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US sanctions on Huawei bite, but who gets hurt?

  • May 21, 2019

Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear. U.S. companies that supply the Chinese tech powerhouse with computer chips saw their stock prices slump Monday, and Huawei faces decimated smartphone sales with the anticipated loss of Google’s popular softw

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Stocks drop around the world, bonds rise on trade worries

  • May 18, 2019

NEW YORK— Stocks flopped on Friday, and investors herded into the safety of bonds after the market’s reading of the U.S.-China trade war flipped back to worry.   U.S. stock indexes fell as soon as trading opened, following European and Asian markets lower. Industrial companies had the sharpest losses

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Nissan proposing more board members, with Renault’s Bollore

  • May 17, 2019

TOKYO— Nissan says it is proposing adding Renault’s chief executive, Thierry Bollore, to its board, as well as several outsiders, to strengthen its governance following the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.   The Japanese automaker’s proposals announced Friday will be put to a shareholder

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The Latest: Germans, Dutch won’t ban Huawei despite US move

  • May 17, 2019

BEIJING— The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The German and Dutch leaders are making clear that they don’t

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Huawei hit by US export controls, potential import ban

  • May 16, 2019

In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from U.S. n

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Huawei hit by US export controls, potential import ban

  • May 16, 2019

In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from U.S. n

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US issues $300B target list of Chinese goods in trade battle

  • May 14, 2019

BEIJING— U.S. trade officials have issued a $300 billion target list of Chinese imports including laptop computers for more tariff hikes, ratcheting up tensions with Beijing. The U.S. Trade Representative said the list is aimed at carrying out President Donald Trump’s threat to extend punitive 25% duties to

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Why tariff war threatens Beijing’s global economic ambitions

  • May 13, 2019

China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology. The United States is a vital customer and source of technology for Chinese makers of electronics, medical equipment and other high-tech exports — i

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Asian shares mostly lower amid jitters ahead of trade talks

  • May 09, 2019

Share sank in Asia Thursday as investors fretted over trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index skidded 2.3% to 28,324.46 and Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.9% to 21,402.13. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.3% to 6,290.40. South Korea’s Kospi dropped 2.6% to 2,111.38.

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