China November exports unexpectedly fall, but imports rebound
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, customs data showed on Sunday, confounding market expectations for a rise and underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-U.S. trade dispute.
Wall Street Week Ahead: Tariff deadline keeps focus on trade as 2019 draws to close
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The stock market looks set to end 2019 the way it began the year -- highly sensitive to headlines from President Donald Trump's global trade war.
Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called for the World Bank to stop loaning money to China, one day after the institution adopted a lending plan to Beijing over Washington's objections.
Mexico, U.S. draw closer to finalizing USMCA: source
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Mexican negotiators are "very close" to finalizing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a Washington-based source familiar with the talks said on Saturday, after a top Mexico official said the two sides had made progress on the trade deal.
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BOJ to consider offering bleaker view on output as trade war bites: sources
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan will consider offering a bleaker assessment on factory output than in October at its rate review this month, sources said, underscoring its concern over the broadening fallout from the U.S.-China trade war and slowing global demand.
Saudi delivers deeper cuts as OPEC+ oil producers back new pact
VIENNA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia spearheaded a deal on Friday that will see the OPEC+ group of oil producers commit to some of the sector's deepest output cuts in a decade aiming to avert oversupply and support prices.
China's November forex reserves ease to $3.096 trillion, focus stays on trade talks
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign exchange reserves fell $9 billion in November to $3.096 trillion, central bank data showed on Saturday, as Washington and Beijing remained locked in negotiations over an interim trade agreement.
Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson
has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of government officials, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday.
Trump will make final call on China tariffs, likes direction of talks: Kudlow
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that a Dec. 15 deadline is still in place to impose a new round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese consumer goods, but President Donald Trump likes where trade talks with China are going.