THE BOTTOM LINE

IF you're about to start a trade war, best ensure your citizens are in an optimistic mood.  That's one way of looking at the US tax cuts passed last November. Stimulus from that law will...

[SHANGHAI] Stocks in Asia rebounded from recent losses on Wednesday as investors sought bargains, a day after the spectre of a US-China trade war rattled global markets, but significant uncertainty...

 [SAN FRANCISCO] Intel Corp, the world's biggest chipmaker by revenue and a prominent US manufacturer, could avoid the most severe effects of a new list of Chinese tariffs proposed by U.S...

[BEIJING] China on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump’s threat to impose 10 per cent tariffs on US$200 billion of worth of Chinese goods was “blackmail” and warned it was prepared to take countermeasures...

[WASHINGTON] The US Senate defied US President Donald Trump by voting on Monday to overrule his administration’s deal with Chinese telecom firm ZTE and reimpose a ban on high-tech chip sales to the...

[TOKYO] Asian stocks extended a global downturn on Tuesday, while the safe-haven yen rose as US President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating tit-for-tat trade war...

ASIAN equities are back on the defensive as tensions between the world's largest economies reared their ugly head once again - just weeks after the US and China held a round of trade talks...

COMMENTARY

WHO came out on top in Singapore, where the president of the most powerful nation on earth met the North Korean leader, a dirt-poor country that has made significant steps towards becoming a nuclear...

[TOKYO] Asian shares retreated on Monday after US President Donald Trump cranked up trade tensions with China by going ahead with tariffs on Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to immediately respond...

STOCKS

AS the Singapore bourse returns from a long Eid holiday weekend, global trade fears that have spooked trading sentiment show little signs of abating as the US-China spat flares up - this time with...