Trump says he had to ‘take China on,’ regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing... Read more »

RPT-COLUMN-Tiny tin market sounds a recessionary warning note: Andy Home

(Repeats with no changes. The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters) * LME Tin Price, Spreads and Stocks: By Andy Home LONDON,... Read more »

Lee becomes first deaf player to win an ATP main draw match

(Reuters) – Lee Duck-hee became the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour main draw match on Monday when the South Korean defeated Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in... Read more »

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues

TOKYO (Reuters) – Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they... Read more »

METALS-Shanghai aluminium jumps to over 9-mth high on China supply worries

(Adds quotes, details; Updates prices) By Mai Nguyen SINGAPORE, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Shanghai aluminium hit an over nine-month high on Tuesday, tracking gains in London in the previous... Read more »

Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing... Read more »

Tiger leaves door open to playing on Presidents Cup team

(Reuters) – U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said on Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how... Read more »

Japan Inc backs Abe’s tough trade stance vs South Korea amid row: Reuters poll

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese companies broadly support Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s tough trade stance against South Korea, a Reuters poll found. FILE PHOTO: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who... Read more »

Japanese, South Korean foreign ministers to meet in Beijing on Wednesday

FILE PHOTO – South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha (L) and Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono attend the Asia’s Geopolitical Outlook during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN at... Read more »

Berdych ends drought with opening win at Winston-Salem Open

(Reuters) – Tomas Berdych earned his first ATP win in six months with a 6-1 3-6 6-3 first round victory over Andreas Seppi at the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday.... Read more »