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One year on, Biden presidency shows mixed results

The Democrats are seen to speed up their policymaking timetable to pass as much of their agenda as possible before time runs out
STI expected to undergo correction as 'bullish momentum is overstretched,' says CGS-CIMB analysts - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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STI expected to undergo correction as 'bullish momentum is overstretched,' says CGS-CIMB analysts

Lim and Ng say there was a “strong earnings season”, with consumer, telcos and property sectors being among the best performers.


Gold powers to 6-month high as turmoil spurs demand for haven

SINGAPORE (Dec 31): Gold is rallying into the end of 2018 as turmoil in global equities, the partial US government shutdown and concerns about the outlook for next year stoke demand, lifting prices to the highest in six months.

US sees 'four or five' ways to resolve North Korean crisis

WASHINGTON (Sept 26): The US has gamed out four or five different scenarios for how the crisis with North Korea will be resolved, and “some are uglier than others,” National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said as tensions remain high between the two c

Aviation & Engineering

New Trump ban restricts travel from eight countries

WASHINGTON (Sept 25): President Donald Trump ordered restrictions or suspensions on travel to the US from eight countries, replacing his ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations that had been limited by court challenges.

Global Markets

Here are the markets moving on reports that Trump will drop Nafta

MEXICO (April 27): Mexico’s peso, the Canadian dollar and shares of companies that rely on cross-border trade plunged on speculation the Trump administration was close to scrapping Nafta. The moves slowed a surge in riskier assets sparked by President 

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 of American firms to compete.
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China Focus

Trump's tariff could kill thousands of small businesses in China

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (March 20): Higher labor costs and stricter regulations keep nudging Eric Li’s glass factory in southeast China toward insolvency, even though his lampshades are on the shelves at Home Depot. President Donald Trump’s threatened tar
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Global Economy

Malaysia reacts coolly to prospect of TPP trade pact minus US

MANILA (March 14): Efforts to salvage a blockbuster Pacific trade deal are struggling against waning enthusiasm from participants such as Malaysia, lowering expectations for a meeting of officials this week in Chile.

Trump has nothing on Asia should he decide to wage a trade war. Here’s why

SINGAPORE (March 7): Since his entry into the Oval Office, Donald Trump seems to have cooled quite a bit in comparison to the feisty promises and threats he made during the US presidential campaign and his first month in office.