*Oil extends fall, growth woes outweigh Middle East concerns. TOKYO, June 18- Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.25%, Hong...
Gold held steady in early Asian trade on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a two-day monetary policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve for clues on interest rates.
*Spot gold was steady at $1,340.51 as of 0126 GMT. *U.S. gold futures were almost unchanged at $1,343 an ounce. *The European Central Bank is also holding a forum in Portugal this week, with the Bank of Japan set to hold its policy meeting later in the week.
Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China.
TOKYO, June 18- Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China. U.S. business sentiment has sagged as tensions over trade have escalated between China and the United States and on signs of softness in the labour market.
A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade.
WASHINGTON, June 17- A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.- China trade. Trump and top members of his cabinet have said that the tariffs, if imposed, would...
China's Xi Jinping will travel to North Korea this week, ahead of a possible meeting with President Donald Trump at the G-20 summit in Japan.
The U.S. central bank is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at its two-day policy meeting starting Tuesday, but its statement will provide insight into the impact of the U.S.- China trade war, President Donald Trump's calls for a rate cut and weaker economic data. With investors expecting a rate cut as early as July, the S&P 500 index has risen 5% this...
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