Elections Independents

  • SYDNEY/ BEIJING Aug 17- Australia's decision to block the A $10 billion sale of the country's biggest energy grid to Chinese bidders was a protectionist move that would negatively affect investment in the country, China's Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday. Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison said last week that preferred bidders State Grid Corp of...

  • SYDNEY/ BEIJING Aug 17- Australia's decision to block the A $10 billion sale of the country's biggest energy grid to Chinese bidders was a protectionist move that would negatively affect investment in the country, China's Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday. Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison said last week that preferred bidders State Grid Corp of...

  • Independent candidate McMullin gives econ. plan

    Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin discusses his views on the presidential candidates, as well as where he stands on economic policy.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 3- Four weeks after Australians went to the polls in a tightly contested election, vote counting is almost finished and has left the government with a razor-thin majority and a Senate brimming with economic protectionists who could hinder trade ties with the likes of China, Indonesia and the United States. Far-right One Nation, which has won at least...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 3- Four weeks after Australians went to the polls in a tightly contested election, vote counting is almost finished and has left the government with a razor-thin majority and a Senate brimming with economic protectionists who could hinder trade ties with the likes of China, Indonesia and the United States. Far-right One Nation, which has won at least...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 3- Four weeks after Australians went to the polls in a tightly contested election, vote counting is almost finished and has left the government with a razor-thin majority and a Senate brimming with economic protectionists who could hinder trade ties with the likes of China, Indonesia and the United States. Far-right One Nation, which has won at least...

  • NEW YORK, July 25- A quarter of rich U.S. investors are so concerned that the U.S. presidential race will hurt share prices that they are considering pulling out of the stock market entirely, according to a survey by UBS AG Wealth Management Americas. Republican candidate Donald Trump has promised to dismantle financial reform laws, force Canada and Mexico to...

  • *Obama prods China on South China Sea freedom of navigation. Obama announced on Monday that Washington was scrapping its embargo on the sale of lethal arms to Vietnam, clearing the biggest hurdle remaining between two countries that have been drawn together by concern over China's military build-up. Critics said that by removing the ban, a vestige of the...

  • Catalonia takes one step closer to independence from Spain

    Separatists in Catalonia have claimed victory in a regional election that they have vowed will lead to them declaring the region independent from Spain.

  • Sanders: 'I would not play the role of the spoiler'

    CNBC's John Harwood asks Sen. Bernie Sanders whether he considered running as a third-party candidate.

  • Bernie Sanders questions morality of US economy

    Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders talks with CNBC's John Harwood about his views on income inequality, Hillary Clinton and whether he stands a chance of winning.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's "Squawk on the Street."