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HONG KONG | World stocks mixed as NKorea’s restraint eases concerns

HONG KONG — World stock markets were mixed Friday after North Korea issued a surprisingly restrained response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to cancel a planned summit. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. Germany’s DAX rose 0.9 percent to 12,973.47 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.5 percent to 5,577.16. Britain’s FTSE … Continue reading HONG KONG | World stocks mixed as NKorea’s restraint eases concerns

HONG KONG | Asian shares lower as NKorea cancellation adds uncertainty

HONG KONG — Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose less than 0.1 percent to 22,442.30 and South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.2 percent to 2,461.60. Hong … Continue reading HONG KONG | Asian shares lower as NKorea cancellation adds uncertainty

HONG KONG | China ends US sorghum anti-dumping probe, OKs Toshiba deal

HONG KONG — China has dropped an anti-dumping investigation and given long awaited approval for the sale of Toshiba’s memory chip business, in gestures that could suggest a thaw between Beijing and the U.S. as trade talks resumed in Washington. The Commerce Ministry said Friday ended the probe into imported U.S. sorghum because it’s not … Continue reading HONG KONG | China ends US sorghum anti-dumping probe, OKs Toshiba deal

HONG KONG | As talks resume, China ends anti-dumping probe of US sorghum

HONG KONG — As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China says it is dropping an anti-dumping investigation into imported U.S. sorghum, saying it is not in the public interest. The Commerce Ministry said in a statement Friday that it was ending the probe because it concluded that “anti-dumping and countervailing measures” on imports would … Continue reading HONG KONG | As talks resume, China ends anti-dumping probe of US sorghum

HONG KONG | China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

HONG KONG — China said Thursday it doesn’t want to see increased trade tensions with the U.S. as the two countries hold talks in Washington this week, but it’s prepared for any outcome and will defend its own interests. The comments by a Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman came after President Donald Trump tweeted that there … Continue reading HONG KONG | China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

HONG KONG | Retailer Gap says ‘sorry’ for T-shirt’s incorrect China map

HONG KONG — The U.S. clothing retailer Gap apologized Tuesday for selling T-shirts with what it says is an incorrect map of China that didn’t include self-ruled Taiwan, in the latest example of corporate kowtowing to Beijing. “Upon the realization that one of our T-shirts sold in some overseas markets mistakenly failed to reflect the … Continue reading HONG KONG | Retailer Gap says ‘sorry’ for T-shirt’s incorrect China map