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Latest Trump Tariffs to Directly Hit Consumers

Earlier US tariffs enacted in President Donald Trump's trade war with China have dealt only a glancing blow to consumers, but those announced Thursday are different.

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Asia Markets Down after Mixed Messages from Fed

Asian markets fell on Thursday, tracking losses on Wall Street, after the US Federal Reserve cut rates for the first time in more than a decade but failed to offer a clear signal on future easing.

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Tokyo Stocks Close Down as US-China Trade War Weighs

Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday with investors discouraged by US President Donald Trump's negative tweets on China as the world's two biggest economies resumed trade talks.

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US-China Trade Talks Resume after Trump Tweetstorm

Chinese and US negotiators held talks in Shanghai Wednesday in a bid to bring an end to a year-long trade war, with the meeting overshadowed by a Twitter tirade from President Donald Trump.

Washington and Beijing have so far hit each other with punitive tariffs covering more than $360 billion in two-way trade in a row centred on demands for China to curb the alleged theft of American technology and provide a level playing field to US companies.

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Stock Markets Slump as Trump Lashes Out at China

Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic fell on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at Beijing just as trade talks resumed, dealers said.

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Trump Says He Wants 'a Large Cut' from U.S. Federal Reserve

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on the Federal Reserve to cut the benchmark interest rate significantly, moments before the central bank was due to open its two-day policy meeting.

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Top German Court OKs EU 'Banking Union'

Germany's constitutional court on Tuesday ruled that the European Union's so-called banking union with shared supervision and liquidation structures for major lenders was in line with national and EU law.

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China-US Trade Talks to Restart after G20 Tariff Truce

US and Chinese negotiators meet in Shanghai on Tuesday to resurrect trade talks between the world's two biggest economies, with both sides downplaying expectations of an imminent deal.

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Ride-Hailing Giant Grab to Invest $2 Billion in Indonesia with SoftBank Funds

Ride-hailing giant Grab is investing $2 billion in Indonesia over the next five years, using funds from Japan's SoftBank Group to boost its presence in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, the firms said Monday.

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China Slams U.S. 'Arrogance' on WTO Status

China Monday said the U.S. threat to pull recognition of China's "developing nation" status at the World Trade Organisation showed its "arrogance and selfishness," ahead of crucial trade talks this week.

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