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  • The delays have caused the two giant gas pipelines- Dominion Energy Inc's Atlantic Coast and EQM Midstream Partners LP's Mountain Valley- to increase their cost estimates by hundreds of millions of dollars, according to the companies. The Atlantic Coast pipeline may never be completed unless the U.S. Supreme Court overturns a lower-court decision blocking...

  • *China makes another import purchase of U.S. soybeans. CHICAGO, Sept 27- Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures closed lower on Friday, as weather forecasts showed fewer yield risks to Midwest crops ahead of harvesting, as traders jockeyed for positioning ahead of a U.S. grain stocks report slated for Monday, traders said. The Chinese buying continued on...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 26- China stocks ended lower on Thursday as mixed signals from Washington and Beijing raised doubts whether the two sides would make any progress in their next round of trade talks. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a deal to end the nearly 15- month trade war with China could happen sooner than people think and that the Chinese were making...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 26- China stocks fell on Thursday as mixed signals from Washington and Beijing raised doubts whether the two sides would make any progress in the next round of trade talks. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a deal to end a nearly 15- month trade war with China could happen sooner than people think and that the Chinese were making big...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- Brooke Shields has been in the public eye- and earning money- nearly from birth. But unlike many other child stars, Shields has not flamed out, or gotten lost to drugs. She became a teen icon after " Blue Lagoon" and snared the cover of Vogue at 14.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 24- China's yuan inched up on Tuesday as Beijing showed more goodwill ahead of high-level trade negotiations with Washington next month, but the currency largely moved within a tight range ahead of the week-long National Day holiday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, however, said on Monday Beijing had committed to buying agriculture from...

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23- U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday questioned a decision by his top trade negotiators to ask Chinese officials to delay a planned trip to U.S. farming regions after trade talks last week, saying he wanted China to buy more American farm products. Trump, speaking alongside Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, questioned him about the...

  • US President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order for sanctions on Iran's supreme leader in the Oval Office of the White House on June 24, 2019 as US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin looks on.

    President Trump was taken aback when Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. asked China's trade delegation to reschedule a farm tour.

  • *TUI, EasyJet jump after Thomas Cook collapse. Germany's DAX index fell 1% to post its biggest one-day fall since Aug 23 as the latest purchasing managers numbers showed its manufacturing sector sinking deeper into recession. "If nothing else, the readings... all but guarantee that ECB stimulus efforts will expand and be sustained," said Ken Odeluga, a market analyst...

  • *Services jobs shrink for the first time in 9-1/ 2 yrs. *Sept. flash manufacturing PMI 51 vs. 50.3 for Aug. Sept 23- Wall Street's main indexes were flat on Monday as mixed economic cues did little to soothe investor concerns over slowing domestic growth in the face of a prolonged U.S.- China trade war.

  • *Wall Street posted worst session in 2 weeks on Friday. Sept 23- U.S. stocks pared early losses on Monday after a better-than-expected manufacturing survey reinforced confidence in the domestic economy. Investors have been cautious about progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a visit to Montana that pulled the Wall...

  • *Wall Street posts worst session in 2 weeks on Friday. The indexes recorded their worst session in about two weeks on Friday- ending a three-week run of gains- after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a visit to Montana. "While chances of a complete deal are pretty remote, people are pinning their hopes on any deal where they just stop the escalation," said...

  • Sept 23- Hong Kong stocks ended lower on Monday, posting their sixth straight session of losses, as U.S.- China trade uncertainties and concerns over political protests weighed on risk appetite. **Washington and Beijing labeled the two-day trade talks last week as "productive" and "constructive," with the U.S. **Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Sunday to break up...

  • *HK-> Shanghai Connect daily quota used -3.5%, Shanghai-> HK daily quota used 0.1%. SHANGHAI/ Hong Kong, Sept 23- China stocks started the week on a soft note on Monday, as uncertainties around Sino-U.S. trade talks dampened risk appetite. **Lack of progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks prompted investors to sell shares for the short-term, after a strong rally in the benchmark...

  • BEIJING, Sept 23- London copper prices fell on Monday, as the latest round of U.S.- China talks failed to yield signs of a breakthrough in the long-running trade row between the world's top two economies. However, the physical copper market was much firmer, with Yangshan premiums- paid on top of the London price to secure delivery of metal into China- reaching as much...

  • BEIJING, Sept 23- London copper prices edged lower on Monday, as mixed signals from the latest round of U.S.- China talks failed to yield signs of a breakthrough in the long-running trade row between the world's top two economies. However, the physical copper market was much firmer, with Yangshan premiums- paid on top of the London price to secure delivery of metal...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 23- China and Hong Kong stocks retreated on Monday as markets awaited more information on trade talks between the United States and China after mixed signals last week. **Trade experts, executives and government officials in both countries said that even if the September and October talks produced an interim deal, the U.S.- China trade war has...

  • BEIJING, Sept 23- China did not cancel planned visits to farms in the United States because of challenges in trade negotiations with the U.S., the country's senior agricultural representative in the talks said, according to a report by state-backed media group Yicai on Sunday, who added the talks last week achieved a "good outcome." Chinese officials on Friday...

  • *Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,512.91 per ounce, as of 0116 GMT. *A U.S.- China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of talks in Washington. Trade Representative's office describing the talks as "productive" and China's Commerce...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- A top Republican donor warned President Donald Trump in a phone call last month that his escalating trade war with China could hurt his re-election prospects, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the call. Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson discussed with Trump the broader implications of the U.S.- China...