China trade talks

NEW YORK | Global stocks rise on optimism over US-China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks extended their gains in midday trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors remain optimistic that the U.S. and China will make more progress in resolving their trade dispute. Banks and energy companies helped lead the market higher Wednesday, a sign that investors expect the economy to remain healthy. Government forecasters … Continue reading NEW YORK | Global stocks rise on optimism over US-China trade talks

US stock indexes end mixed ahead of US-China trade talks

Wall Street capped a day of mostly listless trading with a mixed finish Monday as gains in industrial companies, banks and energy stocks outweighed losses elsewhere. Small-company stocks fared better than the rest of the market as investors shifted focus away from the tail end of a relatively strong corporate earnings season and looked ahead … Continue reading US stock indexes end mixed ahead of US-China trade talks

NEW YORK | Stocks open higher ahead of US-China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly higher in early trading Monday as Wall Street nears the end of a relatively strong earnings season and looks ahead to key trade talks between the U.S. and China. U.S. Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin is leading a delegation set to meet with Chinese officials on Thursday and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks open higher ahead of US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rise ahead of new round of US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher on Monday as traders watched for developments on a fresh round of trade talks between American and Chinese officials in Beijing this week. Markets in China and Taiwan, reopening after a weeklong Lunar New Year break, posted broad gains. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite index jumped 1.1 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rise ahead of new round of US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE | Asian shares mixed on worries over US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE—Jan 23, 2019—Asian markets were mixed in subdued trading Wednesday as Japan reported weak export data and news surfaced of possible hiccups in China-U.S. trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan‘s Nikkei 225 index shed 0.1 percent to 20,593.72, after the Bank of Japan kept its short and long term interest rates intact as expected but lowered … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares mixed on worries over US-China trade talks

BEIJING | Stocks rise along with optimism over US-China trade talks

BEIJING — Jan 09, 2019—Three days of U.S.-Chinese talks aimed at ending a costly tariff battle wrapped up Wednesday in an optimistic atmosphere after President Donald Trump said they were “going very well!” No details were immediately announced, but stocks rose after talks planned for two days were extended to three. Hong Kong’s main market … Continue reading BEIJING | Stocks rise along with optimism over US-China trade talks

LONDON | US-China trade hopes help shore up global stock markets

LONDON  — Global shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks while U.K. markets took in stride the news that British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote among her party’s lawmakers later. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX was up 1.2 percent at 10,904 while the CAC 40 in … Continue reading LONDON | US-China trade hopes help shore up global stock markets

NEW YORK | Up, down, back again: US stocks go on another dizzying ride

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks careened through another dizzying day Tuesday after indexes shot to big early-morning gains only to give them all up and then yo-yo between gains and losses. The S&P 500 was up modestly by late-afternoon trading. It’s the latest in a series of sharp turns in direction for the market, which has … Continue reading NEW YORK | Up, down, back again: US stocks go on another dizzying ride