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  • BEIJING— In a story July 12 about the latest developments in the U.S.- China trade war, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 200,000 jobs at an Alabama Hyundai plant could be jeopardized if the U.S. imposes higher auto tariffs. The Latest: China seafood importers feel trade dispute pinch. BEIJING— The Latest on the U.S.- China trade dispute:.

  • BEIJING— In a story July 12 about the U.S.- China trade war, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 20,000 jobs at an Alabama Hyundai plant could be at risk if the U.S. imposes higher auto tariffs. China says US companies should lobby Washington over trade. BEIJING— China tried to step up pressure on Washington in their growing tariff war Thursday by...

  • SHANGHAI, July 13- Asian shares extended their recovery on Friday, as investors shifted their focus to bullish expectations for Wall Street earnings and as a weaker yen supported Japanese stocks, though Sino-U.S. trade tensions have tempered exuberance. Keeping trade squarely in view was Chinese trade data, which showed its trade surplus with the United...

  • SHANGHAI, July 13- Most Asian share markets rose on Friday, heartened by gains on Wall Street fueled by expectations of strong U.S. earnings, but China's markets wobbled as investors braced for the impact of broadening, tit-for-tat Chinese-U.S tariffs. Adding to fears that even stronger punitive measures from Washington may be on the way, China reported a trade...

  • Washington last week imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese products. Fish brought to Beijing's Jingshen market are sold to distributors to source restaurants and grocers all across China. China is trying to step up pressure on Washington in a growing tariff war by suggesting U.S. companies lobby American leaders.

  • NEW YORK— Technology companies are soaring Thursday as investors remain optimistic about the sector even though much of the market has been shaken by fears about the trade war with China. Software maker CA is jumping after chipmaker Broadcom agreed to buy it for $18.9 billion. CHIP SHOPPING: CA accepted an offer from Broadcom worth $18.9 billion, or $44.50 per...

  • SEOUL, July 12- South Korea's top financial regulator said on Thursday contract drug manufacturer Samsung BioLogics Co violated accounting rules in a case involving a joint venture and that it will report the firm and its CEO to prosecutors for investigation. The decision came after a months-long probe of bookkeeping of BioLogics, an affiliate of Samsung...

  • *China cuts its forecast for soybean imports. BEIJING/ SEOUL, July 12- China on Thursday said foreign firms operating in China would suffer in a trade war, urging U.S. companies to lobby their government to protect their interests, and said no talks to end the impasse were currently under way. Earlier on Thursday, South Korea warned that its exports of high-tech...

  • SEOUL, July 12- South Korea's top financial regulator said on Thursday contract drug manufacturer Samsung BioLogics Co violated accounting rules in a case involving a joint venture and that it will report the firm and its CEO to prosecutors for investigation. The decision came after a months-long probe of bookkeeping of BioLogics, an affiliate of Samsung...

  • *China cuts its forecast for soybean imports. SEOUL/ BEIJING, July 12- The U.S.- China trade war could harm South Korean exports of high-tech components, Seoul warned on Thursday, while Beijing cut its forecast for soybean imports and the Chinese currency fell as worries about fallout from the simmering conflict grew. China only imported about $130 billion of U.S....

  • SEOUL, South Korea— South Korea's top financial regulator said Thursday it had found intentional breaches of accounting rules at Samsung Biologics, the contract drugmaking unit once seen as Samsung's future growth engine. The Financial Services Commission said it will bring the case to prosecutors and ask Samsung Biologics to dismiss executives in charge...

  • *S.Korea, Japan, Hong Kong most vulnerable to U.S.-Sino trade war- OCBC. SEOUL, July 12- South Korea on Thursday warned that an escalating trade dispute between the United States and China could hit its exports of "intermediate goods" used to make home appliances, computers and communications devices. The heightened trade tensions add to the risks to South Korea,...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— South Korea's central bank cut its forecast on the country's economy Thursday, citing mounting uncertainties from the U.S.- China trade battle. The Bank of Korea said it lowered its growth outlook on Asia's fourth-largest economy to 2.9 percent this year, compared with its earlier forecast of 3 percent growth. South Korea's growth is...

  • BEIJING— Global stock markets rose Thursday following Wall Street's decline amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and oil prices recovered some of the previous day's steep losses. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent to 7,625.79 and Germany's DAX added 0.2 percent to 12,448.09. On Wednesday, the CAC 40 and DAX both lost 1.5 percent...

  • BEIJING— China tried to step up pressure on Washington in their growing tariff war Thursday by suggesting U.S. companies lobby American leaders, while a Korean union warned President Donald Trump's threat of higher auto import duties could lead to job losses in Alabama. Beijing and Washington have yet to resume negotiations over the dispute that led to tariff...

  • SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, July 11- China is clearly angry about Washington's hard line on trade, but has controlled coverage of the row in its media, limiting open commentary and banning attacks on U.S. President Donald Trump, several sources with knowledge of the matter said. Beijing has issued unusually strict rules limiting coverage of the trade war because of...

  • BELGRADE- National Bank of Serbia holds interest rate decision- 1000 GMT. FRIDAY, JULY 13 PRAGUE- Czech National Bank will release the minutes of its June 2018 monetary policy meeting- 0700 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of July monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT.

  • SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, July 11- China is clearly angry about Washington's hard line on trade, but has controlled coverage of the row in its media, limiting open commentary and banning attacks on U.S. President Donald Trump, several sources with knowledge of the matter said. Beijing has issued unusually strict rules limiting coverage of the trade war because of...

  • BEIJING— In his trade war with China, President Donald Trump wields one seeming advantage: The United States could ultimately slap tariffs on more than $500 billion in imported Chinese goods. Beijing has much less to tax: It imported just $130 billion in U.S. goods last year. Yet that hardly means China would be powerless to fight back once it ran out of U.S. goods to...

  • BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina releases monetary policy statement. KIEV- The Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Yakiv Smoliy holds a press conference- 1100 GMT. KIEV- National Bank of Ukraine holds monetary policy meeting.