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Trudeau Says ‘Australian Colleagues’ Warned on China's Aecon Bid

Trudeau Says ‘Australian Colleagues’ Warned on China's Aecon Bid

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says “Australian colleagues” told his government about the challenges of allowing the Chinese to buy engineering companies before it made the decision to last week
Bayer Wins U.S. Approval for Monsanto After Two-Year Quest

Bayer Wins U.S. Approval for Monsanto After Two-Year Quest

Bayer AG won U.S. antitrust approval for its $66 billion takeover of Monsanto Co., clearing the last major regulatory hurdle to forming the world’s biggest seed and agricultural-chemicals provider
Trudeau Plays Longer Game Against ‘Ruthless’ U.S. Bottom Line

Trudeau Plays Longer Game Against ‘Ruthless’ U.S. Bottom Line

Justin Trudeau wants to build a Canadian economy that will thrive a decade or more from now -- if that means losing a short-term edge to Donald Trump, so be it.
All Eyes on Italy Auction to Gauge If the Bond Storm Has Passed

All Eyes on Italy Auction to Gauge If the Bond Storm Has Passed

Is the worst over for Italian bonds? The nation’s debt auction on Wednesday could provide a clue or two.
Breaking Down the U.S.-China Trade Relationship

Breaking Down the U.S.-China Trade Relationship

Amy Celico, principal at Albright Stonebridge Group, discusses the U.S.-China trade relationship, the Trump administration moving ahead with $50B in tariffs on China and the U.S.-North Korea Summit in
Italy's Establishment Faces Populist Push With No Champion

Italy's Establishment Faces Populist Push With No Champion

The Italian establishment is heading into a showdown against the populists with its armies in disarray.
Trump Goes Ahead With China Tariffs

Trump Goes Ahead With China Tariffs

President Trump is turning up the heat on China again, saying he's going ahead with tariffs of $50B on imports. The White House has set dates it will release a list of targets, making this the most
U.S. to Put Limits on Some Visas for Chinese Citizens

U.S. to Put Limits on Some Visas for Chinese Citizens

The Trump administration will set limits on Chinese visa applications to help protect American intellectual property, a State Department official said Tuesday, in the latest sign of continued trade
U.S. Multinationals in China Still Worried About a Trade War

U.S. Multinationals in China Still Worried About a Trade War

American companies still fret they’ll get caught in the crossfire of a trade war between the U.S. and China.
S&P Global's Sheard Says Euro Zone Is a Half-Built House

S&P Global's Sheard Says Euro Zone Is a Half-Built House

Paul Sheard, vice chairman at S&P Global, discusses the political turmoil in Italy and the role of the ECB in the crisis. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
CSIS' Rathke Says Italy May Have Elections as Early as July

CSIS' Rathke Says Italy May Have Elections as Early as July

Jeff Rathke, senior fellow and Europe program deputy director at CSIS, discusses the political turmoil in Italy and its impact on markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Cohen Cites Avenatti's Legal Woes in Bid to Bar Him in Suit

Cohen Cites Avenatti's Legal Woes in Bid to Bar Him in Suit

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, said a recent bankruptcy court ruling against Michael Avenatti’s old law firm should disqualify the lawyer for Stormy Daniels from
Trudeau Says U.S. Borrowing Is Unsustainable

Trudeau Says U.S. Borrowing Is Unsustainable

U.S. government borrowing is not sustainable and divisive social policies will ultimately exacerbate tensions that will disrupt American business profitability, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Infighting Dogs South African Opposition as Election Nears

Infighting Dogs South African Opposition as Election Nears

South Africa’s main opposition party has been its own worst enemy as it attempts to unseat the African National Congress.
Canada Would Rather Have No Nafta Than a Bad Deal, Trudeau Says

Canada Would Rather Have No Nafta Than a Bad Deal, Trudeau Says

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for Donald Trump on Nafta: Canada would rather see a trade deal die altogether than accept certain hardline demands.
U.S. Signals Deripaska Should Cut EN+ Stake to 40% Range, Source Says

U.S. Signals Deripaska Should Cut EN+ Stake to 40% Range, Source Says

The U.S. Treasury Department has indicated it may allow Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska to keep his ownership of En+ Group Plc in the range of 40 percent under a deal that would spare the company
Trans Mountain Pipeline Was Too Risky for Kinder, Trudeau Says

Trans Mountain Pipeline Was Too Risky for Kinder, Trudeau Says

Uncertainty around the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion made it “too risky” for Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd., but the federal government will get it built and find a buyer, Canadian Prime Minister
Russian Reporter Who Was Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Kiev

Russian Reporter Who Was Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Kiev

A Russian journalist critical of President Vladimir Putin was shot dead at his home in Kiev, the third assassination in two years of a Kremlin foe in Ukraine’s capital.
Cohen Prosecutors to Get About 1 Million Items From Phones

Cohen Prosecutors to Get About 1 Million Items From Phones

The retired judge appointed last month to review documents seized by the FBI from Michael Cohen said she plans on Wednesday to turn over about 1 million items taken from three phones to federal
Bolton Adds Loyalists to National Security Council Staff

Bolton Adds Loyalists to National Security Council Staff

White House National Security Adviser John Bolton began building out a team of loyalists who have supported his hard-line foreign policy views.