Economic Policy

Southeast Asian leaders gather for first Australia summit

Mar 16, 2018

Southeast Asian leaders gather for their first summit in Sydney at the weekend as Australia sets the stage for closer economic and security links to its nearest neighbors and demonstrators prepare to protest Myanmar and Cambodia's human rights records

Q&A: World Trade Organization's role in Trump trade tussle

Mar 13, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on U.S. imports of aluminum and steel has drawn scorn and concern from around the world, and nowhere less than in the stately lakeside offices of the World Trade Organization in Geneva

Watchdog warns trade tariffs would slow world growth upswing

Mar 13, 2018

As the U.S. prepares to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, a world economic watchdog is warning that such barriers will hurt economic growth globally

Turnbull says US set to grant Australia tariff exemption

Mar 10, 2018

The U.S. appears set to grant Australia an exemption from its new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports following discussions between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

European Central Bank: Trump tariff move 'dangerous'

Mar 8, 2018

Europe's top monetary official denounced U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports as a "dangerous" unilateral move

The Latest: ECB's Draghi concerned by potential US tariffs

Mar 8, 2018

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has expressed concern about U.S. President Donald Trump's announced trade measures, saying the immediate spillover "is not going to be big" but that "unilateral decisions are dangerous."

European Central Bank leaves key interest rates, monetary stimulus program size unchanged

Mar 8, 2018

European Central Bank leaves key interest rates, monetary stimulus program size unchanged

Dutch bank CEO's pay rise sparks outrage among lawmakers

Mar 8, 2018

Dutch lawmakers are expressing outrage that the CEO of a bank that was bailed out with taxpayer money during the financial crisis has been awarded a new salary they say amounts to a 50-percent pay rise

World stocks fall as investors brace for US tariffs decision

Mar 7, 2018

Global stock markets fall after departure of Trump adviser who opposed tariff hikes

Asian stocks decline as investors watch US tariff moves

Mar 7, 2018

Asian stock markets fall after departure of Trump advisor who opposed tariff hikes

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