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Fed’s Powell: U.S. economy’s glass is ‘more than half full’

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell struck an upbeat tone in gauging the ability of policy makers to extend the record U.S. economic expansion, while signaling interest rates would probably remain on hold.
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U.S. services growth hits 3-year low

U.S. services sector activity slowed to a three-year low in September amid rising concerns about tariffs, suggesting that trade tensions were spilling over to the broader economy.
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U.S. manufacturing dives to 10-year low

U.S. manufacturing activity tumbled to a more than 10-year low in September as lingering trade tensions weighed on exports, further heightening financial market fears of a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the third quarter.
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Argentina wheat farmers eye record harvest as bad crop weather hits rivals

Argentine wheat farmers are preparing for a record harvest, even as global rivals see crop yield prospects cut amid floods in the United States, searing heat in Europe and drought in Australia.
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Mercosur bloc looks to fast track EU trade deal

Leaders from countries in South America’s Mercosur trade bloc met on Wednesday in Argentina, with plans as to how to push forward a recently struck free-trade deal with the European Union at the center of discussions.
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EU ministers to focus on trade tensions at G20

Resolving global trade tensions must be a top priority to preserve an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell G20 counterparts this week amid an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict.
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Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between its allies Iran, U.S.

Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels.
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IMF approves $10.8 bil. disbursement to Argentina

The International Monetary Fund’s executive board approved a $10.8 billion disbursement to Argentina on Friday as part of its record credit line to the beleaguered South American nation.
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As TPP takes effect, take new steps to reinforce multilateral free trade

It is hoped that fair, high-level economic rules will be spread through the world in a drive to strengthen the free trade framework.
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Argentina posts 1st trade surplus since Dec. ’16

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) — Argentina had a trade surplus of $314 million in September, official statistics agency Indec said on Tuesday, the first since December 2016 and an early sign the devaluation of the peso currency has benefited the country’s exporters.
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Trump says ‘all options’ on table with Venezuela

U.S. President Donald Trump hinted Wednesday at a military response to Venezuela, vowing to take action against the leftist-ruled country whose economy has gone into a tailspin.
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Dollar firmer above ¥112 in Tokyo on Draghi’s comments

The dollar was firmer above ¥112 in Tokyo Wednesday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s comments sparked speculation about possible tapering of the bank’s massive monetary stimulus.
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Australia capitalizes on trade amid uncertainty over TPP

Australia is boosting exports of beef, fruit and other products to Japan in a growing trade offensive. The nation has an advantage in comparison to competitors the United States and New Zealand because the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Japan and Australia that took effect in January 2015 reduced tariffs on Australian goods.
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Japan, EU talk tariffs on wine, pork, cheese

Japan is discussing the idea of reducing its tariffs on wines from European Union nations to zero in stages, during their ongoing talks here on a proposed Japan-EU economic partnership agreement for free trade, sources with access to the negotiations have said. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino