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2019-03-15T00:11:01.428Z
White House believes big US-China trade deal could rocket Dow 2,000 points; Investors say devil is in the details Trump’s team of advisors sees a rally in the making as the U.S. nears a trade deal with China. A grand trade deal with China, however, could be a positive surprise to investors as U.S. companies gain greater access to the vast and growing Chinese economy and a debilitating trade war is averted Regardless of when the deal is reached, it will need to be marketed well and sold as an economic game changer to make a difference with investors
2019-03-14T23:57:21.991Z
Boeing groundings puts U.S.-China trade-linked jet order in limbo China's move to ground Boeing Co's 737 MAX jetliners following the dea... REUTERS/David Ryder Evidence of a major potential order for more than 100 jets worth well over $10 billion at list prices had risen in recent weeks as Washington and Beijing reported some progress in trade talks to resolve a months-long trade war The same could apply to any new bout of jet orders announced with a trade peace deal, a former industry negotiator said State buyer China Aviation Supplies declined comment Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T23:55:30.016Z
Bank of Canada sees rising global debt as top threat to growth Rising global debt is slowing economic growth and making Canada, and the rest of... The Bank of Canada - which has hiked rates five times since July 2017 - stayed on the sidelines in its rate decision last week, warning there was increased uncertainty on the timing of future hikes and removing wording around the need for rates to rise to the neutral range over time
2019-03-14T23:24:37.358Z
On Japan Sea coast, small firm shows scars of China's economic woes In snow country along Japan's northern coast, a small manufacturer of preci... After increasing base pay for three years, the company hopes to keep overall pay flat in the coming fiscal year, which starts in April, Komemasu said But we won’t curb investment in human capital and R&D Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T23:24:16.224Z
U.S. mulling measures against those behind abuses in China's Xinjiang The United States is considering measures against those responsible for human ri... U.S. officials have said the Trump administration was considering sanctions targeting companies and officials linked to China’s crackdown, including Xinjiang Party Secretary Chen Quanguo, who, as a member of the powerful politburo, is in the upper echelons of China’s leadership
2019-03-14T23:02:28.404Z
The worst may already be over for the global economy The world economy may be the rockiest it's been since the global financial crisis, yet there are reasons to hope the current slowdown will prove short-lived. Its measure of worldwide services also picked up in February for the first time in three months When making even longer-term comparisons, absolute levels and changes become even more important than the limited perspective provided by percentage changes, he wrote in a note to clients this week Bloomberg  GDP Sharemarket Bonds Analysis Most Viewed in Business Loading
2019-03-14T22:51:35.297Z
Global gloom may force Japan central bank to temper its outlook The Bank of Japan is likely to stand pat on monetary policy on Friday but temper... At a two-day rate review ending on Friday, the BOJ is widely expected to maintain a pledge to guide short-term interest rates at minus 0.1 percent and 10-year government bond yields around zero percent Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T21:27:36.539Z
S&P 500 eases amid U.S.-China trade uncertainty The S&P 500 slipped on Thursday, snapping a three-day streak of gains, as uncert... In the latest of a series of votes, British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to seek a delay in Britain’s exit from the European Union Facebook Inc shares fell 1.8 percent to $170.17 after the world’s largest social network suffered a major outage that frustrated users across the globe for about 24 hours Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T21:26:53.201Z
Taiwan's tech industry hunkers down after worst month since 2016 Key iPhone assembler Pegatron warns of a 'hard year' ahead Pedestrians walk past an iPhone advertisement in the Chinese city of Nanning It will be a tough year for smartphone makers ...and it's even tougher for those brands that are not in the top 5 positions to grab consumers' eyes and stay in the race Leading global chip assembler Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the sole provider of iPhone core processors, recorded its worst monthly revenue of NT$60.8 billion since April 2017, down 5.8% from a year ago
2019-03-14T21:08:29.259Z
Tech makes a comeback as Wall Street's trendy trade Wall Street's beloved tech trade is back on. But the Federal Reserve in January signaled that rate hikes were essentially off the table for the time being, removing Wall Street’s largest source of anxiety The Chinese economy is slipping and the president wants a victory Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T21:01:46.943Z
8@eight: Uncertainty of Brexit, US-China trade deal hover over markets What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX. Judging by market activity, the formal approval of a Brexit-delay hasn’t diminished totally the risks Brexit presents to financial markets Market watch: SPI futures up 13 points or 0.2% to 6200 about 7.10am AEDT AUD -0.4% to 70.65 US cents On Wall St at near 4pm: Dow flat S&P 500 flat Nasdaq -0.2% In New York, BHP -1.2% Rio -0.2% Atlassian +1.7% In Europe: Stoxx 50 +0.6% FTSE +0.4% CAC +0.8% DAX +0.1% Spot gold -1% to $US1295.85 an ounce at 1.38pm New York time Brent crude -0.4% to $US67.29 a barrel US oil +0.5% to $US58.56 a barrel Iron ore +2.9% to $US87.26 a tonne Dalian iron ore +0.7% to 622 yuan LME aluminium -0.2% to $US1903 a tonne LME copper -1.1% to $US6404 a tonne 2-year yield: US 2.46% Australia 1.58% 5-year yield: US 2.43% Australia 1.59% 10-year yield: US 2.63% Australia 1.97% Germany 0.08% US-Australia 10-year yield gap as of 7.10am AEDT: 66 basis points This column was produced in commercial partnership between The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and IG
2019-03-14T20:49:42.983Z
Dow under pressure | US grounds Boeing 737 Max jets | Beto O'Rourke enters 2020 race Futures are pointing to a flat open on Wall Street, after three straight days of gains sent the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to multi-month closing highs. The Dow gained its second positive session in three J&J faces more than 13,000 talc-related lawsuits The Times said a grand jury subpoenaed records from at least two well-known makers of smartphones and other devices In the comics, the superhero uses numerous unarmed and weaponry-based wushu styles
2019-03-14T20:40:56.399Z
First-quarter slump won’t snowball into something worse, JPMorgan’s Feroli says The U.S. economy has obviously slowed down, but the slump is “not snowballing into something worse,” says Michael Feroli, chief U.S. economist at JPMorgan Chase and the winner of the Forecaster of the Month contest. It now looks as if there’ll be some kind of modest trade deal with China, defusing a possible trade war Rex Nutting Rex Nutting is a columnist and MarketWatch's international commentary editor, based in Washington We Want to Hear from You Join the conversation Comment
2019-03-14T18:33:18.202Z
Sterling stalls ahead of vote to delay Brexit; dollar ticks up The U.S. dollar gained on Thursday for the first time in a week, albeit modestly... It had fallen overnight, at one point brushing a nine-day trough of 96.385 Other U.S. data showed import prices in February rose by the most in nine months The data remained supportive of the Federal Reserve’s pledge to be patient before raising interest rates Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T18:11:12.008Z
China makes major U.S. pork purchase despite steep import tariffs,... China made its biggest purchases of U.S. pork in nearly two years last week, U.S... Officials have previously said China may be underreporting hog deaths from African swine fever China also recently resumed purchases of other U.S. farm products, including soybeans and sorghum, that face retaliatory import tariffs Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T18:11:10.883Z
U.S. data underscores slowing growth, muted inflation The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased ... Hiring is also being constrained by a weakening economy as stimulus from a $1.5 trillion tax cut diminishes There are concerns that lower house prices could encourage builders to cut back on new projects Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T17:37:15.163Z
U.S.-China trade talks progressing quickly: Trump, Mnuchin U.S. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursd... The United States and China have slapped import duties on each other’s products that have cost the world’s two largest economies billions of dollars, roiled markets and disrupted manufacturing and supply chains Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T17:27:50.920Z
Swire chief sees 'tremendous' China opportunity as revenue rises Family scion vows to reengage with Hong Kong at first earnings conference When asked about his strategy for leading the regional conglomerate, Merlin vowed to build on strength that we have Its loss more than doubled to over HK$5 billion last year, after recognizing impairment charges for four years in a row On this front, Merlin Swire admitted that full recovery is two years away in 2021
2019-03-14T17:06:35.095Z
Gary Cohn on US-China trade talks: Trump is 'desperate' for resolution U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that talks on a trade deal were making progress. China is becoming a more dangerous enemy to the US: Rep I think market access, the Chinese will give because they’ve been close to giving it for a while But how are we going to stop the Chinese from stealing intellectual property or not paying for it There’s a couple things going on in the U.S. that don’t really get the attention they deserve, he added
2019-03-14T16:05:29.184Z
China should learn from Japan's lost decade: former official China needs to learn lessons from Japan's lost decade to ensure the world&#... Zhou, who was the central bank governor from 2002 to 2018, making him the longest serving in that post, said he hoped high levels of household savings could be funneled into supporting the development of the equity market, although China’s gross savings rate would likely slip from around 45 percent of GDP to 40 percent or lower in the future
2019-03-14T16:03:07.733Z