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PH shares join regional downswing amid lingering US-China trade worries

[embedded content] Philippine shares slid alongside most Asian markets as hopes for a speedy resolution to the US-China trade front wane. This week’s earnings results could be the catalyst the local market needs to push forward. – Business Nightly, ANC, ...

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World stocks, dollar rally on US-China trade deal hopes

Reuters/file photo NEW YORK — Oil prices rose and stocks rallied worldwide on Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases, a key consideration in reaching a deal to end a trade ...

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PSEi falls amid possible snag in US-China trade deal

[embedded content] Philippine shares fall alongside most Asian peers as China pushes the US to remove more tariffs. The main index fell by more than 2 percent but still closed above 8,000.  An analyst believes the upcoming release of the ...

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Trade deficit narrows to $3.12 billion September

MANILA – The Philippines trade deficit narrowed year-on-year in September as exports and imports both declined, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority released Wednesday showed. The trade deficit totaled $ 3.12 billion in September from $ 4.02 billion during the ...

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Stocks rally to highs on low rates, hopes for trade peace

NEW YORK – It’s the market that continues mostly upward, even though there’s still plenty to worry about. FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo trader Phyllis Arena Woods works on the floor of the New York Stock ...

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India rejects China-backed Asia free trade deal

[embedded content] India has yet to resolve its concerns over the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. As for the Philippines, it is confident the mega free trade deal will pave the way for greater market access for Filipino products. – ...

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RCEP members fail to sign free trade deal

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha shake hands at the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summit in Bangkok, Thailand ...

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RCEP effectively gives up year-end goal for free trade deal

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha attend the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summit in Bangkok, Thailand. Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters BANGKOK – Leaders from ...

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ASEAN leaders hope for trade deal as economies sag on US-China spat

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations shake hands at the Opening Ceremony of the 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand November 3, 2019. Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters BANGKOK — Southeast Asian leaders meet for a second day in Thailand ...

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Trade talks in balance at Southeast Asian leaders summit

ASEAN leaders attend a plenary session at a regional summit in Bangkok Saturday. Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters BANGKOK—Plans to finalize an Asia-wide trade deal at a summit in Bangkok this weekend were uncertain after new demands raised by India in the ...

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