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WASHINGTON | Stocks sink on growth fears and possible snag in trade talks

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019—Stocks across the world are down Tuesday following new signs the global economy is weakening and reports of difficulties in trade talks between the U.S. and China. The International Monetary Fund trimmed its economic forecasts for 2019 and 2020 and pointed to risks including trade tensions and rising interest rates. China’s government … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Stocks sink on growth fears and possible snag in trade talks

NEW YORK | Stocks swing to huge gains after jobs report, trade talks

NEW YORK  —Jan 04, 2019—Global stocks soared Friday and reversed the big losses they suffered just a day earlier. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 746 points in the latest twist in a wild three months for markets. Hopes for progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute, a strong report on the U.S. jobs market and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks swing to huge gains after jobs report, trade talks

SINGAPORE | European, Asian shares advance on hopes for US-China talks

SINGAPORE  —Jan 04, 2019— Shares rose in Europe and Asia on Friday as investors looked ahead to next week’s trade talks between the U.S. and China. China’s Commerce Ministry said the talks will be held Monday and Tuesday in Beijing. Officials hope to cool a festering trade dispute that has shaken global financial markets. European … Continue reading SINGAPORE | European, Asian shares advance on hopes for US-China talks

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