Trump had a press conference in Japan

Trump had a press conference in Japan

U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was happy with how things were going with North Korea despite its recent missile and rocket launches. Trump told a news conference with Abe after their summit that he wanted...
Trade news for 24.05.19

Trade news for 24.05.19

Trade tensions have roiled global markets this week with the MSCI All Country index up 0.2% on the day but in line for a more than 1% fall in its third week in the red, their longest losing streak since a rout in December. In overnight comments, Trump also labeled Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies...
Lira continues in tumbles (22.05.2019)

Lira continues in tumbles (22.05.2019)

Via Zerohedge, While there wasn't a specific event behind today's mauling of Turkey, which to many investors has become the canary in the emerging markets coalmine, the selling picked up after Turkey said soldiers had been dispatched for training in Russia ahead of the delivery of the S-400 missile-defense system. As Defense Minister Hulusi Akar...
President Donald Trump Dramatically Increased Pressure On China

President Donald Trump Dramatically Increased Pressure On China

President Donald Trump Dramatically Increased Pressure On China on Sunday to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon. The move marked a major escalation in tensions between the world's largest economies and a shift in tone...