Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya speaks during a Reuters Newsmaker event in Tokyo, Japan July 5, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Last year was a bumper year for stocks, with all 17 top global indexes polled by Reuters ending the year higher than where they started. Only one did not rise by a double-digit percentage.
The MSCI Emerging Markets Index .MSCIEF, which measures stock performance, has rebounded 4% from its early February low, though it remains down on the year. Another index measuring emerging markets currency performance .MIEM00000CUS was still sharply lower, reflecting the slide in a range of currencies from Asia to Latin America.
Deputy USTR Jeffrey Gerrish will head the new office, which will field complaints about China’s implementation of the agreement from companies and other interested parties, the agency said in a statement.
The European planemaker said it would continue discussions with its U.S. customers to “mitigate effects of tariffs insofar as possible” and hoped the U.S. Trade Representative’s office would change its position.
Trying to make a virtue of his Wall Street heritage, Bloomberg’s campaign argued on Tuesday that “as the founder of a successful global financial technology company, he understands the system well and is uniquely qualified to make it work better for all Americans.”
The SARS epidemic in 2003, they noted, had come and gone with little economic impact.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Tuesday it…
There was encouraging news on the struggling manufacturing sector, with other data on Thursday showing factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region accelerated to a three-year high in February, likely as tensions in the 19-month trade war between the United States and China diminished.
“There is information that we are still in need of with regards to the banking situation. There are measures that we will take to hold to account all who participated in bringing the crisis to where it is,” Aoun said, according to his Twitter account.
The IMF has said its team will stay until Feb. 23 to provide broad technical advice. Lebanon has not requested financial assistance from the Fund as it draws up a plan to confront the crisis.
“Once we got renegotiation of trade agreements, we saw uncertainty in the market, and investment took a hit,” Tomas Philipson, acting chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, said in a briefing with reporters about the CEA’s annual Economic Report of the President.