Treasury's Mnuchin: US, China trade war prospects 'on hold'
WASHINGTON: The United States and China have agreed to drop their tariff threats on billions of dollars worth of each country's goods while they work on a wider trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.
"We are putting the trade war on hold. Right now we have agreed ...
MILAN/BRUSSELS (Aug 16): Italy's anti-establishment government, outraged at the deadly collapse of a 50-year-old bridge, has presented the disaster as a warning to Brussels to give it more leeway to upgrade the country's ageing infrastructure.
But the political anger generated by Tuesday's tragedy in Genoa, in which at least 38 people died, could instead end up piling even more financial pressure on the state — from nervous holders of its 2 trillion euros (US$2.3 trillion) in bonds.