ARTICLES RELATING TO TRADE WAR

Where will the yellow brick road lead?

2019-08-21 14:33

The gold price soared to six-year highs in August. Will the rally continue? And what does this mean for miners of the yellow metal?

Trump says Apple CEO is concerned about losing edge to Samsung over tariffs

2019-08-19 06:55

Cook and Trump had dinner on Friday night, while the president was at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

'Very painful’ trade war has tech suppliers moving out of China

2019-08-13 14:38

HP-laptop maker Inventec says it will to shift production of notebooks for the US market out of China within months, adding to the tech industry’s exodus as the world’s two largest economies escalate their trade war.

Huawei's founder wants an 'invincible iron army' to fight US

2019-08-12 08:14

Huawei Technologies' billionaire founder intends to kick off a three- to five-year overhaul of the networking giant, creating an 'iron army' that can help it survive an American onslaught while protecting its lead in next-generation wireless.

Huawei is upgrading its Android-based operating system – here’s when South Africa will get it

2019-08-10 12:01

Huawei said it will not immediately replace Android despite pressures from the US.

Huawei just introduced a new operating system - but current users won’t be able to change yet

2019-08-10 08:56

Huawei is only planning to start using Harmony in 2021, starting with wearable devices such smart watches.

How Huawei is trying to trade war-proof its software

2019-08-09 11:46

Huawei offers the first glimpse of an in-house software that may someday replace Google’s Android, an important step toward reducing its reliance on American technology.

In Trump-Xi fight, both leaders make big bets that may backfire

2019-08-07 13:13

When Xi Jinping first met Donald Trump back in 2017, the Chinese leader said they had “a thousand reasons to make the China-US relationship a success, and not a single reason to break it.” Two years on, ties are at their lowest point in decades.

JSE holds on to gains despite losing steam towards the close

2019-08-06 18:46

The local bourse attempted a minor rebound on Tuesday as it opened firmer along with most major global indices before momentum faded towards the close.

All-out trade war could cost global economy $1.2trn - chart

2019-08-05 15:38

The recent escalation in the trade war could cost the already fragile world economy dearly.

 

Suffering emerging markets look to Fed's Powell to calm frayed nerves

2019-08-19 07:47

Investors will be hanging on Jerome Powell's every word this week for clues as to whether the current nervousness gripping emerging markets is justified.

China preps tariff response as Trump sees a Xi call 'very soon'

2019-08-18 17:49

China has called looming US tariffs a violation of accords reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, vowing retaliation as Beijing also pushed back on Trump’s effort to link the trade war with the turmoil in Hong Kong.

Huawei hires trade lobbyists as sales slow in US-China fight

2019-08-13 07:23

Huawei has hired a law firm to lobby on trade as the US pressures allies to join it in blacklisting the Chinese telecom giant.

US recession concerns rising with trade war, Goldman says

2019-08-12 07:00

Goldman Sachs Group is raising concerns of a US recession as the trade war with China intensifies, boosting the impact on economic growth.

Rand 3% weaker after 'tsunami' of domestic, international events

2019-08-10 10:47

The rand lost 3% against the dollar this week and breached the R15/$ mark. On Thursday it reached a low of R15.20/$.

Huawei may replace Android with its new operating system – here’s how South Africa will be affected

2019-08-09 19:24

The US briefly blocked companies - including Google - from doing work with Huawei in May.

JSE tracks other markets higher as trade war fears ease

2019-08-08 18:51

Global stocks surged on Thursday as trade war fears eased following the better than expected strengthening of the Chinese currency.

Rand at mercy of trade talks, but exports should endure - analysts

2019-08-06 21:01

Fears of a worsening trade war between economic superpowers the United States of America and China over tariffs may have only a negligible impact on SA, according to Efficient Group economist Francois Stofberg.

Agility is the watchword as trade tensions jolt emerging markets

2019-08-05 16:36

The trade war is taking a turn for the worse just as investors digest one of the roughest weeks for emerging markets this year.

Trump's tariff announcement deals fresh blow to falling rand

2019-08-02 10:04

The rand was dragged down by the less-than dovish tone of the US Federal Reserve bank on Thursday, and extended losses when US President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese goods.

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