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SINGAPORE | World markets rise despite Trump’s renewed tariff threat

SINGAPORE — World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it’s “highly unlikely” he’ll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with his Chinese counterpart. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX index gained 0.3 percent to 11,381.78 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,006.05. Britain’s FTSE 100 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World markets rise despite Trump’s renewed tariff threat

TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO — Global shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.4 percent in early trading to 5,349.27, while Germany’ DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,094.64. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,300.17. U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

LONDON | Trade concerns stalk markets as US and Canada head for talks

LONDON  — Global stock markets fell Wednesday as trade tensions resurfaced ahead of more talks between the United States and Canada on revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 fell 0.9 percent to 5,294 while Germany’s DAX lost 0.6 percent to 12,110. London’s FTSE 100 shed 0.5 percent … Continue reading LONDON | Trade concerns stalk markets as US and Canada head for talks

Trump ready to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs

President Donald Trump has indicated that he’s willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs, sending U.S. markets sliding before the opening bell Friday. In a taped interview with the business channel CNBC, Trump said “I’m willing to go to 500,” referring roughly to the $505.5 billion in goods imported last year from … Continue reading Trump ready to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs

LONDON | Global shares start busy data week solidly

LONDON — Global stock markets advanced Monday ahead of a raft of potentially market-moving economic data from around the world that culminates with U.S. jobs data for April. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX was up 0.1 percent to 12,591 while the CAC 40 of France rose 0.4 percent to 5,499. The FTSE 100 in … Continue reading LONDON | Global shares start busy data week solidly