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  • TOKYO, Aug 16- Japan's export growth slowed more than expected in July as shipments to the United States fell for a second straight month, with the automotive sector down sharply and global trade disputes casting doubts over foreign demand. Japan's exports to the United States fell 5.2 percent year-on-year in July, down for a second straight month, due to a 12.1...

  • *Beijing to send delegation to Washington in late August. SINGAPORE, Aug 16- Oil prices on Thursday recouped some of the previous day's losses after Beijing said it would send a delegation to Washington to try to resolve trade disputes between the United States and China that have roiled global markets. China and the United States have implemented several...

  • *China announces new round of trade talks with U.S. TOKYO, Aug 16- Asian shares pulled away from one-year lows on Thursday, after Beijing said it will hold trade talks with Washington this month, although Turkey's currency crisis and fears of an economic slowdown in China kept most markets in the red. China on Thursday said a delegation led by its vice commerce...

  • TOKYO, Aug 16- The dollar was nudged away from a 13- month peak on Thursday as risk aversion eased and emerging market currencies bounced back on news that a Chinese delegation will travel to the United States late in August to hold trade talks. China's Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday that it had received an invitation from the United States for talks to be...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 15- Turkey should commit to sound economic policies to promote stability and reduce imbalances at a time of market volatility, an IMF spokesperson said on Wednesday as a row between Washington and Ankara over the jailing of an American pastor dragged on. The latest blow was sparked by sanctions imposed on Turkey by the Trump administration over...

  • TOKYO, Aug 16- Japan's Nikkei erased losses on Thursday morning following news of coming talks between China and the United States, which raised hopes of an easing of their trade war and made the yen weaken. It had been in negative territory before China's commerce ministry said Vice Minister Wang Shouwen will hold talks in Washington in late August.

  • BEIJING, Aug 16- China said on Thursday a delegation would attend the next round of trade talks with U.S. counterparts in Washington later this month, in the latest bid to defuse a conflict that has set world markets on edge. China and the United States have implemented several rounds of tit-for-tat tariffs on each others goods since the start of the year and have...

  • *China's Dalian soybean prices fall in relief for processors. SINGAPORE, Aug 16- Chicago soybean futures bounced back on Thursday, rising more than 2 percent as news on Beijing- Washington holding new round of trade talks boosted hopes of U.S. soybean sales to top importer China. A Chinese delegation led by vice commerce minister Wang Shouwen will travel to the...

  • *Trade conflicts pose a risk to export-reliant Japan. TOKYO, Aug 16- Japan's export growth slowed more than expected in July as shipments to the United States fell for a second straight month, with the automotive sector down sharply and global trade disputes casting doubts over foreign demand. Japan's exports to the United States fell 5.2 percent year-on-year...

  • U.S. STOCK FUTURES GAIN 0.4 PCT, JAPAN'S NIKKEI ALSO TURNS POSITIVE.

  • EX- JAPAN ASIA-PACIFIC MSCI INDEX TURNS POSITIVE AFTER NEWS OF TRADE TALKS BETWEEN U.S.

  • *Beijing to send delegation to Washington in late August. SINGAPORE, Aug 16- Oil prices on Thursday recouped some of the previous day's losses after Beijing said it would send a delegation to Washington in an attempt to resolve trade disputes between the United States and China that have roiled global markets. Traders said Thursday's market moves followed in...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 16- Shares of Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings plunged on Thursday after it reported its first quarterly profit fall in nearly 13 years and said it did not know whether it would get Chinese approval for its most popular game. Tencent said late on Wednesday the biggest issue facing the company before it could return to rapid revenue growth...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 16- Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group swung to a profit and beat estimates in the first quarter on Thursday, helped by a sharp jump in revenue. Net profit came in at $77 million for the three months ended in June, compared with a loss of $72.3 million in the same period a year earlier when it was hit by higher costs amid a shortage of components.

  • BEIJING, Aug 16- Shanghai base metals dropped sharply on Thursday, with copper and zinc plumbing fresh one-year lows after a broad sell-off in London in the previous session before bouncing back slightly on news of fresh U.S.- China trade talks. *SHFE COPPER: The most-traded October copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange fell as much as 3.3 percent to...

  • TOKYO, Aug 16- Asian shares hit fresh one-year lows in early trading on Thursday, while oil and precious metal prices also tumbled as Turkey's currency crisis and fears of an economic slowdown in China fanned worries about global growth. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.0 percent, while Japan's Nikkei and the Australian...

  • CHINA'S SOYBEAN FUTURES DOWN 1.7 PCT, SOYMEAL FALLS 1.4 PCT ON NEWS OF FRESH ROUND OF U.S.- CHINA TRADE TALKS.

  • *Turkey doubles tariffs on U.S. cars, alcohol, cigarettes. ISTANBUL/ WASHINGTON, Aug 15- The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor, as Qatar pledged $15 billion in investment to Turkey, supporting a rise in the Turkish lira. The White House stance appeared to...

  • BEIJING, Aug 16- A Chinese delegation led by vice commerce minister Wang Shouwen will travel to the United States for trade talks in late August, China's Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday. The talks are at the invitation of the United States and will be held with U.S. China's commerce ministry said in its statement that China will not accept any unilateral...

  • TOKYO, Aug 16- Japanese regulators are investigating Apple Inc over allegations it unfairly pressured Yahoo Japan Corp to slow the expansion of its online games platform, which competes with Apple's App Store, Japanese media reported on Thursday. The Fair Trade Commission is looking at whether Apple interfered in Yahoo Japan's operations by pressuring it to...