WHEN political strategist James Carville coined the phrase "It's the economy, stupid!" as the theme of Bill Clinton's successful 1992 presidential campaign against sitting...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump's trade wars have many US businesses on edge, prompting some to delay or cut back on planned investments, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday...

[WASHINGTON] In his fiery speeches and Twitter blitzes, President Donald Trump has forcefully claimed ownership of the American economy's vigorous health while denigrating the legacy of Barack...

[WASHINGTON] The US financial system 10 years ago was brought down by toxic investments with mysterious acronyms. Today the risks to global economic stability have familiar names: China, emerging...

We have seen volatility return to the equity markets this year after an unusually calm 2017. The synchronised global growth environment that prevailed for the last two years has started to show some...

EDITORIAL

US President Donald Trump has said he was "not thrilled" with the Federal Reserve - led by his own appointee, Jerome Powell - raising interest rates and suggested that the US central bank...

MAKING America great again isn't proving so great for other parts of the world...

THE BOTTOM LINE

INFLATION is back. What do we do about it? For starters: Don't ignore it...

ACCORDING to US President Donald Trump, the second quarter US GDP growth figure of 4.1 per cent rising from the previous quarter's 2.2 per cent is just the beginning of good times. From now on...