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U.S.-Iran showdown moves to UN General Assembly
U.S.-Iran tensions are likely to overshadow this week's gathering of world leaders at the UN General Assembly in New York. Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern sets the stage for this year's event on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Investors assess political risk profile as US-China trade tensions escalate
Traders say Nigerian Treasury Bill (NTB) yields rose about 70 basis points over escalating trade tensions between the U.S and China. For more details on this week’s activities at the Money market in Nigeria, Nnamdi Olisaeloka, fixed income, currencies and commodities Analyst at Zedcrest Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
Sam Nunn on U.S., China, Russia's nuclear strategy
Sam Nunn, Nuclear Threat Initiative Co-Chair and Former Georgia Senator discusses Russia's current nuclear explosion, U.S., China, and Russia's nuclear strategy and the Iran nuclear deal. He speaks with David Westin on "Bloomberg: Balance of Power."
Fed to underwrite the rtade war?
A report showing healthy U.S. job gains failed to deter bond traders from betting on a half-point of additional Federal Reserve rate cuts in 2019 as escalating U.S.-China trade tensions held the market’s focus. Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro sat down with TD’s Priya Misra, JPMorgan’s Oksana Aronov and Robert Tipp of PGIM Fixed Income to discuss whether the escalating trade war would force the Federal Reserve into a September rate hike.
Tracking global market expectations from G20 summit
U.S and China have tentatively agreed to a trade war truce ahead of the G-20 summit scheduled to commence today in Osaka, Japan. Uchenna Minnis, Chief Market Analyst at Eagle Global Markets joins CNBC Africa to discuss expectations for the summit and for a focus on the global oil markets.
China to raise tariffs on U.S. goods on June 1
The dispute between China and the U.S. could be set to escalate with Beijing due to raise tariffs on some American goods starting June 1. Bloomberg has also been told that China is putting U.S. soy purchases on hold in a move that’s seen as a direct strike on President Trump’s political base. Bloomberg’s Karen Leigh reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”
Trump tests Xi’s red lines
Even as the U.S. and China near a trade deal, the Trump administration is increasingly testing Beijing on its geopolitical red lines.
U.S. adds 304,000 jobs in January, jobless rate rises to 4%
U.S. payrolls topped estimates with an increase of 304,000 in January as wage gains cooled and the unemployment rate increased to 4 percent.