GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Trade

More

  • *China buyers cut copper purchases on price rise- trade. *China aluminium semis exports up 5-7 pct- JPMorgan. LONDON, May 6- Copper and most other industrial metals retreated on Wednesday from recent peaks as copper demand in China faltered and as some investors regarded the sector's strong gains as outpacing supply and demand fundamentals.

  • *New Zealand dollar hit by soft wages data. SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, May 6- The dollar slipped on Wednesday, staying on the defensive after disappointing U.S. trade data for March painted an even bleaker picture of the economy in the first quarter. Mitul Kotecha, head of currency strategy for Asia-Pacific at Barclays in Singapore, said recent moves in yield differentials...

  • U.S. steel companies want Russian trade deal axed Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 10:42 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, May 5- U.S. steel producers on Tuesday demanded the Department of Commerce scrap a trade deal sparing Russian producers of carbon steel plate from import duties. Nucor Corp, SSAB Enterprises LLC and Arcelor Mittal USA said a flood of cheap cut-to-length carbon steel plate was hurting the local industry. Last week, Nucor and SSAB Enterprises launched...

  • SYDNEY, May 6- The dollar nursed broad losses early on Wednesday, having come under renewed pressure after disappointing U.S. trade data for March painted an even bleaker economic picture of the first quarter. Data on Tuesday showed U.S. trade deficit jumped 43.1 percent to $51.4 billion in March, the largest since October 2008, thanks to a surge in imports.

  • 'Messed up' US trade tips Q1 contraction: Pro   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 7:19 PM ET
    'Messed up' US trade tips Q1 contraction: Pro

    The widening in March's U.S. trade deficit, due to labor strikes at the West Coast Ports, suggests that the economy contracted in the first quarter, says Peter Boockvar, chief market analyst at The Lindsey Group.

  • Thailand takes a hammer to the baht Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 7:08 PM ET

    Thailand's baht has long out-muscled regional peers, but amid a stumbling economy, the central bank has pulled the plug on supporting the currency.

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate's top Democrat fiercely opposes expanded trade deals, but he signaled Tuesday he won't stand on the railroad tracks to block them. Under fast track— which, in a partisan twist, congressional Republicans generally support, and Democrats generally oppose— presidents can submit trade deals that Congress can endorse or kill, but not amend.

  • A number of the biggest stories for markets- from the UK elections on Thursday to Greece's default drama to new opposition to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement- have de-globalization at their core. Britain's May 7 election, unlikely to return a majority for any party, embeds within it twin threats: to British membership in the European...

  • *Trade deficit widens to $51.4 billion in March. A lot of the headwinds we saw in the first quarter have unwound, "said Jacob Oubina, senior U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets in New York. The Commerce Department said the trade deficit jumped 43.1 percent to $51.4 billion in March, the largest since October 2008.

  • Cashin says: Old anxieties haunt markets   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Cashin says: Old anxieties haunt markets

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss how today's weaker-than-expected trade data might impact first quarter GDP, as Greece debt woes resurface. Also Cashin is keeping an eye on the Russell 2000 for signs of negative influence.

  • OTTAWA, May 5- Canada's trade deficit jumped to a record high C $3.02 billion in March from February as imports surged and weak crude prices helped curb exports, Statistics Canada data showed on Tuesday. Statscan revised February's deficit sharply higher to C $2.22 billion from an initial C $984 million, citing a sharp downward revision in energy exports.

  • BRUSSELS, May 5- Athens will not back a multi-billion dollar trade pact between Canada and the European Union unless the deal is changed to specify that only Greece can use the term "feta" for its salty white cheese, according to a document seen by Reuters. After five years of difficult negotiations, Canada and the European Union agreed a free-trade accord last year,...

  • May 5- U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday after two sessions of gains as trade deficit rose in March, pointing to a contraction in economic growth in the first quarter.

  • US trade deficit largest since 2008 as imports surge Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 9:09 AM ET
    Cranes load a container ship at the Port of Virginia APM Terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia.

    The trade gap surged as imports rebounded strongly after being held down by a labor dispute at key West Coast ports.

  • *Trade deficit widens to $51.4 billion in March. WASHINGTON, May 5- The U.S. trade deficit surged to its highest level in nearly 6-1/ 2 years in March as imports rebounded strongly after being held down by a labor dispute at key West Coast ports, suggesting the economy contracted in the first quarter. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday the deficit on the trade...

  • OTTAWA, May 5- Canada's trade deficit jumped to a record high C $3.02 billion in March from February as imports surged and weak crude prices helped curb exports, Statistics Canada data indicated on Tuesday. Exports to the United States, which accounted for 74.0 percent of Canada's global total in March, fell by 1.7 percent, while imports dropped 0.9 percent.

  • WASHINGTON— The U.S. trade deficit in March swelled to the highest level in more than six years, propelled by a flood of imports that may have sapped the U.S. economy of any growth in the first quarter. The deficit rose to $51.4 billion, the largest trade gap since October 2008 and more than 43 percent higher than in February, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- The U.S. trade deficit surged to its highest level in nearly 6-1/ 2 years in March as imports rebounded strongly after being held down by a labor dispute at key West Coast ports, suggesting growth contracted in the first quarter. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday the deficit on the trade balance jumped 43.1 percent to $51.4 billion, the...

  • The joint declaration, which is likely to antagonise Moscow, commits to the deal from Jan. 1, 2016, a date already a year later than planned as Russia seeks to oppose European efforts to integrate Ukraine and move it out of Moscow's sphere of orbit. But aside from the EU's show of support for Ukraine, the May 21-22 Eastern Partnership summit will offer little for...

  • WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade deficit in March at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Tuesday. WIDER DEFICIT: The expectation is that the deficit increased to $41 billion, according to a survey of economists by data firm FactSet. TRADE DRAG: In February, the U.S. trade deficit narrowed to $35.5 billion, down from $42.7 billion in January, as imports...