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China introduces response tariffs on U.S. goods

China introduces response tariffs on U.S. goods

The trade war between China and the U.S. escalates further as yesterday Beijing expanded its tariffs onto $60 bln worth goods produced in the United States as a countermeasure to recent duties announced by President Trump.


September 17, 2018
EU firms have their stocks falling as new U.S. tariffs loom
EU firms have their stocks falling as new U.S. tariffs loom

Shares of European companies fell today after reports of possible new tariffs the United States could introduce on Chinese-manufactured goods, with...

September 14, 2018
British pound about to record significant weekly rise
British pound about to record significant weekly rise

The UK pound added today, with worries of the emerging economies prospects allayed by a solid rates lift in Turkey, along with an upped growth...

European single currency up on chances of U.S.-China trade negotiations
European single currency up on chances of U.S.-China trade negotiations

The EU currency increased today, hitting the highest in a fortnight, with the dollar pressured by the U.S. inflation figures, and rebounding...

September 13, 2018
Pound hovers at one-month peak ahead of BoE meeting
Pound hovers at one-month peak ahead of BoE meeting

The pound was firm on Thursday ahead of Bank of England monetary policy meeting due later in the day, as regulator is widely expected to hold...

Decline of Australian dollar attracts foreign investors
Decline of Australian dollar attracts foreign investors

The Australian dollar that is often regarded as a liquid proxy for world economic expansion, slipped over 8% during the year, as crises that struck...

European shares gain ahead of ECB, BoE meetings
European shares gain ahead of ECB, BoE meetings

European shares gained on Thursday in thin trading ahead European Central Bank and Bank of England decisions, while trade-sensitive auto and mining...

Yuan steadies on potential U.S.-China trade talks, Asia stocks recover
Yuan steadies on potential U.S.-China trade talks, Asia stocks recover

China’s yuan firmed on Thursday on renewed U.S.-China trade talks hopes, though the mainland’s major stock indexes fluctuated before...

September 12, 2018
Pound slips down as May faces ousting
Pound slips down as May faces ousting

The pound dropped on Wednesday after reports of a Conservative MPs open discussion on how to oust Prime Minister Theresa May amid uncertainty over...

Crude and mining firmness supports European shares
Crude and mining firmness supports European shares

Strong crude and mining stocks boosted European shares higher in early trading on Wednesday, despite weakness in Asia markets amid persisting...

September 11, 2018
Euro climbs on Italian bond yields drop prediction
Euro climbs on Italian bond yields drop prediction

The euro gained on Tuesday as easing concerns about the Italian budget deficit buoyed the common currency for a second session, while investors...

European shares struggle for traction as trade fears persist
European shares struggle for traction as trade fears persist

A rebound in European markets stalled on Tuesday amid anxiety over a trade row between the U.S. and China, that kept investors worried.

Pound rises on Brexit optimism, yen slides
Pound rises on Brexit optimism, yen slides

The yen dipped on Tuesday on announcement a Japan-based chipmaker was purchasing a U.S. counterpart for $6.7 billion, while the pound firmed after...

September 10, 2018
Gold edges lower due to rate hikes expectations
Gold edges lower due to rate hikes expectations

Gold futures contracts dipped on Monday after an impressive jobs report, even as the dollar wobbled just below the key level. Gold with delivery in...

Pound recovers following largest weekly fall in a month
Pound recovers following largest weekly fall in a month

The pound ticked up on Monday following its largest weekly slump in a month last week versus a broadly stronger dollar as traders cut some large...

European stocks steady amid worries over global trade
European stocks steady amid worries over global trade

European markets wobbled in morning deals on Monday, dragged down by trade-exposed stocks like autos after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was...

Russian ruble skids beyond 70 per dollar ahead of central bank meeting
Russian ruble skids beyond 70 per dollar ahead of central bank meeting

Russia's ruble fell below 70 against the U.S. currency for the first time since March 2016 on Monday due to worries and political uncertainty...

September 7, 2018
Shares of tech firms drop, and could be pressured more by U.S.-China trade discord
Shares of tech firms drop, and could be pressured more by U.S.-China trade discord

Worries of changes to regulations sent social media firms’ shares sharply down, with the rest of tech companies under threat from more...

September 6, 2018
U.S. currency keeps steady as concerns of more tariffs rise
U.S. currency keeps steady as concerns of more tariffs rise

The U.S. dollar firm today, with worries mounting over possible introduction of new tariffs against China’s goods by President Trump, but...

September 5, 2018
Pound recovers from day's trough, trade war fears persist
Pound recovers from day's trough, trade war fears persist

The pound rebounded from a two-week trough on Wednesday following solid services PMI data, though the British currency was on course for a fifth...

European shares slide on extending selling due to global trade tensions
European shares slide on extending selling due to global trade tensions

European stocks opened in negative territory on Wednesday as trade tensions between the U.S. and other major economies as well as rising worries...

September 4, 2018
European stocks edge down, all eyes on trade tensions
European stocks edge down, all eyes on trade tensions

European stocks dipped in late morning trading on Tuesday, erasing an early rise as traders remained anxious due to the lack of progress in the...

Pound slides on Brexit doubts, BoE's leadership
Pound slides on Brexit doubts, BoE's leadership

Sterling slipped to a one-week weak point on Tuesday as investors remained anxious over the further progress of Brexit negotiations, while the...

September 3, 2018
Brexit concerns drive slide in pound vs euro
Brexit concerns drive slide in pound vs euro

Sterling was on track for its largest daily decline versus the euro in more than three months Monday as concerns rose about the progress of Brexit...

European stocks steady as trade and EM worries persist
European stocks steady as trade and EM worries persist

European stocks were virtually flat in early trading on Monday as concerns over U.S. trade policy and worries over emerging markets hit stocks...

August 31, 2018
Shares of EU firms go down as trade dispute threatens to reignite
Shares of EU firms go down as trade dispute threatens to reignite

EU stocks dipped today and yesterday after news that President Trump is preparing additional tariffs on Chinese goods, on the other hand Whitbread...

August 30, 2018
European stocks fall on rising trade fears
European stocks fall on rising trade fears

European stocks pulled back on Thursday, following a drop in Asian trading overnight as slide in Chinese markets offset optimism that a NAFTA...

Euro dips to one-week trough vs pound
Euro dips to one-week trough vs pound

The euro dropped to a one-week weak point versus sterling on Thursday after the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said the bloc was...

August 29, 2018
Turkey's lira slides, Russian ruble sheds
Turkey's lira slides, Russian ruble sheds

Turkey’s lira dropped versus the dollar on Wednesday amid rising worries about the effects of the country’s financial crisis....

European stocks edge higher as trade-related tensions ease
European stocks edge higher as trade-related tensions ease

European stocks advanced at the opening bell on Wednesday on optimism that trade tensions between the U.S. and other major nations could be easing.

August 28, 2018
Pound dips to one-year trough against euro on no-deal Brexit fears
Pound dips to one-year trough against euro on no-deal Brexit fears

The pound slumped to a near one-year weak point versus the euro on Tuesday following British Prime Minister Theresa May's statement that...

Dollar wobbles near one-month trough as risk appetite rises
Dollar wobbles near one-month trough as risk appetite rises

The dollar dropped to an almost one-month weak point versus a basket of its major counterparts on Tuesday after U.S. and Mexico reached new trade...

World stocks touch six-month peak after U.S. and Mexico reach trade deal
World stocks touch six-month peak after U.S. and Mexico reach trade deal

World shares jumped to a six-month peak on Tuesday, supported by investor optimism that a U.S.-Mexico agreement to replace the North American Free...

European stocks gain after speech by Fed’s chairman
European stocks gain after speech by Fed’s chairman

EU shares rose on Monday following the words from the Fed’s Jerome Powell favoring markets, as well as certain advances between the U.S. and...

August 24, 2018
Turkish lira steadies versus dollar, though U.S. pressures expected to resume
Turkish lira steadies versus dollar, though U.S. pressures expected to resume

The Turkish lira rose versus the dollar on Friday after sliding in thin holiday trading this week, as a temporary easing of tensions in U.S.-Turkey...

Gold rises, set for more than 1 percent weekly gain
Gold rises, set for more than 1 percent weekly gain

Gold prices rose slightly on Friday, poised for a weekly increase, though trading below the crucial $1,200 level ahead of a widely anticipated...

Pound hovers near 11-month trough vs euro
Pound hovers near 11-month trough vs euro

Sterling fell versus the euro to its lowest point since September 2017, hit by a rally in the common currency and worries over whether the UK can...

European shares rise following Chinese stocks recovery
European shares rise following Chinese stocks recovery

European stocks crept higher at the opening bell on Friday as Chinese stocks reversed earlier declines following unsuccessful U.S.-China trade...

August 23, 2018
The first bond based on blockchain in history started by World Bank
The first bond based on blockchain in history started by World Bank

The first ever public bond formed and run by means of blockchain has been assessed by the World Bank in a deal worth $73.16 mln, which is aimed at...

Pound slides as Britain prepares no-deal Brexit scenario
Pound slides as Britain prepares no-deal Brexit scenario

The pound slipped on Thursday as the UK government is going to issue the first of a series of technical notices what would happen if Britain left...

European stocks edge higher, though trade tariffs hit autos
European stocks edge higher, though trade tariffs hit autos

European stocks inched up on Thursday after the fresh U.S.-China tariffs kicked in, hitting trade-sensitive auto sector but supporting demand for...

August 22, 2018
JPMorgan offers mobile service rivaling discount brokerages
JPMorgan offers mobile service rivaling discount brokerages

JPMorgan Chase announced yesterday it will launch stock trades for self-managed accounts at no charge via the bank’s app from the following...

Pound slumps from 12-day peak as Brexit risks revive
Pound slumps from 12-day peak as Brexit risks revive

The pound pulled back from its top in almost two weeks on Wednesday as traders shifted their attention to talks for Britain’s withdrawal from...


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