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Chief economist update: Jerome is in the Hole
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2019
... Jerome's biggest test since he assumed the Fed chairmanship since February 2018 - nominated by no less than US President Donald Trump himself. Two things are certain. One, Jerome would be careful not to disappoint financial markets that are expecting ...
Chief economist update: Tweeting Trump versus totalitarian Xi
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 20 AUG 2019
US president Donald Trump is envious of Chinese president Xi Jinping. Perhaps it's P-envy (I don't have to spell the word, my head will be summarily chopped off), but US President Trump admitted as much about a year and half ago and before he ...
Chief economist update: Iron ore on the up and up
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2019
... biggest oil importer (China, which buys more than 65% of total imports) to thank for this, and perhaps US President Donald Trump and his war on trade with Beijing. There's no denying Washington's increased tariffs on imports from China has had ...
Chief economist update: US recession in the offing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2019
... problem is remedied... ...at which time the Tariffs will be removed. Details from the White House to follow [ sic ]." Donald Trump tweeted this renewed call to war on Mexico on Thursday (May 30) that practically made a mockery of the US-Mexico-Canada ...
Chief economist update: It'll hurt me more than it hurts you
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019
If very, very recent history is any guide, US President Donald Trump would soon be tempering his trade war tweets versus China. Trump did so early this year - prompting financial markets and economic and business agents to expect that a trade deal is ...
Chief economist update: The tweet that reignited the trade war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
Once again, US President Donald Trump proved to the entire planet that the only thing predictable about him is his unpredictability. With just two tweets, POTUS reignited hostilities (and perhaps an escalation) of the US-China trade war, spooking financial ...
Chief economist update: EUr next
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2019
... when we're just a handshake away from a Sino-US trade deal, another war on trade this way comes. US President Donald Trump must be wringing his hands at how he succeeded in making China kowtow - er, compromise - to his demands. Trump's now trained ...
Trump will continue to buoy stock markets: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
Robert Mueller's findings that US President Donald Trump did not collude with Russia during the 2016 election campaign is good news for the global share markets, Financial Standard's latest spot poll shows. The majority of readers (68%) agree that ...
Australia appeals holistically to foreign investors: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2019
... Financial Standard . In this week's poll, we ask: What the impact of Robert Mueller's findings on US President Donald Trump will have on the global financial markets. This fortnight's edition delves into foreign investors' appetite for ...
Chief economist update: Trump tweets bull market back into China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 FEB 2019
... technically from a bear to a bull. China's Shanghai Composite Index spiked 5.6% yesterday after US President Donald Trump used his fingers to do the talking: "I am pleased to report that the US has made substantial progress in our trade talks with ...
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