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Asian markets are sinking after the latest salvo in Trump's trade war with China

ASIAN MARKETS ARE SINKING AFTER THE LATEST SALVO IN TRUMP'S TRADE WAR WITH CHINA

The US government has released a list of $US200 billion worth of Chinese goods that will be subject to new 10% tariffs. The news has...

Trump's trade war escalation has sent Chinese stocks tumbling to multi-year lows

TRUMP'S TRADE WAR ESCALATION HAS SENT CHINESE STOCKS TUMBLING TO MULTI-YEAR LOWS

Chinese stocks have fallen heavily after US President Donald Trump ordered officials to identify a further $200 billion worth of imports...

 
 
 
China's trade surplus just narrowed - but not with the US

CHINA'S TRADE SURPLUS JUST NARROWED - BUT NOT WITH THE US

Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP China's trade surplus narrowed in May, driven lower by a surge in imports. According to China's National...

Scientists recall stories of how they crashed into Stephen Hawking's wheelchair

SCIENTISTS RECALL STORIES OF HOW THEY CRASHED INTO STEPHEN HAWKING'S WHEELCHAIR

AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove The scientific community in Australia paid tribute paid to Stephen Hawking who died aged 76. See the rest of...

 
 
 
Wall Street hasn't been this bullish towards stocks in over 6 years

WALL STREET HASN'T BEEN THIS BULLISH TOWARDS STOCKS IN OVER 6 YEARS

Chris Hondros/Getty Images After ripping higher last year, US stocks continued that form in the first session of 2018. The Nasdaq Composite...

'DISGRACEFUL, DISRESPECTFUL': Australian lawmaker shocks Senate by turning up in a burqa

'DISGRACEFUL, DISRESPECTFUL': AUSTRALIAN LAWMAKER SHOCKS SENATE BY TURNING UP IN A BURQA

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson appeared in the Australian senate today wearing the full black covering of a burqa. She wore it for...

 
 
 
The US dollar is cratering in Asia

THE US DOLLAR IS CRATERING IN ASIA

The US dollar is tumbling in Asia, dropping to the lowest level since early September last year. Here's the daily chart for the US...

There was no Friday surprise from the Bank of Japan this week

THERE WAS NO FRIDAY SURPRISE FROM THE BANK OF JAPAN THIS WEEK

Thomson Reuters The Bank of Japan is a central bank that always seems to have a surprise up its sleeve when it comes to monetary policy...

 
 
 
Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump met for just 30 minutes in New York

MALCOLM TURNBULL AND DONALD TRUMP MET FOR JUST 30 MINUTES IN NEW YORK

Thomson Reuters Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, who flew halfway around the world to meet with Donald Trump today, had...