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Ringgit opens higher post 2020 budget

Ringgit, however, trades mixed against other major currencies.

S. Korea PM set for first Japan visit since trade spat

Lee Nak-yon to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony.

Partial US-China trade deal only ‘baby step’ as thorny issues remain

It will take weeks to finalise and details of deal are not clear.

US holds off China tariff increase after agreeing to deal

Observers say deal is underwhelming.

All smiles as US-China trade talks end with hope of limited...

We had a very, very good negotiation with China, says Donald Trump.

Tariffs forcing China to pay attention, says US

Making Beijing adhere to an agreement not always easy according to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.

88% of imports won’t face tariffs in event of no-deal Brexit

UK a free-trading nation and British business are in strong position to compete in an open market.

Tense atmosphere dims hopes for US-China deal

Blacklisting of Chinese companies could deepen divisions between Washington and Beijing.

As US factories falter, White House insists economy like ‘a rock’

White House in denial despite data showing the American economy tanking.

1 in 4 Japan employees want to cut back ties with...

Some 7.4% of the respondents want links with the Asian powerhouse to be expanded.

China September factory activity shrinks for fifth month

China's manufacturing sector has done poorly in recent months due to weak domestic demand and higher trade tariffs.

Ringgit extends gains in early trade

Demand for the ringgit remained intact after FTSE Russell decided to keep Malaysia on its benchmark World Government Bond Index.

US Treasury says no plans to block Chinese listings ‘at this time’

Administration officials for weeks have been examining their options on how to limit US investors’ portfolio flow into China.

China tells UN tariffs could plunge world into recession

Wang's remarks coincided with word the Trump administration is considering radical new financial pressure tactics on Beijing.

China’s top diplomat says Beijing willing to buy more US products

China says if both sides can take more enthusiastic measures, reduce pessimistic language and actions, the talks will yield results.

US, Japan sign limited trade deal, leaving autos for future talks

Japan and the US will tackle automotive tariffs in a later round of negotiations.

Give the poor more spending power, Jomo tells govt ahead of...

The prominent economist says Putrajaya must be flexible when it comes to the targetted 3% budget deficit.

After ‘Howdy Modi,’ Trump and India’s PM could sign trade deal

Donald Trump and Narendra Modi will meet in Houston at an Indian-American rally dubbed ‘Howdy Modi!’

Why race against clock on trade pact ‘shrouded with secrecy’, asks...

It claims the public has no access to information on this 'world's largest trade pact', which is to be concluded soon.

Profiting from trade war, China fund jumps 54% in first year

Xu Xiaoyong’s bet that domestic tech companies will see more demand from larger companies as a result of the trade war has led to huge returns for his fund.

Don’t focus solely on race and religion, youth leader tells Umno,...

Umno Youth vice-chief Shahril Hamdan says the two parties should look into the economy and youth after they sign their charter.

South Korea to file WTO complaint over Japan’s export curbs

Targeting South Korea is in violation of WTO's principles banning the discriminatory practice, says South Korea’s trade minister.

Banning anti-palm oil products may cost Malaysia, warns think tank

IDEAS director Laurence Todd says banning products that have ‘palm oil free’ products may spark trade retaliation from Europe.

Palm oil futures drop as soyoil prices weaken

Palm oil prices are affected by movements in related oils as they compete for a share in the global vegetable oils market.