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Global stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

Apr 18, 2018

Global stocks have followed Wall Street higher despite a Chinese tariff hike on U.S. sorghum in a swelling trade dispute

Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

Apr 18, 2018

A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. election, have been acquitted of violating labor laws in Thailand but face other serious charges

Amid trade rift, China to allow full foreign auto ownership

Apr 17, 2018

China says it will allow full foreign ownership of auto manufacturers in five years, ending restrictions that helped to fuel its escalating trade dispute with U.S. President Donald Trump

China rules US sorghum was dumped as trade tensions mount

Apr 17, 2018

China has ordered importers of U.S. sorghum to pay deposits for possible higher tariffs in an anti-dumping investigation, adding to growing trade conflict with Washington

Chinese exporters scramble to cope with Trump tariff hike

Apr 16, 2018

Chinese exporters of goods from electronics to motorcycle parts are scrambling to insulate themselves from President Donald Trump's proposed tariff hike

Indonesia credit rating upgraded by Moody's

Apr 13, 2018

Moody's has upgraded Indonesia's credit rating due to increased confidence the government will maintain its recent track record of responsibly managing the national budget and interest rate policy

Asia cautious about possible Trump rethink on trade deal

Apr 13, 2018

Japan, Australia and New Zealand are reacting cautiously after President Donald Trump signaled he might reopen talks on a Pacific Rim trade deal that he pulled the U.S. out of shortly after taking office

China's March trade weakens, surplus with US at $15.4B

Apr 13, 2018

China's global trade balance swung to a rare deficit in March as exports shrank but its surplus with the United States, the center of a worsening dispute with Washington, stood at $15.4 billion

China traders, farmers shrug off risk of US soybeans tariff

Apr 13, 2018

Chinese farmers, traders say possible tariffs on US soybeans open opportunities to diversify, profit

China denies Xi comments aimed at settling US dispute

Apr 12, 2018

China denies President Xi Jinping's promises to cut import tariffs on cars and open China's markets wider meant to be an overture to settle a tariff dispute with Washington

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