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Chief economist update: No sweat says BOC on Trump tariffs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 JUL 2018
US President Donald Trump has again upped the rhetoric against China (which of course, brought back trepidation over an escalation of the trade war) and most recently he went on attack against his own central bank - the US Federal Reserve. Apparently ...
Chief economist update: What goes around is starting to get around
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... proposition. In his quest to "make America great again" and under the guise of "national security", US President Donald Trump kicked off with a 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminium imported into America, followed by a 25% tariff on US$34 billion ...
Chief economist update: Draining the swamp
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 3 JUL 2018
"We're going to drain the swamp." This was one of US President Donald Trump's battle cry when he was still campaigning for the top job in America. It looks like he's on his way to fulfilling this promise but instead, Trump's draining ...
Chief economist update: It's always slow in America in Q1
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 JUN 2018
... monetary policies and by extension, capital expenditure and financial markets. It's more crucial now because of Donald Trump. Recall his statement back in December 2017, "So we're at 3.3% GDP. I see no reason why we don't go to 4%, 5%, and ...
Chief economist update: Trade war and peace
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 JUN 2018
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring ...
Now showing: Trump and Kim
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUN 2018
... leader of the free world and the North Korean supremo. It's going to be a "win-win" deal according to US President Donald Trump. In all likelihood, North Korean President Kim Jung-on is saying the same thing in Korean. Trump would be singing that ...
Japan needs trade peace with the US
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUN 2018
It must be because Bank of Japan (BOJ) policy exit speculations have died down or that Japan's response to Donald Trump's tariff increases has been less confrontational than China, the EU or even Canada but Japan had rarely been on headlines in recent ...
Chief economist update: Capex and credit and the trade war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUN 2018
Just when the threatening clouds of Quitaly and its negative repercussions on the whole of the Eurozone has dissipated, US President Donald Trump's trade protectionist policy in the name of American national security comes back to haunt. Not that ...
Chief economist update: "Quitaly"
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY 2018
Move over China and North Korea, you too Iran and Israel, a new old crisis has come back to town...and it could be bigger. While the financial market world still haven't seen the end game of US President Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies ...
Chief economist update: Erdogan's Turkey is cooked
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 25 MAY 2018
... disagreements are better resolved behind closed doors. Not for the limelight/spotlight-hogging president of the US. Donald Trump didn't take to Twitter this time, he penned an open letter to tell all and sundry that what was to become a historic ...
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