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Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank on Sunday confirmed they were in talks to possibly merge, an indication that efforts to combine Germany's two largest lenders are gaining pace.
China's rush to pass a new foreign investment law on Friday is likely not enough to appease the demands of the U.S. in ongoing trade negotiations, analysts said.
The European Commission on Wednesday concluded that palm oil should be phased out from transport fuel due to environmental concerns, sparking backlash from Malaysia, a top producer of the versatile commodity.
North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said at a news conference that her country has "no intention to yield" to demands made by the U.S.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday that the government will remain supportive of the economy in the face of new pressures on growth.
President Donald Trump said Thursday the U.S. will probably know in the next three or four weeks about a possible trade deal with China.
As much as China's latest economic data indicate a slowdown in growth, a look at seasonal factors — and air pollution levels — signals the deceleration could be more significant, analysts said.
The U.S. and China reaching a deal and dropping the additional tariffs imposed last year would lead investors "to think that maybe globalization hasn't ended," said Christopher Wood, CLSA's global equity strategist.
Thailand's election on March 24 will be the country's first since a military coup overthrew the elected government in 2014.
As many as 100 children and many others were feared trapped on Wednesday after a building containing a primary school collapsed in Lagos.
Peter Andersen, chief investment officer at Massachusetts-based Andersen Capital, said that "everyone wants to negotiate for their own good," so that suggests there will be a positive outcome from the U.S.-China talks.
Making sure people have jobs is a growing worry for the Chinese government as it tries to manage a slowing economy and clinch a trade deal with its biggest trade partner.
Malta, a country in the Mediterranean that's part of the EU, has indicated there's a possibility that it could join China's Belt and Road infrastructure investment initiative.
The U.S. under President Donald Trump has been at odds with the European Union. Last year, Trump threatened to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on American imports of European cars.
The United States and China may be in the final weeks of discussions to hammer out a deal to ease their tit-for-tat tariffs dispute, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday.
Beijing has pledged to buy more American soybeans, analysts question if China — the world's largest consumer of the oilseed — has the appetite for it.