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Global Markets

Trump turmoil has Wall Street cheerleaders facing hard questions

(May 18): For the first time, a Wall Street that’s been giddy over Donald Trump is starting to ask some hard questions.

Global Economy

House passes spending bill that omits most Trump priorities

WASHINGTON (May 4): The House passed a shutdown-avoiding US$1.17 trillion ($1.63 trillion) spending bill that President Donald Trump plans to sign even though Democrats were able to defeat most of

Wall Street

Global Markets

Wall Street questions if Trump can turn his promises into policy

WASHINGTON (Jan 24): A number of Wall Street analysts are becoming increasingly concerned that President Donald Trump won't be able to follow through on several key proposals that he campaigned on,

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Global Markets

Wall Street extends rally but Germany truck deaths reduce gains

(Dec 20): Wall Street extended a recent rally on Monday but finished the session short of earlier highs after several people were killed by a truck driven into a Christmas market in Germany.

Donald Trump is a godsend for US banks

Donald Trump’s shock victory has led to irate protest marches. Wall Street bankers were not among those holding placards.

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Global Markets

'Trump Thump' whacks bond market for US$1 trillion loss

NEW YORK (Nov 14): Donald Trump's stunning victory for the White House may mark the long-awaited end to the more than 30-year-old bull run in bonds, as bets on faster US growth and inflation lead i

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Global Markets

Global stocks up, nervous markets wager on Clinton presidency

SINGAPORE (Nov 8): Asian stocks rose on Tuesday as world markets braced for the outcome of one of the most contentious US presidential elections in history, with most investors cautiously optimisti

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US Presidential Race

Hillary Clinton: Wall Street's favourite enemy

(Nov 2): Hillary Clinton began her presidential campaign by promising to do what it takes to rein in Wall Street.

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