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World markets shudder ahead of China-US trade talks

May 9, 2019

World markets shudder as investors fret over China-US trade tensions

Asian shares mostly lower amid jitters ahead of trade talks

May 9, 2019

Asian shares are mostly lower amid investor jitters ahead of the latest round of trade talks between US and China

Shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

May 8, 2019

World shares mixed after trade tensions spark Wall Street sell-off

New Zealand cuts benchmark interest rate to new low of 1.5%

May 8, 2019

Citing lower global growth, New Zealand's Reserve Bank has cut the nation's benchmark interest rate by a quarter point to an all-time low of 1.5%

Worsening US-China trade tensions rattle financial markets

May 7, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trade war.

World shares mixed as China affirms trade talks to go ahead

May 7, 2019

Global stock markets are mixed after China said its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate their tariff war

Asia stocks mostly higher after Trump trade threat

May 7, 2019

Asian stock markets rebound after China says trade envoys preparing to go to Washington despite Trump's new tariff threat

Asian markets plunge after Trump threatens China tariff hike

May 6, 2019

Asian markets plunge after Trump threat of more tariffs on China

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments

May 3, 2019

The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans its own cryptocurrency-based payment system

Global shares edge higher ahead of US jobs data

May 3, 2019

Global markets see modest gains as traders await US jobs data