World shares climbed on Thursday after Chinese exports proved far stronger than even bulls had imagined, while bond investors were still daunted by the staggering amount of US debt set to be sold.
World shares slipped on Friday as a leading index strained for a record high, with investor nerves from Asia to Europe gnawing away over how or when the United States and China can agree a truce in their damaging trade war.
US officials announced a truce in the trade war with China with much fanfare, but economists and trade experts call it largely a victory for Beijing.
World stock markets rose on Monday, trading a notch below a record high hit last week on the back of a preliminary trade deal agreed between the United States and China.
China’s factory activity picked up pace in June, official data showed on Tuesday, although analysts warned weak global demand and a potential coronavirus resurgence are weighing on its longer-term recovery.
DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise - announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
The death toll from China's new coronavirus outbreak has risen to 259 and the tally of confirmed infections has surged to nearly 12,000, the government said on Saturday.
The coronavirus alarm has even affected the cruise ship industry. In a new move seen as a preventive measure for health safety reasons, cruise liners worldwide will prevent passengers who have recently travelled to China from boarding the ships.
The eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou restricted the movement of residents and closed roads on Sunday in the most drastic steps taken by authorities outside the epicentre of a deadly virus.