Asian markets little changed despite U.S.-China trade deal

2019-12-15

Asian markets were muted in early trading Monday despite Friday’s news that the U.S. and China have agreed on a “phase one” trade deal. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Sunday that the deal “is totally done, absolutely,” adding that China committed to buy $40 billion of American farm productsRead More →

Asian markets mixed on new optimism for U.S.-China trade deal

2019-11-25

Asian shares were mixed after an upbeat start Tuesday on optimism over U.S.-China trade talks, prompted by Beijing’s new guidelines for the protection of patents and copyrights. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, +0.35%   advanced 0.6% in morning trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, +0.83%   gained 0.7%. South Korea’s KospiRead More →

U.S.-China trade talks ice movement in European stocks

2019-10-10

European stocks struggled for direction on Thursday ahead of high level talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators as the impact of the trade war hit one major exporter. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.01%  increased 0.04% to 380.45. The German DAX DAX, +0.21%  increased 0.27% to 12126.46, the French CACRead More →