China trade, Brexit weigh on markets

World stock markets stumbled and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in the world’s second-biggest economy and sparked fresh fears of a sharper...


China’s Xi Jinping promises to open markets

Chinese President Xi Jinping opens a big trade expo in Shanghai with a promise to open the country’s markets up to foreign businesses, amid an increasingly bitter trade dispute between Beijing and Washington. Eve...