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CEE MARKETS-Assets mostly weaker due trade tensions, forint slips on dovish c.bank

Emerging European assets were mostly weaker in early trade on Wednesday due to concerns about trade tensions between the United States and China, with the Hungarian forint slipping after the central bank maintained a dovish stance...

CEE MARKETS-Assets mostly weaker due trade tensions, forint slips on dovish c.bank

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METALS-Copper slips as trade tensions overshadow Peru mine concerns London copper prices slipped to their lowest in almost four months on Wednesday, as concerns over potential renewed supply disruptions at MMG Ltd's L...
2019-05-22, 12:00

UPDATE 3-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries'...
2019-05-31, 10:00

Brent oil rises on Iran tensions and OPEC, U.S. crude slips Brent oil prices edged up on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and a decision by OPEC and its allies to extend an output supply cut deal until ...
2019-07-05, 19:48

Oil slips, but still propelled to gain for week as Mideast tensions grow Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in t...
2019-06-21, 10:16

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms ...
2019-05-24, 08:48

Wall St. climbs on trade optimism, dovish Fed bets U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing in on record levels, as President Donald Trump's comments on the United States and China res...
2019-06-18, 17:32

Why a Weaker Yuan Risks Inflaming the U.S.-China Trade War China’s management of its currency, the yuan, is under fresh scrutiny after recent weakening brought it back into focus in the U.S.-China trade war. ...
2019-06-07, 10:48

Asian shares climb, wager all on dovish Fed, trade hopes revive Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors hoped the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the ...
2019-06-19, 06:48

Investors trim cash, buy stocks on dovish Fed, trade truce: BAML poll Fund managers have trimmed cash holdings and added risk to their portfolios following the U.S. Federal Reserve's dovish pivot and after Beijing and W...
2019-07-16, 19:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares climb, wager all on dovish Fed, trade hopes revive Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors hoped the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the ...
2019-06-19, 08:32

Wall St. slips as trade optimism fades U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday, a day after a record-setting rally, as optimism sparked by the U.S.-China trade truce waned after Washington thre...
2019-07-02, 17:48

Wall St. slips on trade concerns, muted rate cut hopes U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors fretted over a hit to company earnings from the protracted U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in expecta...
2019-07-09, 16:16

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei...
2019-05-24, 23:16

Wall Street slips as bank earnings, Trump trade comments weigh U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening their profits, while commen...
2019-07-17, 01:32

PRECIOUS-Gold slips to 1-week low as U.S.-China trade optimism lifts risk sentiment Gold prices fell more than 1% on Monday, their lowest in a week, as hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China improved risk appetite,...
2019-07-01, 07:16

CEE MARKETS-Forint leads gains, helped by dollar's weakening Hungary's forint outperformed central European currencies on Friday, rising 0.3%, helped by the dollar's weakening, which improved risk appetite in e...
2019-05-24, 11:48

U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiet...
2019-07-02, 04:48

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reser...
2019-05-24, 00:48

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slow...
2019-06-15, 00:16

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war bet...
2019-06-10, 01:00

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald...
2019-06-06, 10:48

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Stocks drop as trade tensions threaten earnings Stock markets around the world broadly fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings and as hopes dwindled over a h...
2019-07-09, 19:48

India-US trade tensions threaten the ties that bind The US and India are long-standing allies, and trade is an important part of the relationship. However, a row over market access and tariffs has esca...
2019-06-17, 18:16

U.S. Stocks Close Lower as Trade Tensions Simmer Major indexes fell, as the dimming likelihood of an imminent trade deal upended earlier gains and sent investors seeking less risky assets like U.S. ...
2019-05-28, 23:48

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while t...
2019-07-18, 07:00

Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing econo...
2019-05-24, 10:48

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this...
2019-06-01, 14:00

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth b...
2019-05-24, 21:48

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the ou...
2019-05-31, 12:48

Global Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions U.S. stocks were set to slide and 10-year U.S. government bond yields reached a 52-week low as disappointing economic data and worries over a protrac...
2019-05-23, 14:00

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pled...
2019-06-09, 07:00

Oil steady as U.S.-Iran tensions support prices, trade war weighs Oil futures were flat on Tuesday as the prospect of U.S.-Iran tensions disrupting supply was offset by concerns that a drawn-out trade war between W...
2019-05-21, 20:16

Trade tensions keep Wall Street lower ahead of Fed minutes U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company fanned trade tensions, wh...
2019-05-22, 20:32

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another ...
2019-06-13, 12:48

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summ...
2019-06-14, 20:16

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the ...
2019-05-23, 22:48

Flare-up in trade tensions sours rate-hope rally German bond yields fell to new lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by hopes ...
2019-06-06, 14:32

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Techno...
2019-05-23, 19:00

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted tr...
2019-06-09, 17:48

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the Unite...
2019-05-22, 13:00

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it,...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Carney sees 'widespread slowdown' as trade tensions deepen Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the global economy is in a "widespread slowdown", with "worrying" signs ahead amid sustained tra...
2019-07-02, 20:32

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold do...
2019-06-12, 22:48

Oil prices drop as trade tensions stoke economy worries Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the globa...
2019-07-09, 04:32

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in tr...
2019-06-07, 09:32

Trade tensions, India tariffs put California almonds at risk MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — California supplies 82% of the world’s almonds, and India is the state’s biggest buyer. Now the future of that mar...
2019-06-27, 19:16

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at two-month low as trade tensions mount The S&P 500 opened at a more than two-month low on Wednesday as China's readiness to escalate its trade war with the United States fueled fears that ...
2019-05-29, 16:32

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so...
2019-06-05, 03:32

Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from...
2019-07-11, 23:32

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall St...
2019-06-02, 00:32

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook fo...
2019-06-02, 13:16

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this...
2019-06-16, 15:48

Stocks in Asia trade lower; US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded lower on Monday morning as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to linger after the latter shot down an American...
2019-06-24, 03:48

Dow tops 27,000 for the first time on easing trade tensions, prospect of lower rates The Dow topped 27,000 for the first time Thursday as easing trade tensions and the Fed’s campaign to lower rates offset lingering economic worr...
2019-07-12, 05:32

G20 to say trade tensions a key risk to growth, split on urgency of finding solution Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders show...
2019-06-09, 15:32

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, ...
2019-06-12, 00:32

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalat...
2019-05-22, 13:16

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movemen...
2019-05-24, 10:48

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construct...
2019-06-03, 01:16

Oil rises on supply cuts, Mideast tensions; trade worries cap gains Oil futures rose on Tuesday as Middle East tensions and OPEC supply cuts kept global benchmark Brent crude above $64 a barrel, while gains were limit...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions o...
2019-06-22, 03:48

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communic...
2019-06-03, 10:32

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions ...
2019-06-21, 21:00

Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. ...
2019-05-26, 11:16

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle betwe...
2019-06-13, 20:16

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, ...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
2019-06-05, 00:32

UPDATE 2-Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-...
2019-07-11, 21:16

Wall Street muted as rate cut bets temper trade tensions Wall Street's main indexes edged higher in choppy trading on Thursday, as expectations of a supportive central bank kept in check worries of a flare ...
2019-06-06, 19:48

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russ...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data fro...
2019-07-12, 04:16

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions ...
2019-06-06, 19:48

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops as trade tensions weigh U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with initial gains giving way to declines as the likelihood of a prolonged trade war between the United States a...
2019-05-28, 23:32

Wall Street slides as trade tensions fuel growth fears Wall Street's main indexes hit a near three-month low on Wednesday, as growing fears of a protracted trade war between the United States and China se...
2019-05-29, 20:16

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo...
2019-05-25, 12:01

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States ...
2019-05-24, 07:16

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global c...
2019-06-27, 20:00

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. The post G-20 financ...
2019-06-09, 12:48

Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on...
2019-06-28, 09:16

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data re...
2019-05-31, 02:32

Global stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-...
2019-05-29, 20:16

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data re...
2019-05-31, 06:16

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for c...
2019-06-19, 06:48

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions b...
2019-05-21, 16:48

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the eup...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political te...
2019-06-17, 11:48

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-...
2019-05-30, 07:32

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more differen...
2019-06-06, 07:32

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian ...
2019-06-03, 10:32

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for c...
2019-06-19, 09:16

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic suppo...
2019-06-11, 08:48

Trade tensions kick Asian business confidence to 10-year low: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Confidence among Asian companies in the June quarter fell to its lowest since the 2008-09 financial crisis, as a U.S.-China trade war disrupts global...
2019-06-19, 06:48

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico...
2019-06-07, 00:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data fro...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected,...
2019-06-05, 00:16

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ende...
2019-05-21, 14:48

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing econo...
2019-05-24, 10:16

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confronta...
2019-06-28, 15:48

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated...
2019-05-29, 12:00

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced...
2019-05-22, 11:00

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.      ...
2019-06-24, 05:32

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking ...
2019-05-30, 22:01

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade s...
2019-06-27, 22:32

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U...
2019-06-28, 21:48

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico...
2019-06-07, 00:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secr...
2019-05-21, 22:48

The case for US stimulus just got weaker. Europe's is only getting stronger 1. America vs. Europe: The United States and Europe could both soon turn on the stimulus taps. The events of the past week have bolstered the case in...
2019-07-08, 06:48

Trump wants weaker dollar but it could be a hard sell President Donald Trump wants a cheaper dollar, saying earlier this month the United States should match what he says are efforts by other countries t...
2019-07-19, 01:48

J&K Approves 10% Reservation For Economically Weaker Sections The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the reservation (second amendment) bill incorporating 103rd amendment of the Indian constitution t...
2019-06-20, 22:32

As U.S. 'superstar' cities thrive, weaker ones get left behind In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a...
2019-07-19, 17:16

Draghi's dovish talk steers his successor toward a new era of stimulus Investors in Europe are likely to receive more clues this week on who will replace Mario Draghi, just days after the European Central Bank president ...
2019-06-19, 20:00

Turkey's lira weaker, shares at 2-yr low on U.S. ties concern Turkey's lira slid nearly 1% on Wednesday and shares hit a two-year low on investor concerns about strains with Washington over Ankara's push to purc...
2019-05-22, 16:32

NOAA: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurrican...
2019-05-23, 19:32

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on dovish Fed signals Canada's main stock index opens higher on Thursday, as the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled a likely interest rate cut to counter growing risks to glob...
2019-06-20, 16:48

Second generation Apple AirPods had weaker than expected sales in Q1 Apple's AirPods continue to dominate the true wireless "hearables" category with a larger than 50% market share. However, the second generation of th...
2019-06-15, 03:16

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibi...
2019-06-05, 05:32

Skoda Auto's May deliveries drop 6.6% on weaker Chinese market Global deliveries for Skoda Auto, part of the Volkswagen group, dropped by 6.6% to 104,900 vehicles in May, pulled down by a weaker overall market in...
2019-06-12, 10:32

Major averages close at record highs on dovish Fed hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a mo...
2019-07-04, 08:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares pin all on dovish Fed, risk disappointment Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors wagered the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open th...
2019-06-19, 08:32

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 hits record intraday high on dovish Fed The S&P 500 hit a record intraday high soon after the market opened on Thursday as investors took comfort from signs that the Federal Reserve could c...
2019-06-20, 16:48

US STOCKS-Futures higher after rally on Powell's dovish remarks U.S. stock futures advanced on Thursday, a day after Wall Street's main indexes touched new highs after dovish comments from Federal Reserve chairman...
2019-07-11, 14:01

Blackstone strategist: Market is too dovish on Fed policy, will lead to up to 15% correction The chief investment strategist at Blackstone said market expectations for Federal Reserve policy are too dovish and that could lead to a 10-15% corr...
2019-07-10, 09:48

Trump says the US needs a 'fair playing field' against China's weaker currency President Donald Trump tells CNBC that China has given itself a "tremendous competitive" advantage by weakening its currency, and the playing field s...
2019-06-11, 02:48

UPDATE 1-Russia's Lukoil says Q1 net profit up 37% y/y, helped by weaker rouble Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil posted a 37 percent rise in first quarter profit to 149.2 billion roubles ($2.3 billion), as a weaker rouble and hi...
2019-05-29, 16:32

European shares break 4-day losing streak on Fed Powell's dovish remarks European shares rose on Thursday, breaking a four-day losing streak, after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell cemented hopes of an interest rat...
2019-07-11, 09:48

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens at six-week high on hopes of dovish Fed U.S. stocks opened at their highest level in six-weeks on Tuesday, with Nasdaq leading the charge, as dovish calls from the European Central Bank rai...
2019-06-18, 16:32

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm on ECB's dovish boost, Brazil stocks jump 1% Latin American currencies firmed on Monday, with the Mexican peso hitting its highest in more than two weeks, boosted by the European Central Bank pr...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, po...
2019-07-02, 04:48

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks cheer U.S.-Mexico deal to avert tariffs, FX weaker Emerging-market stocks rose to their highest in nearly four weeks on Monday and Mexico's peso surged 2% as trade tensions eased between United States...
2019-06-10, 11:01

Gold prices surge to more than five-year high after dovish Fed opens door for rate cut Gold prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours on Thursday after a dovish U.S Federal Reserve opened the door to further rate cuts, and t...
2019-06-20, 10:16

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX broadly weaker amid thin volumes, Bovespa rises Latin American currencies broadly softened against the dollar on Monday in trade thinned by a U.S. market holiday, while a regional stocks benchmark ...
2019-05-28, 00:32

UPDATE 3-Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, poi...
2019-07-02, 02:16

US home construction slips 0.9% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped a bit in May as a sharp drop in single-family construction was only partially offset by a rise in ap...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Stocks Muted in Europe, Asia as Crude Slips European markets were subdued, a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high, as investors prepared for quieter trading sessions wit...
2019-07-04, 16:48

Israel's Cellcom swings to Q1 loss, revenue slips Israel's largest mobile phone operator Cellcom said on Tuesday it moved to a loss in the first quarter as it faced intense competition in the cellul...
2019-05-28, 10:48

Wall Street slips on cooling rate cut hopes U.S. stocks fell on Friday, slipping from record levels hit in the previous session, as strong U.S. job growth in June pushed investors to scale back...
2019-07-05, 19:48

Watch: England slips by Argentina at Women's World Cup Jodie Taylor's 61st minute score was enough to lift England to a win against Argentina in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Frida...
2019-06-15, 00:48

US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago. The post US existin...
2019-06-21, 16:32

UPDATE 1-Israel's Cellcom swings to Q1 loss, revenue slips Israel's largest mobile phone operator Cellcom swung to a loss in the first quarter, it said on Tuesday, blaming intense competition and price erosi...
2019-05-28, 10:48

Apple finds wearable ‘gimmicks’ really count as iPhone slips As sales of its signature product peak a big change in strategy has emerged in the form of the Apple Watch and AirPodIf Apple wants to prove to doubt...
2019-05-21, 17:01

Apple's iPhone 7 slips below $200 mark in refurbished condition with 90-day warranty If you're feeling nostalgic about the era of compact iPhones with tactile biometric recognition technology, Apple can still hook you up with a 2016-r...
2019-06-10, 11:16

Wall St. slips with Apple, as hopes of sharp rate cut fade U.S. stocks fell on Monday, pressured by a drop in Apple Inc following a broker downgrade, and as investors toned down expectations of an aggressive ...
2019-07-08, 21:48

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started ...
2019-06-07, 18:32

Pressure grows on May to quit as support for 'new' Brexit deal slips away Senior cabinet members call on PM to pull planned vote on withdrawal agreement billAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesTheresa May’s position appea...
2019-05-22, 20:16

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Slips Below 11,650; Yes Bank Plunges Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a lower note, breaking a three-day winning run, tracking weakness in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Se...
2019-07-18, 07:16

Billionaire's luxury superyacht slips from cargo ship, goes missing at sea The billionaire owner of a 130-foot yacht, named MY Song, is singing the blues – so to speak – now that it’s gone missing after it fell off a cargo s...
2019-06-01, 17:16

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips as oil prices tumble, BoC rate decision awaited Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, as weak oil prices dragged down energy shares, while investors awaited an interest rate decision from th...
2019-05-29, 16:32

Poll Panel Decision On VVPAT Slips "Dark Day For Indian Democracy": TDP The Telugu Desam Party Wednesday termed as "a dark day for Indian democracy", the Election Commission of India turning down a demand to count VVPAT s...
2019-05-22, 22:16

Money In Swiss Banks: India Slips To 74th Place, UK Remains On Top India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its ...
2019-06-30, 11:16

Wall St. slips; banks fall with prospect of rate cut, energy drops Wall Street ended down slightly on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling alo...
2019-06-12, 23:16

Spills, rips and nipple slips: how to survive the worst wardrobe malfunctions A student caused a stir on social media after accidentally wearing her one-shoulder swimsuit upside down. Here’s how to cope with other sartorial sli...
2019-07-02, 20:32

Joe Biden’s lead slips as Elizabeth Warren surges, Iowa poll shows Former VP at 24% and Sanders second on 16%, but Massachusetts senator and Buttigieg close behind as race tightensOn the heels of a major Iowa poll wh...
2019-06-09, 21:32

New report finds NASA awarded Boeing large fees despite SLS launch slips Enlarge / When will NASA's Space Launch System rocket take flight? (credit: NASA) As NASA talks up its Artemis Program to return humans to the Moon...
2019-06-19, 17:48

Asia shares up on policy easing hopes, yuan slips on PBOC signals Asian shares were slightly higher on Friday on expectations global central banks will soon embark on an easing cycle in the face of international tra...
2019-06-07, 09:32

Dominant Lewis Hamilton wins the French Grand Prix as Vettel slips back • Mercedes seal another one-two finish in France• Charles Leclerc finishes second with Sebastian Vettel fifthLewis Hamilton was almost unchallenged a...
2019-06-23, 19:32

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as Apple slips, hopes of sharp rate cut fade U.S. stocks fell at the open on Monday as Apple Inc shares dropped and investors scaled back bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal R...
2019-07-08, 17:48

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie f...
2019-06-09, 14:32

Kacey Musgraves' elaborate gowns, detention slips get Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit Along with the pantsuit she wore at the CMAs, you'll see handwritten lyrics for "Slow Burn," and high school detention slips earned for 'ex...
2019-05-23, 03:32

Labour slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into...
2019-07-04, 02:32

US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction. The post US home construction slips 0.9%...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US ...
2019-05-22, 16:32

Mahindra and Mahindra's Q4 Profit Slips By 20% To Rs. 849 Crore Mahindra also exported 10,200 vehicles during the current quarter, registering a growth of 17.1 per cent over the corresponding quarter previous year...
2019-05-30, 12:16

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an ad...
2019-07-17, 01:32

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Associa...
2019-07-18, 01:16

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and fac...
2019-06-18, 23:16

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping...
2019-06-30, 07:16

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to n...
2019-05-28, 02:16

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't wa...
2019-07-19, 19:32

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US BAGHDAD (AP) — State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to ...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Oil up more than 1% on Mideast tensions and supply cuts Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts as well as continued crude disruptions from Russia...
2019-05-28, 02:16

China says war with U.S. would be a disaster as tensions mount China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Was...
2019-06-02, 09:48

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling more than 3% after U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions ...
2019-07-17, 01:32

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised t...
2019-06-02, 09:00

FedEx Caught in U.S.-China Tensions Chinese authorities were reported to be investigating FedEx over allegations it damaged the interest of customers, in the first action against a U.S....
2019-06-02, 03:16

How Iranian tensions are impacting the price of oil CNBC's Hadley Gamble and CNBC's Brian Sullivan join 'The Exchange' to discuss Iran oil tensions and what this means for geopoliti...
2019-05-23, 20:32

Renault-Nissan Tensions Somehow Got Even Worse Everything is falling apart for Renault-Nissan, more tariff threats, more Brexit fallout, more alleged corruption in the Trump administration, and ba...
2019-06-10, 18:16

Tensions run high after Iran shoots down US drone The US has confirmed that Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot down a maritime surveillance drone, but denied that it had been flying over Iranian airspa...
2019-06-20, 21:32

Bolton Signals Caution Over U.S. Tensions With Iran The White House isn’t planning a military offensive response to a U.S. assessment that Iran was behind recent attacks on tankers off the U.A.E., nati...
2019-05-29, 11:16

Iran renews threats against US as tensions escalate Iran has renewed its threats against the United States on Saturday, saying that it will not permit its borders to be violated. “Iran will firml...
2019-06-22, 17:16

Canada-China tensions: Why they began and what’s happened since Tensions have been rising since December 2018, when Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Hua...
2019-06-27, 19:48

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran ...
2019-06-08, 12:16

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derid...
2019-06-18, 09:16

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ...
2019-05-24, 12:32

Iran levels new threats against US as tensions escalate Iran’s foreign minister warned Washington on Monday that “whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it” — the latest salvo came a...
2019-06-10, 19:00

Iranians 'stuck in a vicious cycle' over US tensions Tensions are running high in the Persian Gulf after Iran warned that it will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want," startin...
2019-07-05, 16:32

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitic...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protest...
2019-07-11, 13:48

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strik...
2019-06-22, 01:32

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were e...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Nokia CEO sees possible benefits from Huawei tensions Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday the company could benefit from a U.S. clampdown on Chinese rival Huawei as the race to roll out 5G ...
2019-05-21, 19:00

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
2019-07-20, 08:32

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to stop such “illegal a...
2019-06-20, 14:32

Oil prices firm on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday and were on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output bec...
2019-07-12, 16:32

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Mini...
2019-06-09, 12:32

Iran ratchets up nuclear tensions with enrichment plan Iran said on Sunday it will boost its uranium enrichment in a few hours above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a move that could eventually...
2019-07-07, 13:16

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly addr...
2019-06-20, 20:48

Oil prices inch up on Iran tensions and OPEC cuts Oil prices climbed on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and a decision by OPEC and its allies to extend an output supply cut deal until next ye...
2019-07-05, 20:32

The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times loca...
2019-05-24, 12:48

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wh...
2019-06-24, 03:32

Pompeo, Swiss FM in talks likely dominated by Iran tensions BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding talks with his Swiss counterpart that are expected to focus on Iran. Am...
2019-06-02, 12:32

Biden wounded as Democratic tensions boil over at debate For months, the 2020 Democratic campaign seemed mostly placid, even cordial. But tensions over race, gender, age and ideology simmered beneath the su...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Oil prices climb on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half th...
2019-07-12, 13:00

US squadron of F-15E fighters arrive in UAE amid Iran tensions A squadron of American F-15E Strike Eagles arrived in United Arab Emirates on Thursday as part of reinforcements against the Iranian threat as announ...
2019-06-18, 17:48

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law tha...
2019-05-22, 23:32

Diplomats Swap Messages to Help Defuse U.S.-Iran Tensions European and Arab officials are carrying messages between Washington and Tehran, Western diplomats say, in bid to head off outright conflict in the P...
2019-05-25, 11:00

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions A Serb official has branded Montenegro a "criminal" state and threatened a "fierce" response over the neighboring country's plans to introduce a chur...
2019-06-19, 14:16

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington won’t stand in the way of a system Europeans are developing to shield companies from American san...
2019-05-31, 12:48

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
2019-06-19, 22:32

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Roy...
2019-07-12, 00:16

| Mecca to host three summits focused on Iran tensions The holy city of Mecca is preparing to welcome Arab and Muslim leaders for three summits, as Saudi Arabia seeks to rally support against arch-rival I...
2019-05-31, 00:48

UAE official says tensions with Iran can be addressed 'only' politically: Twitter Tensions in the Gulf can only be addressed politically and priority should be de-escalation and dialogue, a senior United Arab Emirates official said...
2019-06-23, 15:00

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termi...
2019-07-19, 10:48

Rouhani says U.S. drone's 'intrusion' stokes tensions in Gulf President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspa...
2019-06-23, 15:00

US-Iran move closer to a flashpoint as tensions spike The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derid...
2019-06-18, 06:32

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of ne...
2019-05-24, 10:32

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the...
2019-06-16, 01:16

EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU is fully supportive of an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference to deal with rising tens...
2019-07-13, 18:32

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China...
2019-07-14, 14:16

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in t...
2019-06-17, 06:01

China's Xi says Iran tensions worrying, calls for restraint A rise in tensions in the Middle East owing to U.S. pressure on Iran is worrying and all parties need to exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jin...
2019-06-05, 04:00

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security fir...
2019-06-22, 02:00

The Latest: Oman says it’s working to ease US-Iran tensions ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Ira...
2019-05-24, 10:32

Iran-U.S. tensions take the edge off world stocks rally World stocks fell on Friday, as worries about a threatened U.S. military strike against Iran and a global trade conflict took the edge off a central ...
2019-06-21, 14:16

BMW CEO's future in doubt as board tensions emerge, report says Some BMW supervisory board members are raising questions over whether Harald Krueger is the right choice to lead the company and will discuss the CEO...
2019-05-21, 23:16

Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks meandered around the flatline in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns ove...
2019-06-14, 23:16

Chances of US-Iran tensions escalating are 'very, very high,' says expert Tensions between the U.S. and Iran will likely escalate in the near future, says a former energy advisor to the prime minister of Iran in the late 19...
2019-06-27, 19:16

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the...
2019-05-29, 04:48

Japan's Nikkei dips as U.S.-China tensions escalate Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Friday as escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms weighed on invest...
2019-05-24, 10:48

Dow futures higher amid growing tensions between Iran and the US U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as traders monitor geopolitical tensions, in particular between the United States and I...
2019-06-24, 09:01

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in over four decades. The trip comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf, as t...
2019-06-12, 18:00

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cemen...
2019-06-05, 20:16

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
2019-06-15, 17:00

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and he...
2019-06-16, 14:32

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
2019-05-25, 12:32

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analyst...
2019-06-01, 12:16

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise ...
2019-05-31, 12:48

Amid Tensions, Iran's Crude Buyers Jump Ship One month after the Trump administration said it would tighten its ban on Iran’s oil sales, the country’s direct crude buyers have all but vanished, ...
2019-05-27, 19:00

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation...
2019-06-09, 17:48

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in...
2019-06-18, 22:16

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Da...
2019-05-28, 03:16

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nu...
2019-05-27, 11:48

Oil prices slip as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions Oil prices slipped on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to outweigh supply fears that were stoked by at...
2019-06-17, 11:48

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply ...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. ...
2019-05-29, 02:48

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic repub...
2019-06-12, 13:16

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could ...
2019-06-14, 22:16

Pompeo to Europe to seek backing, easing of Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is seeking European support and a potential diplomatic climb-down to ease rising tensions between th...
2019-05-30, 19:48

Japan says Russia supports its plan to help ease U.S.-Iran tensions Russia expressed support for Japan's intention to play a role in helping ease tensions between Iran and the United States, an official in Tokyo said ...
2019-05-30, 18:32

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
2019-06-15, 16:48

Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political t...
2019-06-09, 13:48

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia Accents Ties in Face of Tensions with U.S. Russia’s relations with China have improved gradually since 2014, when President Vladimir V. Putin announced a pivot to Asia after the Crimea crisis....
2019-06-05, 15:00

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmi...
2019-06-18, 21:48

Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it calle...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
2019-06-22, 17:00

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the ...
2019-05-22, 21:48

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on e...
2019-06-23, 06:00

Iran ratchets up tensions with higher enrichment, draws warnings Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major breach likely to draw ...
2019-07-07, 17:32

As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo Says "Not Done" With Iran US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday said that the Donald Trump administration is "not done" with Iran and will continue its pressure campa...
2019-07-09, 08:32

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move ...
2019-07-09, 09:16

Oil falls after Saudi assurances on market balance, Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia reiterated it would aim to keep the market balanced and try to reduce tensions in the Middle East, whil...
2019-05-22, 04:32

House Speaker Pelosi calls on U.S. to de-escalate tensions with Iran U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for the United States to de-escalate tensions with Iran, after top lawmakers a...
2019-06-21, 02:48

Tensions Between Pelosi and Progressive Democrats of ‘the Squad’ Bust Into Flame Tensions between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her “squad” have burst into the open, testing House Democratic ...
2019-07-09, 18:32

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
2019-05-25, 12:01

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign ...
2019-07-01, 13:16

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the P...
2019-06-21, 09:16

British minister to visit Iran on Sunday for talks on tensions Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, the Foreign Office said, amid escalating...
2019-06-22, 12:32

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
2019-06-21, 16:16

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal ...
2019-05-23, 17:48

Futures slip after strong rally as Iran tensions rise U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, after a strong rally in the prior session that helped the S&P 500 hit a record high, as rising tensions be...
2019-06-21, 14:16

European shares pause after 5% surge, Iran tensions weigh Rising tensions between the United States and Iran helped halt European stock market gains on Friday after a strong run driven by signals from major ...
2019-06-21, 11:16

US briefing: Harris tops second debate, G20 tensions and supreme court Friday’s top story: Kamala Harris takes Biden to task over race in key debate exchange. Plus, the Guatemalan pastors helping smuggle people to the US...
2019-06-28, 14:48

Chinese Military Gets Hong Kong Harbour Dock, Despite Tensions The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land on Saturday, even as the city is rocked by anti-Beijin...
2019-06-29, 06:16

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid te...
2019-06-29, 10:16

Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limit...
2019-07-05, 21:32

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chi...
2019-07-14, 01:16

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid...
2019-07-14, 01:16

Iran says it has seized foreign tanker as Gulf tensions deepen Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States...
2019-07-18, 16:16

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fu...
2019-07-18, 23:32

Trump Says U.S. Downs Iranian Drone, Refueling Tensions as Both Nations Dig In At the White House, the president said the Navy ship Boxer was defending itself against an Iranian drone that had refused to back down after being wa...
2019-07-19, 05:48

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an e...
2019-07-19, 23:16

France sends top diplomat to Iran for talks to reduce tensions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser traveled to Iran on Wednesday to hold talks with local officials as part of European effort...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as ...
2019-07-20, 03:16

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south...
2019-07-20, 05:16

The Latest: Kuwait's emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has ...
2019-06-19, 12:00

METALS-London copper gives up gains as U.S.-Iran tensions weigh London copper prices pared early gains to trade lower on Friday as the base metals complex declined amid concerns over rising political tensions betw...
2019-06-21, 11:16

U.S. amphibious group patrols Arabian Sea as Iran tensions simmer At a thumbs-up sign from a sailor, a U.S. Harrier fighter jet takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer in the Arabian Sea as an oil tanke...
2019-07-18, 16:16

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply from shale oil cou...
2019-07-16, 15:00

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked fears of a wider military ...
2019-06-20, 13:16

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its col...
2019-06-20, 12:16

The Latest: Tensions flare over Sandra Bland cellphone video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on newly emerged cellphone video of Sandra Bland’s 2015 traffic stop in Texas (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Texa...
2019-05-24, 18:16

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for nego...
2019-05-21, 17:16

Hong Kong police fight with protesters amid rising tensions Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese terr...
2019-07-14, 18:16

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks subdued, oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil ...
2019-06-24, 04:32

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year...
2019-06-06, 10:32

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
2019-06-23, 23:48

Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the ...
2019-05-23, 20:16

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That ...
2019-07-20, 22:48

British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in th...
2019-06-23, 19:32

US Treasury yields continue to slide as Middle East tensions escalate U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between th...
2019-06-14, 12:16

Iranian tensions push oil higher as bitcoin smashes through $11,000 - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsOil hits three-week high as Iran tensions buildDonald Trump pledges more sanctions on Irani...
2019-06-24, 10:16

Here's the heavy US and UK naval firepower ready near Iran if the tanker tensions boil over US Navy Lt. j.g. David Babka Iran on Friday says it seized a British-owned oil tanker and its crew, amid reports it diverted a second British tanker...
2019-07-20, 22:48

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detaine...
2019-07-03, 15:32

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” o...
2019-07-05, 09:32

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes ...
2019-06-10, 12:01

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police t...
2019-06-10, 22:00

US briefing: Iran tensions, racist chants and Kyoto Animation fire Friday’s top story: Tehran denies that US shot down its drone in strait of Hormuz. Plus, the Cats movie trailer is trending for all the wrong reasons...
2019-07-19, 14:32

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid...
2019-07-18, 06:16

Brent inches up on Iran tensions, OPEC; U.S. oil falls on weak data Brent oil ticked higher on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and this week's decision by OPEC and its allies to extend a supply cut deal until ...
2019-07-05, 14:48

Buttigieg grilled over racial tensions in South Bend following police shooting "My community is in anguish right now because of officer-involved shooting. A black man, Eric Logan, killed by a white officer," the mayor known as M...
2019-06-28, 06:32

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widesp...
2019-07-01, 19:32

Iran Lawmakers Chant "Death To America" In Parliament As Tensions Rise Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world...
2019-06-23, 23:48

CNBC's full interview with Sec. Rick Perry on rising tensions with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about oil markets amid brewing turmoil in the Middle East after tankers were...
2019-06-14, 22:16

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwe...
2019-06-22, 23:32

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frid...
2019-05-24, 19:32

Tensions high as Memphis community tries to return to normal after police shooting A sense of calm is restored in the city of Memphis after a tumultuous clash between police and protesters Wednesday after an officer-involved shootin...
2019-06-15, 00:16

The Latest: Israel holds army drill amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Isr...
2019-06-19, 12:00

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured an...
2019-05-27, 23:01

Kuwait emir to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruler will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid unprecedented regional tensions after attack...
2019-06-18, 12:48

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its for...
2019-05-24, 04:16

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Mideast tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in t...
2019-06-21, 07:32

Iran threatens to surpass uranium limits as tensions with the U.S. continue to grow The announcement was the first time Tehran explicitly said it was on track to violate the 2015 nuclear accord. The Pentagon said Monday it was sendin...
2019-06-18, 04:16

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington ove...
2019-06-20, 13:00

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee ...
2019-06-22, 17:16

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frid...
2019-05-24, 22:32

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, stocks edge back from seven-week highs Oil prices added to recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge...
2019-06-21, 23:32

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escal...
2019-05-25, 04:16

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood,...
2019-06-01, 01:16

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices advanced on Friday amid tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest ra...
2019-06-21, 05:16

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach br...
2019-06-14, 15:32

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as the animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic cau...
2019-07-07, 21:00

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Ira...
2019-06-08, 15:48

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, the...
2019-06-19, 14:16

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week,...
2019-06-18, 03:32

Iran says it has shot down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions US military denies it had aircraft in Iranian airspace amid strained relations with Tehran after last week’s oil tanker attacks US President Donald T...
2019-06-20, 07:32

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incid...
2019-07-11, 04:00

Pompeo: Trump admin willing to talk to Iran 'with no preconditions' as tensions hit boiling point Just weeks after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a renewed "pressure campaign" targeting Iran's energy sector, America's top diplomat said S...
2019-06-02, 22:48

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to calm tensions: prime minister Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Mi...
2019-05-21, 16:00

President Trump Says U.S. Warship Destroyed Iranian Drone Amid Heightened Tensions (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Tru...
2019-07-19, 05:32

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pre...
2019-05-24, 18:16

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising ten...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilized women raise tensions in Sri Lanka On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a Muslim doctor had secretly steril...
2019-06-06, 15:16

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a...
2019-07-12, 07:32

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions...
2019-07-12, 04:16

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and Nor...
2019-06-21, 08:32

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a se...
2019-06-16, 15:32

China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes ab...
2019-06-14, 14:16

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against...
2019-06-29, 03:32

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
2019-06-21, 11:00

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "a...
2019-06-22, 14:16

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions As bellicose rhetoric between the US and Iran mounts, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration ne...
2019-06-21, 18:32

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare af...
2019-06-22, 03:32

Southeast Asian leaders emphasize economic strength in face of U.S.-China tensions Southeast Asian leaders agreed on Sunday to work together on regional economy and security to strengthen their positions amid growing U.S.-China tens...
2019-06-23, 15:00

At Town Hall, Pete Buttigieg Confronts Tensions Around South Bend Shooting The fatal shooting last week of a black man by a South Bend police officer has tested Mr. Buttigieg’s leadership at a critical time for his campaign....
2019-06-24, 00:16

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. int...
2019-05-24, 03:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on he...
2019-06-24, 10:00

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'cred...
2019-05-24, 20:32

Tensions ripple through Biden campaign as his past working relationship with a segregationist senator comes to the forefront Letters between Joe Biden and then-Sen. James O. Eastland, who called blacks “an inferior race,” show Biden attempting to work with him on antibusing...
2019-06-21, 03:01

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gu...
2019-06-23, 21:32

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half th...
2019-07-12, 11:32

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions betwe...
2019-06-18, 04:32

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Persian Gulf to the highest state of alert and is sending a second warship to the regio...
2019-07-12, 18:32

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid hei...
2019-06-08, 11:16

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields...
2019-06-21, 10:16

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citin...
2019-05-25, 01:16

Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Resignation (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resign...
2019-07-14, 21:32

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.   &#...
2019-05-21, 16:16

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, followin...
2019-06-24, 06:48

Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale White House downplays prospect of conflict but blames Iran for tanker bombings and Iraq attackThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a do...
2019-05-25, 11:32

President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions LONDON (AP) — President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions. The post President Trump arrives in...
2019-06-03, 14:00

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulti...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Wall Street hits record high, as Iran tensions send oil price up - business live Bank of England warns that Brexit risks are rising, but investors are cheered by prospect of US interest rate cuts.Wall Street surges as Fed flags ra...
2019-06-20, 17:16

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to th...
2019-07-19, 21:16

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salu...
2019-07-05, 01:32

US futures lower as Middle East tensions weigh; investors worry on weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting...
2019-06-14, 09:32

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed ...
2019-06-12, 16:16

Facing negative polls and internal tensions, Trump plans to launch reelection bid with Orlando rally The campaign’s first major public stumble — culminating in a personnel shake-up on the eve of Trump’s rally — served to undercut its well-laid effort...
2019-06-18, 05:16

US aircraft carrier called to Mideast over Iran remains outside Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensions ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — US aircraft carrier called to Mideast over Iran remains outside Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensio...
2019-06-03, 17:32

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S...
2019-07-20, 01:16

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief A...
2019-06-11, 00:32

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions. The post US officials:...
2019-05-24, 18:16

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid U...
2019-06-13, 09:32

Warren Buffett denies tensions with his partner in troubled Kraft Heinz, supports new Kraft CEO Buffett says he has no tensions with 3G Capital, Berkshire Hathaway's partner in troubled Kraft Heinz. 3G co-founder Jorge Paulo Lemann is "a go...
2019-06-27, 21:00

US Navy assists 2 tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both....
2019-06-13, 15:16

Should You Trade in Your Car for an E-Bike? The next generation of electric bicycles is rolling up now, with smarter, app-enabled tools and settings that can make your ride to work—or across to...
2019-06-20, 21:32

FX as a Trade War Tool? Does the Chinese yuan's value against the U.S. dollar have a ceiling? It weakens when trade war tensions rise and appreciates when a deal seems likel...
2019-06-27, 20:16

On Politics: The Trade War Is Here to Stay The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers to mollify an important political constituency hurt by the escalating trade clash with ...
2019-05-24, 08:16

The U.S. and China Are Talking Trade Again. But They’re Still Far Apart. As the United States eased restrictions on China, President Trump faced questions over whether he was giving up too much in return for vague promises...
2019-07-01, 02:32

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S....
2019-06-13, 19:32

Trump, Xi to Meet on Trade at G-20 President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to meet in Japan next week, lifting financial markets and spurring hopes for a trade truce th...
2019-06-19, 02:16

The USMCA trade deal is a big tax cut Congress has been sitting on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, for months. A badly needed update to NAFTA, the USMCA is in danger ...
2019-07-15, 06:48

Trump Changes His Tone on Trade at G-20 President Trump struck a conciliatory tone with other world leaders as the Group of 20 summit got started in Japan, soothing worries that he would pr...
2019-06-28, 18:48

Who are the top losers of the U.S-China trade war? With U.S.-China tensions threatening to slow global trading volume, economies such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will likely be most badly hit. &...
2019-06-18, 16:48

Trade Talks Stuck in Rut Over Huawei Progress toward a U.S.-China trade deal has stalled while the Trump administration determines how to address Beijing’s demands that it ease restricti...
2019-07-18, 10:48

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around...
2019-05-31, 16:32

Lighthizer says US and China talking again on trade U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that his office was once again in conversations with Chinese counterparts following a brea...
2019-06-20, 00:48

Congress can act to reclaim trade authority once and for all Capitol Hill is focused on negotiations over the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, but there’s another discussion about trade policy that’s happ...
2019-07-10, 05:00