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Donald Trump

President Donald Trump
The nation's 45th president

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  • *Sterling falls as EU, Britain pursue Brexit deal. LONDON, Oct 14- The Swiss franc and Japanese yen rose on Monday as investors headed into safer assets, becoming more cautious that progress was being made towards a comprehensive trade deal between the United States and China. The currencies, both viewed as safe havens, and the U.S. dollar had dropped sharply on...

  • Workers extracting oil from oil wells in the Permian Basin in Midland, Texas on May 1, 2018.

    Oil prices fell more than 2% as scant details about the first phase of a U.S.-China trade deal undercut optimism over a U.S.-Sino thaw.

  • LONDON, Oct 14- Euro zone bond yields fell on Monday, as caution surrounding both Brexit and U.S./ China trade talks encouraged investors back into fixed income after a hefty selloff on Friday that sent borrowing costs to 2-1/ 2 month highs. Britain and the European Union said on Sunday a lot more work would be needed to secure an agreement on Britain's departure from...

  • Oct 14- China wants more talks as soon as the end of October to hammer out the details of the "phase one" trade deal outlined by U.S. President Donald Trump before Chinese President Xi Jinping agrees to sign it, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. Beijing may send a delegation led by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to finalise a written...

  • Oct 14- 1/ STERLING BULLS UNLEASHED? Deadlocked for months over Brexit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar now say they "see a pathway to a possible deal". But the road is long- EU Council President Donald Tusk has signalled there is no guarantee of a deal and time is running out.

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 14- China's yuan came off early highs made on signs of progress in negotiations to de-escalate a trade war between the United States and China, but the Chinese currency still ended onshore trade on Monday at a one-month high against the dollar. "The market will watch closely whether a partial deal will be documented in the next one month for both...

  • *China trade data add to signs of weakness in economy. President Donald Trump's outlining the first phase of an agreement to end a trade war with China and suspending a threatened tariff hike, but European shares slipped. Germany's DAX, dominated by companies exposed to China, slipped 0.5%.

  • *Sterling falls as EU, Britain pursue Brexit deal. LONDON, Oct 14- The dollar rose on Monday as investors headed into safer assets after they became more cautious that progress was being made towards a comprehensive U.S.- China trade deal. The dollar fell last week, and dropped sharply on Friday, as optimism that a trade deal could be reached, together with a...

  • LONDON, Oct 14- Turkey's government dollar bonds fell on Monday in the wake of warnings from U.S. President Donald Trump that he was working on "powerful" sanctions against Turkey over its offensive into northeastern Syria. The 2038 issue sank 0.99 cents to 98.60 cents in the dollar, while the 2045 issue lost 0.92 cents to 90.77 cents in the dollar, according to...

  • *Asian shares advance with MSCI's index ex- Japan up 1.1%. Spot gold dropped 0.1% to $1,487.81 per ounce as of 0729 GMT, having shed 1% in the previous week. Asian stock markets cheered the news, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan up 1.1% in light trade.

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