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...." . Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, which published the report, said President Donald Trump's policies were likely to make things worse. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. The German bank that loaned $300m (£260m) to Donald Trump played a prominent role in a money laundering scandal run by Russian criminals with ties to the Kremlin, the Guardian can reveal. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....". Last month Aberdeen reported big outflows from its funds following Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....9% in 2019. Those forecasts are far below the 4% growth that President Donald Trump has said he can produce with his economic programme. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....6bn. It was bad news for US President Donald Trump, who slipped 220 spots to 544 and must now rub along on just $3. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....7bn. Gilbert said “investor sentiment stalled” following Donald Trump’s election as US president. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Interest in travel to the US has “fallen off a cliff” since Donald Trump’s election, according to travel companies who have reported a significant drop in flight searches and bookings since his inauguration and controversial travel ban. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 28th of February 2017 01:09:45 PM
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. The US Dow Jones stock index has closed at a record high for the 12th day running as Donald Trump promised a "big" infrastructure announcement. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Monday 27th of February 2017 10:19:25 PM
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.... Tesco, Toyota and Volkswagen became the latest major brands to suspend advertising, joining the BBC, L’Oréal, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, Audi, Channel 4 and the Guardian on a list that now features some 250 firms. The company’s role in funding extreme content has come under scrutiny, in part prompted by the victory of Donald Trump in 2016’s US election. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:48:57 AM
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....In total, 64GW of coal capacity was retired last year, mainly in the US and EU. Despite US President Donald Trump saying on Monday that he is preparing a new executive order to help America’s ailing coal industry, campaigners echoed analysts who have said he is unlikely to be able to significantly stop its decline. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:01:20 AM
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.... . And in a veiled reference to US President Donald Trump's complaints about China's exchange rate and trade policies, Mr Li warned of a far more complicated global picture in the year ahead with China facing the threat of growing protectionism. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Sunday 5th of March 2017 06:03:01 AM
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....The US would take the number one slot worldwide for oil supply growth in the next five years, the agency predicted. That increase would be driven not by Donald Trump’s pro-oil energy policy – which the IEA expected would take time to have an impact – but from continuing success for low-cost, shale oil drillers. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 6th of March 2017 04:00:17 PM
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. US President Donald Trump paid $38m (£31m) in tax on more than $150m (£123m) income in 2005, a leaked partial tax return shows. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:38:18 AM
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....2m) in net assets. Last year saw political surprises and economic uncertainties from the UK's Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, but many developed economies still performed well. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 1st of March 2017 01:52:50 AM
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. Republicans are lining up against President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts to the State Department, hours before his address to Congress. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 28th of February 2017 11:09:20 PM
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. US President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by 10% in his proposed budget plan for 2018. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Monday 27th of February 2017 09:03:25 PM
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.... In Europe, the far right is on the rise. Then there is Donald Trump as US president. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:00:27 AM
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....Last year, the group of the world's 20 largest economies vowed to "resist all forms of protectionism". But since then, President Donald Trump has taken office, and is aggressively pursuing an "America First" policy. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:22:36 PM
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. McDonald's has said its Twitter account was "compromised" after it sent an insulting message to President Donald Trump. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. Sorrell made the comments as WPP, the world’s largest marketing services group, said that it was lowering its growth forecast for this year below City expectations as advertisers remain jittery in the face of market uncertainty, following the election of Donald Trump as US president and the UK’s vote to leave the EU. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Donald Trump has begun the process of rolling back carbon pollution standards for vehicles following a meeting with automakers in Detroit, Michigan. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 15th of March 2017 10:22:11 PM
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....But he did praise "a tide of talented and ambitious immigrants" in helping the US economy to prosper. Mr Buffett, who supported Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election, did not address Donald Trump's policies. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Sunday 26th of February 2017 11:22:32 AM
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....The Brexiteers reckon the Europeans won’t want to give up London’s special relationship with Washington. But, says Grant, British “fawning” over Donald Trump alienates many Europeans, making them doubt we share their basic values. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 10th of March 2017 06:50:04 PM
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....The suit, filed in US district court for the western district Tennessee by the Fight for $15 mid-south organizing committee, alleges the Memphis police department [MPD] engaged in “improper and illegal surveillance tactics aimed at having a chilling effect on the freedom of speech and the right to assemble or associate”. In February, Fight for $15 held a “teach-in” about Andy Puzder, the fast-food CEO who was, at the time, Donald Trump’s pick to be labor secretary. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:33:31 PM
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.... . Last week, outgoing Caterpillar chairman Douglas Oberhelman met US President Donald Trump at the White House. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. China has given US President Donald Trump the chance to expand his brand, after approving dozens of applications to register the Trump trademark. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:56:30 PM
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.... Policymakers voted nine to one to raise rates. Speaking after the decision, Yellen said she had met Donald Trump’s treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, “a couple of times” but had only been “introduced” to the president himself. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. The presidency of Donald Trump could mark the breakdown of global trade and the division of the world into trading blocs based around currencies – forcing Australia to choose between the United States and China. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 6th of March 2017 05:59:02 AM
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.... . However, it is not clear how PSA will navigate US President Donald Trump who has threatened German manufacturers with an import tax of 35%. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Some within the Conservative party support the UK walking out of talks with the EU to seek preferable deals with the rest of the world if the European commission’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, insists on the UK settling an estimated €60bn exit bill before any UK-EU trade negotiations can begin. However, the report for the AmCham EU, authored by the Centre for Transatlantic Relations, at Johns Hopkins says many US companies are based in the UK because of its role as “a gateway to the single market” and that during any trade negotiations with Donald Trump’s administration, the Americans will want to know “how open, wide and strong that gateway will be after Brexit”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Nervous markets take fright at prospect of Trump failing to deliver | Larry Elliott image
. Shares, oil and the US dollar were all under pressure as global financial markets took fright at the prospect that Donald Trump would fail to deliver on his growth-boosting promises. ...
London's leading shares lose ground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 08:45:47 AM
....7, with retailer Kingfisher worst hit. Share prices have lost ground on both sides of the Atlantic amid concerns that US President Donald Trump faces opposition to promised reforms. ...
Trouble on the ranch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:01:57 AM
.... . Mr Miller says he takes "a softer kinder approach [than Donald Trump]," stressing that Texas needs trading partners like Mexico, but also that it needs new deals with countries like China and better deals with its existing partners. ...
Coal in 'freefall' as new power plants dive by two-thirds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:01:20 AM
....In total, 64GW of coal capacity was retired last year, mainly in the US and EU. Despite US President Donald Trump saying on Monday that he is preparing a new executive order to help America’s ailing coal industry, campaigners echoed analysts who have said he is unlikely to be able to significantly stop its decline. ...
Texas cattle rancher fears for future image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:55:40 PM
. Texas cattle rancher Coleman Locke is concerned that farmers like him could be the losers if President Donald Trump goes ahead with his promise to renegotiate Nafta and possibly place tariffs on Mexico or other US trading partners. ...
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Wall Street suffers worst day this year image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:28:57 PM
. Wall Street suffered its worst day this year as investors fretted about whether President Donald Trump will be able to deliver promised tax cuts. ...
Bank that lent $300m to Trump linked to Russian money laundering scam image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 07:00:14 PM
. The German bank that loaned $300m (£260m) to Donald Trump played a prominent role in a money laundering scandal run by Russian criminals with ties to the Kremlin, the Guardian can reveal. ...
Google to overhaul advertising policies after growing boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:48:57 AM
.... Tesco, Toyota and Volkswagen became the latest major brands to suspend advertising, joining the BBC, L’Oréal, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, Audi, Channel 4 and the Guardian on a list that now features some 250 firms. The company’s role in funding extreme content has come under scrutiny, in part prompted by the victory of Donald Trump in 2016’s US election. ...
Pound's jump unsettles London shares image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:06:16 AM
Advertising control image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:07:48 AM
....In the UK last October, Lego ended its promotional giveaways with the Daily Mail newspaper amid a campaign to stop firms advertising with some newspapers over "divisive" coverage of migrants. In the US at the 2017 Super Bowl, Airbnb ran an advert criticising President Donald Trump's stance on immigration, declaring "acceptance starts with all of us". ...
Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 05:17:00 PM
....6bn. It was bad news for US President Donald Trump, who slipped 220 spots to 544 and must now rub along on just $3. ...
Trump must convert surging US confidence into real growth | Mohamed El-Erian image
.... Whether their doubts are vindicated will matter for both the US and the world economy. Donald Trump’s election as US president has triggered a surge in positive economic sentiment, because he pledged that his administration would aggressively pursue the policy trifecta of deregulation, tax cuts and reform, and infrastructure construction. ...
Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 08:43:03 AM
...." . Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, which published the report, said President Donald Trump's policies were likely to make things worse. ...
Brexit Britain is suddenly debating trade – but it's the wrong talking point | Larry Elliott image
....One way of shortening the process would be for the UK to declare unilateral free trade no matter what the EU does. Another would be to take a leaf out of Donald Trump’s book and turn more protectionist. ...
New York Times boss Mark Thompson on Trump's accusations image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 10:48:13 AM
. The chief executive of the New York Times, Mark Thompson, discusses the strange relationship between the paper and US President Donald Trump, on the BBC's Andrew Marr show. ...
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The five best ISA funds that have thrashed the market image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 10:22:00 AM
....This means it has benefited from the surge in the US stock market over the past five years, but the US may not lead the pack forever. Shares have soared since Donald Trump was elected president, but SYZ Asset Management chief economist Adrien Pichoud warns market euphoria may be overdone: “It remains to be seen how much of Trump’s extremely ambitious programme will turn into actual reforms. ...
Trump 'looks forward to visiting China' - Tillerson image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 05:03:09 AM
. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told China's President Xi Jinping that President Donald Trump looks forward to visiting his country, and to enhancing understanding between the states. ...
G20 finance ministers drop anti-protectionist pledge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:22:36 PM
....Last year, the group of the world's 20 largest economies vowed to "resist all forms of protectionism". But since then, President Donald Trump has taken office, and is aggressively pursuing an "America First" policy. ...
Jewellery firm Tiffany makes 'patchy progress' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 04:19:06 PM
.... The flagship store accounts for a significant part of the group's sales, sometimes up to 10%. But it is thought that should improve now that President Donald Trump has moved to Washington, although Melania Trump and son Barron Trump still live there. ...
Governments must keep reforming to win back voters' trust, says OECD image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 02:40:37 PM
.... This year, for the first time, it has added “inclusive growth” as a goal. Mann said that decision preceded the votes for Brexit in the UK and Donald Trump in the US presidential race, interpreted by many commentators as electorates voicing their frustration at inequality. ...
Stock markets soar across Europe as FTSE clocks up new high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 06:58:16 PM
....In the US, shares had drifted lower by the London close. The healthcare sector was under particular pressure from proposed changes under Donald Trump’s administration that look set to raise companies’ regulatory costs. ...
McDonald's deletes tweet attacking Donald Trump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:03:48 PM
. McDonald's has said its Twitter account was "compromised" after it sent an insulting message to President Donald Trump. ...
Tax credit 'rape clause' becomes law without parliamentary vote image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:10:57 PM
....“Using such an underhand parliamentary tactic to railroad the rape clause into law is just the final insult this government could possibly dish out,” she said. “Not only did ministers sneak out their shameful consultation response as the eyes of the world were watching Donald Trump’s inauguration, but they’re now trying to put the rape clause on the statute books without a vote or debate, let alone any detailed scrutiny by MPs. ...
Trump begins rollback of Obama's car pollution standards to curb emissions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 10:22:11 PM
. Donald Trump has begun the process of rolling back carbon pollution standards for vehicles following a meeting with automakers in Detroit, Michigan. ...
US interest rate rise signals end of ultra-low borrowing costs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 07:31:25 PM
....The growing differential between US rates and those in Japan, the eurozone and the UK will lead to further support for the dollar unless the American economy shows signs of weakness. With Donald Trump planning tax cuts and spending increases, Wall Street currently sees that as unlikely. ...
US Federal Reserve raises interest rates to 1% in bid to hold off inflation image
.... Policymakers voted nine to one to raise rates. Speaking after the decision, Yellen said she had met Donald Trump’s treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, “a couple of times” but had only been “introduced” to the president himself. ...
Donald Trump's 2005 tax return leak reveals $38m bill image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:38:18 AM
. US President Donald Trump paid $38m (£31m) in tax on more than $150m (£123m) income in 2005, a leaked partial tax return shows. ...
Rex Tillerson 'used email alias' at Exxon to talk climate change image
....Exxon has been accused of trying to cover up the risks of climate change and lying to the public. Mr Tillerson resigned as chairman and chief executive of the company last year after his appointment as secretary of state in President Donald Trump's administration. ...
Q&A: What will happen if the Federal Reserve raises US interest rates? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:08:31 PM
....The US central bank is poised to raise interest rates for only the third time since the financial crash of 2008. With its headquarters just round the corner from the White House, the Federal Reserve and its chair, Janet Yellen, are in Donald Trump’s sights. ...
Sean Spicer confronted in Apple store image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:22:29 PM
....An American woman of Indian descent has accused White House press secretary Sean Spicer of racism after an exchange in an Apple store in Washington. Shree Chauhan, 33, challenged Mr Spicer as he was shopping, asking: "How does it feel to work for a fascist?" - referring to President Donald Trump. ...
US interest rate rise to deepen debt crisis in developing world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 07:00:26 AM
.... Government coffers have been depleted by lower revenues from commodity exports and the size of dollar-denominated debts has risen as the US currency has strengthened. The dollar has risen more than 6% against a basket of other big currencies over the past six months as investors anticipate that big spending plans by President Donald Trump will boost US growth and that the US Federal Reserve will follow up December’s interest rate rise with more increases this year. ...
After Brexit, Israel senses a chance to boost trade with UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
.... When article 50 is triggered in the coming days, the UK will be only two years away from negotiating its own trade deals. The focus has been on an agreement with the US, but given the probable complications of negotiating with self-proclaimed master dealmaker Donald Trump, Israel might be first to sign on the dotted line. ...
Reddit is about 'starting a discussion' says co-founder image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 03:23:32 PM
. Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of the Reddit website, talks about changing perspectives, hosting Donald Trump fans, and future partnerships. ...
Democrats question Trump 'conflict of interest' with Deutsche Bank investigation image
. Senior Democrats on Capitol Hill are calling for a congressional investigation into the justice department’s handling of an ongoing inquiry into Deutsche Bank, saying that Donald Trump had conflicts of interest with the German bank, his biggest creditor. ...
Brexit is about to get real. Yet we are nowhere near ready for it | Jonathan Freedland image
....The Brexiteers reckon the Europeans won’t want to give up London’s special relationship with Washington. But, says Grant, British “fawning” over Donald Trump alienates many Europeans, making them doubt we share their basic values. ...
US interest rate rise almost certain after bumper jobs growth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 06:15:58 PM
....75%. President Donald Trump grabbed the chance to hail the strong jobs numbers, covering the first full month of his administration, as a personal victory, despite the momentum clearly springing from the legacy of his predecessor, Barack Obama. ...
US jobs report means Fed rate hike is a bolt-on certainty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 03:03:04 PM
.... With US productivity so weak, the central bank will certainly be tempted to move again if and when earnings growth hits 3%. There was plenty for Donald Trump to welcome. ...
Indonesia's answer to Donald Trump? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 07:08:37 PM
....In 2015, Indonesian businessman Hary Tanoesoedibjo signed a deal to build a Trump Tower and Bali's first Trump resort. Since then, of course, Donald Trump has been elected US president. ...
Trump's border tax could damage the US a lot more than a wall | Kenneth Rogoff image
. In many ways, the Republican party’s plan to implement a “border adjustment tax” in the US is a virtual complement to the physical wall Donald Trump plans to erect on the Mexican border. ...
India businesswoman 'happy' about Trump's visa curb image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 08:47:51 PM
. President Donald Trump has suggested he wants to reduce the number of short-term US visas for professional workers. ...
Trump trademarks approved by China image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:56:30 PM
. China has given US President Donald Trump the chance to expand his brand, after approving dozens of applications to register the Trump trademark. ...
US businesses warn the UK over loss of access to EU single market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 11:00:05 AM
....Some within the Conservative party support the UK walking out of talks with the EU to seek preferable deals with the rest of the world if the European commission’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, insists on the UK settling an estimated €60bn exit bill before any UK-EU trade negotiations can begin. However, the report for the AmCham EU, authored by the Centre for Transatlantic Relations, at Johns Hopkins says many US companies are based in the UK because of its role as “a gateway to the single market” and that during any trade negotiations with Donald Trump’s administration, the Americans will want to know “how open, wide and strong that gateway will be after Brexit”. ...
China sees first monthly trade deficit in three years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 09:19:40 AM
....Carrie Gracie: Could China's Trump tactics actually be working?. China's trade balance was thrust back into the spotlight by Donald Trump during the US presidential election campaign. ...
Oil price will soar without investment in capacity, says watchdog image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 04:00:17 PM
....The US would take the number one slot worldwide for oil supply growth in the next five years, the agency predicted. That increase would be driven not by Donald Trump’s pro-oil energy policy – which the IEA expected would take time to have an impact – but from continuing success for low-cost, shale oil drillers. ...
Car deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 12:49:19 PM
.... . However, it is not clear how PSA will navigate US President Donald Trump who has threatened German manufacturers with an import tax of 35%. ...
Trump could end global trade and force choice between US and China, says economist image
. The presidency of Donald Trump could mark the breakdown of global trade and the division of the world into trading blocs based around currencies – forcing Australia to choose between the United States and China. ...
China cuts growth target to 6.5% this year - Premier Li Keqiang image
.... . And in a veiled reference to US President Donald Trump's complaints about China's exchange rate and trade policies, Mr Li warned of a far more complicated global picture in the year ahead with China facing the threat of growing protectionism. ...
Standard Life and Aberdeen in talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 05:42:59 PM
....". Last month Aberdeen reported big outflows from its funds following Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election. ...
Sorry, Brexit doomsayers, the outlook is good on global growth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 05:00:20 PM
....They are betting that far-right groups in Europe will lose out to centre-right groupings and that the financial problems in Greece are ring-fenced; that the Chinese communist party will retain its grip on the economy to keep things moving forward; and that Russia will consider it too risky to encroach further into Ukraine. They also take a generous view of Donald Trump’s plans for tax cuts and infrastructure spending while dismissing his tub-thumping demands for a wall with Mexico and a trade war with almost anyone who wants to have a fight over tariffs. ...
Every time we take an Uber we’re spreading its social poison | Laurie Penny image
....Uber has barely been out of the news this year, with a succession of scandals cementing the company’s reputation as a byword for cod-libertarian douchebaggery. Accusations of strike-breaking during protests against Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” sparked a viral campaign to get customers to delete the app. ...
Sorrell: companies that offend good governance tend to perform better image
....”. Sorrell made the comments as WPP, the world’s largest marketing services group, said that it was lowering its growth forecast for this year below City expectations as advertisers remain jittery in the face of market uncertainty, following the election of Donald Trump as US president and the UK’s vote to leave the EU. ...
China's economic concerns mount as thousands gather for congress image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 06:26:46 AM
....Pressure on the Chinese currency was due to growing expectations the Federal Reserve could raise rates as early as this month after a solid run of US economic data and policymakers hinting a rate rise would be appropriate soon. Traders will be looking for signs about whether the Beijing government is prepared to let the yuan fall further against the dollar and risk the wrath of US president Donald Trump, who has accused China of keeping the yuan low in order to boost exports to the detriment of US producers. ...
Caterpillar raided over alleged tax evasion scheme image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 01:07:46 AM
.... . Last week, outgoing Caterpillar chairman Douglas Oberhelman met US President Donald Trump at the White House. ...
Trump promises 'aggressive' action on trade to protect US image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 02:08:52 PM
. President Donald Trump's administration has signalled a new and "aggressive" approach to international trade. ...
Dow Jones breaks through 21,000 mark image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 09:48:45 PM
....31 points to close at 21,115. 55 following US President Donald Trump's address to Congress last night. ...
Greenspan: Trump populism 'a cry of pain' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:07:47 PM
. Donald Trump's populism is "not an economic policy" but instead is "a cry of pain", says former Federal Reserve chair Alan Greenspan. ...
Wall Street stocks rise after Trump's corporate tax cut promises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:42:20 PM
. President Donald Trump has helped drive up stock markets on Wall Street and in London to new highs, after he promised corporate tax cuts and a spending splurge on infrastructure projects to boost the economy. ...
Police say they were 'authorized by McDonald's' to arrest protesters, suit claims image
....The suit, filed in US district court for the western district Tennessee by the Fight for $15 mid-south organizing committee, alleges the Memphis police department [MPD] engaged in “improper and illegal surveillance tactics aimed at having a chilling effect on the freedom of speech and the right to assemble or associate”. In February, Fight for $15 held a “teach-in” about Andy Puzder, the fast-food CEO who was, at the time, Donald Trump’s pick to be labor secretary. ...
Will Trump build a wall protecting US banks from global rules? | Howard Davies image
.... McHenry did not pull his punches. “Despite the clear message delivered by President Donald Trump in prioritising America’s interest in international negotiations,” McHenry wrote, “it appears that the Federal Reserve continues negotiating international regulatory standards for financial institutions among global bureaucrats in foreign lands without transparency, accountability, or the authority to do so. ...
Whisper it: small towns need a Waterstones | Fay Schopen image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 10:40:00 AM
....If you think Waterstones dropping the apostrophe from its name is the worst thing the bookstore chain has ever done, think again. In an era when authenticity has been used to sell everything from pasta sauce in a jar to Donald Trump, the news that the firm has quietly opened three small, unbranded bookshops – in the picturesque towns of Southwold, Rye and Harpenden – has been greeted with dismay. ...
FTSE 100 closes at new record high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 09:19:22 AM
....US shares also hit record highs, with the Dow Jones Index pushing through the 21,000 level for the first time. Some traders attributed the rise to Donald Trump's speech to Congress overnight, while others said it was to do with growing expectations of a US rate rise. ...
UK's ultra-rich set to rise rapidly in 10 years, report says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 01:52:50 AM
....2m) in net assets. Last year saw political surprises and economic uncertainties from the UK's Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, but many developed economies still performed well. ...
Top Republican says Trump's budget plan 'dead on arrival' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 11:09:20 PM
. Republicans are lining up against President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts to the State Department, hours before his address to Congress. ...
US tourism experiences a 'Trump slump' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 01:09:45 PM
. Interest in travel to the US has “fallen off a cliff” since Donald Trump’s election, according to travel companies who have reported a significant drop in flight searches and bookings since his inauguration and controversial travel ban. ...
‘Housing should be seen as a human right. Not a commodity’ | Patrick Butler image
.... Others openly encourage it, offering rich individual foreign investors citizenship (“golden visas”) in return for property investment. It is symbolic, Farha notes, that the world’s most powerful politician, US president Donald Trump, is a billionaire property developer. ...
Uber executive resigns after failing to disclose prior sexual harassment claim image
....In addition, Uber is facing a lawsuit from Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google’s parent Alphabet, alleging that the ride-share company engaged in the “calculated theft” of its self-driving technology. All this on top of the viral #DeleteUber campaign and Kalanick’s controversial role on Donald Trump’s economic advisory council. ...
The Nightly Show: Britain's latest crack at US-style late-night TV image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 12:10:49 AM
....In the American fashion, Walliams started with a stand-up monologue before moving to a trinket-covered desk for interviews. It’s too early to know whether it was by chance or policy that the satirical targets were mainly American, as well: the Oscars, Donald Trump. ...
Dow Jones stock index hits best winning streak in 30 years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 10:19:25 PM
. The US Dow Jones stock index has closed at a record high for the 12th day running as Donald Trump promised a "big" infrastructure announcement. ...

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