People buy clothes in a store in Beijing on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
LONDON: Fresh trade war fears weighed on global stocks on Wednesday before a US Federal Reserve meeting, with the dollar holding firm and Britain›s pound subdued on growing fears of a no-deal Brexit. Combative warnings from US President Donald Trump cast a shadow over Sino-U.S. trade talks, which concluded
European stocks and US equity futures were higher on Wednesday after a report fuelled optimism about progress in US-China trade talks, offsetting disappointment about the size of potential US interest rate cuts. Global shares had opened weaker after comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and St. Louis
It is unfortunate that the US-China trade war has entered a new phase at a time when the global growth itself remains shaky. Indications that negotiations would resume some time
The total value of national banks’ assets rose by around 0.7 per cent on a monthly basis in July to Dhs2.8 trillion, up from Dhs2.78 trillion by the end of June 2020.
The United States has imposed restrictions on exports to China’s biggest chip maker SMIC after concluding there is an “unacceptable risk” equipment supplied to it could be used for military purposes.
Global automakers unveiled new electric models for the Chinese market on Saturday as the Beijing auto show opened under anti-virus controls. Ford, Nissan, BMW and others are looking to China,