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EU to respond to any U.S. auto tariff move: report

Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union will respond to any U.S. move to raise tariffs on cars made in the bloc, a senior European Commission official said, the latest comments in an escalating trade row.

Friday, Jun 22

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Harley says EU duties could prompt price hikes

Reuters / Finance

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc could be forced to raise prices in Europe due to EU tariffs on U.S. goods, hitting buyers of new motorcycle models when they are shipped to dealers later in the year, the head of its central…

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OPEC agrees modest hike in oil supply after Iran softens stance

Reuters

OPEC agreed on Friday on a modest increase in oil production from next month after its leader Saudi Arabia persuaded arch-rival Iran to cooperate, following calls from major consumers to help reduce the price of crude and avoid a supply…

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Stocks set for worst week in 3 months on trade war worries

Reuters

Trade worries are the culprit again for pushing Asian shares to six-month lows on Friday. As David Pollard reports, European shares got mild relief from new PMI numbers - but stocks were still heading for their worst week in three months.

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UPDATE 3-Chinese media says US has 'delusions' as impact of trade war spreads

Reuters / World

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a "symptom of paranoid delusions" that must not distract China from its path to modernization, Chinese media said on Friday as Beijing kept up with its war of words with…

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Asian shares hit six-month lows as tariffs take economic toll

Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stumbled to their lowest in six months on Friday, hurt by signs U.S. trade battles with China and many other countries are starting to chip away at corporate profits, while oil prices were choppy before an…

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Exclusive - Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states: documents

Reuters

LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal,…

Thursday, Jun 21

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China warns trade spat will hurt U.S. jobs

Reuters

China's commerce ministry accuses the United States of being "capricious" over bilateral trade issues, and warns that the interests of U.S. workers and farmers ultimately will be hurt by Washington's penchant for brandishing "big sticks".…

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WRAPUP 2-Trade pressures deepen as Daimler warns on sales

Reuters / Markets

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler shocked investors on Thursday with a warning that trade tensions would hit sales, while fears of a "tit-for-tat" trade war grew as Europe readied retaliatory tariffs against the…

Wednesday, Jun 20

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Walt Disney raises bid for Fox assets

Reuters / Finance

Walt Disney raised its bid for Twenty-First Century Fox assets to $71.3 billion as it looks to scuttle Comcast's $65 billion offer last week. Fred Katayama reports.

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Global Markets: Asian stocks bounce as China turns up on hopes of policy support

Reuters / Finance

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian stock markets bounced on Wednesday following a wobbly morning session that highlighted the lingering anxiety and uncertainty surrounding a heated trade dispute between China and the United States.

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U.S. shale producers warn Chinese tariffs would hit energy exports

Reuters / Markets

HOUSTON (Reuters) - China's proposed tariffs on U.S. petroleum imports, part of a mounting trade war between the two countries, would crimp sales to the shale industry's largest customer, adding new pressure on U.S. crude prices, energy…

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Global Markets: China stocks extend slump, temper Asian bounce as trade war anxiety grows

Reuters / Markets

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's stock markets slumped on Wednesday, extending a rout from the previous day as the prospect of a full-blown Sino-U.S. trade war put a dampener on the rest of Asian equities, even as they managed a modest bounce.

Tuesday, Jun 19

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Trade war worries slam China and emerging markets

Reuters / Markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Chinese stocks fell almost 4 percent and alarm bells rang across global markets on Tuesday, as trade tensions between the United States and China escalated further.

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Head of Volkswagen's Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's supervisory suspended crisis talks to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand which were convened after German authorities arrested current Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into…

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WRAPUP 1-Trump ratchets up China trade conflict with fresh tariff threat

Reuters

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world's two…

Intel has paths around Trump's China tariffs, analysts say

Reuters

(Reuters) - Intel Corp, the world's biggest chipmaker by revenue and a prominent U.S. manufacturer, could avoid the most severe effects of a new list of Chinese tariffs proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump by shifting its production…

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Australian court fines Apple $6.7 million over iPhone 'bricking' case

Reuters / Technology

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian court fined U.S. electronics giant Apple Inc A$9 million ($6.7 million) on Tuesday after a regulator accused it of using a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties.

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CEO Musk emails staff alleging employee 'sabotage'

Reuters / UK / Markets

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Monday in an email to staff that an unnamed Tesla employee had conducted "extensive and damaging sabotage" to the company's operations including allegedly making…

Monday, Jun 18

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Pompeo says China trade policies 'predatory'

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday slammed China's trade practices as "predatory economics 101" and said statements by Beijing in recent weeks that it was moving to open its economy were "a joke."

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Google to invest $550 million in China e-commerce giant JD.com

Reuters / Technology

(Reuters) - Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com , part of the U.S. internet company's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com .

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Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

Reuters / UK

The head of Volkswagen's luxury arm Audi was arrested on Monday, the most senior company official so far to be taken into custody over the German carmaker's emissions test cheating scandal. Sonia Legg reports

FOCUS-How U.S. tax reform rewards companies that shift profit to tax havens

Reuters / Finance

(Reuters) - The corporate tax cut passed by U.S. President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans that was in part designed to help dissuade U.S. companies from moving profits overseas may instead make the practice a lot more rewarding.

Saturday, Jun 16

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Orange, former executives to stand trial over staff suicides

PARIS (Reuters) - The former head of France Telecom Didier Lombard, six other executives and telecoms operator Orange have been ordered to stand trial over their alleged role in a wave of staff suicides.

Friday, Jun 15

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WRAPUP 5-Trump sets tariffs on $50 bln in Chinese goods; Beijing strikes back

Reuters / World

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday, and the smoldering trade war between the world's two largest economies showed signs of…

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Stocks fall, dollar hits seven-month high as U.S. readies China tariffs

Reuters / Markets

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares fell and were set to end the week in the red on Friday while the dollar climbed to a seven-month high, as investors braced for a list of Chinese goods targeted in a first round of announced tariffs by the…

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Global Markets: Asian shares falter as U.S. readies China tariffs, euro at two-week low on ECB

Reuters / Finance

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for U.S. tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank indicated it would not raise interest rates for some time.

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Zara looks to technology to keep up with faster fashion

Reuters / UK / Markets

MADRID (Reuters) - The pioneer of fast fashion isn't looking so fast anymore.

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Analysis: Volcker 'fix' may cause new headaches for Wall Street

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A proposal to simplify a rule banning banks from proprietary trading, rather than making life easier for Wall Street, could ensnare billions of dollars' worth of assets not currently caught by the regulation.

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AT&T closes $85 billion deal for Time Warner

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc , the No. 2 wireless carrier, on Thursday closed its $85 billion deal to acquire media company Time Warner Inc after U.S. antitrust regulators indicated they would not seek a delay.