Trump abruptly canceled an outing on Monday, a federal holiday in the USA, "to make calls specifically on trade and other worldwide issues", White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in an e-mail. Trump boasted about taking a hard line with Canada at the negotiating table, and has since threatened to cut America's northern neighbor out of a deal if it didn't cave to his demands.
Even before the arrest of Liu, JD.com's shares had declined around 28 per cent this year as China's second largest e-commerce player battles rising competition at home and overseas. China does not have an extradition treaty with the United States. Since JD's listing in 2014, Liu has become one of China's richest and most influential men, with a net worth of about $7.9 billion, according to Forbes .
Brent crude , the global benchmark, was up 0.58% to $78.09 a barrel on London's Intercontinental Exchange. Brent crude oil was up 39 cents or half a percent at $78.03 a barrel while US crude futures were up 0.13 percent at $69.86 a barrel.
In the latest upset during the 2018 Democratic primaries , Ayanna Pressley beat a veteran 10-term Democrat in MA in a House race being watched nationally as an indicator of the future of the Democratic Party. Pressley was backed by state Attorney General Maura Healey , and notably received endorsements from both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald editorial boards.
Less than 25 year later, the company has garnered a major presence in everything from retail, to groceries, to video streaming, helping it rack up revenues of $178bn (£139bn) last year. Following its new peak, Amazon's stock immediately began to tumble, coming to rest at $2,024.67 around 12:30 p.m. before regaining some value and stabilizing at about $2,040 per share.
Fuel prices will be rising once more this morning, with the price of diesel suffering its biggest increase since May. The department said the sustained hikes in fuel prices over the past few months have placed a strain on consumers. There is a pressure on oil prices due to decrease in production. Domestic credit rating agency Icra said in a report on Monday that global oil prices have risen by about 10 per cent over the past two weeks on declining inventories and faster than anticipated ...