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Mnuchin Ready to Talk Trade in China

Mnuchin Ready to Talk Trade in China

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's upcoming trip to China and peace talks on the Korean peninsula. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
May Loses ‘Human Shield’ Ahead of Big Brexit Week

May Loses ‘Human Shield’ Ahead of Big Brexit Week

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Here's How the EU Will Punch Back Against Trump Trade Tariffs

Here's How the EU Will Punch Back Against Trump Trade Tariffs

President Donald Trump will decide by midnight Monday if the U.S. will slap permanent aluminum and steel tariffs on the European Union, inflaming trans-Atlantic tensions and raising the chances of a
Congo's Katumbi to Return Home When Vote Certain to Go Ahead

Congo's Katumbi to Return Home When Vote Certain to Go Ahead

Democratic Republic of Congo presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi said he’ll return from exile once he’s convinced long-delayed presidential elections are going to take place.
May Promotes Anti-EU Former Banker, Shifting the Brexit Balance

May Promotes Anti-EU Former Banker, Shifting the Brexit Balance

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has named Sajid Javid, a 48-year-old euroskeptic, as home secretary in an appointment that could tip the balance of power in the Cabinet toward a harder Brexit.
Barnier Says Risk Remains in Brexit Talks, No Spirit of Revenge

Barnier Says Risk Remains in Brexit Talks, No Spirit of Revenge

Brexit talks could yet fail as the two sides grapple with the Irish border issue, Michel Barnier, the European Union’s chief negotiator, said.
Theresa May Appoints Sajid  Javid as U.K. Home Secretary

Theresa May Appoints Sajid Javid as U.K. Home Secretary

British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Sajid Javid as home secretary, Bloomberg News reports.
At Least 26 Killed in Missile Attack on Syria, Iranian Positions

At Least 26 Killed in Missile Attack on Syria, Iranian Positions

Missile attacks targeted Syrian and Iranian military positions in two Syrian provinces late Sunday, killing at least 26 people, a monitoring group said.
Nine Journalists Among 29 Dead in Kabul Blasts Claimed by Islamic State

Nine Journalists Among 29 Dead in Kabul Blasts Claimed by Islamic State

Back-to-back bombings in the Afghan capital Kabul have killed 29 people including nine journalists in the deadliest attack on Afghanistan’s media since 2001.
Italy's Governing Options Ebb as Di Maio Clashes With Renzi

Italy's Governing Options Ebb as Di Maio Clashes With Renzi

Efforts to start government talks between Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star and the center-left Democratic Party were thrown into disarray as leaders of the two parties said dialogue was
The Pentagon Could Get Self-Driving Vehicles First

The Pentagon Could Get Self-Driving Vehicles First

Forget Uber, Waymo and Tesla: the next big name in self-driving vehicles could be the Pentagon.
Eyeing 2020, Mayors Dream of First City Hall-to-White House Leap

Eyeing 2020, Mayors Dream of First City Hall-to-White House Leap

Running a big city isn’t just potholes, garbage pickup and parking fines. In recent years, it’s been immigration, police violence and culture wars -- national issues that may boost the prospect of a
Requests for Trump Tariff Exclusions Flood Commerce Department

Requests for Trump Tariff Exclusions Flood Commerce Department

The U.S. Commerce Department is wrestling with a flood of requests to exclude products from steel and aluminum import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump, creating a backlog that’s sparked calls
Russia Sends Oil to China at Europe's Expense as Trades Upended

Russia Sends Oil to China at Europe's Expense as Trades Upended

Europe’s oil refineries are increasingly missing out on Russian crude as the world’s biggest energy producer directs more and more barrels by pipeline to China.
Brexit Bulletin: A Key Departure

Brexit Bulletin: A Key Departure

Today in Brexit: The inner circle of Cabinet ministers who will decide what kind of Brexit the U.K. seeks has lost a pro-EU voice.
Austria's Kurz Warns on EU-U.S. Trade War as Waivers Expire

Austria's Kurz Warns on EU-U.S. Trade War as Waivers Expire

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said a trade war between the European Union and the U.S. over the Trump administration’s imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs would be “extremely negative” for
Austrian Chancellor Kurz Says Brexit at Top of Agenda

Austrian Chancellor Kurz Says Brexit at Top of Agenda

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Brexit is at the top of his agenda and that a trade war is negative for both the EU and the U.S. Kurz spoke exclusively to Bloomberg's Tracy Alloway in Abu
Oil Hedge Fund Manager Says $300 Oil ‘Not Impossible’

Oil Hedge Fund Manager Says $300 Oil ‘Not Impossible’

Pierre Andurand, one of oil’s most prominent hedge fund managers, said the current reluctance of energy companies to invest in new production meant $300 a barrel was "not impossible" within a few
S. Korea to Remove Loudspeakers to Help Build N. Korea Trust

S. Korea to Remove Loudspeakers to Help Build N. Korea Trust

The Heritage Foundation's Peter Brookes weighs in on the improving relations between South and North Korea. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.K. Port Urges Firms to Do More to Prepare for Brexit Delays

U.K. Port Urges Firms to Do More to Prepare for Brexit Delays

Europe’s busiest ferry port warned U.K. businesses it needs to do more to prepare for possible delivery delays post-Brexit, as it emerged one in three haven’t made plans to cope with customs changes
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