Shares soar as Trump hints at possible US-China trade deal

President’s positive remarks about a call with Xi Jinping, and a report that he has asked officials to draw up terms, lift markets Asian shares have surged on reports that Donald Trump wants to reach an agreement with Chinese president Xi Jinping about…

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Asia Pacific shares plunge into bear territory amid fears over global economy

Markets fall from Sydney to Shanghai as analyst warns that broad selloff could turn into a ‘capitulation’Shares in Asia Pacific have plunged into bear market territory and wiped billions off the values of companies as one analyst warned that the losses…

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FTSE 100 hits fresh six-month low amid fears over trade, oil and rates – business live

It’s a very jittery start to the week amid the Khashoggi standoff, US-China trade tensions and concern about US borrowing costs. Follow all the action live Latest: FTSE falls againEuropean stocks hit 22-month lowSummary: Losses mount as Asia reopensSau…

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World stock markets dive as Trump attacks ‘crazy’ US rate hikes

President adds to borrowing costs concern as China tension fuels febrile market moodA jittery, volatile week on global financial markets has burst into a frenzy of selling, triggered by heavy losses on Wall Street and comments by Donald Trump describin…

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