US trade

Oil OPEC highest China-US US trade

Oil nears $68, highest since Sept, on trade hopes, OPEC

12 December, 2019 10:15 pm 10:15 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil rose towards $68 a barrel to its highest in over three months on Thursday, buoyed by a report showing lower US crude inventories, hopes of an end to the China-US trade dispute and OPEC-led efforts to constrain supply. The American Petroleum Institute, an oil industry group, said late on Tuesday that … Read More

Japan, China seek warmer ties against backdrop of US trade friction

10 October, 2018 8:55 am 8:55 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s prime minister travels to Beijing on Thursday for his first formal bilateral summit with Chinese leaders in seven years as the Asian rivals seek to build on a thaw in ties against the backdrop of trade friction with Washington. China has stepped up its outreach to Japan and others as it … Read More

Asian stocks wobbly before tariff deadline in Sino-US trade row

07 July, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were shaky while major currencies barely budged in early trade on Thursday, as financial markets remained in a state of anxious uncertainty on the eve of a US deadline to slap tariffs on Chinese imports. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down 0.1 percent, having moved … Read More

Asian shares, yuan on shaky ground on specter of Sino-US trade war

07 July, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday while the Chinese yuan stood near 11-month lows as the specter of a Sino-U.S. trade war haunted investors ahead of an end-of-week deadline for US tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese imports. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged up … Read More