THE BOTTOM LINE

THIS week has been pretty big for news, and it is only Tuesday. On Monday, The Washington Post reported one heck of a story about the myriad ways that US officials spanning three administrations...

PRESIDENT Donald Trump announced his intention late on Saturday to quickly withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, a move intended to force House Democrats to...

[BUENOS AIRES] The United States, Canada and Mexico signed a North American trade pact on Friday, with President Donald Trump brushing aside concerns that he could face difficulties getting the...

COMMENTARY

THE recent "veto" clause in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) sets a worrying precedent for potential US (re)negotiations of free trade pacts with allies and partners,...

[MEXICO CITY] What's in a name?...

[WASHINGTON] US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross signalled on Friday that Washington may flex its muscle with additional trading partners in order to exert pressure on China to open its markets,...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump has long wielded the word "Nafta" like an epithet, deriding the North American Free Trade Agreement as the worst trade deal in history....

THE BOTTOM LINE

DONALD Trump on Monday celebrated the new Nafta deal, to be known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), as "wonderful" and a "historic transaction!" The...

EMERGING-MARKET assets are poised to rally next year as protectionism between the US and China eases, according to some of the world's largest money managers....

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump looks to be preparing for a potentially protracted economic war with China by clearing the decks of disputes with America's other trading competitors....