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Russia's President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani.

Russia is joining forces with Europe to rescue the Iran nuclear deal that Trump abandoned

Iran has been expressing frustration with the other parties who signed the 2015 deal at not helping Iran after the US-imposed sanctions.
US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping.

Trump says a trade deal with China is still ‘possible’ after Xi Jinping sent him a ‘beautiful letter’

The US increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products at 12:01 a.m. on Friday.

Global bond yields zigzag as recession fears continue to haunt markets

While the specter of yield-curve inversion — a recession red flag — remains, movement in US-China trade-war talks appeared to steady stock markets.

US stocks set to get battered again as abandoned Trump-Xi meeting reignites trade-war uncertainty

President Trump's suggestion that he won't meet Xi Jinping before a crucial trade war deadline has pounded US markets amid fears of tariff escalation.
Workers are seen on scaffolding at a construction site in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China January 1, 2019.

Major US companies are facing the same China question, and their answers are slowly shedding light on Trump’s trade war impact

While uncertainty around US-China trade has been largely cited as a negative, a new FactSet report suggests the impact may not be so straightforward.
President Donald Trump.

Trump backtracks further on border-wall promises, says he ‘never meant Mexico would write a check’

President Donald Trump said Thursday that when he said Mexico would pay for a border wall, he never meant the country would write a check to the US.
President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

The US, Canada, and Mexico’s newly signed trade pact looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are the key differences between them.

The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, is similar to the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, but there are also some major changes.
Xi Jinping.

Australia’s former foreign minister let slip how casually easy it is for China to tell another country what to do

Australia's former foreign minister says a fear of reprisals from Beijing kept the lid on any potential free-trade deal with Taiwan.

Liam Fox under pressure to rule out adopting US food standards in Brexit trade deal with Trump

The Labour party has called on Liam Fox to explicitly rule out the UK accepting US food and agricultural standards after Brexit amid concern that a UK-US free trade deal would pose a risk to UK public health. Fox has said he will not "compromise" UK standards in pursuit of a free trade deal.
President Donald Trump announces the update to NAFTA, the trade deal among the US, Mexico, and Canada.

Trump lashes out at ‘babies’ complaining about tariffs, which he says led to the massive new trade deal with Canada and Mexico

President Donald Trump attacked those complaining about the economic impact of tariffs, including members of Congress, calling them "babies." Many economists say the tariffs will harm the US economy.