International Trade

Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens to close border

Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens to close border

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border on Thursday if Mexico did not move to [more…]

EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will seek Asian support for free trade, the Iran nuclear deal and fighting global warming at a regional summit [more…]

Lack of Italy debt contagion explodes notion of euro periphery

Lack of Italy debt contagion explodes notion of euro periphery

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The striking lack of financial contagion across the euro zone from Italy’s bond-market blowout this year shows investors are breaking an eight-year [more…]

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with…

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with…

Published 18/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told his Chinese counterpart on Thursday that the world’s two largest economies needed to deepen high-level ties [more…]

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland’s government said on Thursday that a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, had been discovered on a [more…]

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Published 17/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone countries must each ensure their budgets are stable and economies competitive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European [more…]

Euro zone investor morale falls on Italy, car industry worries

Euro zone investor morale falls on Italy, car industry worries

Published 08/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Investor morale in the euro zone fell more than expected in October, a survey showed on Monday, as concerns about Italy’s fiscal [more…]

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A meeting of top U.S. and Chinese diplomats got off to a frosty start on Monday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike [more…]

Trump to announce pro-ethanol measure on Tuesday ahead of Iowa…

Trump to announce pro-ethanol measure on Tuesday ahead of Iowa…

Published 07/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce the lifting of a federal ban on summer sales of higher-ethanol blends of [more…]