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Japan posts larger-than-expected trade deficitBloomberg NewsStocks in Tokyo were down Monday. Asian stocks ended mostly lower Monday as investors reacted to rising tensions between the U.S. and China, two of the largest economies in the world. Japan logged its first trade deficit in three months in May on a surge in imports of aircraft and aircraft engines from the U.S., data from Japan’s finance ministry showed Monday.
Global stocks were mostly lower Monday on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed. Markets in ...
Is the trade war on? Following China’s response to the U.S tariffs on China exports to the U.S, it could get ugly, with Trump’s first tweet of the week likely to have a material bearing of risk sentiment through the week.
Asian stock futures indicate a mixed start to the week after U.S. shares fell on Friday with China and the U.S. exchanging trade threats. Oil fell, while Asian currencies were slightly weaker against the dollar as Treasury yields retreated toward 2.90 percent. Futures were modestly lower in Japan and South Korea and flat in Australia.
Stocks retreated globally as concern grew over the escalating protectionist standoff between China and the U.S., and as political risks stacked up in Europe. Oil reversed losses before a key OPEC meeting this week, while Treasuries gained and the dollar steadied. All industry sectors were in the red as the Stoxx Europe 600 Index headed for its biggest two-day decline since March, while S&P 500 Index futures pointed to U.S. equities extending Friday’s drop.
In Singapore, waiting for a bus has gone high tech. In March, a new bus stop was put up along Singapore’s trendy Orchard Road shopping district. For ST Engineering, the bus stop is a test bed for its new technologies in the areas on which it focuses — transportation, security and energy.
It’s another jam packed week ahead, with trade wars, OPEC, the Bank of England’s monetary policy decision and a number of central bankers slated to talk through the week. Things could get ugly if the U.S responds…
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
Earnings news drove Adobe and Canada Goose, while trade-sensitive stocks dived Friday on the latest skirmish in the U.S. and China trade war.
The winds of trade wars are blowing hard this morning ... because investors need one more big thing to deal with at the end of a hard-core week, right? The last four days saw Trump buddy up to North Korea and some pretty hawkish action out of two major central banks, but aside from tech stocks, U.S. equities never got off the ground. “Perhaps Trump feels that the strength of the U.S. economy and recent success in Singapore gives him the breathing room to make a sacrifice on the economy and jobs in an attempt put additional pressure on other countries,” says Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA, in a note.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower on Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction.
Asian stocks opened mixed Friday following wide declines the previous day. The improved start also came after a European Central Bank-fueled jump in Europe and muted moves in the U.S. following Wednesday’s ...
The markets were mixed through the early part of the day, the introduction of tariffs having a mixed impact on the markets, with the Yen finding little support ahead of what will likely be a noisy day ahead for the Oval Office.
Asian stocks are set to rise Friday after their U.S. and European counterparts closed higher. The dollar hit an 11-month high and 10-year Treasury yields retreated.
Stocks fell on the final day of a week that included the U.S.-North Korea summit, major central bank meetings and escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing. The U.S. and China spent the day exchanging tariff threats, which drove down tech and industrial stocks, while a drop in the price of oil hit energy shares. With reports suggesting America is already preparing a second list of targeted goods worth as much as $100 billion, China said it doesn’t want a trade war but would have to counter.
Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus. Upbeat U.S. data helped bolstered ...
Mylan and Oracle dragged on early trade, but positive news out of Europe sent futures higher, and IPOs Etsy, Huya and Pivotal were poised to nail news highs.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks slumped Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases. Eyes are now on the European Central Bank, which is discussing Thursday when it might end its stimulus program.
Asian stock markets finished lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated two more rate hikes are coming later this year, and as Chinese economic data missed expectations.
It’s a busy time for the markets, with focus shifting to today’s inflation figures out of the UK and the ECB Press Conference later today, positioning coming in the wake of FED rate hike on Wednesday.
Asian stocks slumped Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases. South Korea's market benchmark tumbled 1.6 percent on the ...
U.S. stocks closed higher on gains by big technology and media companies, outweighing laggard financial and industrial shares. Comcast Corp. and Walt Disney Co. were among the big gainers in the S&P 500 Index Thursday as bidding for 21st Century Fox Inc.’s entertainment assets heated up. Facebook Inc., Amazon.com Inc. and other tech giants also climbed, sending the Nasdaq Composite Index to a record high.
Asia stocks are set for a mixed start after U.S. equities ended lower as the Federal Reserve struck a hawkish tone in its latest policy statement. Japanese equity futures fell, while they were little changed in Australia and nudged higher in Hong Kong. The Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday raised rates and signaled it may pick up the pace of increases this year as unemployment falls and inflation flirts with target levels.
ZTE plunges in Hong KongAFP/Shares of ZTE sank Wednesday. Asian shares moved broadly lower Wednesday, ahead of key decisions from central banks in the U.S. and Europe that are expected to further unwind stimulative policies that fueled an economic rebound over the past decade. Japan’s Nikkei 225 (^N225) was the largest regional index finish higher, rising 0.4%.
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks rose Wednesday as investors awaited an expected interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve and looked for hints of further hikes this year.