Trade agreements

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 3, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after a Japanese manufacturing indicator showed conditions improving, a glimmer of upbeat news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a resounding defeat of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo municipal elections on Sunday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 03, 2017 - 8:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Monday after a survey showed Japan's manufacturing outlook improving and as oil prices continued to recover from a recent slide. Trading was thin, however, due to a holiday in the U.S. on Tuesday. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC-40 gained 1 percent to 5,172 and...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 3, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after a Japanese manufacturing indicator showed conditions improving, a glimmer of upbeat news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a resounding defeat of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo municipal elections on Sunday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 03, 2017 - 5:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks rose Monday after a surveyed showed Japan's manufacturing outlook improving. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC-40 rose 0.8 percent to 5,164.01 and Germany's DAX added 0.6 percent to 12,402.15. London's FTSE 100 advanced 0.5 percent to 7,346.91. On Friday, the DAX and CAC-40...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 3, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after a Japanese manufacturing indicator showed conditions improving, a glimmer of upbeat news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a resounding defeat of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo municipal elections on Sunday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 03, 2017 - 1:47 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after a surveyed showed Japan's manufacturing outlook improving and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's party was defeated in Tokyo municipal elections. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.3 percent to 20,089.03 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200...
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President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 30, 2017 - 4:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and South Korea's new leader showed joint resolve on North Korea on Friday despite their divergent philosophies for addressing the nuclear threat, yet the U.S. opened up a new front of discord by demanding a renegotiation of a landmark 2012 trade pact...
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President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017, where they made statements. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 30, 2017 - 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meetings with the South Korean president (all times local): 3:00 p.m. The White House is confirming that President Donald Trump has asked his trade representative to begin the process of renegotiating the U.S. trade deal with South Korea...
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President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017, where they made statements. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 30, 2017 - 12:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meetings with the South Korean president (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The Oval Office was a rough-and-tumble place when President Donald Trump sat alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in (jah-yihn) for their White House meeting. A large...
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President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 30, 2017 - 11:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meetings with the South Korean president (all times local): 11:05 a.m. President Donald Trump says that he will start to reduce the U.S. trade deficit by renegotiating a trade deal with South Korea. The United States recorded a $27.6 billion...
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June 30, 2017 - 3:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan and the European Union are rushing to finalize an agreement on easing barriers between their huge economies to help counter the backlash against free trade by U.S. President Donald Trump. The two sides hope to have a deal before the Group of 20 industrial nations meets next week...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center, arrives to leave for the United States at the Seoul military airport in Seongnam, South Korea, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Moon left for the United States for a summit meeting with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to discus the controversial U.S. missile defense system and North Korea's nuclear issues. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
June 28, 2017 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea's new leader, on a four-day visit to Washington, was aiming to reconcile differences with President Donald Trump after advocating a softer approach to North Korea and delaying U.S. plans for the full deployment of a missile defense system in his country. President Moon...
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June 27, 2017 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has trimmed its outlook for the U.S. economy, citing the number of uncertainties that surround President Donald Trump's plans to boost economic growth. The IMF forecast that the U.S. economy will grow this year at an annual rate of 2.1 percent. That...
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