Commodity Markets

US, China exchange goodwill gesture ahead of trade talks

Sep 13, 2019

US, China exchange goodwill gestures ahead of October trade talks

US stocks notch solid gains as China eases trade tensions

Sep 12, 2019

Stocks notched broad gains on Wall Street Wednesday as investors drew encouragement from China's move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs

China to boost pork output as swine fever drives up prices

Sep 11, 2019

China is launching a nationwide initiative to boost pork production following a price spike blamed on a devastating outbreak of African swine fever

US stock indexes end mostly higher after late buying burst

Sep 10, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Tuesday, erasing much of an early slide, as investors favored smaller, U.S.-focused companies for the second straight day

Syrian pound hits record low, setting off hike in prices

Sep 10, 2019

Syrian pound hits record low against dollar, setting off hike in prices in war-torn country

Asian shares mixed as investors look ahead to rate decisions

Sep 10, 2019

Asian shares are mixed after a day of listless trading on Wall Street as investors awaited signs on global interest rates

HK stocks surge on withdrawal of law that sparked protests

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong stocks surge as government withdraws extradition law that sparked 3 months of protests

Asian stocks mixed after US, China impose new tariff hikes

Sep 2, 2019

Asian stock markets mixed after US, China step up trade war with new tariff hikes

World shares tumble as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

Aug 26, 2019

Global shares are mostly dropping as the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war takes its toll on global markets

The Latest: French, US officials talk tech tax at dinner

Aug 26, 2019

Top US and French officials discuss taxes on tech giants and a French wine dispute over dinner