Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, following an upbeat finish last week, amid signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China
Aug.20 -- Thailand’s economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter, underpinned by solid export and investment gains. Gross domestic product rose 4.6 percent from a year ago, the National Economic and Social Development Board said. Bloomberg's Michelle Jamrisko reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips says it has reached an agreement with Venezuela*s state-owned oil company to recover nearly $2 billion it was awarded as part of a decade-old expropriation dispute
Aug.19 -- Wei Liang Chang, a foreign-exchange strategist at Mizuho Bank, talks about economies, monetary policies and currencies of Thailand and Indonesia. He speaks with Haidi Lun on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
The U.S. stock market is poised this week to pass a surprising milestone, rising for the longest, unbroken stretch of time in the history of U.S. stock trading.
Aug.19 -- China has started a new round of checks on thousands of peer-to-peer lending sites, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg News, as authorities continue their efforts to clean up the industry. Bloomberg's Sam Mamudi reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Aug.19 -- Leaders of global central banks will gather this week for the Federal Reserve’s annual policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. With Fed Chairman Jerome Powell set to deliver a Friday morning speech, investors will be looking for clarity on a host of issues, ranging from the likely path of interest rates and balance sheet policy, to Powell’s take on emerging-market turmoil. Bloomberg's Enda Curran reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Aug.19 -- U.S. is set to imposed tariffs on a further $16 billion on Chinese goods on Aug. 23, and China has promised to respond in kind. Still, Chinese and U.S. official are set to meet in Washington this week for talks. Separately, A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world’s biggest shipping company, says the U.S. economy will be hit many times harder than the rest of the world by an escalating global trade war. Bloomberg's Ros Krasny reports.