Global markets plunge as China reacts to Trump’s steel tariffs | Business

Global markets have dropped sharply after China retaliated against Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium, fuelling fears of an all-out trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Hours after the US president announced moves to tackle what he believes are unfair trade practices, China signalled …

Dow Jones plunges 724 points on trade war fears after Trump unveils $US60b tariffs on China

Dow Jones plunges 724 points on trade war fears after Trump unveils $US60b tariffs on China

Updated March 23, 2018 08:35:16 Related Story: China says it will ‘fight to the end’ as US reveals $77 billion tariff plan Wall Street has plunged over fears of a US-China trade war, after the Trump administration moved to impose tariffs on up to $US60 billion ($77 billion) worth of …

ASX loses $38 billion; ‘heavy selling’ in Asia-Pacific as Donald Trump, China square off over tariffs – Donald Trump’s America

ASX loses $38 billion; ‘heavy selling’ in Asia-Pacific as Donald Trump, China square off over tariffs – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 16:16:19 Video: Mr Trump says he views China as a friend. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) (ABC News) Related Story: China says it will ‘fight to the end’ as US reveals $77 billion tariff plan A stock market sell-off has gripped Australia and the Asia-Pacific, with investors on …

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Updated March 23, 2018 12:50:18 Photo: Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium earlier in March. (Supplied: Reuters/Claro Corte) In the theatre of war that is the Trump administration’s battle with China over its massive two-way trade deficit, the current emphasis is much more on theatre than …

Donald Trump sets $77 billion China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump sets $77 billion China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 06:03:30 Video: Mr Trump says he views China as a friend. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) (ABC News) US President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memorandum that could impose tariffs on up to $US60 billion ($77 billion) of imports from China, although his action was far removed …

Australian who helped organise controversial China book launch denied entry to Shanghai

Australian who helped organise controversial China book launch denied entry to Shanghai

Posted March 21, 2018 22:56:14 Photo: John Hugh said he faced questioning from Chinese consulate officials in Sydney before being granted a visa. (Supplied) An Australian who has been outspoken about Chinese Communist Party influence says he was denied entry to China and immediately placed on an 11-hour return flight …