Accelerating growth has given the administration more leverage over trading partners. But economists warn of potential headwinds beyond this year.
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MSCI returned Argentina to emerging market status for the first time in nearly a decade, a move that is expected to provide a much-needed boost to the beleaguered country.
Chinese direct investment in the US totaled $1.8 billion between January and May. That's a 92 percent drop compared to the same period in 2017, and the lowest level in seven years, according to a report released Wednesday by Rhodium Group, a US research firm which tracks Chinese direct investment in the US.
The two programs are closely matched in terms of value.
Industrial property heavyweight Goodman Group has increased its footprint in South America with a partnership to develop and invest in warehouses in Brazil, .
(Reuters/IFR) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp has lined up $548 million from seven cornerstone investors including U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc for its Hong Kong IPO of up to $6.1 billion, according to a term sheet seen by Reuters.
E.U. Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on Thursday sought New Zealand's support to stand up for an open, rule-based trade system that she said was under threat from escalating friction between the United States and other major economies.
The BoE has said it wants to see stronger growth before raising rates.