Articles by Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday fueled concerns over trade talks between the United States and China.
World powers have urged restraint between the two nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours, who have fought three wars over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.
The gloomy findings are likely to reinforce views that the world's second-largest economy is still losing steam, after growth last year cooled to a near 30-year low.
International Brent crude futures were at $66.15 per barrel at 0248 GMT, down 24 cents, or 0.4 percent from their last close.
International Brent crude futures were at $65.55 per barrel, up 34 cents, or 0.5 percent from their last close.
Many analysts believe North Korea won't commit to significant disarmament unless punishing U.S.-led economic sanctions are eased.
The acquisition had been closely watched in political circles after coming under fire from US.
The two real leaders are due to meet in Hanoi on Wednesday and Thursday for their second nuclear summit.
Orolay's success is, however, not just a tale of competitive pricing and a design that found favour with U.S. consumers.
The announcement was the clearest sign yet that China and the United States are closing in on a deal to end a months-long trade war that has slowed global growth and disrupted markets.
The two leaders are expected to focus on what elements of North Korea's nuclear programme it might begin to give up, in exchange for U.S. concessions.
The Chinese delegation is scheduled to leave for Beijing on Monday, according to a person familiar with their itinerary.
Jakarta asked for a 5 percentage point cut in India's import tax to match the tariff of 45 percent New Delhi charges on products from neighbouring Malaysia.
Trump and Kim are set to meet in Vietnam for their second summit in an effort to thaw relations between the former foes and reduce one of the world's biggest nuclear threats.
Such purchases, also known as reverse mergers, allow companies to offer shares to the public without the rigors and regulatory scrutiny of a full initial public offering (IPO).
If the two sides fail to reach an agreement by March 1, U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports are set to rise to 25 percent from 10 percent.
China has had to walk a fine line, as it also has close ties with Saudi Arabia's regional foe, Iran.
The main factor keeping oil prices from rising even further is soaring U.S. oil production, which rose by more than 2 million bpd last year, to a record 11.9 million bpd.
U.S.-China trade war is inflicting on Asia's export-reliant economies and global manufacturing.
It was the sharpest annual decline since October 2016, and followed a revised 3.9 percent year-on-year drop last December.