Global shares are mixed amid optimism about trade after President Donald Trump said he will be talking with the Chinese leader later this month in JapanABC News
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares were mixed Wednesday amid optimism about trade after President Donald Trump said he will talk with the Chinese leader later this month in Japan. France's CAC 40 was little changed in early trading but slight lower at 5,507.46. Germany's DAX edged down 0.1% at 12,318.36.The Washington Times
According to China's top economic planning body, some local companies are cutting back on their efforts to hire new university graduates.CNBC
The German trade surplus is stifling the economic growth in the rest of Europe, Michael Ivanovitch writes.CNBC
Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market confidence in the outlook for the global economy.U.S.
Even if the U.S. and China manage to resolve their conflict, investor sentiment will still be weighed down, says BlackRock's Isabelle Mateos y Lago.CNBC
Stocks in Asia rose in Wednesday afternoon trade following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front.CNBC