Asian markets cautious amid lingering trade tensions

2019-05-21

Asian stock markets were little changed in cautious early trading Wednesday, as lingering trade tensions weighed on traders. China’s ambassador to the U.S., Cui Tiankai, said Tuesday on Fox News that “the door is still open” to resuming trade negotiations with the U.S., although no new talks are scheduled. TensionsRead More →

China markets retreat on rising trade tensions with U.S.

2019-05-19

Chinese stock markets fell in early trading Monday amid increasing trade tensions with the U.S., while markets in most of the rest of Asia gained. On Friday, China’s Commerce Ministry called the Trump administration’s latest tariffs hikes “bullying behavior,” and Chinese state media suggested the government was in no hurryRead More →

IMF pessimism + trade tensions = sickly stocks By Reuters

2019-01-22

© Reuters. People check their mobile phones as they stand outside the entrance of the London Stock Exchange in London By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Pessimism about global growth drove down world shares and commodity markets on Tuesday and left investors seeking refuge in the dollar, government bonds andRead More →