Financial Markets

Asian shares rise despite escalating US-China trade row

Jul 9, 2018

Asian shares climb despite escalating US-China trade dispute

Chinese premier praises EU, says free trade must be upheld

Jul 7, 2018

The Chinese premier says free trade and international cooperation need to be upheld to avoid a slowdown of the recovery of the global economy

US-China trade war elevates the risks to the global economy

Jul 7, 2018

A US-China trade war raises economic uncertainty, threatens to drive prices up

US stocks snap higher despite escalating US-China trade tiff

Jul 6, 2018

The trade dispute between the U.S. and China escalated Friday, but Wall Street focused on a solid jobs report instead

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Jul 6, 2018

Stocks closed broadly higher Friday, snapping two consecutive weekly declines for the market

US adds a solid 213,000 jobs; unemployment up to 4 pct.

Jul 6, 2018

US employers added a solid 213,000 jobs in June; unemployment rate rose to 4 percent

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

Jul 6, 2018

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street following a solid jobs report

US-China trade battle kicks off; markets take it in stride

Jul 6, 2018

The United States and China have hiked tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods, launching what Beijing called the "biggest trade war in economic history" in a spiraling dispute over technology

US job growth was likely solid in June despite trade risks

Jul 6, 2018

US job growth was likely solid in June despite risks from global trade conflicts

World markets subdued as US, China exchange tariff blows

Jul 6, 2018

Global markets are mixed as the U.S. and China slap each other with tariffs. Investors are monitoring the rhetoric for signs of a further escalation in the trade dispute.