Business News Chile

  • NEW YORK, Oct 21- World stock indexes rose on Monday as hopes for resolving the U.S.- China trade war bolstered investor optimism, and the U.S. dollar index edged higher. White House adviser Larry Kudlow said tariffs scheduled for December could be withdrawn if talks go well, adding to optimism after China said it would work with the United States to address each...

  • *WTO has already given China green light to seek compensation. GENEVA, Oct 21- China is seeking $2.4 billion in retaliatory sanctions against the United States for non-compliance with a WTO ruling in a tariffs case dating to the Obama era, a document published on Monday showed. In addition to the cases pending before the WTO, the United States and China have imposed...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 21- President Donald Trump continued to speak optimistically about the possibility of a deal to end the U.S. trade war with China, telling reporters at the White House on Monday that the trade deal is coming along great. At the White House during a Monday cabinet meeting, Trump said that issues in phase two of the deal would be, in many ways, a lot easier...

  • Chile extended its state of emergency to more cities in the country after protests reached a new level of violence over the weekend. The unrest started over a now-suspended proposed hike in public transit fares. More than 1000 people have been arrested since the demonstrations started.

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.2%, FTSE 250 up 0.4%. *Just Eat among biggest FTSE 100 losers. The domestically focused FTSE 250 added 0.4% on Monday, while the exporter-heavy FTSE 100 edged 0.2% higher, lagging its European counterpart as the pound strengthened.

  • LONDON, Oct 21- Copper prices rose to one-month highs on Monday as protests in major producer Chile fuelled concern about supplies and the prospect of easing trade tensions between China and the United States boosted sentiment. "Positive noises on resolving the U.S.- China standoff helped, but the market is still worried about demand, particularly in China."

  • SANTIAGO, Oct 21- Chile's peso currency fell 1.4% against the dollar, while the country's IPSA blue-chip stock exchange opened down 2.7% following a weekend of mass protests in Chile. Several Chilean cities were engulfed by days of riots, along with peaceful protests, after a hike in public transport costs. The violence prompted President Sebastian Pinera to...

  • SANTIAGO, Oct 21- The union of workers at BHP's Escondida copper mine will hold a day-long strike on Tuesday in a show of solidarity with protests in Chile, the union president told Reuters on Monday. Several Chilean cities were engulfed by days of riots, along with peaceful protests, after a hike in public transport costs. "This strike is a warning," said Patricio...

  • Demonstrators clash with a riot police vehicle during protests in Santiago, on October 20, 2019.

    Chile's government has extended a state of emergency to several cities, after a weekend of violent clashes, looting and arson attacks.

  • *Investors eye limited U.S.- China trade deal. LONDON, Oct 21- World shares rose on Monday, as hopes for resolving the U.S.- China trade war and a belief that Britain will avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union gave investors cause for riskier bets. The positive mood in Europe mirrored gains in Asia.

  • LONDON, Oct 21- Copper prices rose to one-month highs on Monday as protests in major producer Chile fueled concern about supplies and the prospect of easing trade tensions between China and the United States boosted sentiment. "Positive noises on resolving the U.S.- China standoff helped, but the market is still worried about demand, particularly in China."

  • *Investors eye limited U.S.- China trade deal. LONDON, Oct 21- World shares nudged higher on Monday, as hopes for progress towards resolving the U.S.- China trade war and a belief that Britain will avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union gave cause for riskier bets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3%, with Chinese shares...

  • Oct 21- Hong Kong stocks closed flat on Monday, amid concerns around political protests in the city, while investors also waited for more details on the potential Sino-U.S. trade deal. President Donald Trump on Friday said he thought a trade deal between the United States and China would be signed by the time the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings take...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 21- London copper hit its highest in a month on Monday as concerns over supply mounted amid intensifying unrest in top producer Chile and as hopes grew of a U.S.- China trade deal. "Copper prices managed to rebound as strike action in Chile continued," ANZ said in a note, citing strikes at Antofagasta Minerals' Antucoya copper mine, Teck Resources Ltd's...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 21- China stocks closed up on Monday, on hopes China and the United States could sign a trade deal and that Beijing would continue its policy support for the economy. President Donald Trump on Friday said he thought a trade deal between the United States and China would be signed by the time the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place...

  • TOKYO, Oct 21- Asian stocks edged up on Monday as Chinese shares reversed early losses, supported by hopes for progress in resolving the U.S.- China trade war, while sterling slipped after the British parliament delayed a crucial vote on a Brexit withdrawal deal. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.25%. The pound slipped from a...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 21- London copper hit its highest in a month on Monday as concerns over supply mounted amid intensifying unrest in top producer Chile and as hopes grew of a U.S.- China trade deal. "Copper prices managed to rebound as strike action in Chile continued," ANZ said in a note, citing strikes at Antofagasta Minerals' Antucoya copper mine, Teck Resources Ltd's...

  • SANTIAGO, Oct 20- Chile`s mining industry was running as normal despite the violent protests that have rocked the capital, Santiago, and other cities across the world`s top copper producer, Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica said on Sunday. The protests over an increase in public transport costs prompted President Sebastian Pinera to reverse the fare hikes and...

  • SANTIAGO, Oct 19- The Chilean general in charge of security in the capital Santiago under a state of emergency on Saturday announced a curfew in the city and outlying areas amid widespread protests. General Javier Iturriaga del Campo said a full curfew would be enforced between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.. "We invite all people to return to their homes to evaluate the measures...

  • CHILEAN GENERAL JAVIER ITURRIAGA DEL CAMPO ANNOUNCES CURFEW IN RESTIVE AREAS OF CAPITAL SANTIAGO.