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  • *Copper looks overbought, correction seen at $6,500- 6,600- Triland. MELBOURNE, May 6- London copper slipped on Wednesday from nearly 5- month highs hit the session before after weak U.S. data revived concern about global economic growth, although expectations of policy support in China and the United States cushioned losses. A widening U.S. trade deficit may help...

  • *Copper looks overbought, correction seen at $6,400- 6,500- Triland. MELBOURNE, May 6- London copper slipped on Wednesday from 5-1/ 2- month highs hit the session before after weak U.S. data revived concern about global economic growth, although expectations of policy support in China and the United States cushioned losses. A widening U.S. trade deficit may help...

  • 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.

  • May 5- U.S. stocks fell further in afternoon trading on Tuesday after the U.S. trade deficit surged in March, suggesting that the economy contracted in the first quarter. The $51.4 billion deficit was the highest in nearly 6-1/ 2 years and larger than the $45.2 billion the government assumed in its snapshot of first-quarter gross domestic product last week.

  • *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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The U.S. trade deficit surged to its highest level in nearly 6-1/ 2 years in March and the $51.4 billion trade gap was far larger than the $45.2 billion deficit the government assumed in its snapshot of first-quarter gross domestic product last week. A now-settled labor dispute at West Coast ports had significantly slowed trade at the start of the year.

  • *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, 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...

  • Brazil posts trade surplus of $491 mln for April Monday, 4 May 2015 | 2:08 PM ET

    BRASILIA, May 4- Brazil had a trade surplus of $491 million in April, government data showed on Monday, above market estimates for a surplus of $150 million. The country posted a trade surplus of $460 million in March. Despite the two consecutive monthly surpluses, Brazil's trade balance remains in the red so far this year with a deficit of $5.066 billion due to a drop...

  • Exports last month fell 8.1 percent from a year earlier, the sharpest fall since February 2013, as shipments to the top markets of China, the United States and the European Union posted losses, preliminary government data showed on Friday. Imports into Asia's fourth-largest economy plunged 17.8 percent from a year earlier, pushing the monthly trade surplus up...

  • SEOUL, May 1- South Korean exports accelerated their decline for a fourth straight month in April to a low not seen in two years and imports also slumped- producing a record trade surplus. Preliminary data showed April's exports were 8.1 percent down from a year earlier to $46.22 billion, while imports dropped a much faster 17.8 percent to $37.73 billion, the...

  • SEOUL, May 1- Following are South Korea's preliminary export and import figures for April, released by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on Friday:. APRIL* MARCH Balance 8.5 8.4 Exports 46.2 47.0 -8.1 -4.3 Imports 37.7 38.6 -17.8 -15.3* Revised figures released on April 15. April's trade surplus was the highest on record.- The average export value per working...

  • China Q1 trade deficit in services widens to $41.2 bln Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 6:52 AM ET

    BEIJING, April 30- China's trade deficit in services widened to $41.2 billion in the first three months of the year, as Chinese tourists spent more abroad compared with foreigners visiting the mainland. The trade deficit in services was led by a $40.6 billion gap in spending between Chinese and foreign tourists, according to data from the State Administration...

  • TOKYO, April 22- Japan posted its first trade surplus in nearly three years in March as exports of cars and electronics picked up, an encouraging sign that economic growth may be back on track after a sluggish start to the year. Weighed down by lower oil prices, imports by value tumbled 14.5 percent, more than the 12.8 percent drop expected, leaving Japan with a trade...

  • Japan March exports rise 8.5 pct year/year - MOF Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 7:56 PM ET

    TOKYO, April 22- Japan's exports rose 8.5 percent in March from a year earlier, a faster pace than in the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday, in a sign that overseas demand is gathering strength. The trade balance came to a surplus of 229.3 billion yen, versus the median estimate of a 50.0 billion yen surplus. For background, please view this PREVIEW To...

  • NEW DELHI, April 17- India's trade deficit in March was the highest in four months, at $11.79 billion, as exports continued to fall, underscoring risks for growth prospects in Asia's third largest economy. That could be about to change, with policymakers and businesses fretting that weak foreign demand could torpedo Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...

  • Euro zone surplus widens but trade with Russia plummets Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 5:04 AM ET

    *EU exports to Russia in Jan-Feb fall 34 pct. BRUSSELS, April 15- An increase in exports and stable imports helped the euro zone widen its trade surplus in February, although by slightly less than expected, as a weaker euro helped soften the continued fall in sales to Russia. The weaker euro, helped by a U.S.-style bond-buying programme by the European Central Bank,...