International

10 hours ago | November 12, 2019

Markets hope for positive signs from Trump trade speech

NEW YORK – U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to discuss the country’s trade policy at the Economic Club of ...

1 day ago | November 11, 2019

Asian shares a sea of red as Hong Kong chaos hits sentiment

SYDNEY – Asian shares sank on Monday, the safe haven yen rose and gold jumped following a fresh escalation of ...

5 days ago | November 7, 2019

China says it has agreed with U.S. to cancel tariffs in phases

BEIJING – China and the United States have agreed to cancel in phases the tariffs imposed during their months-long ...

7 days ago | November 6, 2019

European shares tread water after mixed data, earnings

European shares took a breather on Wednesday after closing at a four-year peak in the previous session, as a mixed bag ...

1 week ago | November 5, 2019

China presses Trump for more tariff roll-backs in ‘phase ...

WASHINGTON – China is pushing U.S. President Donald Trump to remove more tariffs imposed in September as part of a ...

1 week ago | November 4, 2019

Oil prices creep higher on tentative U.S.-China hopes

LONDON – Oil prices crept upwards on Monday, with Brent reaching its highest in more than a month after the ...

2 weeks ago | November 1, 2019

Futures drop as U.S.-China trade worries resurface

U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday as uncertainty around a potential trade deal between the United States and ...

2 weeks ago | October 30, 2019

France outshines Germany as euro zone economic gloom deepens

Strong domestic stimulus is helping France shrug off a global slowdown even as export-dependent Germany heads closer to ...

2 weeks ago | October 29, 2019

U.S.-China tensions spur progress on giant Asia trade pact

BANGKOK – Tensions between the United States and China have given new impetus to a China-backed trade pact and ...

3 weeks ago | October 24, 2019

U.S. trade envoy meets lawmakers on U.S.-Mexico-Canada deal as ...

WASHINGTON – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met this week with Democratic lawmakers to try to resolve ...

3 weeks ago | October 23, 2019

Eurozone bonds rise, Swiss bonds outperform, as Brexit ...

LONDON – Eurozone government bonds were moving higher on Wednesday with safe-haven German Bunds leading the way, ...

3 weeks ago | October 21, 2019

China seeks $2.4 billion in sanctions against U.S. in Obama-era ...

 GENEVA – China is seeking $2.4 billion in retaliatory sanctions against the United States for non-compliance with ...

4 weeks ago | October 18, 2019

China’s GDP growth grinds to near 30-year low as tariffs ...

BEIJING – China’s third-quarter economic growth slowed more than expected and to its weakest pace in almost three ...

4 weeks ago | October 17, 2019

China says it hopes to reach phased trade pact with U.S. as soon ...

BEIJING – China hopes to reach a phased agreement in a protracted trade dispute with the United States and cancel ...

4 weeks ago | October 16, 2019

China September new bank loans beat expectations, more easing seen

BEIJING – China’s banks extended more new yuan loans than expected in September, as policymakers ramped up support ...

1 month ago | October 9, 2019

Global stocks struggle as hopes fade for trade and Brexit deals

LONDON - European stocks steadied on Wednesday, but sentiment remained fragile as negotiations for a Brexit withdrawal ...

2 months ago | September 17, 2019

Trade talks seen as unlikely to mend U.S.-China divide

U.S. and Chinese officials will restart trade talks at the end of this week, but any agreement the world’s largest ...

South African miner Exxaro buys remaining 50% stake in wind farm JV

South African miner Exxaro Resources Ltd said on Tuesday it acquired the remaining 50% stake in its wind farm joint ...

2 months ago | September 16, 2019

China’s slowdown deepens; industrial output growth falls to ...

The slowdown in China’s economy deepened in August, with growth in industrial production at its weakest 17-1/2 years ...

2 months ago | September 10, 2019

U.S.-China trade war an opportunity for Turkey: Turkish minister

Turkey sees opportunity to boost trade with the United States amid Washington’s trade war with Beijing, the Turkish ...