China (PRC)

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

Published 16/02/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi [more…]

Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he may extend a March 1 deadline for reaching a trade deal with China while [more…]

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

Published 14/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try [more…]

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks fell for a third straight day on Friday, and were set for their first weekly loss in seven, as investors [more…]

German authorities probe potential Huawei security risks: Funke

German authorities probe potential Huawei security risks: Funke

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s federal cybersecurity agency is investigating whether China’s Huawei Technologies could be a security threat after warnings from other countries, the Funke [more…]

Investors pump record amounts of cash in emerging markets: BAML

Investors pump record amounts of cash in emerging markets: BAML

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors pumped record high volumes of cash into emerging markets shares and bonds in the past week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch [more…]

Thailand launches Huawei 5G test bed, even as U.S. urges allies to…

Thailand launches Huawei 5G test bed, even as U.S. urges allies to…

Published 08/02/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand launched a Huawei Technologies 5G test bed on Friday, even as the United States urges its allies to bar the Chinese [more…]

No talks between Trump and China’s Xi before trade deadline

No talks between Trump and China’s Xi before trade deadline

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not plan to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a March 1 [more…]

Aramco amps up in South Korea with $1.6 billion bet on refiner…

Aramco amps up in South Korea with $1.6 billion bet on refiner…

Published 28/01/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - State-owned Saudi Aramco plans to invest up to $1.6 billion for a nearly 20 percent stake in South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank, [more…]

Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Published 28/01/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Monday though they retreated from earlier highs as relief on news of a deal to reopen the [more…]