Economic Policy

Book on Trump raises worries in South Korea about alliance

Sep 7, 2018

To South Koreans, Bob Woodward's new book about the Trump presidency paints a bizarre but familiar picture of an unconventional U.S. leader who thinks little of a decades-long alliance that South Koreans describe as a "bond of blood"

Asian markets fall as US, China renew tariff threat

Sep 7, 2018

Asian stocks fall as the US, China move closer to imposing tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods

World shares mixed as traders ready for more US tariffs

Sep 6, 2018

Global markets are mixed on worries that the U.S. is on the verge of imposing tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods in a mounting trade dispute

Asian stocks mixed as comment period for US tariffs ends

Sep 6, 2018

Asian markets are mixed on fears that the U.S. would soon impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods, as public consultations draw to a close

Canada's strong-willed foreign minister leads trade talks

Sep 5, 2018

A look at Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, the strong-willed leader of her country's trade talks with Washington

How Macron won Trump's friendship, failed to influence him

Aug 31, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron has cajoled President Donald Trump for over a year, convinced he could make him change his thinking on climate change, the Iran nuclear deal and world trade

Asian stocks mixed as weak dollar weighs on US economic data

Aug 30, 2018

Asian stocks mixed as weak dollar shakes positives from US economic data, trade talks with Canada

Canada stunned and worried about Trump trade threats

Aug 29, 2018

Canadians are stunned by the repeated broadsides from what has long been their closest ally and some have even begun boycotts

China disputes latest US tariffs at World Trade Organization

Aug 27, 2018

China is challenging the latest round of U.S. tariffs against Chinese goods through the World Trade Organization

New speculation on successor to European bank chief Draghi

Aug 23, 2018

A German news media report has stirred new speculation about who will succeed Mario Draghi as head of the European Central Bank, one of the globe's most powerful economic policy jobs

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