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Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom

U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom

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Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks Visit will stress ties between the two countries as tensions over exports rise amid the US-China trade warDonald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed i...
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Trump arrives for ceremonial Japanese visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the thr...
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Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. ...
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Melania Trump Turns Heads In $3,500 Jumpsuit On Japan State Visit United States First Lady Melania Trump turned heads as she stepped out wearing a gorgeous sapphire jumpsuit by Loro Piana, costing USD 3,450, during h...
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20:48, 05/29/2019

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01:48, 08/07/2019

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01:32, 05/24/2019

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11:32, 06/06/2019

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01:48, 08/07/2019

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23:48, 06/14/2019

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18:16, 08/13/2019

Trade tensions push down Wall Street U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tens...
21:32, 05/22/2019

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Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this ...
14:48, 06/01/2019

UK sees risk of serious damage from U.S.-China trade tensions British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday he was hopeful the United States and China would step back from a potential trade war that risk...
15:00, 05/10/2019

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while th...
10:00, 07/18/2019

IMF's Lagarde: it is imperative to resolve U.S.-China trade tensions International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday that China and the United States must resolve their trade tensions because th...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Consumer Confidence Slid in June on Trade Tensions U.S. optimism about the economy deteriorated in June to its lowest level in 21 months as consumers fretted over escalating trade tensions and a coolin...
07:48, 06/26/2019

Stocks Extend Decline as Trade Tensions Escalate U.S. stocks fell, their latest volatile reaction to Washington doubling down on its threats to hike tariffs on Chinese goods and heightening trade ten...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth by...
20:48, 05/24/2019

Britain concerned by U.S.-China trade tensions: UK PM's spokeswoman Britain is concerned by the escalating tariff tensions between the United States and China and believes no one benefits from a trade war, a spokeswoma...
13:16, 05/10/2019

Oil up on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, but trade war worries cap gains Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year....
11:00, 05/21/2019

India-US trade tensions threaten the ties that bind The US and India are long-standing allies, and trade is an important part of the relationship. However, a row over market access and tariffs has escal...
17:32, 06/17/2019

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the out...
13:48, 05/31/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledg...
06:16, 06/09/2019

Wall Street gains as trade tensions ease U.S. stocks posted broad-based gains on Friday, ahead of a long weekend, as sentiment was buoyed by optimistic comments by President Donald Trump that...
17:16, 05/24/2019

European shares tumble amid trade tensions European shares dropped broadly on Thursday as investors shunned risky assets while waiting to see whether United States and China manage to avoid a t...
10:32, 05/09/2019

IMF warns of trade tensions in global outlook downgrade With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no-...
23:32, 07/23/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety...
22:48, 07/01/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise as Trade Tensions Ripple U.S. government bond prices rose after the European Union lowered its forecast for German economic growth for the second time this year amid persisten...
21:16, 05/07/2019

Dow plunges 473 points as US-China trade tensions escalate The stock market got clobbered on Tuesday, its worst day since the start of the year as President Trump’s threats over the weekend to hike tariffs on ...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Worsening China trade tensions rattle US markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday amid a broad sell-off on Wall Street as the U.S. and China moved closer to an es...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions, but trade war concerns weigh Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year....
08:00, 05/21/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX weighed down by U.S.-China trade tensions Canada's main stock index fell on Tuesday pressured by worries over the U.S.-China trade war, ahead of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve policy sta...
16:48, 07/30/2019

Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing econom...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall on Trade Tensions U.S. stocks slumped after China said it would impose retaliatory tariffs on additional U.S. products and President Trump responded on Twitter, escalat...
18:00, 08/23/2019

China says economic impact of U.S. trade tensions 'controllable' China's state planner said on Friday trade frictions with the United States has had some impact on China's economy, but it was "controllable" and cou...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Dodgers remain 'hungrier than ever' as trade deadline arrives The Dodgers may not land a player like Yu Darvish or Manny Machado this July, and that is fine with them as youngsters fill the gaps.   ...
05:16, 07/30/2019

No handshake for May as Trump arrives at No 10 – video The US president, accompanied by the first lady, is greeted by the prime minister and her husband in Downing Street. Trump shakes hands with Philip Ma...
06:00, 06/05/2019

President Donald Trump arrives in the U.K. U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (June 3)...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Fuerte De Samaipata - A Site of Ceremonial Carvings and Sacrifice The Andean nation of Bolivia has been home to a number of remarkable cultures, and as a result many archaeological sites remain in the country.  ...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Monica Puig Serves Up A Smashing Ceremonial First Pitch It’s generally lame when non-baseball athletes use non-baseballs to complete ceremonial first pitches. You see this most often with football players, ...
17:16, 08/09/2019

We've A New Challenger To The Throne Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time The look on the face White Sox pitcher Evan Marshall, doing the catching for the ceremonial first pitch ahead of Tuesday night’s Royals-White Sox game...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Pence to promote trade accord in Kentucky visit FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is returning to Kentucky to promote the U.S-Mexico-Canada trade accord and attend a Kentucky Derby eve...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall Str...
00:48, 06/02/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Minister...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Cargill adjusted profit slides 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, as the U.S.-China trade war led to supply disr...
15:16, 07/11/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as trade tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fall The US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
09:48, 08/06/2019

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it, ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Oil prices drop as trade tensions stoke economy worries Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global...
03:48, 07/09/2019

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell more than 300 points after the latest flare-up in trade tensions battered shares of tech companies and sent investors seeking the safety ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from ...
20:32, 07/11/2019

China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protec...
13:16, 05/16/2019

UK factories suffer from Brexit and trade war tensions - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: UK factories report weak orders and outputIntroduction: Can policymakers avoid reces...
15:16, 08/20/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Iran tensions and Philippine election Monday’s top story: markets dip as investors brace for China’s retaliation to US tariffs. Plus, a farewell to Veep, the funniest, sweariest show on TV...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China c...
07:32, 07/18/2019

Oil falls but losses capped by hopes of easing trade tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday on persistent concerns over future demand, but losses were capped by optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes...
19:48, 08/20/2019

Worsening US-China trade tensions rattle financial markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trad...
06:32, 05/08/2019

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook for...
19:16, 06/02/2019

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the y...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Airbus' programs chief: trade tensions could impact customers Airbus' programs chief said trade tensions could impact customers, although the sales chief at the European planemaker said its market remained "quite...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Oil prices hold steady on hopes trade tensions could ease Crude oil prices held mostly steady on Tuesday on optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions would ease and on hopes that major economies would enact sti...
06:00, 08/20/2019

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade tensions mount Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and Chi...
22:48, 08/06/2019

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technolo...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Trade tensions weigh on stocks as markets await Fed verdict Fresh trade war fears weighed on global stocks on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting with the dollar holding firm and Britain's pound s...
13:16, 07/31/2019

US, India 'working together' amid Iran crisis, despite trade tensions Despite growing disagreements over trade and tariffs, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss internat...
01:48, 06/27/2019

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Trade tensions drag on stocks as markets await Fed verdict Fresh trade war fears weighed on global stocks on Wednesday before a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting, with the dollar holding firm and Britain's pound su...
14:48, 07/31/2019

Airbus' programmes chief: trade tensions could impact customers Airbus' programmes chief said trade tensions could impact customers, although the sales chief at the European planemaker said its market remained "qui...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this ...
18:32, 06/16/2019

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower ...
04:00, 08/24/2019

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in tra...
12:00, 06/07/2019

US STOCKS-Futures lower on Iran tensions, trade worries U.S. stock futures were pulled lower by Iran tensions and trade worries on Tuesday, with investors focusing on Federal Reserve officials for more clar...
14:16, 06/25/2019

Trade tensions flare sours rate hope rally German bond yields plumbed new record lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by ...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S.-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China...
21:00, 07/25/2019

Rising Trade Tensions Pound Pork Producer WH Group Hong Kong-listed shares of WH Group, the world’s largest pork producer, sank as much as 9% after tweets from President Trump escalated the trade rheto...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears of a slowdown spiral in Europe and Asia’s two ...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Trade war tensions: Consumers aren't optimistic about the U.S. economy Consumer confidence slipped this month after three consecutive months of increases as consumers saw the trade war with China as an increased risk. &#...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Trade tensions flare-up sours rate hope rally German bond yields plumbed new record lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by ...
13:00, 06/06/2019

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted tra...
19:32, 06/09/2019

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold dom...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Stocks in Australia set to rise; US-China trade tensions escalate again U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday afternoon that the current 10% levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will rise to 25% on Fr...
02:16, 05/06/2019

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the United...
10:16, 05/22/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX dragged lower by U.S.-China trade tensions Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as Chinese media took a tough stance on the trade war between the United States and China, reviving fears of...
17:16, 05/17/2019

Oil steadies as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a pos...
19:48, 08/20/2019

Oil rises on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholdin...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Stocks in Asia poised to decline on continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
02:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. Treasury Prices Climb In Wake of Trade Tensions, Powell U.S. government bond prices rose after China said it will impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the central ...
18:00, 08/23/2019

Oil bounces up on Iran concern after touching one-month low on trade tensions Oil futures edged higher in volatile trade on Monday as rising tensions between the United States and Iran buoyed prices after they touched a one-mont...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Oil rises on escalating US-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding su...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Carney sees 'widespread slowdown' as trade tensions deepen Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the global economy is in a "widespread slowdown", with "worrying" signs ahead amid sustained trad...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London...
23:48, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump Arrives In France For D-Day Ceremonies US President Donald Trump arrived in northern France on Thursday for a second day of ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings by ...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Donald Trump arrives in the UK to pomp and protest The US president has met with the British Royal family, but excarcebated a feud with the mayor of London after arriving in the UK. Trump has been accu...
17:48, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump arrives in the UK, protests planned The US president has recently been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" over his Brexit comments. London was on high alert as protests were...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump Jr. arrives for Senate testimony Donald Trump Jr. arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning for closed door testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senators want to discus...
16:32, 06/12/2019

Steven Jackson’s ceremonial contract triggers an NFL drug test Steven Jackson retired from the NFL in 2015, but he’s still getting drug tested. Jackson recently signed a one-day contract with the Rams, whom he pla...
18:16, 08/02/2019

North Macedonia holds runoff vote for ceremonial presidency SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia held a competitive runoff election Sunday to choose a new president, a vote seen as a test of the cente...
17:32, 05/05/2019

U.S.'s North Korea envoy to visit Japan, South Korea next week U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclea...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Mnuchin to visit China soon as trade war clouds global economy U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resol...
21:16, 05/15/2019

China confirms vice-premier Liu He will visit US for trade talks Attendance of chief negotiator reduces fears of collapse of discussions after Trump tweetsChina’s chief trade negotiator will travel to Washington thi...
17:16, 05/07/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices buoyed as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Gold prices were steady on Friday, buoyed as investors shied away from riskier assets amid worries that a rift over trade between the United States an...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions b...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Gold soars to six-year high as trade, Iran tensions mount Trade anxiety and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran sent gold soaring to a six-year high on Tuesday, and saw traders dive back in...
16:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movement...
10:48, 05/24/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this ...
10:00, 06/17/2019

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Departme...
09:48, 08/03/2019

Stocks suffer worst week of 2019 as trade tensions ratchet up The stock skid came despite a good jobs report Friday and a quarter-point rate cut by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. But Trump’s Thursday afternoon...
10:48, 08/03/2019

Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U....
18:48, 07/11/2019

Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions Months of calm in U.S. stocks gave way to a surge in activity in the options market on Tuesday as investors spooked by escalating trade tensions betwe...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Oil rises slightly as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a pos...
01:16, 08/21/2019

Wall Street muted as rate cut bets temper trade tensions Wall Street's main indexes edged higher in choppy trading on Thursday, as expectations of a supportive central bank kept in check worries of a flare u...
20:48, 06/06/2019

G20 to say trade tensions a key risk to growth, split on urgency of finding solution Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showe...
12:48, 06/08/2019

Wall Street subdued as rate cut bets temper trade tensions U.S. stocks eked out gains in choppy trading on Thursday, as hopes of an interest rate cut outweighed fears of a flare up in U.S.-China trade tensions...
18:00, 06/06/2019

G20 finance leaders' communique to describe trade tensions as 'intensified': sources Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" and pledged to take further action to address these ec...
06:00, 06/09/2019

Futures point to muted open as US-China trade tensions return U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed start to the trading day after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against A...
11:32, 05/16/2019

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and Ch...
03:32, 08/24/2019

IMF Cuts Global GDP Forecast for 2019, Citing Fallout From Trade Tensions A sharp deceleration of global trade driven by ongoing trade tensions is slowing the global economy more than earlier projections, according to the la...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, o...
01:32, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 4-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China ...
05:00, 07/26/2019

Global growth worries slam Wall St. as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalat...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russi...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States a...
06:16, 05/24/2019

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, a...
23:48, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six constructi...
00:16, 06/03/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalati...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated ...
12:32, 05/29/2019

Nikkei tumbles to 5-week low on fears of deeper U.S.-China trade tensions Japan's Nikkei tumbled to a five-week low on Wednesday morning as fears there might be a breakdown in U.S.-China trade negotiations continued to pull ...
07:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Dow tops 27,000 for the first time on easing trade tensions, prospect of lower rates The Dow topped 27,000 for the first time Thursday as easing trade tensions and the Fed’s campaign to lower rates offset lingering economic worri...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions ov...
04:48, 06/22/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade war tensions shove stocks to lowest since January U.S.-China trade worries pushed emerging market shares to their lowest since January, though some conciliatory noises from the two sides did at least ...
12:17, 05/14/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China ...
08:48, 05/08/2019

US Warship Sails In Disputed South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely...
07:16, 05/20/2019

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves his nation’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle b...
15:48, 06/13/2019

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communica...
10:48, 06/03/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies as trade tensions, Iran worries in focus Gold steadied on Monday after four days of falls, as a Sino-U.S. trade dispute aggravated by a Huawei ban and U.S. President Donald Trump's latest thr...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Wall St. dips on trade tensions, hopes of rate cut limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war were heightened by Washington's tough stance, but losse...
17:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions o...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Still a good time to stay invested despite trade tensions, says Greenwich Wealth CIO Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Investment Institute, and Vahan Janjigian, Greenwich Wealth Management, join 'The Exchange' to discuss how tra...
03:32, 05/09/2019

Trump arrives in Britain at a time of remembrance, turmoil President Donald Trump has arrived in Britain on a trip that the White House is billing as a chance to honor shared sacrifice and service between the ...
10:32, 06/03/2019

Trump arrives for D-Day commemoration in English city of Portsmouth U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in the southern English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday for the 75th anniversary commemorations for D-Day, a Reute...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Deadspin We’ve A New Contender For The Title Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time | Jezebel N Deadspin We’ve A New Contender For The Title Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time | Jezebel New Bones and Huge Testicles Tied Up With String, T...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has ...
17:48, 05/21/2019

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that ha...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured u...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Asian shares wobble on trade, political tensions; focus turns to Fed meet Asian shares got off to a shaky start on Monday as investors were cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensio...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions be...
15:32, 05/16/2019

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Mone...
21:16, 07/23/2019

Asian shares edge up, trade, geopolitical tensions cap gains; focus on Fed meeting Asian stocks inched higher on Monday, with a rebound in the Hong Kong market helping the mood, as investors remained cautious ahead of a closely-watch...
05:48, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on F...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for co...
09:16, 06/19/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 bln outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended...
22:48, 05/16/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different...
10:00, 06/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade tensions flare sours rate hope rally German bond yields plumbed new record lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fuelled by...
12:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. recession risk rises as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up: Reuters poll Over the last month the U.S.-China trade war has boosted the risk of a U.S. recession, say a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters, who now ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian a...
08:48, 06/03/2019

Stocks drop, bond prices rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half...
18:16, 05/29/2019

Trade tensions push Wall St. lower, rate cut hopes limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday over worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington toughened its stance, but losses were...
21:16, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China t...
17:32, 07/11/2019

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks....
18:48, 06/09/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as investors seek bargains, but trade tensions weigh Copper rebounded on Tuesday as investors emboldened by solid supply-demand fundamentals sought bargains after tit-for-tat trade tariffs resumed betwee...
13:16, 05/14/2019

US STOCKS-Futures slide as rising trade tensions fuel slowdown worries U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Wednesday, as growing trade tensions between the United States and China fanned worries about a global economic sl...
14:48, 05/29/2019

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-a...
00:16, 05/30/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as trade tensions stoke growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above a key support level, as worries that a lengthy trade war between the Uni...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Morningstar's newly crowned money manager of the year is 'cautious' because of trade tensions Dan Fuss, winner of the Morningstar Outstanding Portfolio Manager award, tells CNBC that the Federal Reserve is "trapped by the circumstances" as tens...
22:01, 05/09/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real hits 6-week low as trade tensions intensify Brazil's real hit a six-week low on Friday, leading losses among Latin American currencies as an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions turned invest...
00:16, 08/03/2019

Global stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-a...
22:32, 05/29/2019

Trade stress, Iran tensions hits stocks, dollar frets on Fed doves European shares were spooked by Iran tensions and trade jitters on Tuesday, while the risk of more dovish talk from the Federal Reserve inflated gold ...
13:16, 06/25/2019

Stocks endure another turbulent day as investors remain wary of U.S.-China trade tensions The week’s volatility was ignited by tweets last weekend from Trump, who threatened to increase tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion ...
01:16, 05/10/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global co...
12:32, 06/26/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data rel...
02:48, 05/31/2019

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires rava...
21:00, 08/24/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea a week before he's due to meet Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and m...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Trump arrives in El Paso on heels of Walmart mass shooting President Trump has arrived in El Paso to visit the Texas city as it reels from Saturday’s mass shooting at a Walmart that left 22 people dead. ...
05:48, 08/08/2019

First court test arrives in Trump-U.S. House showdown over probes A federal court for the first time on Tuesday will step into the intensifying clash between the U.S. House of Representatives and President Donald Tr...
12:17, 05/14/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea week before he's due to meet Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and m...
10:00, 06/20/2019

President Donald Trump arrives in Dayton, OH following mass shooting President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Dayton, OH following a mass shooting that occurred on Aug. 3.     ...
22:16, 08/07/2019

Donald Trump arrives at Buckingham Palace for Queen's welcome – video The US president, accompanied by the first lady, Melania Trump, arrived at Buckingham Palace on Monday. He was greeted by Prince Charles, the Duchess ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s larg...
17:32, 04/29/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Have Their Own Trade War Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the ...
18:48, 08/22/2019

U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resol...
00:48, 05/16/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing econom...
10:32, 05/24/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-a...
23:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 bln outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended...
22:48, 05/16/2019

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confrontat...
15:16, 06/28/2019

Stocks in Asia trade mixed; oil prices rise as US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Monday morning, while oil prices continued to rise as tensions between the U.S. and Iran linger after the latte...
04:16, 06/24/2019

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, ...
23:16, 06/04/2019

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator    ...
03:48, 08/06/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.      ...
04:16, 06/24/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goo...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico,...
04:16, 06/07/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade tensions, tanker attacks darken mood in Gulf markets Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock markets suffered their biggest single-day decline in years on Monday after several commercial ships were attacked off the co...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensi...
02:48, 06/19/2019

US STOCKS-Futures drop as trade tensions spark recession fears, flight to safety U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, signaling Wall Street's main indexes would extend last month's losses at the open, as the multi-front trade w...
14:32, 06/03/2019

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic suppor...
07:00, 06/11/2019

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chine...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market playe...
20:32, 08/14/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced ...
07:48, 05/22/2019

US stocks set to fall as Google block on Huawei adds to trade tensions – business live Chinese phonemaker shut out from Android software after Trump banGoogle blocks Huawei access to Android updates after blacklistingTrump tweets threat:...
13:48, 05/20/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Trump's national security adviser John Bolton arrives in UAE for talks Trump's national security adviser John Bolton arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday ahead of talks scheduled for Wednesday, he said in tweet,...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks arrives for closed congressional testimony Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to face questions in Congress about six instances i...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump arrives in Dayton in wake of Sunday’s mass shooting President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday met with victims and their families, hospital staff and first-responders at a Dayton, Ohio, ...
18:48, 08/07/2019

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committ...
17:16, 06/12/2019

South Korea, Japan spar at WTO over trade row A diplomatic row between Japan and South Korea spilled over into a World Trade Organization meeting on Tuesday, where Seoul's ambassador accused Japan...
19:32, 07/09/2019

Kudlow says US-Japan trade deal is possible this month White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that the U.S. could reach a trade deal with Japan by the end of this month, far exceeding all pr...
03:48, 05/04/2019

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a ...
10:32, 07/19/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework on new trade pact The broad deal retains U.S. tariffs on Japanese vehicles -- 2.5 percent on cars and 25 percent on trucks -- while removing barriers to beef and pork e...
17:32, 08/24/2019

The baby Trump blimp will rise again for Trump's London visit The London-based Stop Trump Coalition, which owns the blimp, is reviving the baby blimp to protest the president's visit this week.   ...
01:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico,...
00:48, 06/07/2019

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, al...
06:00, 05/22/2019

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade sk...
18:16, 06/25/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bond prices rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking C...
22:16, 05/30/2019

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U....
01:16, 06/29/2019

Trump arrives at global economic summit with full agenda and list of grievances The president’s arrival in Japan for the summit was trademark Trump — using the days and hours before his visit to ratchet up his rhetoric against all...
14:32, 06/27/2019

‘Now comes the reckoning’: Trump arrives at global gathering with most of his foreign policy gambits in the balance The president’s ‘America first’ agenda faces a crucial test at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka with time running out to score a breakthrough as he beg...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that th...
01:16, 06/19/2019

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Japan-South Korea trade spat gets worse South Korea has warned Japan against escalating a dispute that could upend a trade relationship worth around $80 billion and threaten the global suppl...
23:48, 07/26/2019

S. Korea’s Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan South Korean President Moon Jae-in has offered an olive branch to Japan to end a tense trade dispute, saying Seoul will “gladly join hands” if Tokyo t...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade Group of 20 leaders have clearly confirmed the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on S...
13:00, 06/29/2019

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by Sept., report says An auto industry official said the deal could involve Japan offering U.S. farmers new access to its market in return for Washington reducing tariffs o...
13:16, 07/17/2019

Japan’s trade negotiator: US won’t impose quotas on autos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade negotiator has said Washington won’t be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U....
11:00, 05/17/2019

South Korean tourists shun Japan over trade row The number of South Korean tourists visiting Japan fell last month to its lowest in nearly a year as visitors canceled travel plans amid deteriorating...
12:48, 08/21/2019

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by September: sources The United States and Japan are working on a trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Mini...
15:00, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan and South Korea clash at WTO over trade row South Korea tried to bring international pressure to bear on Japan by airing its complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday, the lat...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way...
11:32, 06/28/2019

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 perce...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Japan PM Abe calls for strong G20 message on free trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday urged leaders from the Group of 20 major economies to deliver a strong message to support "free, fair and...
08:00, 06/28/2019

Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points NEW YORK (AP) — Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points....
23:16, 05/07/2019

Brexit party's Farage arrives at ambassador's residence where Trump staying: Reuters photographer Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK's Brexit party, arrived at the U.S. ambassador's residence in London where President Donald Trump is staying during...
18:32, 06/04/2019

Japan big manufacturers' mood hits near 3-year low as trade war bites Japanese big manufacturers' business confidence worsened to a nearly three-year low in the quarter to June, a central bank survey showed, in yet ...
10:48, 07/01/2019

Japan says Korea must rebuild trust to facilitate talks on trade South Korea has to rebuild trust with Japan in a deepening bilateral row, a Japanese government official said on Friday, adding that trade curbs Japan...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Japan Imposes Broad New Trade Restrictions on South Korea The clash, which has its roots in World War II-era grievances, has spooked markets and provoked U.S. worries over the impact on China and North Korea....
05:48, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan rejects South Korean attempt to air trade row at WTO Japan told the World Trade Organization on Wednesday its controls on exports to South Korea were based on security concerns unsuitable for discussion ...
15:48, 07/24/2019

Japan, US to hold working-level trade talks June 10-11 Japan and the United States will hold working-level talks on trade in the United States on June 10-11, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday....
10:32, 06/04/2019

South Korea says 'won't be defeated again' as Japan trade dispute escalates South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute on Friday, pledging it would not be "defeated again" by its neighbor, laying bare decad...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner thro...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no U.S. concessions seen - Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday, with Tokyo making c...
07:00, 08/24/2019

South Korea says Japan flatly rejects meeting over trade row South Korea's deputy trade minister Kim Seung-ho said on Wednesday he had asked a senior Japanese official for a face-to-face meeting on a trade row b...
16:48, 07/24/2019

South Korea to drop Japan's trade status in tit-for-tat move South Korea has said it will withdraw Japan from its fast-track trade list. The announcement comes after Japan placed export restrictions on South Kor...
23:16, 08/12/2019

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market c...
12:48, 06/08/2019

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm products and other go...
10:48, 05/13/2019

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this ...
00:48, 08/13/2019

South Korea to drop Japan as a preferential trade partner South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move t...
16:17, 08/12/2019

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and f...
06:32, 06/09/2019

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Japan Finmin Aso: Sino-U.S. trade war won't trigger economic crisis Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday the Sino-U.S. trade war would not immediately trigger an economic shock on the scale of the "Lehman...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Japan shares hampered by trade worries, defensives gain Japan's Nikkei eked out small gains on Thursday but the market was hampered by concerns about the U.S. trade war with Mexico and China, prompting inve...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Expect a US-Japan trade deal in 6 to 9 months, says former USTR official The U.S. and Japan will likely reach a trade settlement in the next six to nine months that will "give each side something to claim credit for," says ...
05:00, 05/27/2019

Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips an...
21:16, 07/09/2019

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology compa...
03:32, 07/13/2019

Japan's Abe hopes U.S., China resolve trade war through constructive talks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he hoped the United States and China would resolve their trade war through constructive dial...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secre...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting wi...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Samsung to prepare contingency plans for Korea-Japan trade scuffle Samsung leader JY Lee has told the company's semiconductor and display businesses to make contingency plans in the event that the trade dispute betwee...
14:00, 07/15/2019

South Korea asks Japan not to impose tougher trade conditions South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would impos...
04:32, 07/24/2019

Japan's first quarter GDP growth revised up, trade war poses risks to outlook Japan's economy grew slightly faster than initially estimated in the first quarter, thanks to stronger capital spending, but analysts say global ...
10:00, 06/10/2019

The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dis...
20:32, 07/08/2019

Asian stocks up ahead of Bank of Japan decision, trade talks Asian stocks traded modestly higher Tuesday. Investors are waiting for clues on several key events, including rate decisions from the Bank of Japan an...
05:16, 07/30/2019

US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan at the ministerial meeting of the Organization ...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Japan removes South Korea from trusted trade partner list The Japanese move is likely to disrupt supply chains and escalate tensions with South Korea. Tokyo said the decision was taken for national security r...
08:16, 08/02/2019

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surprise...
18:16, 08/22/2019

South Korea asks Japan not to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying...
10:48, 07/24/2019

Japan stocks slide as revived U.S.-China trade war hits sentiment Japanese stocks slid on Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled plans to impose new tariffs on China, reviving trade war concerns and hitting e...
06:16, 08/02/2019

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, ...
07:32, 07/18/2019

Japan, U.S. target broad bilateral trade deal by September: Nikkei Japan and the United States have agreed to target a broad deal on bilateral trade by September, seeking to bridge differences of opinion over tariffs ...
10:48, 08/04/2019

Trade, Climate Change and Iran Are in Focus as G-20 Leaders Arrive in Japan (OSAKA, Japan) — Trade and geopolitical tensions, and the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as Chinese President Xi Jinping an...
13:32, 06/27/2019

U.S., China did not raise trade at G20 finance, health ministers meeting: Japan Aso Neither the United States nor China raised the issue of trade at Friday's joint session of finance and health ministers of the Group of 20 major econo...
17:32, 06/28/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24 -sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead...
08:00, 05/20/2019

WRAPUP 3-Japan, S.Korea row over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Kor...
09:32, 07/19/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24: sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Most G20 members see trade row as huge risk for global growth: Japan MOF official Most Group of 20 finance leaders said escalating trade tensions pose a huge downside risk for the global economy, a senior Japanese Ministry of Financ...
12:48, 06/08/2019

Japan’s 2020 5G plans may be delayed by South Korea trade conflict A trade battle between the Japanese and South Korean governments is threatening the supply of 5G hardware to Japan ahead of a planned 2020 Olympic rol...
18:48, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips an...
21:32, 07/09/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump OTISVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump....
19:00, 05/06/2019

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in sca...
19:16, 08/01/2019

South Korea's Moon says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that Japan imposing tighter export curbs against South Korea will undermine Japan's international ...
05:16, 08/08/2019

US-Japan trade and the auto sector will be high on Abe's agenda as he claims victory at the polls Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise t...
15:48, 07/22/2019

Japan's cabinet approves removal of South Korea from favored trade list Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely to escalate...
04:48, 08/02/2019

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a hea...
05:48, 07/18/2019

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential of...
19:16, 08/22/2019

Nikkei edges up on hopes for Japan-U.S. trade progress, turnover lowest since 2014 Japanese stocks edged higher on Monday, when volume was low with U.S. markets closed, as investors awaited details from trade talks between the leader...
12:48, 05/27/2019

South Korean trade official says Japan's export curbs violate WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea violates World Trade Organization rules and Seoul would respond firmly, a se...
06:48, 07/01/2019