GLOBAL TRADE

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Markets remain cautious on Thursday, as investors around the world watch closely for any further developments concerning the tit-for-tat trade dispute between China and the U.S. On Wednesday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer stated in front of the House Ways and Means committee that he foresaw long-term hurdles ahead. In his testimony, Lighthizer stated that
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However, Stratford pointed out that nearly half the respondents from the technology and resources and industrial sectors said they would invest in China if they thought protection of intellectual property were stronger. In the ongoing trade dispute, the U.S. has accused China of stealing intellectual property and forcing American companies to share technology when they
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U.S. government debt yields ticked lower on Wednesday as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting minutes and monitored U.S.-China trade deliberations. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note slipped to around 2.634 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond fell to 2.975 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices. U.S. and
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Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, with officials from the U.S. and China set to resume negotiations this week. Both sides reported progress in five days of talks last week, with President Donald Trump indicating he might be willing to push back a March 1 deadline for a deal. MSCI’s broadest index
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The impact of Trump’s tariffs on China’s economy has mostly only been psychological so far in the ongoing trade war, analysts say. That’s may be set to change next year, potentially denting Chinese growth. “With the tariffs we haven’t seen the direct impact, but we’ll see that next year,” said Tom Rafferty, principal economist for
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A reconfiguration of cargo routes is underway as the trade war between the U.S. and China spills over globally, a logistics industry executive said on Friday. “We’ve definitely seen an impact in certain trade routes,” said Alex Hungate, president and CEO of airport ground-handler and catering solutions provider SATS. While there are “strong flows” between
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