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US President Donald Trump speaks before signing a presidential memorandum targeting trade with China.

President Donald Trump took his boldest step to level the economic playing field with China, ordering sweeping tariffs on Chinese goods in a move tha(...)

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A sell-off in technology shares that began Monday in Asia and picked up pace in the US began to ease Tuesday, as investors mull the potential for weak(...)

Jerome Powell: Investors, accustomed to “dovish” former Fed chiefs such as Janet Yellen, Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan, may have been disconcerted by Powell’s “demeanour and forcefulness”. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Fears that the Federal Reserve may be about to speed up its rate-hiking cycle continue to spook global markets, as evidenced by last week’s reaction t(...)

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Asian shares extended losses on Wednesday as weak Chinese and Japanese manufacturing data revived worries about global growth amid anxiety over faster(...)

Markets slipped on Tuesday as new US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell indicated that he would raise interest rates gradually in the world’s biggest economy

Markets slipped on Tuesday as new US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell indicated that he would raise interest rates gradually in the world’s bigg(...)

 Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell’s embrace of his predecessor’s gradual approach to tightening monetary policy is about to be tested. Since Mr (...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. Photograph:  Reuters/Brendan McDermid

European shares rose on Monday, with gains across bourses and industry sectors, as the focus gradually shifts from the earnings season to monetary pol(...)

Britain’s blue chip FTSE 100 index closed down 0.11 per cent . A number of big, earnings-driven falls weighed on the blue chips

European shares ended Friday in positive territory after a choppy session, posting a slim weekly gain as investors digested disappointing company resu(...)

New Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell is untested but is likely to follow Janet Yellen’s dovish script. Photograph:  Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Are the robots to blame for the current market turbulence? A lot of commentators, including US treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin, seem to think so, mu(...)

The numbers are displayed after the closing bell of the Dow in New York on Thursday. Photograph:  Bryan R Smith/AFP/Getty Images

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the world’s most widely followed share price index. It was created more than 120 years ago by the Wall Street Jour(...)

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