Posts Tagged ‘Donald Trump’

Yuan at right level, disorderly capital flows unlikely

by REUTERS/ pic by BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • China’s yuan is at an appropriate level currently and two-way fluctuations in the currency will not necessarily ...

China warns India of ‘reverse sanctions’ if Huawei is blocked

By REUTERS / Pic By BLOOMBERG
NEW DELHI • China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from doing business in the country, warning ...

What a currency war means for Malaysia

The ringgit is exposed in this scenario due to its high beta to the Chinese yuan, bearing a 60% correlation to yuan weakness
By MARK RAO / Pic By MUHD ...

Asia markets fall sharply, extending global losses

by AFP/ pic by BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG – Asian markets slumped in morning trade Tuesday, tracking global losses after Wall Street suffered its worst ...

Ringgit falls as Trump announces new tariffs on China

by MARK RAO / pic by BLOOMBERG
THE breakdown in the US-China trade truce sent the ringgit tumbling against the US dollar as traders flocked to safety ...

l-Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden killed: US media

by AFP/ pic by AFP
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES • Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza (picture), chosen heir to the leadership of Al-Qaeda, has been killed, ...

N. Korea fires two ballistic missiles: South

by AFP/ pic by AFP
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA • Pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles on Wednesday, Seoul said, days after a similar launch that the ...

Robert Mueller, from shadows to the spotlight

by AFP/ pic by AFP
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES • For two years, Robert Mueller (picture) operated quietly behind the scenes, a sphinxlike figure carrying ...

The new US fiscal deal is an accident waiting to happen

by THE EDITORS/ pic by BLOOMBERG
OBSERVERS calling for a more consensual style of American politics were dealt something of a corrective by US ...

Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions

by AFP/ pic by BLOOMBERG
SHANGHAI, CHINA • Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result ...

UK minister recalls ‘go back’ abuse after Trump tweets

by AFP/ pic by AFP
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM • Britain’s interior minister Sajid Javid (picture) on Friday recalled being told “to go back to ...

US Congress blocks Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump

by AFP/ pic by AFP
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES • The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a ...