Trade dispute

BEIJING | China’s economic growth holds steady amid trade dispute

BEIJING | April 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)   China’s economic growth held steady in the quarter ending in March amid a worsening trade dispute with U.S. President Donald Trump, buoyed by growth in e-commerce and factory output. The world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.8 percent over a year earlier, in line with the quarter ending in December … Continue reading BEIJING | China’s economic growth holds steady amid trade dispute

NEW YORK | Stocks turn higher; trade tensions keep investors guessing

NEW YORK | April 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) U.S. stocks are edging higher Monday after concerns about growing trade tensions between the U.S. and China sent stocks lower last week. Technology companies like Apple and Microsoft are recovering some of their recent losses and so are industrial companies. Banks are rising along with interest rates. Gene therapy developer … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks turn higher; trade tensions keep investors guessing

FRANKFURT, Germany | Markets tell themselves trade dispute will turn out OK

FRANKFURT, Germany|April 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Global stock markets rebounded Thursday from sharp losses triggered by escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China — the world’s two largest economies — as traders banked on conciliatory statements from U.S. officials. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 surged 1.3 percent to 7,124 and Germany’s DAX jumped 1.9 … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Markets tell themselves trade dispute will turn out OK

BEIJING | The Latest: US business group concerned over trade dispute

BEIJING|April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 7:00 p.m. The chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China says Beijing’s potential retaliation in an escalating dispute with Washington is a concern for every U.S.  company doing business in China. William Zarit told The Associated Press in an interview … Continue reading BEIJING | The Latest: US business group concerned over trade dispute