Economy

World shares mixed as traders ready for more US tariffs

Sep 6, 2018

Global markets are mixed on worries that the U.S. is on the verge of imposing tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods in a mounting trade dispute

China says retaliation ready if US tariffs go ahead

Sep 6, 2018

China says it will retaliate if Trump goes ahead with tariff hike on $200B of Chinese goods, expresses confidence economic growth can stay "steady and healthy"

Asian stocks mixed as comment period for US tariffs ends

Sep 6, 2018

Asian markets are mixed on fears that the U.S. would soon impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods, as public consultations draw to a close

China points to other gains in hopes of easing US trade ire

Sep 5, 2018

China seeks to defuse US pressure over technology policies by highlighting other trade-related gains

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street losses

Sep 5, 2018

Asian stock markets sink following Wall Street losses

China's Xi to send top ally to North Korea anniversary

Sep 5, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping is sending a top political ally to attend celebrations of the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding this weekend

World stocks mixed on worries over trade, manufacturing data

Sep 4, 2018

World stocks are mostly down on worries over trade, manufacturing data

Asian stocks fall on trade worries, weak Chinese data

Sep 4, 2018

Asian shares are mostly lower as the lack of new leads following a U.S. market holiday meant that trade worries and slowing Chinese manufacturing activity stayed in the spotlight

Tariff fight adds to China's economic challenges

Sep 4, 2018

China faces bigger economic challenges than its trade war with the US as Communist leaders try to engineer slower, more self-sustaining growth

China-Africa trade deficit prominent at conference

Sep 2, 2018

African banker: Continent's leaders likely to press Beijing over trade deficit at conference this week

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