The dollar dropped in Asia trade on Monday after newly sworn-in President Donald Trump announced plans to implement a protectionist agenda.
U.S. counterintelligence officers looked into Trump adviser Michael Flynn's calls to the Russian ambassador, the Wall Street Journal reported.
*TPP member Japan, Australian shares down; Asia up. Japan's Nikkei dropped 1.1 percent while shares in Australia dropped 0.7 percent after the Trump administration, on its first day in office, declared its intention to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12- nation trade pact that Japan and Australia also have signed up for. Hong Kong shares rose 0.6...
President Donald Trump said on Sunday he plans talks soon with the leaders of Canada and Mexico to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canada's ambassador to the United States said it was clear the Trump team were concerned above all about trade deficits with Mexico and China. Trade experts, academics and government officials say...
Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary conceded the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal faces an uphill battle without the United States.
TOKYO, Jan 23- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped more than 1 percent on Monday as shares of exporters fell on a stronger yen, while sentiment was subdued on concerns over newly sworn-in U.S. "Since Trump repeats' America first' so many times, investors in Japan are being defensive," said Hiroyuki Nakai, chief strategist at Tokai Tokyo Research Center.
President Trump is inheriting a 20-year old problem when it comes to North Korea, says John Park, Belfer Center at Harvard University.
TOKYO, Jan 23- The dollar skidded in Asian trade on Monday, with the euro hitting its highest levels in more than a month as investors locked in gains on the greenback's recent rise as they waited for U.S. The euro firmed 0.4 percent on the day to $1.07400 after earlier rising to $1.07460, its highest since Dec. 8. It's across-the-board dollar selling, not just the risk...
TOKYO, Jan 23- The dollar slipped more than 1 percent against the yen on Monday, as investors locked in gains on the greenback's recent rise as they waited for newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump to offer details of his promised stimulus. The dollar fell as low as 113.435 yen, and was last down 1 percent at 113.505.
Asia Pacific business leaders feel the election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency could be negative for the region, the SMCP reports.
Conway defended Sean Spicer's remarks that Trump's inauguration crowd was the largest ever, despite their inaccuracy.
On Sunday, President Trump issued a statement on Twitter responding to Saturday's widespread demonstrations.
Trump had the chance to start his administration on an uplifting note. He chose not to, Politico's Ben White says.
Trump will giving Cabinet members wide latitude to make policy. That could cause serious problems, says Andrew Prokop.
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.