Analysts say the partial U.S.-China trade deal doesn't touch on thorny issues plaguing both sides, and warn talks could break down again.World Economyread more
Economists polled by Reuters had expected Chinese exports denominated in the U.S. dollar to fall by 3% and imports to decline by 5.2% in September, compared to a year ago.China Economyread more
The U.S. had plans to hike duties on at least $250 billion in Chinese goods to 30% from 25% on Tuesday. Despite the partial trade deal, some banks on Sunday wrote that tariff...Marketsread more
The industry has pulled in $322 billion over the past six months, the fastest pace since the second half of 2008.Marketsread more
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"Deepfakes" are being used to depict people in fake videos they did not actually appear in, and can potentially affect elections, diplomacy and how markets move, experts say.Technologyread more
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that any attempt to divide China will be crushed.China Politicsread more
Syria's Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey's invasion.World Newsread more
U.S. President Donald Trump said that both sides reached a "very substantial phase one deal" that will address intellectual property and financial services concerns and...Asia Marketsread more
Hagibis dropped record amounts of rain for a period in some spots, according to meteorological officials, causing more than 20 rivers to overflow.Asia Newsread more
A spokesperson for the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has issued a stark warning to the international community.World Newsread more
Crude fell on Friday, after the U.S. and Russian foreign ministers agreed to push for a conference to end Syria's civil war as talks on removing chemical weapons raised hopes for broader negotiations.
Expectations of an imminent U.S. attack on Syria helped push Brent above $117 at the end of August as investors worried the conflict would affect the huge oil exporters of the Gulf, which pump around a third of the world's oil.
But tensions have eased over the last few days and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's Sergei Lavrov are trying to flesh out a Moscow plan to dispose of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons.
Meanwhile, weak U.S. data raised new concerns about demand in the world's largest economy. Retail sales rose less than expected in August even as demand increased for automobiles and other big-ticket items, the latest sign that economic growth slowed in the third quarter.
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