European stocks slip as trade deadline looms By Reuters

2019-12-11

By Tom Wilson LONDON (Reuters) – European shares fell on Wednesday as the deadline approached for new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, while two major central banks held policy meetings. U.S. President Donald Trump has only days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion in Chinese goods,Read More →

Asian markets slip on report of possible trade-deal delay

2019-11-06

Asian markets were mostly down in early trading Thursday as investors reined in earlier optimism of a pending trade deal between the U.S. and China. Reuters reported Wednesday that the “phase one” deal, which was hoped to be signed in mid-November, might be delayed until December, and that European locations,Read More →

Asian markets slip as oil prices surge

2019-04-22

Asian markets were largely down in early trading Tuesday as oil prices surged to nearly six-month highs after the U.S. said it would soon impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -0.04%   was off 0.2%, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HSI, -0.08%   wasRead More →