Trump to make personal appeal to Republicans on his ZTE deal

WASHINGTON (June 19): The US Senate passed legislation on Monday evening that would restore penalties on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp., complicating President Donald Trump’s efforts to ease s

Global Economy

White House takes a victory lap after tax bill passage

WASHINGTON (Dec 21): President Donald Trump declared that Republicans had passed the largest tax cut in U.S.

Trump drops campaign promise to label China a currency manipulator

WASHINGTON (April 13): President Donald Trump said he won’t brand China a currency manipulator, retreating from core campaign promise, though he argued that a strong dollar is hampering the ability

St. Louis Fed President James Bullard

Global Economy

Trump should not spend like economy in crisis: Fed officials

PHOENIX (Dec 6): Federal Reserve officials cautioned on Monday that the incoming Trump administration's economic plans should not be cast as if the economy is in crisis, but instead be designed to

Emerging markets

Emerging Markets

Emerging markets are down hard, but not yet out

NEW YORK (Nov 14): The selloff in emerging markets after Donald Trump’s US presidential election was intense. A closer look reveals that things aren’t as bad as they might seem.

Republican Donald Trump

US Presidential Race

Trump triumphs over Clinton in White House upset

NEW YORK (Nov 8): Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Tuesday by defeating heavily favoured Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sendi

Clinton vs Trump

US Presidential Race

It’s finally time to vote as Clinton, Trump make final pitch

WASHINGTON (Nov 8): Preserve the US political establishment, or blow it up?

Hilary Clinton

US Presidential Race

FBI clears Clinton in latest email review two days before election

WASHINGTON (Nov 7): The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier recommendation that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton for using a private email server for gover

Hillary Clinton

US Presidential Race

Clinton calls national security team after attacks, as Trump challenges her credentials

WASHINGTON (Sept 21): Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton consulted national security advisers on Tuesday after weekend bomb blasts renewed fears of domestic attacks, as Republican Dona

Donald Trump

Singapore, Asia to feel tremors from Trump presidency

SINGAPORE (Aug 4): The widely anticipated – and possibly dreaded – US Presidential Election is but three months away.

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