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US stocks climb amid signs of a thaw in US-China trade war

Aug 26, 2019

Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street in midday trading after President Donald Trump claimed China was willing to reopen talks on the costly trade war that has roiled markets and dimmed the outlook for global economic growth

Brazil's Bolsonaro causes global outrage over Amazon fires

Aug 26, 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro causes global outrage over Amazon fires and backpedals over threat of diplomatic crisis and economic harm

Greece to scrap last capital restrictions dating from crisis

Aug 26, 2019

Greece's prime minister says the country will soon lift the last remaining restrictions imposed on bank depositors more than four years ago at the height of the country's financial crisis

World shares tumble as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

Aug 26, 2019

Global shares are mostly dropping as the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war takes its toll on global markets

China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats

Aug 26, 2019

China allows yuan to sink to 11-year low against dollar following Trump tariff hike, trade threats

The Latest: French, US officials talk tech tax at dinner

Aug 26, 2019

Top US and French officials discuss taxes on tech giants and a French wine dispute over dinner

Asian shares tumble as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

Aug 26, 2019

Asian shares are tumbling after the latest escalation in the US-China trade war renewed uncertainties about global economies, as well as questions over what President Donald Trump might say next

Economic storm clouds hovering over Trump and global leaders

Aug 24, 2019

Under the threatening clouds of a global economic slowdown, President Donald Trump is confronting the consequences of his preference to go it alone

US stocks fall sharply as US-China trade war escalates

Aug 23, 2019

Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Friday after President Donald Trump called on U.S. companies to consider alternatives to doing business in China. The Dow sank nearly 500 points.

Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech

Aug 23, 2019

Global stocks rise after Wall Street declines ahead of closely watched speech by US Fed chairman

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