Trade dispute

SINGAPORE | World markets fall on Brexit troubles, Chinese data

SINGAPORE— European and Asian indexes wobbled on Friday after British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to get assurances for a Brexit divorce deal at an EU summit in Brussels. China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world’s second largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX declined 1.5 percent … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World markets fall on Brexit troubles, Chinese data

Asia shares post moderate losses after Wall Street sell-off

Shares were moderately lower in Asia on Wednesday following a bloodletting on Wall Street as goodwill generated by a truce between the U.S. and China over trade evaporated in confusion over what the two sides had agreed upon. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell nearly 800 points. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note … Continue reading Asia shares post moderate losses after Wall Street sell-off

Dow slides 700 points as US stocks veer sharply lower

U.S. stocks veered sharply lower in afternoon trading Tuesday, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 700 points. The wave of selling erased the market’s gains from a day earlier, when stocks rallied on news that the U.S. and China had agreed to a temporary truce in their trade dispute. Investors’ confidence in that truce … Continue reading Dow slides 700 points as US stocks veer sharply lower

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks slip on worries over US-China tariffs truce

SINGAPORE — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday as investors wondered if a 90-day tariff truce was enough for the U.S. and China to resolve a range of issues from technology development to trade. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index shed 0.7 percent in early trading to 22,418.87 and the Kospi in South Korea lost … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks slip on worries over US-China tariffs truce

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks climb in midday trading

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks moved higher in midday trading after the U.S. and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their escalating trade dispute. Technology and energy companies rose Monday following gains in overseas markets as investors welcomed news of the temporary stand-down. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks climb in midday trading

LONDON | US-China trade truce gives global stocks and oil a big lift

LONDON— Shares around the world and oil prices surged Monday after the U.S. and China struck a 90-day truce in a trade dispute that has rattled investors for months. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany‘s DAX climbed 2.4 percent to 11,511 and France’s CAC 40 was up 1.1 percent at 5,057. Britain’s FTSE 100 advanced 1.8 … Continue reading LONDON | US-China trade truce gives global stocks and oil a big lift

WASHINGTON | US-China trade truce seen boosting US stock market

WASHINGTON— The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost rattled financial markets, at least likely through year’s end, experts say. But the stock market’s wild gyrations of recent months likely will persist as the two countries strain to reach a permanent accord. “The all-clear sign hasn’t flashed yet but it’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US-China trade truce seen boosting US stock market

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  | US, China put brakes on their trade dispute with ceasefire

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  — The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires. Trump agreed to … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  | US, China put brakes on their trade dispute with ceasefire