• It's D-Day: Thursday marks probably the most important moment yet in Trump's trade war with China

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Thursday is possibly the most important single day so far in the burgeoning trade war between the US and China.
    It marks the end of a consultation period on the imposition of a new round of US tariffs on China.
    The tariffs will be set at 25% and impact $200 billion of Chinese goods.
    Beijing has already threatened to retaliate, which would almost certainly lead to another escalation from Washington.
    The ultimate endpoint of the trade war would be tariffs on all $505 billion of goods the US imports from China annually.
    Thursday could mark perhaps the most important single day so far in the...
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  • It's D-Day: Thursday marks probably the most important moment yet in Trump's trade war with China

    It's D-Day: Thursday marks probably the most important moment yet in Trump's trade war with China

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Thursday is possibly the most important single day so far in the burgeoning trade war between the US and China.
    It marks the end of a consultation period on the imposition of a new round of US tariffs on China.
    The tariffs will be set at 25% and impact $200 billion of Chinese goods.
    Beijing has already threatened to retaliate, which would almost certainly lead to another escalation from Washington.
    The ultimate endpoint of the trade war would be tariffs on all $505 billion of goods the US imports from China annually.
    Thursday could mark perhaps the most important single day so far in the...
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  • Asian stocks tumble as comment period for US tariffs ends

    Asian stocks tumble as comment period for US tariffs ends

    14 days ago - By Chron

    SINGAPORE - Asian markets fell Thursday on fears that the U.S. is on the verge of imposing tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods in an escalating trade dispute.
    KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.4 percent to 22,492.32, and the Kospi in South Korea dropped 0.1 percent to 2,288.89. Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled 1.2 percent to 26,911.65. The Shanghai Composite index was 0.7 percent lower at 2,686.81. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 shed 1.2 percent to 6,154.20. Shares were lower in Taiwan and most of Southeast Asia.
    WALL STREET: Technology stocks fell on Wednesday as...
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