IT has been a difficult year so far for emerging markets (EM) corporate bonds, which as an asset class has suffered its worst first-half performance in recent history.

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US stocks rose slightly last week, and the Standard & Poor's 500 was on the cusp of new records as investors disregarded mounting trade tensions with China and focused on strong US earnings...

IF you thought the first half of the year was rocky for emerging market economies, brace for turbulence ahead with dollar strength and a weaker Chinese currency set to keep investors on edge.

[WASHINGTON] With one more US inflation report to digest on Tuesday, the Federal Reserve is expected to hold off on the next interest rate increase for another six weeks.

MAJOR currencies stuck to familiar ranges on Monday as investors shied away from taking out big positions ahead of a flurry of crucial economic data and central bank monetary policy meetings this...

DESPITE booming second quarter growth in the US economy, the Federal Reserve will hold its fire and leave lending rates untouched this week as it awaits more signs of inflation.

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump’s extraordinary broadside against the Federal Reserve on Thursday may end up getting him exactly what he doesn’t want: higher interest rates.

[TOKYO] The US dollar was on the defensive against the yen and euro early Friday after US President Donald Trump expressed concern about the currency's strength and the Federal Reserve's...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump criticised the US central bank in comments aired Thursday, saying its course of interest rate increases counteracted his efforts at growing the economy.