As the trade battle between South Korea and Japan drags on, Seoul announced it will cut down its economic dependence on Japanese industries.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed.
"I hope the North Koreans will come to the table with ideas that they didn't have the first time. We hope we can we be a little more creative too," says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
The United States has granted a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to attend a U.N. meeting in New York this week, two sources familiar with the matter said.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday asked India to withdraw retaliatory tariffs that New Delhi imposed this month, calling the duties "unacceptable."
"What else do you have to do that will actually have to affect the Iranians' calculus?" said a former official from the Obama administration.
U.S. oil prices rose on Monday, adding to last week's surge, but concerns about the possibility of weakening demand kept their gains in check.
Gold climbed on Monday as the dollar sagged, with bullion prices hemmed near a six-year high scaled in the previous session as tensions between the United States and Iran fuelled safe-haven buying.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military strike on Iran.
But the Trump administration made clear Iran would have to discuss its nuclear program.