World shares slipped off 21-month highs on Wednesday as the prospect of a US interest rate cut was offset by reports a Sino-US trade deal may be delayed,
World stocks held near record highs on Thursday as some encouraging US data ensured there was no post US-China trade deal hangover for global markets.
The US government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence (AI) startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks
World equity benchmarks hit their lowest levels in a month on Wednesday as signs of a slowdown in US economic growth and weak earnings in Europe fanned fears
Freight rates for US crude tankers bound for Asia were bid up to a more than three-year peak this week as US sanctions on a Chinese transport giant cut vessel availability,
The downgrading by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of its outlook for the world economy and its prediction that growth this year will be the weakest since the 2008 financial crisis
Bernie Sanders can’t decide what socialism is. At times he frames it as nothing more than New Deal-style capitalism, not so different from the Scandinavian economies of Norway, Sweden or Denmark. Other times he defines it in the language of class struggle, vowing to smash “the oligarchy”
Stock markets rallied on Monday after US President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser hailed “positive” trade talks with Chinese negotiators.
President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week's steep drop in the financial markets.