Asian shares slide after Trump hints at longer trade war
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 Singapore — Asian shares extended their losses on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China might have to wait until after the 2020 presidential election, dashing hopes for a quick preliminary agreement. Fresh US tariffs on Argentina and Brazil as well as threatened duties on French goods also darkened the mood, as a trade war that appeared to be winding down a week ago now looks as if it is ramping up. Investors turned to safe havens, boosting bond prices and sending gold to a one-month high, while MSCI’s broadest index of...
A trade deal between China and the U.S. has stalled after the U.S. passed legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong, news website Axios reported on Sunday, citing a source close to Trump's negotiating team. Eve Johnson reports.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday amid optimism that a trade deal between the U.S. and China will be a boon for the... SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Seattle Times •WorldNews •RTTNews •Reuters •Reuters India