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 …

Tariffs and tweets: This is the new world order under Donald Trump

Tariffs and tweets: This is the new world order under Donald Trump

Posted March 23, 2018 15:53:55 Photo: The President visibly tests public sentiment before making decisions. (AP: Andrew Harnik) Remember what the world was like in the pre-Donald Trump era when the President didn’t communicate via Twitter? Me either. This is the new world order, folks. Exhibit A: A sampling of …