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Global markets higher ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

Jun 11, 2018

Global markets are mostly higher as Donald Trump prepares to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Malaysia criticizes US trade policy, hopeful of NKorea move

Jun 11, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said he supports free trade but small countries like his should unite in a broad group to deal with challenges especially as America is turning protectionist

Bitcoin at 2-month low after South Korean exchange hacked

Jun 11, 2018

A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange says hackers stole about one-third of the coins traded on the exchange

Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Jun 11, 2018

Asian markets were mixed Monday before President Donald Trump planned to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and after his outburst at Canada's prime minister over trade

Xi extolls free trade at Asia meet as G-7 ends in disarray

Jun 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping extolled free trade during the closely orchestrated summit of a Beijing-led bloc Sunday, standing in stark contrast with the G-7 summit that ended in disarray.

Knife attack on Japan bullet train leaves 1 dead, 2 hurt

Jun 10, 2018

A knife attack on a Japanese bullet express train near Tokyo has left one passenger dead and two others injured

Worried, hopeful and wary: Neighbors await Kim-Trump summit

Jun 9, 2018

Worried, hopeful and wary: Asian neighbors await Kim-Trump summit

Putin: Cooperation with China at "unprecedented level"

Jun 8, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, that cooperation between their countries has reached an "unprecedented level," underscoring how pressure from the West has brought the sides closer

World stock markets fall ahead of tense G-7 summit

Jun 8, 2018

Global stock markets are down ahead of a Group of Seven summit that promises to be tense as leaders confront U.S. President Donald Trump over tariffs he is imposing.

As trade fears grow, US states reach out to companies

Jun 8, 2018

While Trump squabbles with Japan, Canada and Europe over steel tariffs grab headlines, smaller companies and American state officials are forging their own deals

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