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Trump, AMLO Tout U.S.-Mexico Deal to Avert Tariffs

Presidents Donald Trump and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador each declared the deal averting U.S. tariffs on Mexico a win Saturday, as markets breathed a sigh of relief -- though rights groups condemned what they called a draconian crack down on migration.

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Raytheon and United Technologies in Merger Talks

United Technologies Corp and US arms giant Raytheon are in talks over a merger deal that could create one of the world's biggest aerospace and defense companies, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.

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In Historic First, G20 Weighs Aging as Global Risk

Ballooning healthcare costs, labor shortages and financial services for the elderly: for the first time Sunday, the world's top policymakers are tackling economic issues relating to ageing and shrinking birthrates.

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Divided G20 Admits Worsening Trade Wars Pose Risk to World Economy

The world's top financial policymakers admitted Sunday that trade tensions had worsened and posed a risk for the global economy, after a G20 meeting that laid bare differences between the United States and other nations.

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G-20 Finance Chiefs Mull 'Fair Tax' Reforms to Boost Growth

Finance chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies meeting in the Japanese city of Fukuoka debated Saturday over how to revise tax systems to ensure big companies pay their fair share and support economies as global growth slows.

One aim is to prevent a "race to the bottom" by countries trying to lure companies by offering unsustainably and unfairly low tax rates as an incentive.

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Putin Slams Attempts to 'Push' Huawei from Global Markets

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday slammed U.S. moves against Chinese tech giant Huawei, which has signed a deal to develop a 5G network in Russia.

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Putin Says 'Role of Dollar' Should be Revisited in Global Trade

Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Friday renewed calls to revisit the role of the U.S. dollar in global trade and accused Washington of seeking to dominate the world.

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Central Bank Chief Says China Has Tools to Handle Trade War

China's central bank chief said Friday the country has plenty of policy tools left to handle the trade war with the United States.

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Australia Says China-U.S. Tensions Have 'Very Negative Influence' on Global Economy

Trade tensions and high-tech rivalry between the U.S. and China are having a "very negative influence" on the world economy, Australia's prime minister said Friday as he urged both powers to resolve their differences.

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Russia and China Show United Front at Economic Forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping appears Friday as guest of honor at Russia's showcase economic forum, as the two neighbors present a united front in the face of shared troubles with the U.S.

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