Trump hails `big progress’ as Kim vows to extend freeze on tests

Apr 21 2018 14:49

This after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to halt nuclear testing, a largely symbolic gesture that appeared aimed at softening the ground for talks between the two leaders.

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Tech rally boosts US stocks, Netflix surges

Apr 18 2018 08:49

Wall Street stocks have powered higher on strong corporate earnings, with a blowout report from Netflix igniting a rally in technology shares.


US retail sales rebound in sign consumer weakness transitory

Apr 16 2018 15:10

US retail sales have risen by more than expected in March in the first gain in three months, suggesting consumer demand regained steam on the back of tax cuts.


US core inflation accelerates as mobile-phone drag fades

Apr 11 2018 15:06

A key measure of US inflation has accelerated to the highest in a year as a drag from mobile-phone costs faded, bearing out the Fed Reserve’s forecast for a pickup in price gains.


Trump tells Russia to 'get ready' with missiles coming at Syria

Apr 11 2018 13:58

President Donald Trump has warned Russia to 'get ready' because a volley of US missiles would soon be sent into Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack.


China vows wider access to financial markets amid trade row

Apr 11 2018 11:02

China says it would allow foreign investors greater access to its stock markets and promised that other previously announced financial reforms would come into effect within months.


Trump's 'art of the deal' tactics face ultimate test with China

Apr 09 2018 07:10

US President Donald Trump has shown a penchant for trying to bully America’s trading partners into concessions at the negotiating table. In China, he faces a rising superpower with the economic might to hold its own.


Trump vows that China `will take down its trade barriers'

Apr 08 2018 17:10

Trump's latest salvo comes as world’s two largest economies teeter on the brink of a trade war that’s unsettled global financial markets.

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As Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter, White House holds its fire

Apr 04 2018 05:15

While Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter, inside the White House there are no active discussions about turning the power of his administration against the e-commerce giant, say sources.


Russian way of securing food

Apr 03 2018 19:49

To understand how President Vladimir Putin is weaning Russians off foreign food, look no further than the apple trees growing in the Krasnodar region near the Black Sea...

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