US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/File Photo/Reuters

Stocks in Asia fell along with US and European equity futures, the yuan and Treasury yields as investors awaited details on the counter-measures Chin(...)

The US and China were close to a deal to end their trade dispute just 10 days ago. But while many on Capitol Hill  have backed US president Donald  Trump’s aggressive turn in the China talks, others have grown concerned

Donald Trump’s top economic adviser sought to contain the fallout from the escalation of trade tensions with Beijing, saying there was a “strong possi(...)

 Chinese vice premier Liu He, second left,  says goodbye to US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin, centre,   and US trade representative Robert Lighthizer as they break from meetings  in Washington, DC. Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images

China vowed to take retaliatory action after the United States slapped tariffs on Chinese exports on Friday, escalating the growing trade war between (...)

US president Donald Trump Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Pool via Bloomberg

Traders who thought they sidestepped the latest round of trade belligerence were dragged back to their seats late Monday as more tough talk from the T(...)

US president Donald Trump has threatened in a series of tweets to raise tariffs on all Chinese imports to 25 per cent. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst

US president Donald Trump has threatened to raise tariffs on all Chinese imports to 25 per cent, sharply ratcheting up pressure on Beijing to make con(...)

US congressman Richard Neal said the UK and EU must preserve the sanctity of the Belfast Agreement. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The chances of the European Union striking a trade deal with the United States would be endangered if it jeopardised the Belfast Agreement after Brexi(...)

US President Donald Trump’s administration is proposing tariffs in EU goods in response to Airbus support. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The European Union is preparing retaliatory tariffs against the United States over subsidies to Boeing, significantly escalating transatlantic trade t(...)

US speaker Nancy Pelosi: renewed efforts to seal a landmark American visa deal for Irish citizens. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

A high-powered US congressional delegation is to visit Ireland this month amid renewed efforts to seal a landmark American visa deal for Irish citize(...)

President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft, Guillaume Faury (right), and chairman of China Aviation Supplies Co, Jia Baojun, at an agreement-signing ceremony at the Elysée Palace in Paris. Photograph: Yoan Valat/Pool/Reuters

Airbus has agreed a multibillion-dollar deal with China to sell a package of 300 aircraft to the country, strengthening the European aerospace group’s(...)

Nivea skin-cream maker Beiersdorf plunged to two-year lows after it issued a shock warning about its 2019 operating margins. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer

European shares ended a rally as a warning from Nivea skin-cream maker Beiersdorf took the glow off consumer stocks, prompting an outbreak of caution (...)

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