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US wants a fair trade deal, Trump tells EU leaders Donald Trump met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the White House. European Commission President Jean-Claude...

$12 billion boost for US farmers hurt by trade tariffs

$12 billion boost for US farmers hurt by trade tariffs Agriculture officials say the plan will not require congressional approval. (PA) The US government has announced a...

Trump accuses China of vicious trade tactics amid escalating dispute

Trump accuses China of vicious trade tactics amid escalating dispute The US president is also set to meet EU chiefs for tough negotiations. Mr Trump is...

Financial distress on rise as thousands of firms show signs of...

Financial distress on rise as thousands of firms show signs of difficulties New figures on the state of UK firms come at a particularly bleak...

Mary Kenny: The prediction game

Mary Kenny: The prediction game Forecasting no longer involves gazing into a crystal ball Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin Now here's an interesting career...

US stock markets well-positioned to weather any trade war storms

US stock markets well-positioned to weather any trade war storms Workers lift bundles of steel pipe with a crane at a stockyard on the outskirts...

Thousands charged twice after debit card transactions glitch

Thousands of people across the UK were charged twice for debit card payments following a glitch. Customers paid twice due to a problem with card...

Global Markets: Nikkei hits 27-year high on strong dollar, Wall Street...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei hit a 27-year high on Friday, taking heart from a boost for the dollar after the Federal Reserve chairman...

Supermarket mega merger: What does it mean for Morrisons?

Does Sainsbury's and Asda’s proposed tie up fire the starting gun on merger mania in the supermarket sector? That’s certainly what some commentators think. But...

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