Trump retreats from China tariffs amid White House trade discord

May 22 2018 10:24

US President Donald Trump retreated from imposing tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of Chinese goods because of White House discord over trade strategy and concern about harming negotiations with North Korea.


Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear plant

May 20 2018 13:02

Built in Saint Petersburg, the Akademik Lomonosov has arrived in Murmansk where it was moored in the port and presented to the media.


US April retail sales gain points to healthier Q2

May 15 2018 14:44

US.retail sales have risen for a second month in April in broad fashion as bigger after-tax paychecks helped compensate for rising fuel costs.


US oil output to grow again this year - OPEC

May 14 2018 13:12

Booming oil output in the United States - which has threatened to derail other producers' efforts to drive up crude prices - looks set to expand strongly again this year.


Canada job growth stalls even with fastest wage gains since 2012

May 11 2018 15:43

Canada has failed to generate any new jobs in April, but the unemployment rate stayed at the lowest in four decades and wages accelerated to signal a tight labour market.


Hong Kong sets fastest growth pace since 2011

May 11 2018 11:32

Hong Kong’s high-wire economy has continued to defy gravity, putting aside fears of a tightening Fed to post its best quarter of growth in almost seven years.


BoE to keep policy unchanged after roller-coaster buildup

May 08 2018 12:45

The Bank of England will probably keep interest rates unchanged after an economic roller coaster that saw market bets on an increase flip from near-guaranteed to almost no chance.

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ECB warns on trade tensions as eurozone economy falters again

May 07 2018 11:59

The European Central Bank has warned that a rise in trade protectionism would undermine the global economy, and says the US would be among the worst-affected.


China softens tone on trade after US leaves empty handed

May 07 2018 10:44

China has tried to strike a positive tone after Donald Trump’s trade negotiators left Beijing with no public sign of an agreement, reiterating that the US shouldn’t make unreasonable demands.

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