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As Trade War Rages, China’s Sway Over the U.S. Fades 17 May 11:01pm Updated As Trade War Rages, China’s Sway Over the U.S. Fades
Beijing once could count on allies in business and politics to help get its way. Now many of its old allies are staying on the sidelines.
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Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Jumps in Its U.S. Trading Debut 17 May 4:08pm Updated Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Jumps in Its U.S. Trading Debut
The successful initial public offering by the rising coffee company bucks the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China.
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17 May 2:04pm Updated Trade Tensions Keep Wall St. Under Pressure
U.S. stocks struggled for direction after three days of gains on Friday, as investors weighed mixed headlines on trade, with China's aggressive stance in its trade war with the United States remaining an overhang.
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How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on U.S.-China Trade Deal Upended It 17 May 1:14pm How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on U.S.-China Trade Deal Upended It
Xi Jinping miscalculated President Trump’s willingness to accept a changed deal. Now angry rhetoric could complicate efforts to return to negotiations.
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17 May 1:10pm Wall Street Seesaws Amid Heightened Trade Tensions
The S&P 500 was trading flat but was off session lows on Friday as investors tracked trade headlines after China took a hard stance on its tariff war with the United States.
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Pigs may complicate US-China trade negotiations 17 May 1:07pm Pigs may complicate US-China trade negotiations
The decline in pig numbers in China could make trade negotiations with the US more complicated, according to new research.
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Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Seeks U.S. Money 17 May 7:12am Updated Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Seeks U.S. Money
A successful initial public offering by the fast growing, big spending coffee company would buck the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China.
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Huawei: China threatens to retaliate over US sanctions 16 May 12:52pm Updated Huawei: China threatens to retaliate over US sanctions
US-China tensions have risen after President Trump imposed measures widely thought to target Huawei.
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16 May 10:25am Wall St. Gains on Upbeat Earnings, Strong Economic Data
U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as upbeat earnings from Walmart and Cisco, and robust domestic economic data helped investors overlook worries about the ongoing trade war between the United States and China.
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Trade war: China blasts US over Huawei blacklisting – business live 16 May 7:51am Updated Trade war: China blasts US over Huawei blacklisting – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as America hits Huawei with a double-whammy
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The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ 16 May 6:09am Updated The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’
As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit.
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Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei in Battle With China 15 May 8:23pm Updated Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei in Battle With China
The administration also announced that it had placed the company on a list of firms prevented from buying American parts and technologies without seeking approval.
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The Global Economy Was Improving. Then the Fighting Resumed. 15 May 7:51pm Updated The Global Economy Was Improving. Then the Fighting Resumed.
The escalating trade war between the United States and China is threatening the global economy.
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Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei and Escalating Battle With China 15 May 5:42pm Updated Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei and Escalating Battle With China
The ban was expected. American officials have long warned that they would stop sharing intelligence if allies installed Chinese technology on their 5G networks.
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Germany returns to growth; relief as Trump ‘delays car tariffs’ - as it happened 15 May 4:07pm Germany returns to growth; relief as Trump ‘delays car tariffs’ - as it happened
Germany’s economy has returned to growth, but retail spending has fallen in China and the US
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Wall Street rallies as Trump ‘delays car tariffs’ - business live 15 May 3:25pm Updated Wall Street rallies as Trump ‘delays car tariffs’ - business live
Germany’s economy has returned to growth, but retail spending has fallen in China and the US
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Alibaba Reports Slower Growth as U.S.-China Trade War Intensifies 15 May 1:52pm Updated Alibaba Reports Slower Growth as U.S.-China Trade War Intensifies
The e-commerce firm became a giant by catering to China’s emerging middle class. But these are anxious times for Chinese consumers and businesses.
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Germany returns to growth, but US retail sales and factory output fall - business live 15 May 10:37am Updated Germany returns to growth, but US retail sales and factory output fall - business live
Germany’s economy has returned to growth, but retail spending has fallen in China and the US
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Germany shrugs off recession fears, but US retail sales fall - business live 15 May 8:49am Germany shrugs off recession fears, but US retail sales fall - business live
Germany’s economy has returned to growth, but retail spending has fallen in China and the US
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Trump’s Tariffs, Once Seen as Leverage, May Be Here to Stay 15 May 4:28am Updated Trump’s Tariffs, Once Seen as Leverage, May Be Here to Stay
The president’s latest trade measures have left the United States with the highest tariff rate among the most developed countries, outranking Canada, Germany, Russia and even China.
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Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Offramps 15 May 12:09am Updated Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Offramps
There’s a shrinking supply of the ‘constructive ambiguity’ that would let each side present a deal as a win.
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Markets calm amid hopes for US-China talks 14 May 10:25pm Updated Markets calm amid hopes for US-China talks
China says the two countries are in touch, but does not say if trade talks will resume.
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Who are the Chinese tech giants know as the BATs? 14 May 7:07pm Who are the Chinese tech giants know as the BATs?
China has come up with its own champions - Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, known as the BATs.
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As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change 14 May 6:23pm Updated As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change
An African swine fever outbreak that had been centered in China is rapidly spreading to neighboring countries, pushing up prices of pork, a staple in many Asian nations.
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14 May 5:13pm Updated Stocks Rebound as U.S.-China Trade War Enters New Stage
Global investors grew calmer after Beijing’s retaliatory tariffs shook markets, but sharp rhetoric suggested the uncertainty was far from over.
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Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Off-Ramps 14 May 4:53pm Updated Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Off-Ramps
There’s a shrinking supply of the ‘constructive ambiguity’ that would let each side present a deal as a win.
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14 May 12:43pm Updated Stocks Stabilize as U.S.-China Trade War Enters New Stage
Global investors grew calmer after Beijing’s retaliatory tariffs shook markets, but sharp rhetoric suggested the uncertainty was far from over.
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FTSE LIVE: Vodafone dials up a loss; Greggs rolling it in; UK stocks in the green 14 May 11:08am Updated FTSE LIVE: Vodafone dials up a loss; Greggs rolling it in; UK stocks in the green
The City will have its eyes firmly on the escalating trade war between China and the US today after a retaliation from Beijing sent global markets into free fall on Monday.
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DealBook Briefing: The Tit-for-Tat Trade War Gets Hotter 14 May 7:24am Updated DealBook Briefing: The Tit-for-Tat Trade War Gets Hotter
The U.S.-China trade war intensified yesterday as Beijing and Washington outlined plans to increase tariffs on each other’s goods.
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UK unemployment rate hits new 44-year low but wage growth slows - business live 14 May 7:17am Updated UK unemployment rate hits new 44-year low but wage growth slows - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest developments in the US-China trade row
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An Unending Trade War Leaves Wall Street Jittery 14 May 5:16am Updated An Unending Trade War Leaves Wall Street Jittery
The economic conflict between the United States and China, the world’s two biggest economies, showed little sign of ending soon.
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Trade war fears grip markets ahead of UK unemployment report - business live 14 May 4:32am Updated Trade war fears grip markets ahead of UK unemployment report - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest developments in the US-China trade row
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China hits back in trade war with US 14 May 3:06am Updated China hits back in trade war with US
China says it will raise tariffs on some US imports from 1 June, extending a mutual trade war.
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Amnesty International Is Denied Lease at New York Tower Owned by China, Group Says 14 May 12:10am Updated Amnesty International Is Denied Lease at New York Tower Owned by China, Group Says
The group, which has detailed human rights abuses in China, said its deal to move into Wall Street Plaza was canceled at the last minute.
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Australia and the U.S. Are Old Allies. China’s Rise Changes the Equation. 13 May 11:53pm Updated Australia and the U.S. Are Old Allies. China’s Rise Changes the Equation.
Economic geography is proving more significant than historical alliances.
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Global markets fall as China hits back at US with new import tariffs 13 May 11:47pm Updated Global markets fall as China hits back at US with new import tariffs
World markets hit by further losses on Tuesday in wake of Beijing’s retaliatory tariffs on US imports worth $60bn World markets plunged further on Tuesday following heavy losses on Wall Street after China delivered a swift rebuff to Donald Trump by imposing retaliatory tariffs on $60bn of US imports. Beijing ignored warnings from Trump about the dangers of escalating the trade conflict and sent tremors through global markets by announcing a new 25% import duty on a range of US products.
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Stocks Fall as an Unending Trade War Leaves Wall Street Jittery 13 May 10:08pm Updated Stocks Fall as an Unending Trade War Leaves Wall Street Jittery
The trade war between the United States and China, the world’s two biggest economies, showed little sign of ending soon.
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Who loses out in the US-China trade war? 13 May 7:17pm Who loses out in the US-China trade war?
Donald Trump says tariffs are benefitting the US, but economists disagree.
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13 May 5:18pm Updated Stocks Fall as China’s Response to U.S. Tariffs Stokes Economic Anxiety
Global stocks fell sharply on Monday as the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies showed little sign of ending soon. Signs of economic anxiety also appeared in other financial markets.
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Trade war: Wall Street tumbles to two-month low as China hits back - business live 13 May 1:32pm Updated Trade war: Wall Street tumbles to two-month low as China hits back - business live
Beijing retaliates to America’s new tariffs with fresh taxes of its own, despite president Trump warning them not to
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China Retaliates Against the U.S. With Its Own Higher Tariffs 13 May 12:35pm Updated China Retaliates Against the U.S. With Its Own Higher Tariffs
Beijing’s matched the Trump administration’s de facto delay in collecting the new tariffs, giving both sides breathing room to reach a deal.
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Trade war: Wall Street tumbles as China announces new US tariffs - business live 13 May 10:43am Updated Trade war: Wall Street tumbles as China announces new US tariffs - business live
Beijing retaliates to America’s new tariffs with fresh taxes of its own, despite president Trump warning them not to
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13 May 10:28am Updated Stocks Fall as China Responds to U.S. Tariffs
Global stocks took a tumble on Monday as the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies showed little sign of ending soon.
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Trade war: China hits back with new tariffs on US goods - business live 13 May 9:29am Updated Trade war: China hits back with new tariffs on US goods - business live
Beijing retaliates to America’s new tariffs with fresh taxes of its own, despite president Trump warning them not to
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China hits back in trade war with tariffs on $60bn of US goods 13 May 8:35am China hits back in trade war with tariffs on $60bn of US goods
China has said it plans to impose tariffs on $60bn worth of US goods in the latest escalation of a trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
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Trade war: Trump warns China not to retaliate over tariffs - business live 13 May 8:07am Updated Trade war: Trump warns China not to retaliate over tariffs - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as fears of a deepening trade war hit shares in Asia
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Trump warns China against new tariffs 13 May 7:05am Trump warns China against new tariffs
The president denies new tariffs on Chinese goods will hit consumers and says China should not respond.
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13 May 6:37am Updated Markets Fall as Investors Await China Response to Trump
Global stocks took a modest tumble on Monday as the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies showed little sign of ending soon.
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Trade war: Investors brace for China retaliation to US tariffs - business live 13 May 3:27am Updated Trade war: Investors brace for China retaliation to US tariffs - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as fears of a deepening trade war hit shares in Asia
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China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says 12 May 9:22pm Updated China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says
Larry Kudlow says ‘We may know more today or this evening or tomorrow’ after Trump raises spectre of a full-blown trade war The US expects China to retaliate over the Trump administration’s
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U.S.-China Trade Talks Stumble on Beijing’s Spending at Home 12 May 8:31pm U.S.-China Trade Talks Stumble on Beijing’s Spending at Home
As the trade war intensifies, Chinese subsidies for homegrown industries present a difficult obstacle to reaching a deal.
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Ex-MI6 chief warns bosses: Take a mobile phone to China at your own risk! 12 May 5:06am Updated Ex-MI6 chief warns bosses: Take a mobile phone to China at your own risk!
Sir Richard Dearlove is renowned as the man who headed up MI6 during a critical period in the history of this country – at the time of the 9/11 attacks and the commencement of the War On Terror.
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U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War 11 May 7:08pm Updated U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War
The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty.
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With Interest: The Week in Business: The Truth About Drug Costs, and Uber’s Disappointing I.P.O. 11 May 1:00pm With Interest: The Week in Business: The Truth About Drug Costs, and Uber’s Disappointing I.P.O.
Plus, the continuing trade drama with China, and a pledge to end extremist content online.
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Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader U.S.-China Economic War 11 May 12:55pm Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader U.S.-China Economic War
The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty.
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Even Trump may ultimately retreat from the cost of the China trade war 11 May 11:00am Even Trump may ultimately retreat from the cost of the China trade war
The president’s bullish advisers may be taking a hard line, but the chances of a deal are better than they lookDuring Donald Trump’s campaign to be president, he regularly cited China’s export subsidies as “evil”, and in his
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China, Defiant but Careful, Promises Aggressive Response to Tariffs 11 May 12:15am Updated China, Defiant but Careful, Promises Aggressive Response to Tariffs
A longer or worsening trade war could hurt China’s already bruised factories. Still, Beijing is signaling it is ready for a fight.
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Trump Renews Trade War as China Talks End Without a Deal 10 May 7:26pm Updated Trump Renews Trade War as China Talks End Without a Deal
The president, in a series of tweets, said a prolonged trade war would be good for America even as negotiators returned to the table.
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Uber hits the stock market in £63bn float: Taxi hailing firm falls flat on its trading debut 10 May 4:56pm Updated Uber hits the stock market in £63bn float: Taxi hailing firm falls flat on its trading debut
Uber had priced its shares at $45 each for the float, but as trading began they tumbled to $42. The tech group was up against a backdrop of rising trade tensions between the US and China.
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10 May 3:47pm Wall Street is Whipsawed (Again) as U.S.-China Trade War Grows
President Trump’s tariff increase went into effect Friday, amid hopes that the two sides still have time to negotiate.
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10 May 3:34pm Wall Street is Whipsawed as U.S.-China Trade War Grows
President Trump’s tariff increase went into effect Friday, amid hopes that the two sides still have time to negotiate.
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10 May 2:45pm S&P Faces Worst Week This Year as U.S.-China Trade War Grows
Stocks slid as President Trump’s tariff increase went into effect, amid hopes that the two sides still have time to negotiate.
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Trade war: Trump says no need to rush on China talks 10 May 2:30pm Updated Trade war: Trump says no need to rush on China talks
The president's comments come after the US raised tariffs on $200bn of China's products.
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US-China trade talks end without deal after tariff hike 10 May 2:20pm US-China trade talks end without deal after tariff hike
Trade talks between the United States and China ended on Friday without a deal.
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Could this be doomsday as US-China trade war enters new phase? 10 May 1:25pm Could this be doomsday as US-China trade war enters new phase?
Trade talks between the world’s economic powerhouses is reminiscent of the cold war The trade war that has been simmering between the US and China has entered a new and dangerous phase. Without question, the world is now closer to a full-blown trade war than it has been since the 1930s. The issue now is whether the two sides can step back to the brink. So far, financial markets think the standoff is akin to the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962, the closest America and the Soviet Union came to nuclear conflict during the cold war.
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US-China trade war: Beijing vows to retaliate as tariffs raised – Business live 10 May 12:20pm Updated US-China trade war: Beijing vows to retaliate as tariffs raised – Business live
US has hiked the tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods to 25% overnight, from 10%, escalating the battle between the two economic powers
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10 May 11:54am S&P Has Worst Weekly Performance This Year as U.S.-China Trade War Worsens
Stocks slid as President Trump’s tariff increase went into effect, amid hopes that the two sides still have time to negotiate.
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FTSE CLOSE: British Airways hit by fuel costs; Global markets reel as US-China trade war escalates 10 May 11:51am FTSE CLOSE: British Airways hit by fuel costs; Global markets reel as US-China trade war escalates
After spending the day largely in positive territory, the FTSE 100 edged lower towards the close, ending the week 4.12 points in the red at 7,203.29.
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10 May 11:38am U.S. Stocks Fall for a Fifth Day as U.S.-China Trade War Worsens
U.S. stocks slid and global markets edged up despite President Trump’s tariff increase, amid hopes that the two sides still have time to negotiate.
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FTSE LIVE: British Airways hit by fuel costs; Global markets reel as US-China trade war escalates 10 May 10:47am Updated FTSE LIVE: British Airways hit by fuel costs; Global markets reel as US-China trade war escalates
It's a mixed bag for global markets today after President Donald Trump, true to his word, hiked tariffs on $200billion worth of Chinese exports by 25 per cent.
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10 May 9:52am Updated U.S.-China Trade War Worsens, but Global Markets Find a Footing
U.S. stocks opened lower and global markets rose despite President Trump’s tariff increase, amid hopes that the two sides still have time to negotiate.
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Trump Increases China Tariffs as Trade Deal Hangs in the Balance 10 May 9:42am Updated Trump Increases China Tariffs as Trade Deal Hangs in the Balance
President Trump raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent on Friday morning.
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As China Trade Talks Stall, Xi Faces a Dilemma: Fold? Or Double Down? 10 May 9:37am Updated As China Trade Talks Stall, Xi Faces a Dilemma: Fold? Or Double Down?
The public criticisms from the Trump administration have raised the risks for China’s leader, Xi Jinping, as trade negotiators meet in Washington.
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Trump latest in long line of protectionists steering US trade policy 10 May 8:21am Trump latest in long line of protectionists steering US trade policy
Trade tariffs have been a recurrent theme of US history ever since the late 18th century For years the rivals had been shaping up for a fight. Eventually, the talking and the insults stopped and there was a duel, and it was America’s leading proponent of trade tariffs who came off worse. Donald Trump and his stand-off with China’s Xi Jinping? No, this was how Alexander Hamilton – the first US treasury secretary and the originator of the protectionist ideas enthusiastically embraced by the current occupant of the White House – met his end.
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Trade war: Trump raises tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods 10 May 7:49am Updated Trade war: Trump raises tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods
China threatens retaliation as the US raises tariffs on $200bn of the country's products.
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Trade war: US-China trade battle in charts 10 May 7:42am Updated Trade war: US-China trade battle in charts
Talks resume on Thursday after President Trump escalated the trade war with the threat of new tariffs.
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10 May 7:35am Updated U.S.-China Trade War Worsens, but Investors Bet on a Deal
Global markets rose on Friday despite President Trump’s tariff increase amid hopes that the two sides still have time to negotiate.
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Trade war: US raises tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods 10 May 12:56am Updated Trade war: US raises tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods
China says it will take "necessary counter-measures" to the US tariff hike as the trade war escalates.
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US-China trade war: Tensions rise as Trump increases tariffs 10 May 12:11am US-China trade war: Tensions rise as Trump increases tariffs
Donald Trump's increased tariffs on $200bn (£153bn) in Chinese imports has taken effect - heightening tensions with Beijing.
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Trump Says China Tariffs Will Increase as Trade Deal Hangs in the Balance 9 May 10:28pm Updated Trump Says China Tariffs Will Increase as Trade Deal Hangs in the Balance
President Trump said he would raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent on Friday morning.
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Trade war: US and Chinese firms braced for tariff shock 9 May 7:10pm Trade war: US and Chinese firms braced for tariff shock
A US-China trade war would be bad for the world economy and financial markets, analysts warn.
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Trade war: China-US talks resume with new tariffs due to kick in 9 May 5:49pm Trade war: China-US talks resume with new tariffs due to kick in
Fresh talks are set to begin amid threats of new tariffs and warnings over the global economy.
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Stock markets around world tumble as investors fret over consequences of looming global trade war 9 May 5:03pm Stock markets around world tumble as investors fret over consequences of looming global trade war
US President Donald Trump was set to slap punishing tariffs on another £250 billion of imports from China at midnight in Washington, as the two countries struggled to reach an agreement.
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9 May 4:31pm Updated Stock Market Drop Extends to Fourth Day as U.S. Prepares to Raise China Tariffs
President Trump and Beijing both indicated that a trade war could continue, surprising businesses and investors who had expected a resolution this week.
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9 May 3:40pm Fact Check: Fact Checking Trump’s Inaccurate Tariff and Trade Claims in Florida Rally Speech
President Trump, at a rally on Wednesday night, wrongly described the revenue generated from tariffs on China and exaggerated the effect of a trade deal with South Korea.
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US-China trade talks: investors hopeful of breakthrough 9 May 2:32pm US-China trade talks: investors hopeful of breakthrough
Negotiators working to avoid escalation in tariffs that could result in full-scale trade war Investors were hopeful of a breakthrough in talks between the US and China as negotiators worked to prevent
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9 May 1:15pm Updated Stock Market Rout Extends to Fourth Day as U.S. Prepares to Raise China Tariffs
President Trump and Beijing both indicated that a trade war could continue, surprising businesses and investors who had expected a resolution this week.
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Trade war: China-US talks to resume amid threat of new tariffs 9 May 12:39pm Updated Trade war: China-US talks to resume amid threat of new tariffs
Fresh talks are set to begin amid threats of new tariffs and warnings over the global economy.
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Trade wars: Markets suffer deep losses as last-ditch US-China talks begin - business live 9 May 12:14pm Trade wars: Markets suffer deep losses as last-ditch US-China talks begin - business live
US is poised to hike tariffs on Chinese goods, as vice-premier Liu He travels to Washington for crunch trade talks
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Trade wars: Wall Street slides again ahead of US-China talks - business live 9 May 12:04pm Updated Trade wars: Wall Street slides again ahead of US-China talks - business live
US is poised to hike tariffs on Chinese goods, as vice-premier Liu He travels to Washington for crunch trade talks
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9 May 12:01pm Updated Markets Move Lower as U.S. Prepares to Raise China Tariffs
President Trump and Beijing both indicated that a trade war could continue, surprising businesses and investors who had expected a resolution this week.
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Trump Could Raise Tariffs on China. Here’s How China Could Respond. 9 May 11:43am Updated Trump Could Raise Tariffs on China. Here’s How China Could Respond.
Beijing could match what the United States does, and its options include upping the ante in untraditional ways. But most of its choices come with drawbacks.
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Trade wars: Markets hit five-week low ahead of US-China talks - business live 9 May 10:47am Updated Trade wars: Markets hit five-week low ahead of US-China talks - business live
US is poised to hike tariffs on Chinese goods, as vice-premier Liu He travels to Washington for crunch trade talks
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9 May 9:53am Fact Check: Fact Checking Trump’s Inacurrate Tariff and Trade Claims in Florida Rally Speech
President Trump, at a rally on Wednesday night, wrongly described the revenue generated from tariffs on China and exaggerated the effect of a trade deal with South Korea.
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FTSE 100 hits five-week low ahead of US-China trade talks - business live 9 May 3:08am FTSE 100 hits five-week low ahead of US-China trade talks - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Chinese vice-premier Liu He travels to Washington for crunch trade talks
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Markets fall again ahead of US-China trade talks - business live 9 May 2:51am Markets fall again ahead of US-China trade talks - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Chinese vice-premier Liu He travels to Washington for crunch trade talks
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China vows retaliation if Trump raises trade war tariffs 9 May 1:02am China vows retaliation if Trump raises trade war tariffs
Beijing has vowed to retaliate if the US carries out its threat to raise tariffs on $200bn of Chinese exports from Friday.
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Why Markets Aren’t Sweating the U.S.-China Trade War Much: The ‘Trump Put’ 9 May 12:43am Updated Why Markets Aren’t Sweating the U.S.-China Trade War Much: The ‘Trump Put’
The president has tended to back off whenever markets and the economy have looked soft.
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9 May 12:19am Fact Check: Trump’s Inaccurate Tariff and Trade Claims in Florida
President Trump, at a rally on Wednesday night, wrongly described the revenue generated from tariffs on China and exaggerated the effect of a trade deal with South Korea.
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Will a trade deal end US-China rivalry? 8 May 7:37pm Will a trade deal end US-China rivalry?
Chinese trade negotiators are in Washington to try to hammer out a deal between the world’s two largest economies. But will an agreement end the rivalry between the two?
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Huawei Executive Gets New Bail Term: Detention in a $16 Million Home 8 May 6:56pm Huawei Executive Gets New Bail Term: Detention in a $16 Million Home
Relations between Canada and China continue to fray as Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, awaits a decision on extradition to the United States.
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Trump Threatens More China Tariffs, and Beijing Prepares to Retaliate 8 May 6:35pm Trump Threatens More China Tariffs, and Beijing Prepares to Retaliate
President Trump took a tougher stance toward China as his advisers set in motion a process to raise tariffs on Chinese goods despite continuing trade talks.
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US prepares to raise China trade tariffs 8 May 6:09pm Updated US prepares to raise China trade tariffs
Washington publishes list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from Friday The US and China have moved to within 36 hours of a full-scale trade war after Washington published a list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from Friday. In a clear sign of Washington’s hardline approach in talks with Beijing, the US trade representative’s office
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8 May 4:45pm Updated Wall Street’s Slump Continues Over Trade War Concerns
The sell-off has been driven by a sudden shift in tone surrounding the trade talks between the world’s two largest economies, China and the United States.
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Trump Threatens More China Tariffs and Beijing Prepares to Retaliate 8 May 1:15pm Trump Threatens More China Tariffs and Beijing Prepares to Retaliate
Mr. Trump took a tougher stance toward China on Wednesday as his advisers set in motion a process to raise tariffs on Chinese goods despite ongoing trade talks.
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Trump Taunts China Ahead of Trade Talks 8 May 12:27pm Trump Taunts China Ahead of Trade Talks
Mr. Trump took a tougher stance toward China on Wednesday as his advisers set in motion a process to raise tariffs on Chinese goods despite ongoing trade talks.
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8 May 11:47am Updated Global Stocks Stabilize After Wall Street’s 2-Day Slump
Despite President Trump’s taunting of the Chinese government, investors appeared to be shaking off fresh trade tensions between America and China.
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US prepares to hike Chinese tariffs, as Trump claims Beijing wants a deal - business live 8 May 11:40am Updated US prepares to hike Chinese tariffs, as Trump claims Beijing wants a deal - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as US-China trade fears roil markets
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Trump Taunts China as Negotiators Prepare for Another Round of Trade Talks 8 May 11:31am Updated Trump Taunts China as Negotiators Prepare for Another Round of Trade Talks
Mr. Trump took a tougher stance toward China on Wednesday as his advisers set in motion a process to raise tariffs on Chinese goods despite ongoing trade talks.
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Trade wars: Trump says China wants to make a deal - business live 8 May 9:10am Trade wars: Trump says China wants to make a deal - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as US-China trade fears roil markets
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8 May 6:32am Updated Global Stocks Stabilize After Wall Street’s Slump
Asian shares were broadly but modestly lower, while European markets opened largely flat one day after trade tensions with China shook U.S. investors.
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Huawei Executive Returns to Court in Extradition Case 8 May 6:00am Huawei Executive Returns to Court in Extradition Case
Relations between Canada and China continue to fray as Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, awaits a decision on extradition to the United States.
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World markets tumble amid US-China trade tensions 8 May 2:24am World markets tumble amid US-China trade tensions
Asia markets lost ground as investors remain jittery after the US vowed to impose new tariffs on China.
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Bank of England warns how surging debt in China is putting the world economy at risk 7 May 6:22pm Bank of England warns how surging debt in China is putting the world economy at risk
Bank of England deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe, warned the Chinese credit boom has now surpassed levels where other countries had experienced a crash in the past.
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China snaps up British thriller Bodyguard  7 May 6:22pm China snaps up British thriller Bodyguard 
The drama starring Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes has been snapped up by Hong Kong-based Huanxi Media. It follows a war veteran working to protect the Home Secretary.
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7 May 4:34pm Wall Street Slides as U.S.-China Trade Fears Rise
U.S. stocks slid on Tuesday as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China triggered global growth fears and drove investors away from riskier assets.
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7 May 4:09pm Updated Stocks Sink as New Tariff Threat Hangs Over China Trade Talks
Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week.
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7 May 4:07pm Wall Street Slides as Trade Fears Rise
U.S. stocks slid on Tuesday as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China triggered global growth fears and kept investors away from riskier assets.
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7 May 3:10pm Wall Street Extends Decline as China Trade Worries Mount
U.S. stocks tumbled more than 2 percent on Tuesday as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China triggered global growth fears and kept investors away from riskier assets.
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World markets slump amid US-China trade tensions 7 May 3:02pm World markets slump amid US-China trade tensions
The Dow Jones falls more than 2% after Donald Trump's threat of new tariffs on Chinese exports.
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7 May 2:04pm Updated Wall Street Extends Fall as U.S-China Trade Worries Mount
U.S. stocks slid more than 1 percent on Tuesday in a broad-based selloff led by technology shares, as escalating trade tensions between the United States and China triggered global growth fears and kept investors away from riskier assets.
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U.S.-China Trade Talks to Resume Despite Trump’s Tariff Threat 7 May 1:40pm Updated U.S.-China Trade Talks to Resume Despite Trump’s Tariff Threat
Vice Premier Liu He, a confidant of China’s leader, will lead a Chinese team to Washington as economic tensions escalate between the two countries.
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Trade war and Brexit pose mounting risk to EU economy, says EC 7 May 12:44pm Trade war and Brexit pose mounting risk to EU economy, says EC
European commission warns of ‘major shock’ and slashes growth forecast for the union The threat of a full-blown trade war between the US and China and
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7 May 12:28pm Wall Street Plunges on Heightening U.S.-China Trade Worries
Wall Street's main indexes tumbled more than 1 percent on Tuesday, as renewed worries over trade negotiations with China stoked global growth worries and kept investors away from risky assets.
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Trump Advisers Accuse China of Reneging on Trade Commitments 7 May 11:00am Updated Trump Advisers Accuse China of Reneging on Trade Commitments
A trade war that seemed to be on the brink of ending now appears likely to be prolonged as President Trump threatens to impose more tariffs on China.
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7 May 10:49am Wall Street Declines on U.S.-China Trade Tensions
U.S. stocks posted broad-based declines on Tuesday, led by tariff-sensitive industrial companies, as renewed worries over trade negotiations with China stoked global growth worries and kept investors away from risky assets.
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FTSE 100 hits one-month low as US-China trade war flares up - business live 7 May 8:02am Updated FTSE 100 hits one-month low as US-China trade war flares up - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as crunch trade talks weigh on markets
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China confirms vice-premier Liu He will visit US for trade talks 7 May 7:13am China confirms vice-premier Liu He will visit US for trade talks
Attendance of top negotiator reduces fears that deal has collapsed after Trump tweets China’s top trade negotiator will travel to Washington this week, according to the country’s ministry of commerce, tempering fears that talks to resolve a protracted trade war between the US and China had been scuppered. Vice-premier Liu He will hold negotiations in Washington on Thursday and Friday, according to the ministry , which did not elaborate on the agenda of the discussions.
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DealBook Briefing: Trump Wasn’t Joking About New Tariffs on China 7 May 6:49am DealBook Briefing: Trump Wasn’t Joking About New Tariffs on China
President Trump’s top economic advisers accused China of reneging on commitments to resolve the trade war.
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Markets volatile as US-China trade tensions intensify - business live 7 May 4:27am Updated Markets volatile as US-China trade tensions intensify - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as crunch trade talks weigh on markets
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Trump’s Trade War Threat Poses Problems for China and Investors 7 May 4:20am Updated Trump’s Trade War Threat Poses Problems for China and Investors
Amid uncertainly over trade talks set to take place this week, economists and investors worry that new tariffs would stop China’s economic recovery.
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China to Send Senior Official to Trade Talks in Washington 7 May 2:54am China to Send Senior Official to Trade Talks in Washington
Vice Premier Liu He, a confidant of China’s leader, will lead a Chinese team seeking to head off higher American tariffs threatened by President Trump.
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US/China trade war truce thrown into doubt 7 May 1:19am US/China trade war truce thrown into doubt
The United States has blamed an "erosion of commitments" by China for a threatened escalation in their trade war.
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US accuses China of backtracking on trade deal 6 May 7:22pm US accuses China of backtracking on trade deal
US trade representative Robert Lighthizer says Beijing has broken promises but a deal is still possible.
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Why is the white hot Chinese tech sector cooling down? 6 May 7:20pm Why is the white hot Chinese tech sector cooling down?
China's economy is still growing, but many tech companies are feeling the chill.
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Stocks Fall as Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China 6 May 5:42pm Stocks Fall as Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China
The president injected new fears into global markets that had been reassured by growth in China and the United States and by prospects of a trade pact.
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Trump Prepared to Hit China With More Tariffs 6 May 5:36pm Trump Prepared to Hit China With More Tariffs
A trade war that seemed to be on the brink of ending now appears prolonged as President Trump threatens to impose more tariffs on China.
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Shares pare losses after Trump tariff threat to China 6 May 4:55pm Shares pare losses after Trump tariff threat to China
Markets had slumped after the president vowed to hike tariffs on China, putting a trade deal in doubt.
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GlobalStocks Slump as Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China 6 May 3:26pm GlobalStocks Slump as Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China
The president injected new fears into global markets that had been reassured by growth in China and the United States and by prospects of a trade pact.
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Stocks Slump as Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China 6 May 2:01pm Updated Stocks Slump as Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China
The president injected new fears into global markets that had been reassured by growth in China and the United States and by prospects of a trade pact.
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Markets tumble after Trump threatens to dramatically increase China tariffs 6 May 1:04pm Updated Markets tumble after Trump threatens to dramatically increase China tariffs
Stocks in US and Europe sell off after president threatens to more than double tariffs
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Stocks Slump as Trump’s Threat of New Tariffs Scares Investors 6 May 9:53am Updated Stocks Slump as Trump’s Threat of New Tariffs Scares Investors
The president injected new fears into global markets that had been reassured by growth in China and the United States and by prospects of a trade pact.
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Why did Trump threaten to raise China tariffs – and what now? 6 May 8:22am Why did Trump threaten to raise China tariffs – and what now?
Trade talks seemed to be going well, but president alarmed markets with his tweets Stock markets around the world have
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Shares hit by Trump tariff threat to China 6 May 8:13am Updated Shares hit by Trump tariff threat to China
Mr Trump's vow to hike tariffs raises pressure on China ahead of trade talks due to resume this week.
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DealBook Briefing: Trump Plays Chicken With China on Trade 6 May 7:30am DealBook Briefing: Trump Plays Chicken With China on Trade
The president threatened further tariffs on Chinese goods in an attempt to win more concessions from Beijing during trade talks.
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Chinese shares hit by Trump tariff threat 6 May 4:22am Chinese shares hit by Trump tariff threat
Mr Trump's vow to hike tariffs raises pressure on China ahead of trade talks due to resume this week.
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Trump Threatens China With More Tariffs Ahead of Final Trade Talks 5 May 11:34pm Updated Trump Threatens China With More Tariffs Ahead of Final Trade Talks
The president’s threat was aimed at forcing Beijing to agree to a final trade deal on America’s terms this week in Washington.
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China stocks tumble on Trump tariff threat 5 May 11:18pm China stocks tumble on Trump tariff threat
Mr Trump's threats cast doubt over a US-China trade deal that some expected to be finalised this week.
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Stocks plunge as Trump escalates trade war with China with plan to raise tariffs 5 May 10:26pm Stocks plunge as Trump escalates trade war with China with plan to raise tariffs
Stocks in Asia have plummeted after signal that US will hike import tax to 25%, dealing blow to hopes of a lasting deal Donald Trump has escalated the trade war with China by announcing plans to hike the tariff imposed on $200bn of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% on Friday. The US president also threatened to impose tariffs on all Chinese trade with America, a move that could further destabilise relations between the two economic powers.
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Trump threatens to raise tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods 5 May 4:23pm Updated Trump threatens to raise tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods
The US president says he is raising duties on $200bn of imports, increasing pressure on China.
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Trump escalates trade war with China with plan to raise tariffs 5 May 12:48pm Trump escalates trade war with China with plan to raise tariffs
Move to hike import tax to 25% is blow to hopes that US and China were closing in on deal Donald Trump has escalated the trade war with China by announcing plans to hike the tariff imposed on $200bn of Chinese goods from 10% to 25%. The US president also threatened to impose tariffs on all Chinese trade with America, a move which could further destabilise relations between the two economic powers.
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The New New World: Huawei’s Communist Culture Limits its Global Ambitions 1 May 10:47pm The New New World: Huawei’s Communist Culture Limits its Global Ambitions
The Chinese telecom giant seeks acceptance in the West, but its structure and value system — patterned after China’s ruling party — could stand in the way.
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Trade war: What you need to know about US-China talks 29 Apr 10:35pm Trade war: What you need to know about US-China talks
Talks appear to be reaching the final stretch though both sides remain divided on several key issues.
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China urges UK to ignore political pressure over Huawei decision 28 Apr 5:00pm China urges UK to ignore political pressure over Huawei decision
In the country’s first official comments on the row, Beijing’s ambassador to London, Liu Xiaoming, said Britain must make the ‘right decision independently’.
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China urges UK to ignore pressure over Huawei 5G decision 28 Apr 6:28am China urges UK to ignore pressure over Huawei 5G decision
Government told to make independent decision after move to involve Chinese company sparked criticism China’s ambassador to the UK has urged the government to ignore external pressure over a politically and diplomatically charged decision to involve the Chinese firm Huawei in building the 5G communications network. In China’s first official comments on the row, Beijing’s ambassador to London, Liu Xiaoming, urged the UK to make the “right decision independently” over the suppliers for the new network.
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Make Huawei decision independently, China ambassador tells UK 28 Apr 6:14am Make Huawei decision independently, China ambassador tells UK
Government urged to ignore external pressure over decision to involve company in 5G plans China’s ambassador to the UK has urged the government to ignore external pressure over a politically and diplomatically charged decision to involve the Chinese firm Huawei in building the 5G communications network. In China’s first official comments on the row, Beijing’s ambassador to London, Liu Xiaoming, urged the UK to make the “right decision independently” over the suppliers for the new network.
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How China’s ‘Unicorns’ Shook a Bicycle Town 27 Apr 3:00am How China’s ‘Unicorns’ Shook a Bicycle Town
Bike-sharing start-ups brought prosperity to Wangqingtuo. Now residents are dealing with the mess they left behind.
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Huawei leak inquiry must find out what happened, says Hammond 26 Apr 9:31am Huawei leak inquiry must find out what happened, says Hammond
Chancellor confirms he and his colleagues face investigation into National Security Council leak The chancellor, Philip Hammond, has said the inquiry into the leak of the controversial decision to allow the Chinese telecoms company Huawei to help build the UK’s 5G telecoms network had to “get to the bottom of what happened”. Speaking at an investment forum in China, Hammond said he believed there had never before been a leak from the National Security Council – a secret meeting of senior cabinet members and military and security chiefs – and that it needed to be dealt with.
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China Retools Vast Global Building Push Criticized as Bloated and Predatory 26 Apr 4:02am Updated China Retools Vast Global Building Push Criticized as Bloated and Predatory
Beijing is reshaping its plans for building a network of ports, rails and roads that enhance the country’s geopolitical ambitions. But it isn’t retreating.
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Xi Jinping vows transparency over Belt and Road 26 Apr 3:04am Xi Jinping vows transparency over Belt and Road
China's massive infrastructure programme has been criticised for saddling recipient countries with debt.
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McLaren leaves Tesla in its tracks: British manufacturer reports bumper demand for its super-cars 25 Apr 4:51pm McLaren leaves Tesla in its tracks: British manufacturer reports bumper demand for its super-cars
McLaren sold 4,829 cars last year, a 45 per cent rise compared to 2017. Strong appetite in China, helped the Woking-based company achieve a 44.3 per cent rise in revenue to £1.3bn.
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French fashion house Hermes enjoys a 16% rise in sales as Chinese shoppers continue to splash out 25 Apr 4:50pm French fashion house Hermes enjoys a 16% rise in sales as Chinese shoppers continue to splash out
The high-end brand said revenue grew to £1.4bn in the three months to March 31. This was boosted by a 17 per cent rise in sales in Asia, excluding Japan, and 10 per cent growth in mainland China.
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China Retools Global Infrastructure Program After Criticism 25 Apr 5:00am China Retools Global Infrastructure Program After Criticism
But Beijing isn’t retreating from its vision to build a network of ports, rails and roads that enhance its geopolitical ambitions.
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Belt and Road: China showcases initiative to world leaders 25 Apr 3:18am Belt and Road: China showcases initiative to world leaders
The leaders' summit comes as China faces growing criticism over its massive infrastructure programme.
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Belt and Road: China pushes Belt and Road to world leaders 25 Apr 1:29am Belt and Road: China pushes Belt and Road to world leaders
The leaders' summit comes as China faces growing criticism over its massive infrastructure programme.
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Is China losing the battle against an incurable pig virus? 24 Apr 7:01pm Is China losing the battle against an incurable pig virus?
Global pork prices could rise sharply as African swine fever decimates China's pig population.
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How Huawei wormed its way into UK: Former Chinese army chief on City charm offensive  24 Apr 5:04pm How Huawei wormed its way into UK: Former Chinese army chief on City charm offensive 
Huawei's campus in China features replicas of European landmarks. The firm supplies kit to most of Britain's big mobile and internet providers. But it is at the centre of spying fears.
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24 Apr 1:09pm Updated Made in China, Exported to the World: The Surveillance State
In Ecuador, cameras capture footage to be examined by police and domestic intelligence. The surveillance system’s origin: China.
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MARKET REPORT: Rising oil price powers FTSE to a six-month high  23 Apr 6:00pm MARKET REPORT: Rising oil price powers FTSE to a six-month high 
The US had granted countries such as China, India and Japan, which still buy oil from Iran, exemptions from sanctions which would prevent them from dealing with the Middle Eastern country.
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The US stock market will stop its charge – perhaps with a sharp shock | Nouriel Roubini 23 Apr 6:33am The US stock market will stop its charge – perhaps with a sharp shock | Nouriel Roubini
Hopes of a US-China deal, as well as Brexit delays, have cheered investors, but there are risks ahead Financial markets tend to undergo manic-depressive cycles, and this has been especially true in recent years. During risk-ons, investors – driven by “animal spirits” – produce bull markets, frothiness, and sometimes outright bubbles; eventually, however, they overreact to some negative shock by becoming too pessimistic, shedding risk, and forcing a correction or bear market. Whereas prices of US and global equities
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U.S. Moves to Stop All Nations From Buying Iranian Oil, but China Is Defiant 22 Apr 9:41pm Updated U.S. Moves to Stop All Nations From Buying Iranian Oil, but China Is Defiant
Oil prices rose to their highest levels since October in anticipation of Monday’s announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump administration officials had debated the move.
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A Vicious, Untreatable Killer Leaves China Guessing 22 Apr 8:20pm Updated A Vicious, Untreatable Killer Leaves China Guessing
African swine fever, which harms pigs but not humans, has swept across the country, the world’s largest pork producer. And the government knows about only some of the cases.
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US to end sanctions waivers for major Iranian oil importers 22 Apr 9:20am Updated US to end sanctions waivers for major Iranian oil importers
China, India, Japan, South Korea and Turkey will no longer be exempt from economic penalties.
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Joining the billionaires investing in the space race could put some rocket fuel into your portfolio 22 Apr 9:06am Updated Joining the billionaires investing in the space race could put some rocket fuel into your portfolio
Space projects are grabbing more and more headlines and increasing piles of investor cash as companies in the US, China and elsewhere race for supremacy.
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Samsung Galaxy Fold launch events delayed in China 22 Apr 7:08am Samsung Galaxy Fold launch events delayed in China
Two events are postponed following reports of broken screens from smartphone reviewers.
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Why the US-China rivalry will not end with a trade deal 22 Apr 12:09am Updated Why the US-China rivalry will not end with a trade deal
As the US and China edge closer to a trade deal, analysts expect a new battle in the technology sector.
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Potential bidders circle Thomas Cook as it hires turnaround specialist 21 Apr 12:00pm Potential bidders circle Thomas Cook as it hires turnaround specialist
China’s Fosun is among number of groups interested in buying all or part of holiday operator Thomas Cook, Britain’s oldest package holiday operator, could be split up in a takeover that leads to its high street stores and package deals being bought by Chinese conglomerate. The company, which is struggling with a fall in
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Amazon Gives Up on Chinese Domestic Shopping Business 18 Apr 10:22pm Amazon Gives Up on Chinese Domestic Shopping Business
The company had long struggled to gain traction in China despite operating there for more than a decade.
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Amazon to close online store in China after failing to compete 18 Apr 4:02am Amazon to close online store in China after failing to compete
The world's largest online retailer has announced it will close its China store by 18 July.
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Amazon plans to shut online store in China 18 Apr 3:32am Amazon plans to shut online store in China
The partial retreat from China comes as the US tech giant battles tough competition from local rivals.
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F.C.C. Chair Plans to Block China Mobile From U.S. Market 17 Apr 5:30pm Updated F.C.C. Chair Plans to Block China Mobile From U.S. Market
China Mobile, one of the world’s largest cellular providers, applied for a license to connect calls between the U.S. and other nations in 2011.
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FTSE CLOSE: Jet2 owner warns of Brexit hit; Homebase narrows losses; UK stocks open in the red 17 Apr 11:58am FTSE CLOSE: Jet2 owner warns of Brexit hit; Homebase narrows losses; UK stocks open in the red
The FTSE 100 just about managed to close in positive territory, up 1.40 points at 7,471.32. The UK bluechip index struggled to make gains today despite better-than-expected economic data from China.
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The Man Who Made Your iPhone Wants to Run Taiwan. A Sea Goddess Backs Him, He Says. 17 Apr 10:06am The Man Who Made Your iPhone Wants to Run Taiwan. A Sea Goddess Backs Him, He Says.
The entrance into the presidential race by the billionaire Terry Gou shakes up Taiwan’s political playing field and draws into sharp focus its strained relations with China.
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China’s Economy Stabilizes After Beijing Opens the Bank Vaults 17 Apr 4:31am China’s Economy Stabilizes After Beijing Opens the Bank Vaults
New figures suggest the Chinese slowdown is bottoming out. Credit goes to a wave of lending, but economists warn that debt-fueled growth can’t continue.
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Investment titan Blackrock in bullish mood amid signs of solid growth in the US and China 16 Apr 6:22pm Investment titan Blackrock in bullish mood amid signs of solid growth in the US and China
Better economic data and a pause in interest rate rises create 'Goldilocks' conditions for a rebound, Larry Fink said as Blackrock reinforced its position as the world's biggest fund manager.
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The New New World: Donald Trump, China Savior? Some Chinese Say Yes 16 Apr 11:58am Updated The New New World: Donald Trump, China Savior? Some Chinese Say Yes
Business leaders and intellectuals say one of Beijing’s toughest critics could force the country to change. Still needed: voices of support from the inside.
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U.S. Risks Roiling Oil Markets in Trying to Tighten Sanctions 15 Apr 11:55pm Updated U.S. Risks Roiling Oil Markets in Trying to Tighten Sanctions
Oil purchases by China and India are undermining United States sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, but halting them could come at a cost.
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Chinese web tycoon calls for his countrymen to work 12-hour days, six days a week 15 Apr 4:51pm Chinese web tycoon calls for his countrymen to work 12-hour days, six days a week
Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba – China's version of eBay – described the opportunity to put in more hours as a 'blessing'. Richard Liu, the boss of online shopping giant JD, has echoed Ma's calls,.
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US-China trade deal hopes grow 15 Apr 2:19pm US-China trade deal hopes grow
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news
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Goldman Sachs profits fall 20%; US-China trade deal hopes grow – as it happened 15 Apr 12:09pm Goldman Sachs profits fall 20%; US-China trade deal hopes grow – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news
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Goldman Sachs profits fall 20%; US-China trade deal hopes grow – business live 15 Apr 10:42am Updated Goldman Sachs profits fall 20%; US-China trade deal hopes grow – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news
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Goldman Sachs posts 20% fall in profits; US-China trade deal hopes grow – business live 15 Apr 8:29am Updated Goldman Sachs posts 20% fall in profits; US-China trade deal hopes grow – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news
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Markets in risk-on mood amid hopes of US-China trade deal – business live 15 Apr 7:11am Updated Markets in risk-on mood amid hopes of US-China trade deal – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news
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One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority 15 Apr 2:04am Updated One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority
In a major ethical leap for the tech world, Chinese start-ups have built algorithms that the government uses to track members of a largely Muslim minority group.
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UK sounds alarm over rising debt levels in poorest countries 14 Apr 7:01pm UK sounds alarm over rising debt levels in poorest countries
International development secretary calls for creditors such as China to be transparent Britain’s international development secretary, Penny Mordaunt, has sounded the alarm over rising
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China Yields on Malaysia Rail Project as Global Infrastructure Program Is Re-Examined 12 Apr 5:59pm China Yields on Malaysia Rail Project as Global Infrastructure Program Is Re-Examined
The government said work on the East Coast Rail Link would resume after its price tag, originally projected at up to $20 billion, was cut nearly in half.
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China Enlarges Its Circle in Europe, and Tries to Convince Europeans It Comes in Peace 12 Apr 2:58pm Updated China Enlarges Its Circle in Europe, and Tries to Convince Europeans It Comes in Peace
On Friday, Greece joined the thickening ranks of China’s economic allies in Europe. But European officials remain wary of China’s intentions.
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New World Bank boss David Malpass will work with China 11 Apr 2:04pm New World Bank boss David Malpass will work with China
David Malpass, the World Bank's new president, pledges to evolve its relationship with China.
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World Bank boss calls for more transparent lending to poor nations 11 Apr 1:11pm World Bank boss calls for more transparent lending to poor nations
David Malpass tells China to come clean over its lending to indebted African countries The new head of the World Bank has told China that it needs to come clean about its lending to poor countries, as he warned that debt problems are once again on the increase. In his first public appearance as World Bank president, David Malpass said there were already 17 African countries at high risk of debt distress.
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