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Global stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal

Mar 4, 2019

Global stocks rise after report Washington, Beijing are close to agreement to end tariff war

Xi firmly in charge as China turns to legislative season

Mar 4, 2019

Chinese leader Xi Jinping appears firmly in charge despite a slowing economy, ongoing trade war with the U.S. and rumbles of discontent over his concentration of power

Indonesia and Australia sign pact eliminating many tariffs

Mar 4, 2019

Indonesia and Australia signed a free trade agreement that will eliminate many tariffs, allow Australian-owned hospitals to be set up in the giant Southeast Asian country and increase work visas for young Indonesians

Asian stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal

Mar 4, 2019

Asian stocks rise after report Washington, Beijing are close to agreement to end tariff war

China considers legal changes on technology to placate US

Mar 4, 2019

China's ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology

Officials say Trump overstated Kim's demand on sanctions

Mar 1, 2019

Walking away, and walking it back: Officials say President Trump overstated claim that Kim Jong Un demanded U.S. lift all of its sanctions

World shares rise on hopes for US-China breakthrough

Mar 1, 2019

World shares mostly higher after a report suggested that the leaders of China and the U.S. could be endorsing a trade deal in weeks

Asian markets rise on China-US trade prospects

Mar 1, 2019

Asian markets rise on prospects of China-US trade deal in March

Survey: China factory activity sinks to 3-year low

Feb 28, 2019

Survey: Chinese factory activity sinks to 3-year low in February amid tariff battle with Washington and weak global demand

The Latest: Trump gripes about news coverage of 2nd summit

Feb 27, 2019

Less than two hours before he is set to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam, U.S. President Donald Trump is complaining about news coverage of their second summit

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