Asia stocks at one-month high, focus stays on U.S.-China trade talks

15/01/19 09:50 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks inched higher to one-month highs on Friday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the U.S. central bank can be patient on raising interest rates further.

But the rally’s momentum slowed partly as investors sought more clarity on whether the United Stat...

Oil prices rise by more than 1 percent on China-U.S. trade talks, OPEC cuts

08/01/19 09:19 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Oil prices rose by more than 1 percent on Friday, shaking off earlier losses, after China said it would hold talks with the U.S. government on Jan. 7-8 to look for solutions to a trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies.

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $56.60 pe...

U.S. says March 1 'hard deadline' for trade deal with China

11/12/18 11:24 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-China trade negotiations need to reach a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday, clarifying there is a “hard deadline” after a week of seeming confusion among President Donald Trump and his advi...

US, China in make-or-break meeting in Buenos Aires

26/11/18 02:42 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

PARIS — The United States and China have this week what may be their last chance to broker a ceasefire in an increasingly dangerous trade war when their presidents meet in Buenos Aires.


With global growth increasingly suffering from frictions between the two biggest economies, tensions will com...