Trump

Global Economy

Biden seeks higher tariffs on Chinese steel, aluminum to support US firms

The broadside comes as the Biden continues the review of tariffs imposed on China by Trump

US Presidential Race

Trump scores easy win in Iowa with DeSantis a distant second

Trump was aiming for a resounding victory in the caucuses to further his pivot to a potential general election rematch with Biden
US to begin review of tariffs on US$300 billion of China imports - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

US-China trade war

US to begin review of tariffs on US$300 billion of China imports

"I don't think they’re in love with the policy, but they're kind of stuck with it."

SPACs

Grab the wild ride of spacs

There is a spac bonanza hiding in plain sight in Singapore. Next year could see it take off.

US Presidential Race

With a divided United States, policy uncertainty and market volatility here to stay

Policy uncertainty and volatility are here to stay, says DBS chief economist Taimur Baig
Can America avoid an election crisis? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

US Presidential Race

Can America avoid an election crisis?

Never, at least in recent times, have Americans faced the realistic prospect of the incumbent rejecting the outcome.
In coronavirus vaccine race, China inoculates thousands before trials are completed - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

In coronavirus vaccine race, China inoculates thousands before trials are completed

China is inoculating tens of thousands of its citizens with experimental coronavirus vaccines, despite incomplete trials

Tech

The US may lose in Trump’s TikTok war

If China were to mimic Trump's gambit – alleging, without providing evidence, that some US multinationals are potential national-security threats – it could force them to sell their operations to 'very Chinese' buyers.

Investing strategies

Equities performed within expectations in 2016. Will it be the same in 2017?

SINGAPORE (Feb 1): Bank of Singapore had been successful in predicting the trends in the equity markets in 2016, but concedes that the uncertainties from Donald Trump’s administration has made the job of making accurate market predictions far more diffi

Currencies

Trump economic adviser bashes Germany on currency: report

WASHINGTON (Feb 1): A top economic adviser to US President Donald Trump bashed Germany for exploiting an undervalued euro to take advantage of its trading partners, the Financial Times reported Tuesday.
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