Commodity Markets

Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

Sep 13, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher as a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China boosted sentiment

Da Silva's candidate vows to be his own man in Brazil

Sep 13, 2018

In his first full day as the presidential candidate for Brazil's Workers' Party, Fernando Haddad pledged to be his own man if elected and not bow to financial markets or the interests of other countries, including the United States

Markets Right Now: US stocks wobble in midday trading

Sep 12, 2018

Stocks are wobbling in midday trading on Wall Street as losses for big technology companies and banks cancel out gains elsewhere in the market.

Stocks mixed on US-China dispute; oil pushed up by hurricane

Sep 12, 2018

World markets are mixed as investors focus on trade tensions, with China delaying licenses to American businesses ahead of expected tariffs from Washington.

In South Sudan, some children work in mines to survive

Sep 12, 2018

'Hard, but I had no choice': In South Sudan, some children work in mines to survive

Iran looks warily to China for help as US sanctions resume

Sep 12, 2018

Iran looks warily to China for help as US sanctions resume, but Beijing has its own interests

Asian stocks fall as China reacts to US tariffs

Sep 12, 2018

Asian shares are falling as China delayed issuing licenses to American businesses hoping to operate in the country, as the threat of more trade tariffs from Washington looms

Stock markets pick up after Asia drops over Trump tariffs

Sep 10, 2018

European stock markets rise and Wall Street is expected to open higher despite a drop in Asia, where investors fretted over the possibility of new U.S. tariffs on China.

Asian stocks mixed on fears of more US tariffs on China

Sep 10, 2018

Asian stocks mixed on fears of $267B more in US tariffs on China, ratcheting up tensions between the world's two biggest economies

World stocks mostly fall on possible US-China tariffs

Sep 7, 2018

Global markets are lower as traders mull over possible US tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods in a simmering trade dispute

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