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  • An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China.

    "It's really opening the door to a very new and promising financing channel over the medium to longer term. And I think people will read that positively," said Helen Zhu, head of Chinese equities at BlackRock.

  • China's President Xi Jinping attends the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on March 15, 2019.

    China is ready to strengthen "a global strategic partnership" with Italy, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote in an Italian daily on the eve of his visit to the euro zone's third-largest economy.

  • MILAN, March 20- China is ready to strengthen "a global strategic partnership" with Italy, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote in an Italian daily on the eve of his visit to the euro zone's third-largest economy. Xi said China was ready to coordinate more closely with Italy over international issues such as climate change, including within multilateral...

  • TOKYO, March 20- Confidence among Japanese manufacturers hit its weakest in two-and-a-half years in March, a Reuters poll showed, as global trade friction fueled concerns that a postwar record growth cycle driven by Abenomics may be over. The monthly poll, which tracks the Bank of Japan's closely watched tankan quarterly survey, found confidence fell for a...

  • President Donald Trump, left, and China's President Xi Jinping arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. 

    There were multiple reports about trade talks between the U.S. and China on Tuesday, which sent traders scrambling to decipher.

  • BRUSSELS, March 18- China dismissed U.S. security warnings against its telecoms equipment maker Huawei as groundless and "abnormal" on Monday, as Beijing's top diplomat went to Brussels to cool growing European frustration over trade. "What we oppose are groundless accusations for political purposes and attempts to bring down a foreign company," Wang told a news...

  • BRUSSELS, March 18- The European Union will seek Beijing's agreement for deadlines to open up China's economy at an April 9 summit in Brussels, according to a draft leaders' statement, trying to coax it into making good on promises to deepen trade ties. It is part of a flurry of high-level meetings before President Xi Jinping travels to Italy and France from this...

  • Shipping containers sit stacked at Qingdao Port after snow on February 14, 2019 in Qingdao, Shandong Province of China.

    China would do well for itself to get its unsustainable trade imbalance with the U.S. out of the way — quickly and resolutely, Michael Ivanovitch writes.

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 15- A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant, signaling potential progress in a deal that could increase Beijing's deepening influence in the South American nation. Argentina had hoped to announce an agreement on China- financed construction of Atucha III, as it has been...

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    The European Union needs a coherent strategy toward China that will unite its members. The United States needs to develop a similar strategy of its own, writes Atlantic Council CEO Fred Kempe.

  • SHANGHAI, March 16- The Shanghai Stock Exchange will start accepting listing applications for its new Science and Technology Innovation board on Monday, putting it on track for a first batch of listings as early as mid-June, the official Shanghai Securities News reported on Saturday. Yantai Raytron Technology Co, a Chinese developer of imaging and sensor...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 15- A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant, signaling potential progress in a deal that could increase Beijing's deepening influence in the South American nation. Argentina had hoped to announce an agreement on China- financed construction of Atucha III, as it has been...

  • As long as the President wants a deal, we'll get a deal, says economist

    Derek Scissors, American Enterprise Institute Asia economist, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss the upcoming U.S.-China talks and the likelihood of a deal happening.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) waves to the press as he walks with US President Donald Trump at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 7, 2017.

    Chinese negotiators suggest combining a long-discussed state visit by President Xi Jinping to the United States with the announcement of any forthcoming trade deal, according to three sources briefed on discussions. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports.

  • China won't let economy grow less than target range- Li. *Hopes trade talks between U.S., China to achieve results. China has promised billions of dollars in tax cuts and infrastructure spending to help businesses and protect jobs, as economic momentum is expected to cool further due to softer domestic demand and the trade war with the United States.

  • March 15- Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is due to sign a memorandum of understanding with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week endorsing Beijing's ambitious "Belt and Road" investment programme. Conte has faced calls from home and abroad not to sign the document, amid fears Italy might expose sensitive technologies to China or hand over critical...

  • ROME, March 15- The ancient Silk Road was a network of trading routes that stretched from China to Italy, transporting goods, skills and ideas half way around the world. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte plans to sign a preliminary accord when Xi visits Rome next week, hooking Italy up to the Belt and Road Initiative- a colossal, multi-billion-dollar project designed...

  • ROME, March 15- The ancient Silk Road was a network of trading routes that stretched from China to Italy, transporting goods, skills and ideas half way around the world. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte plans to sign a preliminary accord when Xi visits Rome next week, hooking Italy up to the Belt and Road Initiative- a colossal, multi-billion-dollar project designed...

  • Gold bars at the Austrian Gold and Silver Separating Plant in Vienna, Austria.

    Palladium soared to a record high on Friday as news that Russia is considering a temporary ban on the export of precious metals scrap fed into fears of a supply shortfall this year.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New York.

    Stocks posted strong weekly gains as investors cheered renewed optimism on the U.S.-China trade front on Friday.