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Oil soars 4% on easing US-China trade tensions

Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a globa...

Oil soars 4% on easing US-China trade tensions

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Dow tops 27,000 for the first time on easing trade tensions, prospect of lower rates The Dow topped 27,000 for the first time Thursday as easing trade tensions and the Fed’s campaign to lower rates offset lingering economic worr...
00:42 2019-07-12

Oil rises slightly as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a po...
05:14 2019-08-21

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling by about $1 a barrel as U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tens...
20:14 2019-07-16

5 Takeaways From the G20 Summit: Easing Off the Trade War, for Now President Trump announced that the United States and China had agreed to resume stalled trade negotiations, giving negotiators another chance to forg...
16:42 2019-06-29

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a ...
22:42 2019-07-18

Asia stocks trade higher as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific traded higher on Friday morning, as comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official led to rising expectations the central bank ...
02:42 2019-07-19

Oil soars 4% on hopes U.S.-China trade talks resume, Mideast tension Oil prices rose about $2 a barrel on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold an extensive meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinp...
18:14 2019-06-18

Trade war coming down to US easing up on Huawei and China buying agricultural products Olive branches were extended from both China and the U.S. as the two nations are set to restart face-to-face trade negotiations after a monthlong tru...
20:00 2019-07-23

Oil gains amid U.S.-China trade deal hopes, ECB talk of easing policy Oil prices extended gains into a second session on Wednesday, buoyed by rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and potential economic stimulus f...
09:14 2019-06-19

People are buying up the asset class that loves trade wars, central bank easing and volatility Fear about slowing growth and the prospect of lower interest rates have pushed the price of gold higher, but analysts say it may be nearing the top o...
23:42 2019-06-05

Trade Tensions Whipsaw Hog Prices Global trade tensions weighed on trader expectations that China will continue to rely on U.S. pork exports, leading to a volatile session in hog futu...
05:00 2019-08-06

Oil sets new seven-month low on trade tensions Oil prices slipped further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global ec...
14:56 2019-08-07

UK PM Johnson to tell Trump to de-escalate trade tensions British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would be telling President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war which ...
16:28 2019-08-24

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war bet...
22:00 2019-06-09

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escala...
21:14 2019-08-06

Oil hovers around $60 as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near eight-month lows around $60 a barrel due to...
12:14 2019-08-06

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to...
19:42 2019-05-29

Oil hovers around $60 as U.S.-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near seven-month lows around $60 a barrel due to...
15:14 2019-08-06

Oil falls 1.9% as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices fell slightly on Tuesday, with Brent crude remaining near seven-month lows just below $60 a barrel because of increasing trade tensions be...
14:56 2019-08-07

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reser...
02:14 2019-05-24

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slow...
21:14 2019-06-14

U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiet...
23:14 2019-07-01

U.S. Stocks Close Lower as Trade Tensions Simmer The S&P 500 fell, as the dimming likelihood of an imminent trade deal upended earlier gains and sent investors seeking less risky assets like U.S. go...
22:28 2019-05-28

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while t...
09:56 2019-07-18

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pled...
06:14 2019-06-09

Stocks drop as trade tensions threaten earnings Stock markets around the world broadly fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings and as hopes dwindled over a h...
18:42 2019-07-09

WRAPUP 2-U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiet...
21:00 2019-07-01

Treasury Yields Drop as Trade Tensions Escalate Government-bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows after new trade tensions between the U.S. and China exacerbated concerns about slowing economic growth...
19:42 2019-08-05

IMF warns of trade tensions in global outlook downgrade With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no...
17:56 2019-07-23

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth b...
19:01 2019-05-24

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the ou...
15:42 2019-05-31

India-US trade tensions threaten the ties that bind The US and India are long-standing allies, and trade is an important part of the relationship. However, a row over market access and tariffs has esca...
18:42 2019-06-17

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this...
14:28 2019-06-01

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall on Trade Tensions The Dow closed more than 600 points lower after China said it would impose retaliatory tariffs and President Trump vowed to respond. Treasury yields ...
22:56 2019-08-23

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another ...
12:14 2019-06-13

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade tensions mount Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and Ch...
01:42 2019-08-07

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summ...
18:42 2019-06-14

Wall St. falls as trade tensions stoke growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above a key support level, as worries that a lengthy trade war between the Un...
22:28 2019-05-29

Oil prices hold steady on hopes trade tensions could ease Crude oil prices held mostly steady on Tuesday on optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions would ease and on hopes that major economies would enact st...
11:14 2019-08-20

Macron to fight to de-escalate trade tensions, encourage stimulus French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he hoped to convince G7 leaders to pull back from a trade war which is already destabilizing econom...
14:28 2019-08-24

Oil slumps 5% to seven-month low on trade tensions, surprise U.S. stock build Oil prices tumbled up to 5% on Wednesday to a fresh seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following an unexpected build in U.S. crude stockp...
18:56 2019-08-07

SNAPSHOT-Trump heightens trade tensions with tariffs on Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump, already at loggerheads with China over tariffs, has announced U.S. levies on all goods from Mexico unless it stopped peo...
19:28 2019-05-31

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the Unite...
13:28 2019-05-22

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears of a slowdown spiral in Europe and Asia’s two...
16:56 2019-08-14

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall St...
17:14 2019-06-01

Oil steady as U.S.-Iran tensions support prices, trade war weighs Oil futures were flat on Tuesday as the prospect of U.S.-Iran tensions disrupting supply was offset by concerns that a drawn-out trade war between W...
21:00 2019-05-21

Trump lunches with Emmanuel Macron before G-7 as trade tensions rise President Trump sat down for a hastily arranged lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday less than an hour after arriving in Biarritz, Fr...
17:14 2019-08-24

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this...
15:42 2019-06-16

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook fo...
05:42 2019-06-02

Oil prices drop as trade tensions stoke economy worries Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the globa...
04:42 2019-07-09

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the ...
21:00 2019-05-23

Carney sees 'widespread slowdown' as trade tensions deepen Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the global economy is in a "widespread slowdown", with "worrying" signs ahead amid sustained tra...
20:42 2019-07-02

U.S. Treasury Prices Climb In Wake of Trade Tensions, Powell U.S. government bond prices rose after China said it will impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the central...
20:00 2019-08-23

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in tr...
07:14 2019-06-07

Global Stocks Fall Amid Political and Trade Tensions Stocks on Wall Street were set to slide and 10-year U.S. government bond yields reached a 52-week low as disappointing economic data and worries over...
13:42 2019-05-23

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it,...
01:14 2019-06-28

Flare-up in trade tensions sours rate-hope rally German bond yields fell to new lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by hopes ...
15:42 2019-06-06

EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, push for tax on digital firms- document Resolving global trade tensions is a top priority to maintain an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell...
21:28 2019-06-04

CANADA STOCKS-TSX dips at open as trade tensions weigh Canada's main stock index opened slightly lower on Friday following a sharp escalation in U.S.-China trade row but stabilizing oil prices lifted ener...
16:42 2019-08-02

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted tr...
18:56 2019-06-09

Wall St. falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes dipped on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and Chin...
21:56 2019-07-17

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so...
03:00 2019-06-05

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China ...
04:28 2019-07-18

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold do...
21:14 2019-06-12

UK factories suffer from Brexit and trade war tensions - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: Can policymakers avoid recession?Germany could be sliding into recessionTrump...
13:42 2019-08-20

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount -ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold do...
20:56 2019-06-12

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technol...
21:56 2019-05-23

Behind Summit Smiles, Australia Says U.S.-China Trade Tensions Still Fester There has been no sign of a speedy resolution to U.S.-China trade tensions in recent meetings with American officials, Australia’s top finance minist...
14:56 2019-07-05

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower...
06:28 2019-08-24

WRAPUP 2-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technol...
21:28 2019-05-23

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and C...
00:28 2019-08-24

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions ...
20:42 2019-06-21

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, ...
02:14 2019-05-24

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States ...
05:42 2019-05-24

CANADA STOCKS-TSX on pace to fall for the fifth session as trade tensions heat up Canada's main stock index was set to fall for the fifth session on Friday following a sharp escalation in U.S.-China trade row that renewed worries o...
16:42 2019-08-02

Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated...
11:56 2019-05-29

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions o...
04:28 2019-06-22

Oil edges up on U.S. stocks fall, Mideast tensions, trade talk signs Oil prices nudged higher on Wednesday on rising tensions over Iran, a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and positive signs on Sino-U.S. talks, although...
12:14 2019-07-24

Stocks in Asia trade lower; US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded lower on Monday morning as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to linger after the latter shot down an American...
02:42 2019-06-24

Oil rises on supply cuts, Mideast tensions; trade worries cap gains Oil futures rose on Tuesday as Middle East tensions and OPEC supply cuts kept global benchmark Brent crude above $64 a barrel, while gains were limit...
22:14 2019-07-09

Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U...
19:14 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-...
21:14 2019-07-11

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Departm...
11:14 2019-08-03

Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. ...
01:14 2019-05-26

Oil Prices Sink as Trade Tensions Limit Investors' Appetite for Risk Oil prices fell as investors’ risk appetite was hampered by trade tensions that could limit demand. Crude tracked losses in global markets after the ...
15:14 2019-05-29

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalat...
16:14 2019-05-22

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo...
12:28 2019-05-25

IMF Cuts Global GDP Forecast for 2019, Citing Fallout From Trade Tensions A sharp deceleration of global trade driven by ongoing trade tensions is slowing the global economy more than earlier projections, according to the l...
15:56 2019-07-23

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communic...
11:42 2019-06-03

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
18:42 2019-06-04

RPT-UPDATE 1-Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this...
08:56 2019-06-17

Global growth worries slam Wall St. as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escala...
21:56 2019-05-23

G20 to say trade tensions a key risk to growth, split on urgency of finding solution Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders show...
11:14 2019-06-08

Wall St. dips on trade tensions, hopes of rate cut limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war were heightened by Washington's tough stance, but loss...
17:28 2019-06-12

Wall Street flat as rate cut hopes offset trade tensions U.S. stocks treaded water on Thursday as hopes of a rate cut helped counter fears of a further escalation in the trade war with China following comme...
17:42 2019-06-06

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, ...
00:56 2019-06-12

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions ...
17:42 2019-06-06

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions. The post US industrial production ...
15:28 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, seek tax on digital firms -document Resolving global trade tensions must be a top priority to preserve an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will...
21:28 2019-06-04

US STOCKS-Rate cut bets buoy futures despite rise in trade tensions U.S. stock futures pointed to further gains on Thursday, as hopes of an interest rate cut countered a flare up in trade tensions after President Dona...
14:14 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construct...
00:42 2019-06-03

Impact of trade tensions with China being felt in American schools and universities Tightening of visa restrictions had led to denials and delays for Chinese students who want to study in the U.S., and those who want to stay here aft...
20:28 2019-06-13

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle betwe...
17:56 2019-06-13

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russ...
14:42 2019-05-21

Asian shares wobble on trade, political tensions; focus turns to Fed meet Asian shares got off to a shaky start on Monday as investors were cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensi...
05:14 2019-06-17

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real hits 6-week low as trade tensions intensify Brazil's real hit a six-week low on Friday, leading losses among Latin American currencies as an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions turned inves...
23:42 2019-08-02

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-...
02:00 2019-05-30

US STOCKS-Futures slide as rising trade tensions fuel slowdown worries U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Wednesday, as growing trade tensions between the United States and China fanned worries about a global economic s...
14:42 2019-05-29

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. The post G-20 financ...
11:56 2019-06-09

Global stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-...
22:28 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China ...
17:14 2019-07-11

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global c...
23:56 2019-06-27

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian ...
08:42 2019-06-03

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Mon...
16:56 2019-07-23

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more differen...
08:42 2019-06-06

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade tensions flare sours rate hope rally German bond yields plumbed new record lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fuelled b...
12:14 2019-06-06

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires rav...
20:28 2019-08-23

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for c...
10:14 2019-06-19

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions b...
15:14 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data re...
01:56 2019-05-31

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political te...
09:14 2019-06-17

Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on...
09:14 2019-06-28

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the eup...
11:28 2019-06-21

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data re...
23:28 2019-05-30

Asian shares edge up, trade, geopolitical tensions cap gains; focus on Fed meeting Asian stocks inched higher on Monday, with a rebound in the Hong Kong market helping the mood, as investors remained cautious ahead of a closely-watc...
08:00 2019-06-17

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data fro...
04:01 2019-07-12

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected,...
00:14 2019-06-05

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico...
00:56 2019-06-07

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic suppo...
08:42 2019-06-11

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ende...
20:14 2019-05-21

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing econo...
16:42 2019-05-24

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confronta...
14:56 2019-06-28

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military informati...
12:00 2019-08-21

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.      ...
04:42 2019-06-24

US STOCKS-Futures drop as trade tensions spark recession fears, flight to safety U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, signaling Wall Street's main indexes would extend last month's losses at the open, as the multi-front trade ...
14:01 2019-06-03

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chin...
18:56 2019-08-14

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market play...
21:42 2019-08-14

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tens...
03:00 2019-06-19

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator    ...
04:42 2019-08-06

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced...
00:14 2019-05-22

Trade tensions kick Asian business confidence to 10-year low: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Confidence among Asian companies in the June quarter fell to its lowest since the 2008-09 financial crisis, as a U.S.-China trade war disrupts global...
09:14 2019-06-19

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U...
21:00 2019-06-28

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade s...
21:14 2019-06-27

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest-ranking ...
22:56 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico...
00:28 2019-06-07

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, a...
05:28 2019-05-22

Nikkei gains as trade tensions ease; Apple suppliers, chip-related shares outperform Japan's Nikkei rose for a third straight day on Tuesday as investors tiptoed back into equities amid signs of a slight easing of trade tensions betwe...
11:14 2019-08-20

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secr...
23:42 2019-05-21

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade tensions pressure emerging markets; Mexican peso leads FX lower Emerging market shares and currencies fell on Thursday on renewed growth and trade tensions after U.S. President Donald Trump said not enough progres...
12:14 2019-06-06

Germany looking for more after easing into last eight Germany maintained their perfect women's World Cup record by reaching the quarter-finals with another solid performance in a 3-0 win over Nigeria on ...
21:42 2019-06-22

Tom Cruise soars in 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer The trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick," the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 hit movie that helped solidify star Tom Cruise's heartthrob appeal, is ready...
13:56 2019-07-19

Traders proving slippery as eel trafficking soars Efforts to protect the endangered European eel are struggling to cope as demand from Asia draws traffickers tempted by fat profits, according to indu...
20:42 2019-07-08

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rallied on Friday with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5% on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran tha...
20:00 2019-06-21

Wall Street soars on U.S. rate cut hopes Wall Street's three major indexes rallied on Tuesday to clock their biggest one-day gains in five months after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell le...
22:56 2019-06-04

UFO? Giant mirrored vessel soars across Massachusetts American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. A...
18:00 2019-07-22

Aladdin Soars to Box Office Win on Opening Weekend (LOS ANGELES) — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s ...
01:56 2019-05-27

Oil soars near 5% as U.S. delays tariffs on some Chinese goods Oil prices on Tuesday jumped by the most so far this year after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese produc...
02:28 2019-08-14

Easing back to school anxiety (KPRC) Back to school should be an exciting time for kids and parents but what if your kids are nervous to return to school? Psychologist Dr. Alton...
07:42 2019-08-15

Marriott Stock Soars DESPITE the Biggest Cyberattack in History? There was every reason for investors to “check out” of hotel giant Marriott, as a flood of bad news arrived in February. But now see and hear why the...
22:14 2019-06-04

Jet-powered flyboard soars over Paris for Bastille Day parade President Macron uses France’s national day to celebrate European defence cooperationFrance’s annual Bastille Day parade showcased European military ...
16:56 2019-07-14

Luxury online reseller The RealReal soars 40% in debut Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc jumped 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and si...
17:56 2019-06-28

Raiders' stadium cost in Vegas soars to $1.9 billion The high stakes for building an NFL stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas continues to rise with the latest cost estimate now coming in at $1.9 billio...
05:56 2019-07-20

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidat...
14:14 2019-06-16

Sensex Soars Over 550 Points Amid Buying Across Sectors Domestic stock markets jumped on Friday on the back of buying across sectors, as the euphoria surrounding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide vi...
10:56 2019-05-24

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris ...
07:14 2019-07-16

Government Bonds Rally as ECB Signals Easing Soon Government-bond yields around the world fell to fresh lows for the year after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank could soon a...
00:00 2019-06-19

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of subst...
18:00 2019-07-12

DoorDash's Valuation Soars to $12.6 billion as Money Rushes Into Delivery Food-delivery startup raised $600 million, as investors clamor to get into food delivery undeterred by the lackluster stock market debut of Uber Tech...
20:42 2019-05-23

Chewy, PetSmart's online business, soars 77% after pricing at $22 per share Following the IPO, PetSmart will remain majority owner of Chewy. It will use proceeds from the IPO for working capital and general corporate purposes...
17:14 2019-06-14

'Aladdin' soars at the box office, 'Booksmart' flops for Memorial Day weekend Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladd...
20:42 2019-05-26

Gymnastics: Biles soars to sixth title at national championships American Simone Biles reasserted her position as the world's unrivaled number one gymnast with an amazing winning performance at the U.S. Gymnastics ...
09:14 2019-08-12

Harris soars, Biden spirals following Democratic debate: poll California Sen. Kamala Harris nearly tripled her standing in a new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday compared to one taken earlier this month — and no...
22:56 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Luxury online reseller The RealReal soars 40% in debut Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc jumped 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and si...
19:14 2019-06-28

Slack Stock Soars, Putting Company’s Public Value at $23.1 Billion The workplace messaging company’s shares rose in early trading on the stock market on Thursday, and by the afternoon its value was more than triple i...
21:14 2019-06-20

Jane Foster soars into a new superhero role in this Valkyrie #1 exclusive For four years, Jane Foster assumed the role of Thor, fighting to protect the ten realms as the god of thunder while also battling cancer in her huma...
01:42 2019-07-19

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce f...
18:00 2019-07-15

French inventor successfully soars over English Channel on hoverboard The French inventor of the jet-powered hoverboard soared over the English Channel despite wind gusts Sunday, becoming the first to cross the channel ...
05:00 2019-08-05

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement The stock was on track for its best single-day gain in a decade as traders said the settlement report from Bloomberg could relieve pressure on Bayer ...
12:56 2019-08-09

Sweden Won't Seek Warrant for Assange, Easing U.S. Extradition Bid A Swedish judge on Monday rejected a request to issue an arrest order for Julian Assange, a move that could ease efforts by the U.S. to extradite the...
12:14 2019-06-04

Kashmir remains tense despite partial easing of restrictions India further eased movement restrictions in Kashmir's main city Srinagar on Tuesday, even as large swathes of the historically-restive old quarter r...
02:00 2019-08-21

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and ...
08:14 2019-08-17

India promises easing of restrictions, food for Kashmir Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir have promised easing of restrictions and essential supplies for an Islamic festi...
06:00 2019-08-11

Exercises for easing and preventing upper back pain Poor posture or tense or tired muscles can often lead to upper back pain or discomfort. Gently stretching the back and shoulders can help both reliev...
04:14 2019-06-05

Ron Darling easing his way back into Mets’ broadcast booth His thyroid cancer stabilized, Ron Darling realized it was time to return to work over the last week. He couldn’t turn off the Mets games on their re...
03:42 2019-06-05

Fed easing could prompt first China rate cut in four years - analysts China's central bank could cut its benchmark policy rate for the first time in four years if the U.S. Federal Reserve delivers a widely expected cut ...
14:42 2019-07-08

U.S. Fed easing could prompt first China rate cut in four years: analysts China's central bank could cut its benchmark policy rate for the first time in four years if the U.S. Federal Reserve delivers a widely expected cut ...
08:28 2019-07-08

Dow futures surge more than 100 points on hopes of aggressive easing from the Fed U.S. stock index futures continued to surge Friday morning after two influential Federal Reserve officials hinted at more aggressive policy easing fr...
09:14 2019-07-19

Bayer soars on report company proposes $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer shares soared as much as 11% on Friday on a Bloomberg report that the German company has proposed to pay $8 billion to settle more than 18,000...
10:28 2019-08-09

NBA finals: Pascal Siakam soars as Raptors beat Warriors in Game 1 Golden State Warriors 109-118 Toronto RaptorsRaptors win first game of series in NBA finals debutAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute repor...
05:56 2019-05-31

Heatstroke symptoms: Signs you should not ignore in children and dogs as mercury soars THE UK is experiencing a heatwave this week, which is why it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a heatstroke – especially in young...
15:00 2019-07-23

Apartment rental demand soars as more millennials believe it's cheaper than owning a home Apartment demand in the second quarter of this year spiked 11% from a year ago, pushing rents up an average 3% nationally to $1,390 per month, accord...
19:14 2019-07-08

| WATCH: Anger soars over vicious mob attack on Hong Kong protesters Anger has soared in Hong Kong over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by a mob of suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded,...
10:56 2019-07-22

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violen...
05:14 2019-07-18

Number of flights taken by officials from department tackling climate crisis soars Number of flights taken by BEIS staff rises to 4,500 from 2,700 in previous year despite carbon footprintThe Whitehall officials responsible for tack...
20:14 2019-08-17

Europe needs 'pro-growth agenda,' not monetary easing -Trump adviser The European Union needs a "pro-growth agenda," and not more easing of monetary policy, to pull its economy out of the doldrums, a top adviser to U.S...
16:42 2019-08-02

U.S. Hiring Bounces Back, Easing Fears of a Jobs Slowdown Robust June hiring suggests a decade of domestic growth isn’t under threat despite global headwinds. U.S. employers added 224,000 jobs to payrolls, t...
10:42 2019-07-06

Brazil approves rules for pesticides easing toxicity criteria Brazil's health surveillance agency, Anvisa, approved on Tuesday new rules for pesticides, establishing the risk of death as the sole criteria for cl...
23:14 2019-07-23

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the...
20:56 2019-05-21

Australia's central bank cuts interest rates again — more easing may be on the way The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) quarter-point cut took cash rates to an all-time low of just 1% and left limited room for more reductions....
11:00 2019-07-02

Bill Ackman-linked real estate company soars on sale news A real estate investment company linked to billionaire Bill Ackman soared more than 35 percent Thursday after it confirmed a report that it had hired...
19:42 2019-06-27

Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars Twelve years after Texas and Australia veered onto wildly different courses regarding HPV prevention, their gap in health outcomes has widened demon...
15:42 2019-08-12

RNC surpasses $20M for second straight month while online fundraising soars past 2016 level The Republican National Committee (RNC) raked in another record-breaking fundraising haul, easily surpassing the party's other off-year totals and ga...
02:28 2019-08-21

Tokyo Olympics Planners Are Feeling the Heat as Summer Death Toll Soars A Japanese heat wave that has killed dozens and hospitalized thousands of people is underscoring Tokyo’s need to prepare for what could be one of the...
14:28 2019-08-09

Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors as diabetes soars Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five tim...
07:28 2019-07-17

Bitcoin roller coaster: Currency soars to 17-month high, but drops over $1,000 after close The steep price decline came at the same time as an outage on popular cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase.       ...
23:42 2019-06-27

Yankees report card: First-half success easing injury sting They have the best record in the American League at 57-31 despite not having Luis Severino and Dellin Betances at all and missing Giancarlo Stanton f...
01:28 2019-07-11

Safe havens rise as recession concerns trigger easing bets Investors on Tuesday sought traditional safe havens, including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries, even as there were signs that more economic stim...
05:14 2019-08-21

Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, who publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lock step over how to end th...
18:28 2019-07-09

Trump talk of easing Huawei ban lifts suppliers' shares despite doubts U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to allow U.S. firms to sell "high tech" products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers ...
12:56 2019-07-01

Trump administration proposes easing privacy rules for addiction history The change is seen as helpful for providers who could, for example, unknowingly prescribe a potentially harmful drug, such as opioids, to a patient w...
04:00 2019-08-23

Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percen...
09:56 2019-06-20

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressi...
14:38 2019-05-21

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed...
18:56 2019-07-22

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt America...
04:14 2019-06-03

METALS-Copper set for 1st weekly gain in 8 weeks amid easing dollar Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) rose on Friday as the U.S. dollar weakened, while the metal looked set for a weekly gain for the fir...
05:28 2019-06-07

Consumer satisfaction in the skies soars to record high in annual airline travel survey For all the complaints about delays, airports, cramped planes and bad food, J.D. Power's travel survey finds passengers more satisfied than ever...
14:28 2019-05-29

Shake Shack stock soars after reporting earnings beat, raising revenue forecast Shares of Shake Shack rose nearly 3% in extended trading on Monday, after the company reported second-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street's...
05:28 2019-08-06

Asia shares mixed as Chinese food inflation soars, Japan GDP beats expectations China's consumer inflation for the month of July rose at its fastest year-on-year pace since February 2018, according to data from the National ...
05:14 2019-08-09

UPDATE 2-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end t...
19:14 2019-07-09

Easing hopes prop up global stocks, pound sags as Britain eyes new PM Expectations of policy easing by major central banks such as the Federal Reserve propped up global stocks on Tuesday, while the pound sagged as Brita...
03:14 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end t...
18:28 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Trump talk of easing Huawei ban lifts suppliers' shares despite doubts U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to allow U.S. firms to sell "high tech" products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers ...
00:28 2019-07-02

Uber quarterly revenue misses estimates, sees pricing pressure easing Uber Technologies Inc reported lower-than-expected revenue for the second quarter on Thursday, but followed ride-hailing rival Lyft Inc in saying tha...
23:14 2019-08-08

South Korea urges North to stop acts that are unhelpful for easing tension North Korea should stop acts that are unhelpful for easing military tension, South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday after North Korea's late...
07:28 2019-07-25

Uber loses $5 billion, misses Wall Street targets despite easing price war Uber Technologies Inc reported a record $5.2 billion loss and revenue that fell short of Wall Street targets on Thursday as growth in its core ride-...
06:28 2019-08-09

UPDATE 3-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end t...
22:14 2019-07-09

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki...
10:28 2019-06-07

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percen...
10:56 2019-06-20

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senat...
16:28 2019-07-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Safe-havens rise as recession concerns boost hopes for easing Traditional safe-havens including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries were sought out on Tuesday even as there were signs that more economic stimulu...
19:14 2019-08-20

German yield at record low, euro sinks as Draghi rekindles policy easing bets The euro dropped and German government bond yields hit a new record low on Tuesday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said the bank will ...
11:00 2019-06-18

Dollar hits two-year high against the euro as Fed's Powell rules out prolonged easing cycle The dollar rose to a two-year peak against the euro and hit a two-month high versus the yen on Thursday as U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powel...
07:00 2019-08-01

LIVESTOCK-Livestock futures rally on warming weather, feed costs easing Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) feeder cattle futures rebounded on Tuesday as traders hoped that feed costs will remain under pressure following ne...
01:56 2019-06-05

'Top Gun: Maverick' first trailer soars at Comic-Con Tom Cruise surprises Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con as the "Top Gun: Maverick" official trailer soars at the fan conference.     ...
22:42 2019-07-18

Easing ‘classroom crisis’ in Côte d’Ivoire, brick by (plastic) brick In an innovative partnership, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and a Colombian social enterprise announced on Monday that it had broken gr...
17:42 2019-07-31

Lyft sees ride-hailing price war easing, sending Uber and Lyft shares up Lyft Inc on Wednesday said a price war with rival Uber was easing, boosting shares of both companies and allowing Lyft to raise its outlook for the y...
06:28 2019-08-08

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are now 'better tuned' for the season after easing past Arsenal at Anfield Jurgen Klopp was pleased to see Liverpool sustain the positive elements of their last four performances over a longer period as they earned a 3-1 win...
22:56 2019-08-24

'Aladdin' rakes in riches: Will Smith's live-action Disney remake soars to $207.1M globally Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' grossed an estimated $86.1 million to take the top spot in North America. It's expected to pass $1...
00:14 2019-05-27

CBOE, C2, SPX Options Set Daily Volume Records; Single-Day RUT Options Volume Soars CHICAGO, IL -- August 21, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that trading volume at the Chicago Board Options Exchange ® (C...
05:42 2019-05-22

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Associa...
20:56 2019-07-17

Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors await Chinese trade data Investors will be looking out for the release of Chinese trade data for June to assess the impact of Beijing's ongoing trade war with Washington...
02:14 2019-07-12

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijin...
02:56 2019-08-08

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and fac...
21:14 2019-06-18

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping...
03:56 2019-06-30

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to n...
20:56 2019-05-27

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin spee...
23:42 2019-07-12

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't wa...
23:42 2019-07-18

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to...
14:42 2019-05-21

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised t...
06:56 2019-06-02

China says war with U.S. would be a disaster as tensions mount China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Was...
10:56 2019-06-02

FedEx Caught in U.S.-China Tensions Chinese authorities were reported to be investigating FedEx over allegations it damaged the interest of customers, in the first action against a U.S....
03:28 2019-06-02

Another front in the tensions between the U.S. and China: Space NASA is working to determine the future of the aging International Space Station, whereas China is planning to launch a station of its own within the...
05:28 2019-08-03

Oil up more than 1% on Mideast tensions and supply cuts Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts as well as continued crude disruptions from Russia...
20:56 2019-05-27

Renault-Nissan Tensions Somehow Got Even Worse Everything is falling apart for Renault-Nissan, more tariff threats, more Brexit fallout, more alleged corruption in the Trump administration, and ba...
17:56 2019-06-10

How Iranian tensions are impacting the price of oil CNBC's Hadley Gamble and CNBC's Brian Sullivan join "The Exchange" to discuss Iran oil tensions and what this means for geopolitical politi...
03:01 2019-05-24

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protest...
13:28 2019-07-11

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strik...
05:42 2019-06-22

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if no...
05:28 2019-05-31

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshise...
10:56 2019-07-22

Iran renews threats against US as tensions escalate Iran has renewed its threats against the United States on Saturday, saying that it will not permit its borders to be violated. “Iran will firml...
17:00 2019-06-22

Bolton Signals Caution Over U.S. Tensions With Iran The White House isn’t planning a military offensive response to a U.S. assessment that Iran was behind recent attacks on tankers off the U.A.E., nati...
10:56 2019-05-29

Tensions soar after Iran seizes tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
22:56 2019-08-03

Iran hints at swap with UK in bid to reduce tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said his country might be willing to release a U.K.-flagged ship if Britain releases an Iranian oil tan...
22:56 2019-07-24

Stena Impero: How tensions reached this point and what happens next Tensions between the UK and Iran show no sign of easing thanks to the latest drama in the Gulf, which saw a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Tehr...
14:14 2019-07-22

Canada-China tensions: Why they began and what’s happened since Tensions have been rising since December 2018, when Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Hua...
20:56 2019-06-27

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derid...
08:00 2019-06-18

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook...
09:42 2019-07-23

Oil rises on U.S. stock decline, Mideast tensions Oil prices rose 1% on Wednesday, supported by a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and tensions over Iran, but concern about global oil demand capped fu...
18:42 2019-07-24

Tensions run high after Iran shoots down US drone The US has confirmed that Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot down a maritime surveillance drone, but denied that it had been flying over Iranian airspa...
20:56 2019-06-20

U.S. warns against inflaming tensions over Lebanon shooting The United States said on Wednesday the case of a deadly shooting in Lebanon should be handled in a way that achieves justice "without politically mo...
02:56 2019-08-08

Reined-in rate-cut expectations, Iran tensions hit S&P 500 U.S. stock indexes sloshed between small gains and losses Friday after Microsoft, American Express and other big companies offered up a mixed set of ...
23:56 2019-07-19

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran ...
12:00 2019-06-08

Iran levels new threats against US as tensions escalate Iran’s foreign minister warned Washington on Monday that “whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it” — the latest salvo coming...
20:42 2019-06-10

Iranians 'stuck in a vicious cycle' over US tensions Tensions are running high in the Persian Gulf after Iran warned that it will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want," startin...
14:56 2019-07-05

Nokia CEO sees possible benefits from Huawei tensions Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday the company could benefit from a U.S. clampdown on Chinese rival Huawei as the race to roll out 5G ...
17:14 2019-05-21

The Latest: French FM says US can ease tensions with Iran French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the U.S. can help encourage dialogue with Iran to ease growing tensions even though it withdrew from ...
18:56 2019-07-09

Tensions between India and Pakistan are ratcheting up over Kashmir. Here's why Tensions between India and Pakistan are high after New Delhi announced changes to the status of Kashmir, the disputed region at the heart of decades ...
23:14 2019-08-08

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitic...
14:42 2019-05-21

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were e...
17:00 2019-06-13

Japanese stocks hit 7-month low as U.S.-China tensions rise Japanese shares plummeted on Tuesday to their lowest since early January, spooked by the spectre of a full-blown economic war between the United Stat...
12:14 2019-08-06

Oil prices rise as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant...
05:42 2019-06-24

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serb official has branded Montenegro a “criminal” state and threatened a “fierce” response over the...
14:28 2019-06-19

Asian stocks subdued, oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil ...
05:42 2019-06-24

The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times loca...
11:56 2019-05-24

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wh...
00:14 2019-06-24

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China...
14:56 2019-07-14

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of ne...
09:14 2019-05-24

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Mini...
17:56 2019-06-08

UAE official says tensions with Iran can be addressed 'only' politically: Twitter Tensions in the Gulf can only be addressed politically and priority should be de-escalation and dialogue, a senior United Arab Emirates official said...
12:28 2019-06-23

Rouhani says U.S. drone's 'intrusion' stokes tensions in Gulf President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspa...
14:28 2019-06-23

Iran says U.S. sanctioning of top diplomat 'childish' as tensions rise Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behavior" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning ...
17:42 2019-08-01

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab...
05:28 2019-05-29

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran BERLIN (AP) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise bet...
11:42 2019-05-31

US labels China a currency manipulator as tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fallThe US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
02:42 2019-08-06

Pentagon chief focuses on China despite Mideast tensions JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Tensions may be high in the Middle East, but the man chosen by President Donald Trump to run the Pentagon is turning his fo...
18:14 2019-05-29

China's Xi says Iran tensions worrying, calls for restraint A rise in tensions in the Middle East owing to U.S. pressure on Iran is worrying and all parties need to exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jin...
04:14 2019-06-05

Oil prices climb on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half th...
11:42 2019-07-12

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures drop on U.S.-Iran tensions Futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday, tracking declines in global equities as rising tensions between the Unite...
14:42 2019-06-21

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to stop such “illegal a...
14:28 2019-06-20

Oil gains after Iran tensions, stocks at seven-week highs Oil prices built on recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows from the Middle East, while a gauge of globa...
20:00 2019-06-21

Tensions Flare as Palestinians, Israeli Forces Clash Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians flared over the weekend after riots broke out at one of Jerusalem’s holiest sites and Israel’s military fo...
20:56 2019-08-11

Pompeo says Iran needs to 'come to the table' for talks as tensions rise U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that the United States needed Iran to "come to the table" for negotiations, amid rising tensions b...
20:42 2019-07-19

Oil prices firm on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday and were on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output bec...
16:00 2019-07-12

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cemen...
21:28 2019-06-05

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
21:56 2019-06-19

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Roy...
19:28 2019-07-11

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termi...
11:42 2019-07-19

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security fir...
23:42 2019-06-21

EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU is fully supportive of an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference to deal with rising tens...
19:56 2019-07-13

Oil Edges Higher on OPEC Cuts, Iran Tensions U.S. oil prices rose to their highest level in nearly three weeks Monday on continued U.S.-Iran tensions and as major crude producers, including Saud...
15:00 2019-05-21

Pentagon nominee focuses on China despite Mideast tensions Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived Wednesday in Asia on a high-profile weeklong trip that is intended to reinforce that China is the a...
18:28 2019-05-29

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly addr...
17:56 2019-06-20

| Mecca to host three summits focused on Iran tensions The holy city of Mecca is preparing to welcome Arab and Muslim leaders for three summits, as Saudi Arabia seeks to rally support against arch-rival I...
18:00 2019-05-30

Russia Says US Missile Test 'Escalation Of Military Tensions' Moscow on Tuesday said the United States was ramping up military tensions by testing a medium-range cruise missile weeks after tearing up a pact with...
13:14 2019-08-20

Chances of US-Iran tensions escalating are 'very, very high,' says expert Tensions between the U.S. and Iran will likely escalate in the near future, says a former energy advisor to the prime minister of Iran in the late 19...
18:56 2019-06-27

Iran says it welcomes any defusion of tensions in region: ISNA Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any defusion of tensions in the GUlf region following weeks of deteriorating relatio...
09:42 2019-06-24

Biden wounded as Democratic tensions boil over at debate For months, the 2020 Democratic campaign seemed mostly placid, even cordial. But tensions over race, gender, age and ideology simmered beneath the su...
11:42 2019-06-28

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a sur...
00:56 2019-08-23

Iran ratchets up nuclear tensions with enrichment plan Iran said on Sunday it will boost its uranium enrichment in a few hours above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a move that could eventually...
14:14 2019-07-07

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the...
19:42 2019-06-15

Diplomats Swap Messages to Help Defuse U.S.-Iran Tensions European and Arab officials are carrying messages between Washington and Tehran, Western diplomats say, in bid to head off outright conflict in the P...
04:14 2019-05-25

Ocasio-Cortez downplays tensions between Pelosi and ‘the Squad’ In a television interview broadcast Wednesday, the freshman lawmaker said there is not a “fundamental fracture” between the House speaker and four li...
15:42 2019-07-17

Russia accuses U.S. of escalating tensions with missile test Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of stoking tensions with the testing of a ground-launched cruise missile, a weapon previously ...
06:28 2019-08-21

Iran says it arrests CIA spies, Gulf tensions simmer Iran announced on Monday it had captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and sentenced some of them to death, deepeni...
14:14 2019-07-22

India’s Redrawing of the Political Map Will Likely Set off More Tensions in Disputed Kashmir (NEW DELHI) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strip...
18:00 2019-08-07

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in over four decades. The trip comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf, as t...
18:28 2019-06-12

Pompeo, Swiss FM in talks likely dominated by Iran tensions BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding talks with his Swiss counterpart that are expected to focus on Iran. Am...
15:42 2019-06-02

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
08:28 2019-07-20

The Latest: Russia accuses US of stoking tensions in Mideast The Russian Foreign Ministry has warned against rushing to assign blame for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman and accused the U.S. of stoking te...
17:28 2019-06-14

BMW CEO's future in doubt as board tensions emerge, report says Some BMW supervisory board members are raising questions over whether Harald Krueger is the right choice to lead the company and will discuss the CEO...
22:28 2019-05-21

It's been 5 years since Ferguson. Are racial tensions even worse now? Five years after the black teen was fatally shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, racial tension may be even more intense.   ...
18:00 2019-08-08

Report: U.S.-N.K. diplomacy reduced tensions but did little to denuclearize Pyongyang The flurry of diplomacy between the United States and North Korea that started last year brought about an easing of tensions on the Korean Peninsula ...
16:56 2019-08-08

Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US Iran's foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Ara...
11:56 2019-05-24

Oil prices climb as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices advanced on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significan...
06:56 2019-06-24

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in t...
04:00 2019-06-17

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the P...
07:42 2019-06-21

France sends top diplomat to Iran for talks to reduce tensions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser traveled to Iran on Wednesday to hold talks with local officials as part of European effort...
23:14 2019-06-19

Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in t...
12:28 2019-07-22

Tankers Targeted Near Strait Of Hormuz Amid Iran-US Tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, an assault that left one...
14:56 2019-06-13

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise ...
10:14 2019-05-31

US-registered planes barred over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of ...
06:14 2019-06-21

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
02:01 2019-06-16

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south...
02:42 2019-07-20

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia Accents Ties in Face of Tensions with U.S. Russia’s relations with China have improved gradually since 2014, when President Vladimir V. Putin announced a pivot to Asia after the Crimea crisis....
15:28 2019-06-05

Oil prices slip as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions Oil prices slipped on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to outweigh supply fears that were stoked by at...
10:56 2019-06-17

Stocks Toe Flat Line Amid Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks meandered around the flatline in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns ove...
22:28 2019-06-14

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions Taiwan’s navy has held a major annual live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes...
09:42 2019-05-22

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could ...
01:14 2019-06-15

House Speaker Pelosi calls on U.S. to de-escalate tensions with Iran U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for the United States to de-escalate tensions with Iran, after top lawmakers a...
23:42 2019-06-20

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its col...
12:42 2019-06-20

Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it calle...
16:14 2019-06-18

Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime's neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn ...
07:42 2019-08-07

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for nego...
18:28 2019-05-21

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked fears of a wider military ...
10:42 2019-06-20

As Pakistan-India tensions flare, a child mistakes a bomb for a toy Deep in the mountains of the Neelum Valley, where a river separates Indian and Pakistani Kashmir, is the small village of Jabri, usually far enough a...
13:42 2019-08-11

The Latest: Kuwait's emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has ...
13:00 2019-06-19

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of ...
14:56 2019-05-21

Iranian minister accuses US of inflaming tensions in Persian Gulf ​Iran’s foreign minister on Monday blamed the US for turning the Persian Gulf into a “matchbox ready to ignite” by bolstering its m...
21:14 2019-08-12

India imposes communications blackout as tensions rise in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India — The lives of millions in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have been upended since New Delhi imposed an unprecedented securi...
12:28 2019-08-08

Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political t...
13:28 2019-06-09

Fighting resumes in Yemen's Aden amid tensions: sources At least one person was killed in renewed fighting in Aden, the seat of Yemen's Saudi-backed government, a day after clashes between supporters of ri...
16:28 2019-08-08

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid...
05:14 2019-07-14

Trump calls Iran a ‘very mixed up’ country as tensions grow Calling Iran a “very mixed up country,” President Trump said Monday he isn’t sure where the US stands with the Islamic Republic — c...
21:28 2019-07-22

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and...
19:42 2019-06-16

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply ...
15:42 2019-06-18

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to try to calm tensions: PM Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Mi...
23:14 2019-05-21

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon DEIR AL-AHMAR, Lebanon (AP) — Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after author...
16:56 2019-06-09

US sending more troops to Middle East as Iran tensions mount The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derid...
01:56 2019-06-18

UBS Posts Forecast-Beating Profit but Warns on Geopolitical Tensions Swiss banking giant UBS posted its highest second-quarter net profit in almost a decade, helped by the better-than-expected performance of its invest...
12:42 2019-07-23

| Kim sends missile 'warning' to South Korea, US as tensions rise North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un says the country's latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state ...
16:28 2019-08-07

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chi...
05:14 2019-07-14

Oil falls after Saudi assurances on market balance, Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia reiterated it would aim to keep the market balanced and try to reduce tensions in the Middle East, whil...
04:42 2019-05-22

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an e...
23:14 2019-07-19

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as ...
23:42 2019-07-19

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic repub...
17:56 2019-06-12

Wall Street falls on geopolitical tensions, recession fears U.S. stocks dropped in a broad sell-off on Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the...
06:28 2019-08-13

Iran's Zarif calls for 'prudence and foresight' as tensions mount Iran's top diplomat said on Sunday that only "prudence and foresight" could alleviate tensions between his country and Britain after Tehran's seizure...
15:28 2019-07-21

Syria: Turkey and US reach deal to manage tensions over Kurds Joint operation centre agreement follows Ankara threats to launch offensive against YPGTurkey and the US have agreed to establish a joint operation c...
22:00 2019-08-07

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and he...
14:14 2019-06-16

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in...
01:14 2019-06-19

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fu...
19:28 2019-07-18

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analyst...
13:28 2019-06-01

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmi...
22:56 2019-06-18

Wall Street slips on political tensions, recession fears Wall Street's main indexes fell on Monday as protests in Hong Kong added to concerns on the pace of growth in China, already under pressure from the ...
20:00 2019-08-12

Order returns to Hong Kong airport, but tensions linger Hong Kong's airport resumed operations Wednesday, just hours after thousands of anti-government protesters forcibly blocked access to the main termin...
15:42 2019-08-14

US warship sails through Taiwan strait amid China tensions Taiwan says the U.S. Navy is free to sail through its strait after a warship did so shortly after China issued warnings against foreign interference ...
08:28 2019-07-25

Oil prices gain on U.S. inventory drop, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Wednesday, extending gains after an industry group reported a much bigger than expected drop in U.S. inventories, while the U.S. N...
03:28 2019-07-24

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid te...
13:42 2019-06-29

Iran claims it has seized third oil tanker in Gulf as tensions with US rise State media says vessel was taken on Wednesday carrying a cargo of 700,000 litresIran claims it has seized a third foreign oil tanker in the Gulf in ...
02:42 2019-08-05

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal ...
15:56 2019-05-23

As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo Says "Not Done" With Iran US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday said that the Donald Trump administration is "not done" with Iran and will continue its pressure campa...
08:00 2019-07-09

Iran ratchets up tensions with higher enrichment, draws warnings Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major breach likely to draw ...
17:42 2019-07-07

Tensions Between Pelosi and Progressive Democrats of ‘the Squad’ Burst Into Flame Tensions between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her “squad” have burst into the open, testing House Democratic ...
17:42 2019-07-09

Kashmir parents keep children out of school as tensions remain high Many fear further unrest after violent clashes between Indian police and protestersClassrooms in Indian-administered Kashmir were mostly empty on Mon...
20:28 2019-08-19

Russia, China accuse U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but the foreign minis...
06:00 2019-08-21

Kashmir tensions intensify amid India-Pakistan skirmishes Tensions have soared along the volatile, highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as India...
19:56 2019-08-04

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
15:14 2019-05-25

Oil at six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker...
12:42 2019-07-11

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to p...
22:00 2019-05-22

Trump says he will discuss Iran tensions at Camp David: 'We want to be proportionate' Trump's comments come after he called off strikes against the Islamic Republic this week over concerns that a military response would kill score...
19:56 2019-06-22

British minister to visit Iran on Sunday for talks on tensions Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, Britain said, as tensions between Tehran...
11:42 2019-06-22

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the ...
22:14 2019-05-22

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
17:14 2019-06-22

Oil at 6-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker...
15:14 2019-07-11

Additional US fighter planes sent to Gulf amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says nearly a dozen Air Force F-22 stealth fighters have deployed to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. They are pa...
22:28 2019-06-28

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
12:28 2019-05-25

Russia accuses U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test: TASS Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but said it would not be drawn ...
11:14 2019-08-20

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
16:56 2019-06-21

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nu...
07:42 2019-05-27

Chinese Military Gets Hong Kong Harbour Dock, Despite Tensions The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land on Saturday, even as the city is rocked by anti-Beijin...
06:28 2019-06-29