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Wall St. set to bounce on signs of trade progress

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday on signs of progress in the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Top trade negotiators from the two Read More

Oil prices firm on trade hopes, but record U.S. output drags

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices were firm on Friday, supported by OPEC’s ongoing supply cuts and hopes that Washington and Beijing may soon end their trade dispute. FILE PHOTO: A Canadian Natural Resources pump jack pumps oil out of the ground near Dorothy, Alberta, Canada, June 30, 2009. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo Prices however remained just Read More

Global shares nudge higher, Aussie dollar rebounds after slide

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares rose on Friday as signs of progress on trade offset a worsening economic outlook, while the Aussie dollar recouped some losses after China denied it had halted Australian coal imports. A man looks on in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Jiangsu Read More

Oil prices stable on trade hopes, but record U.S. output weighs

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices reversed earlier falls on Friday, lifted by OPEC’s ongoing supply cuts and hopes that Washington and Beijing may soon end their trade dispute. FILE PHOTO: A Canadian Natural Resources pump jack pumps oil out of the ground near Dorothy, Alberta, Canada, June 30, 2009. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo Despite this, prices Read More

China rebound drives Asian shares higher

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia recouped early losses on Friday, buoyed by strong gains in China as signs of progress in trade talks with the United States offset worries about a deteriorating global economic outlook. A man looks on in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Read More

Asia shares fall as weakening global outlook offsets trade progress

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia slipped on Friday as a deteriorating global economic outlook outweighed further signs of progress in trade talks between China and the United States. Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo After inching higher Read More

U.S. carriers compete for new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – The top three U.S. carriers announced bids for new slots at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport on Thursday as part of a push to increase daily nonstop flights to the Japanese capital ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games and beyond. FILE PHOTO: Passengers are seen in front of security check at the Tokyo Read More

U.S., China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators haggled on Thursday over the details of a set of agreements aimed at ending their trade war, just one week before a Washington-imposed deadline for a deal expires and triggers higher U.S. tariffs. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (2ndL), Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Read More

Asian shares tread water as investors watch trade talks

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia were flat in early trade on Friday following a fall on Wall Street, with a deteriorating global economic outlook outweighing more signs of progress in trade talks between China and the United States. Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Read More

U.S., China resume trade talks to thrash out structural agreements

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators resumed high-level talks on Thursday to hash out a deal that could end their trade war, just over a week before a U.S.-imposed deadline to reach agreement expires and triggers a new round of tariffs. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (2ndL), Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Read More