Trump Wants $200 Billion in China Tariffs Despite Talks.

President Donald Trump instructed aides on Thursday to proceed with tariffs on about $200 billion more in Chinese products despite his Treasury secret...
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Euro zone growth picks up in August but trade war casts a shadow-survey.

LONDON (Reuters) – Euro zone business activity picked up a bit last month, extending a period of solid growth, but a growing global trade war ke...
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Raab toughens stance on Brexit ‘divorce bill’

Raab toughens stance on Brexit ‘divorce bill’, says UK may not pay £39bn if trade talks stall – as it happened. Dominic Raab, the new B...
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Powell sees ‘further, gradual’ rate hikes as the economy hums.

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell says he expects to see further interest rate increases. The central bank leader says the economy is “strong” an...
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Turkey crisis may have rocked markets but investors are still ‘buying the dip’ in emerging economies

Read more insights and news in the latest Blackmount weekly report. Dowload here! The sell-off from the crisis in Turkey has spread to other emerging ...
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Russia takes economic hit from new U.S. sanctions.

MOSCOW — The ruble weakened and Russian stocks plunged Thursday in the wake of new sanctions announced by the Trump administration. In the world of ...
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Trump considers hiking proposed tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 25%.

President Donald Trump has told U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider raising proposed tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 2...
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Michel Barnier shoots down Theresa May’s Brexit customs plan.

Michel Barnier effectively killed off Theresa May’s customs plan in Brussels on Thursday as he warned that the European Union would never accept Br...
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The euro could bring further problems for the ECB if the central bank drops its ‘easing bias’

The euro is expected to strengthen further on Thursday if the ECB gives up the so-called “easing bias” — where the central bank favors a...
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European leaders reach migration deal after marathon overnight meeting.

European leaders have hashed out a deal on migration that has satisfied the Italian government’s hardline approach and potentially staved off th...
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