European markets open higher as trade fears fade – business live

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the Guardian—Pound wobbles after resignation of Brexit secretary David Davis before recovering 8.58am BST I’m told that the Bank of England’s deputy governor Ben Broadbent is speaking at an internal event this morning. The Bank’s chief economist Andy Haldane is speaking at townhall meetings in the North East. Again there is no text. 8.55am BST UK regulators have blocked the sale of aircraft parts firm Northern Aerospace to a Chinese buyer following a probe into national security concerns. Britain’s...

US trade war fears weigh on markets as South Korea sounds alarm – business live. All the day’s economic and financial news, as anxiety over escalating trade tensions between China and Washington worry investors Introduction: South Korea fears knock-on impact of trade disputeFull story: Markets rattled by $200bn tariff threat 8.57am BST Wayne McCurrie of South Africa’s First National Bank fears that global growth will be damaged if the US-China trade dispute keeps escalating.USA trade numbers with China. USA imports around $500bn from China and China imports $188bn from USA....