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SINGAPORE | Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

SINGAPORE — Asian markets tumbled Monday as traders feared that President Donald Trump only reported progress in trade talks with China to score political points as the U.S. midterm elections draw near. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 1.2 percent at 21,985.05 and South Korea’s Kospi dropped 1.6 percent to 2,059.60. Hong Kong’s Hang … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

TORONTO | The Latest: Trump to speak about US-Canada trade deal

TORONTO — The Latest on trade talks between Canada and the United States (all times local): 8:15 a.m. President Donald Trump will make a statement about a revamped North American free trade deal at 11 a.m. Monday. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted that Trump will speak from the Rose Garden. The agreement … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Trump to speak about US-Canada trade deal

TORONTO | Canada, US make progress in trade talks but no deal yet

TORONTO — Canada’s ambassador to Washington said the U.S. and Canada have made a lot of progress in free trade talks but there is no deal yet. Ambassador David MacNaughton said Sunday evening in Ottawa there are a couple of tough issues left to resolve. MacNaughton said he isn’t sure if they will reach an agreement … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada, US make progress in trade talks but no deal yet

NEW YORK | Global stocks dip on report China calls off US trade talks

NEW YORK— Global stocks took small losses Monday after China reportedly pulled out of trade talks with the U.S. Industrial companies and banks suffered some of the worst declines among American stocks. The U.S. and China officially began taxing larger amounts of each other’s goods Monday, and the Wall Street Journal reported that China pulled … Continue reading NEW YORK | Global stocks dip on report China calls off US trade talks

NEW YORK | Global stocks dip on report US, China call off trade talks

NEW YORK — Global stocks are down Monday after the U.S. and China officially put new tariffs on each other’s goods. China also reportedly pulled out of a meeting to discuss trade. Oil prices are jumping after OPEC decided not to produce more oil. Several major deals were announced over the weekend. Cable and internet … Continue reading NEW YORK | Global stocks dip on report US, China call off trade talks

NEW YORK | Global stocks slip after US and China impose new tariffs

NEW YORK— Global stocks are slipping Monday after the U.S. and China officially placed new tariffs on each other’s goods. China also reportedly pulled out of a meeting to discuss further trade talks. Oil prices are climbing after OPEC decided not to produce more oil. Several major deals announced over the weekend. Cable and internet … Continue reading NEW YORK | Global stocks slip after US and China impose new tariffs

BANGKOK | Asian shares fall on reports China-US trade talks put off

BANGKOK  — Shares have fallen in Asia after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology. The slow start to the week followed a mixed close Friday on Wall Street, where an afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500 that had the benchmark … Continue reading BANGKOK | Asian shares fall on reports China-US trade talks put off

SINGAPORE  | Asia shares gain on reports China, US may resume trade talks

SINGAPORE — Asian shares are mostly higher as traders watch to see what might come of reports the U.S. and China are looking to restart trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rose 0.7 percent to 22,713.08 and South Korea’s Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,304.03. The Shanghai Composite index lost 0.3 percent to … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asia shares gain on reports China, US may resume trade talks