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Bloomberg: Traders Grapple With a Big Question: Are Tariffs Priced In?
After months of simmering tension between the world’s two largest economies, the U.S. will impose tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods at just after midnight on Friday. The key question for financial markets: will it trigger fresh volatility, or is the trade war escalation already priced in? [more...]
Bloomberg: Asian Stocks Climb as Tariffs Kick In; Yuan Drops: Markets Wrap
Stocks climbed in Asia and the yen slipped with gold as the well flagged U.S. imposition of tariffs on Chinese imports began, something China vowed to fight back on. Treasuries declined, as did the yuan. [more...]
Bloomberg: Earnings Season Another Reason for Asia Traders to Sell
Those hoping the upcoming earnings season will give some respite to tumultuous Asian stock markets might be in for disappointment. [more...]
Bloomberg: $49 Billion Fund Loads Up on Chinese Shares
A bear market, the yuan’s worst month since 1994, and a looming U.S.-China trade war all suggest one thing to John Pearce. Buy Chinese equities. [more...]
Bloomberg: Trump to Pull Tariff Trigger at Midnight in Trade-War Escalation
President Donald Trump is preparing to slap tariffs on Chinese goods early Friday, the first shot in a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. [more...]
Bloomberg: Where Investors Can Stash Their Cash as Tariffs Kick In
The U.S. might be the trigger for escalating trade tensions with China, but it turns out that its currency could still be the best place for global investors to find safety as the dispute comes to a fresh crossroads Friday with tariff increases set to take effect. [more...]
Bloomberg: Saudis Lower Most Oil Pricing as Iran Taunts Trump on Tweets
Saudi Arabia cut pricing for most of its oil grades as the world’s biggest crude exporter is increasing production to assure buyers there is sufficient supply following U.S. President Donald Trump’s demands that OPEC do more to stabilize oil markets. [more...]
Reuters: Shots fired as U.S.-China tariffs take effect in deepening trade row
U.S. tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect as a deadline passed on Friday, and with Beijing having vowed to respond immediately in kind, the world’s two biggest economies took a high-stakes turn toward all-out trade conflict. [more...]
Reuters: U.S. job growth seen strong in June, wages picking up
U.S. employers likely maintained a brisk pace of hiring in June while increasing wages for workers, which would reinforce expectations of robust economic growth in the second quarter and allow the Federal Reserve to continue raising interest rates. [more...]
Reuters: Dollar steady after U.S. tariffs kick in; China's response, U.S. jobs data eyed
The dollar stood little changed against its peers on Friday and investor caution prevailed with U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods taking effect and market participants turning their attention to the closely-watched U.S. jobs report due later in the day. [more...]
CNBC: Trump launches the opening salvo in US trade war with China as tariffs take effect
The U.S. tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods kicked in on Friday, taking the war of words between the nations into the real economic realm. [more...]
CNBC: China implements new tariffs on US products, state media says
China implemented retaliatory tariffs on some imports from the U.S. Friday, state media reported, immediately after new U.S. duties had taken effect. [more...]
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