China welcomes preliminary deal in trade war it blames on US

BEIJING (AP) — China put a positive face Saturday on a first-step trade agreement that dials down a trade war it blames the U.S. for starting. Chinese experts and news media joined ...

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___ Trump says US, China have reached deal; Sunday tariffs off WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $1...

Trump says first phase of trade deal reached with China; US will not impose new tariffs on China on Sunday

Trump says first phase of trade deal reached with China; US will not impose new tariffs on China on Sunday.

China deputy trade envoy says China, U.S. have reached trade deal, will reduce punitive tariffs on each other’s goods

BEIJING (AP) — China deputy trade envoy says China, U.S. have reached trade deal, will reduce punitive tariffs on each other’s goods.

US stocks open lower as traders await clarity on trade deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as traders wait for clarity on where things stand on trade talks between with China. Markets had been headed for a higher open but turn...

UK vote eases corrosive uncertainty hurting businesses

LONDON (AP) — The British election result is a boost to the economy and financial markets in the short term as it will ease some of the uncertainty over Brexit that has hobbled business confidence d...

Pound jumps on expected Tory win; trade talk lifts shares

BANGKOK (AP) — The British pound surged Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party claimed a robust majority in Parliament, while talk of China-U.S. trade deal buoyed share prices in ...

US and China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration and China were expected to announce Friday a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that are set to kick in Sunday, de-escalating their 17-month t...

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___ US and China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement ...

US stocks open higher as central banks stand pat on rates

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street after the European Central Bank said it would leave interest rates unchanged and as traders look for signs of progress in trade talks between t...

EU to boost measures to protect trade after WTO impasse

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says it is taking measures to protect its trade interests in the ongoing row with the United States over the shutdown of the World Trade Organization's appellate bod...

Asian shares mixed as Fed leaves rates unchanged

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after a wobbly day on Wall Street following the Federal Reserve announcement it would leave interest rates unchanged. Japan's benchmark...

US stocks open mixed on reports Trump might delay tariffs

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mixed on Wall Street following news reports that US President Donald Trump might delay a tariff hike on Chinese goods set to go into effect this weekend. The 16-mont...

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Stocks open lower on Wall Street ahead of US tariff deadline

NEW YORK (AP) — Major stock indexes are opening lower on Wall Stret ahead of a U.S. tariff deadline on Chinese imports this weekend. Investors expect President Donald Trump to put off or scrap the tar...