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Nonetheless in July, China formally imposed additional tariffs of 25 percent on U.S. rice, even though imports were not permitted at the time.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 percent. It has fallen almost 4 percent so far in December.
China is Nissan's second-largest market, accounting for roughly one-quarter of its annual global vehicle sales.
Huawei and ZTE did not return requests for comment. Both in the past have denied that their products are used to spy.
A crater collapse on the volcanic island at high tide on Saturday sent waves up to 5 meters (16 feet) high smashing into the coast on the Sunda Strait, between the islands of Java and Sumatra.
Michael Schumacher is still the sport's most successful driver in terms of wins (91) and titles, will reach his half century on Jan. 3.
Trump was supposed to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi but in the end they only spoke by telephone.
The bank did not admit or deny the SEC's findings, but agreed to pay back ill-gotten gains and additional penalties, the SEC said.
Prosecutors arrested Ghosn for a third time on Friday, accusing him of aggravated breach of trust in transferring personal investment losses to the automaker.
In a buying frenzy that was as spectacular as the recent rout, US stocks soared with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rocketing more than 1,000 points for the first time on Wednesday.
Television footage showed damage to older buildings in the towns of Santa Venerina and Zafferana Etnea.
Pharmaceuticals production in November rose 23.9 percent from a year ago, while electronics output increased 11.2 percent.
SMFG has been trying to build a bigger presence in emerging Asia economies, which it hopes will become its next major market besides Japan.
Mnuchin also spoke on Sunday with the heads of the six largest U.S. banks, who confirmed they have enough liquidity to continue lending.
Economic fundamentals in Japan and the United States remained firm and they were in a gradual recovery trend, he added.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its Russia-led allies agreed earlier this month to slash oil production by more than the market had expected.
A statement posted on the ministry's website on Sunday said the two countries "made new progress" on those issues, without specifying further.
A senior White House official said that Trump was irked by the attention given to Mattis' resignation letter.
The launch was originally scheduled for 2014 but has been hobbled by production delays, the Air Force said.
In 2020 Volkswagen Group will see costs of about 1 billion euros related to emissions cheating, Witter told the paper.