IN JANUARY this year, Robert Lighthizer, the US Trade Representative, put out a report stating unequivocally that the US had made a mistake in supporting China's entry into the World Trade...

MUCH has been said and written in recent years about the rise of nationalism and its political-ideological relatives, nativism and mercantilism, and the way they help drive to power strong leaders...

[SYDNEY] Turkey's lira extended its precipitous slide on Monday after the nation's president showed no signs of backing down in a standoff with the US...

JAPAN'S economy grew more than expected in the second quarter, helped by strong household and business spending and recovering from an earlier contraction, but global trade tensions loom as...

WHEN it comes to how the latest economic data could impact investors, two opposite interpretations emerge.

THE BOTTOM LINE

LET'S travel back in time to 1995. Most Americans still remembered the calamitous inflation of the late 1970s (prices rose 13 per cent in 1979). Many federal benefits, including Social Security...

BANKING is a people business, so it may come as no surprise that I like talking to people.

BY 2050, there will be almost 10 billion humans on earth - and going on current consumption patterns, we will need three whole Planet Earths to supply our resources. Since the industrial revolution,...