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.
Oil prices fell on Thursday as Iran signaled it may support a small rise in OPEC crude output, possibly paving the way for the producer cartel to agree a supply increase during a meeting on Friday.
The European Union is ready to engage with the United States to solve a trade row triggered by Washington's decision to impose metal impose tariffs, E.U. Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Thursday.
China's commerce ministry on Thursday accused the United States of being "capricious" over bilateral trade issues, and warned that the interests of U.S. workers and farmers ultimately will be hurt by Washington's penchant for brandishing "big sticks".
European markets are set to open higher Thursday morning amid growing tensions in the oil market ahead of an OPEC meeting that could expand crude production.
Bank of Japan board member Yukitoshi Funo said on Thursday he was worried that protectionism could damage the world economy and trade volume, and in turn affect Japan's economy.
The Government’s flagship policy to make banking simpler could be derailed because customers fear sharing their data, a major regulator has said.
If the weather is kind, around 30,000 druids, neo-pagans, hippies and others are expected to gather at Stonehenge next Thursday to mark the summer solstice, the only day of the year when the rising sun shines on the central altar.