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Stocks inch off three-week lows but little respite for emerging markets

LONDON, Sept 12 — Fresh sparring between Washington and Beijing over trade kept world stocks close to three-week lows today, while a slight dollar pullback gave little respite to emerging markets, with the Indian rupee plumbing new record lows….


Brexit cheer provides relief as world stocks hit by trade strain

LONDON, Sept 11 — Hopes of a UK-EU deal over Brexit kept the British pound near five-week highs today, helping lighten the mood in Europe even though the ongoing trade dispute between Washington and Beijing kept world stocks trading just off…


World stocks jarred by emerging markets rout

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NEW YORK, Sept 7 — World equities were in a jittery mood yesterday as an emerging markets rout posed a major headache for investors, already on red alert over Washington's trade war with Beijing, dealers said. In Europe, Frankfurt, London and…


World stocks on edge over trade worries

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LONDON, Sept 4 — Global stock markets diverged yesterday, with a weak pound lifting London's benchmark index, and trade war concerns weighing on equities elsewhere. In the eurozone, Frankfurt stocks dipped and Paris rose a touch as US President…


US, Canada slug it out as deadline looms to clinch Nafta

WASHINGTON, Aug 31 — Canada and the United States will make a final push to iron out differences on a pact to modernise the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) by a Friday deadline set by President Donald Trump, but the atmosphere soured…


PChem, Axiata, banks spur KLCI’s rally on trade deal hopes

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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips rallied on Tuesday as funds snapped up Petronas Chemical, telcos and banks, as investor appetite for riskier assets perked up following the US-Mexico trade deal. At 5pm, the KLCI was up 15.30 points or 0.84% to 1,826.90. Turnover was 2.57 billion shares valued at RM2.29bil. There were 408 gainers, 534 losers and 393 counters unchanged. World stocks rose to a six-month high, lifted by investor optimism that the US-Mexico deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement will go some way to averting a globalRead More


World stocks at highest in over two weeks, China’s yuan firms

LONDON, Aug 27 — World stock markets rose to their highest level in more than two weeks today as reassuring comments from the US Federal Reserve chief, an easing in trade war jitters and a bid by China’s central bank to stabilise the yuan lifted…


World stocks hit four-month high on EU-US trade breakthrough hopes

LONDON, July 26 — European stocks opened much higher today, pushing world stocks to new four-month highs after the European Union and the United States agreed to negotiate on trade, easing some of the fears of a transatlantic trade war. Concerns…


Dollar pares back after Trump comments as world stocks dip

NEW YORK, July 20 ― The US dollar pulled back from year-high levels yesterday after US President Donald Trump expressed concern about a strong currency, while disappointing earnings reports and escalating trade tensions weighed on stocks. A slide…


Summary of Trump's many trade wars

WASHINGTON, July 12 — The United States has launched what China calls the “largest trade war in economic history” and in its latest move targeted another US$200 billion (RM803 billion) in Chinese export goods. The US-China spat is one of…