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Oil falls amid new round of tariffs in US-China trade war

Brent crude was down 0.7%, at US$58.83 a barrel, while US oil was down 0.5%, at US$54.83 a barrel.

China starts to impose additional tariffs on some US goods

The extra 5% and 10% tariffs were levied on 1,717 items of a total of 5,078 products originating from the United States.

Alibaba sales surge, beats highest analyst estimate

Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is riding a surge in domestic internet shopping helped by sales promotions and personalised shopping experience.

Tariffs or no tariffs, US corn may be too expensive for...

China says it will continue to buy US farm products, including corn, and has waived retaliatory tariffs on some imports, but there are no signs of any significant new purchases.

US sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations

The move comes amid increased tensions between Iran and the West as well as between the United States and China, which have restarted major trade talks.