International Trade

Oil prices slip as weak China exports highlight trade war impact

Oil prices slip as weak China exports highlight trade war impact

Published 09/12/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Monday after data showed that Chinese exports declined for a fourth straight month, sending shivers through a market [more…]

China says hopes it can reach trade agreement with U.S. as soon as possible

China says hopes it can reach trade agreement with U.S. as soon as possible

Published 09/12/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday that it hoped to make a trade deal with the United States as soon as possible, amid intense [more…]

House Democrats, USTR nearing deal to pass modified USMCA agreement: WSJ

House Democrats, USTR nearing deal to pass modified USMCA agreement: WSJ

Published 09/12/2019

(Reuters) - House Democrats and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are nearing a deal to pass a revised version of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the [more…]

Mexico accepts U.S. steel demand in USMCA trade deal, but with conditions

Mexico accepts U.S. steel demand in USMCA trade deal, but with conditions

Published 09/12/2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico would accept a U.S. demand on steel in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement if the rule took effect at least five [more…]

Bromance or bad date? Trump, Macron trade barbs over tariffs, NATO

Bromance or bad date? Trump, Macron trade barbs over tariffs, NATO

Published 03/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - They have hosted each other for state visits and dined at the Eiffel Tower, but the once-budding bromance between U.S. President Donald [more…]

Italy PM defends reform of euro zone bailout fund but seeks concessions

Italy PM defends reform of euro zone bailout fund but seeks concessions

Published 02/12/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told parliament on Monday a contested reform of the euro zone’s bailout fund was in Italy’s national interest, [more…]

Putin and Xi oversee launch of landmark Russian gas pipeline to China

Putin and Xi oversee launch of landmark Russian gas pipeline to China

Published 02/12/2019

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday oversaw the launch of a landmark pipeline that will [more…]

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

Published 02/12/2019

(Reuters) - A trade deal between United States and China was now “stalled because of Hong Kong legislation”, news website Axios reported on Sunday, citing [more…]

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A wave of social unrest across developing countries this year has caught many investors off-guard and is challenging models designed to gauge [more…]