16 Jan 2020
US and China sign deal to ease trade tensions
The United States has signed a partial trade deal with China after nearly two years of tough negotiations, which included the suspension of talks for months.
20 Oct 2019
Nirmala Sitharaman talks about India-US trade deal
For the second time in a week, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke about a trade deal with the United States.
29 May 2019
US removes India from its currency monitoring list: Details here
The US has taken India off its currency watchlist of major trading partners on Wednesday after the country took certain steps to prevent foreign exchange irregularities.
08 Apr 2019
Criticized over its trade-practices, China lowers tariffs on consumer goods
China today announced it will lower tariffs on some consumer goods ranging from computers to furniture and bicycles as Beijing faces worldwide scrutiny over its trade practices.
11 Feb 2019
US team reaches China to engage in trade deal talks
US negotiators were in Beijing today for another round of talks on a trade deal with the clock ticking towards a March 1 deadline set by US President Donald Trump.
08 Feb 2019
No meeting with Xi expected before trade deadline: Trump
US President Donald Trump said yesterday he didn't expect to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline in trade-war negotiations between the two economic superpowers.
07 Feb 2019
Donald Trump nominates David Malpass for World Bank President
US President Donald Trump has nominated David Malpass, a vocal critic of the World Bank, to head the international financial institution, sparking concerns that he may seek to reduce the role of the global lender.
16 Jan 2019
Indra Nooyi, former PepsiCo CEO, could head World Bank
Indra K. Nooyi, who led PepsiCo for 12 years before leaving the company in August last year, is being considered for the top post of World Bank, multiple reports claimed.
20 Dec 2018
US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities
The US has slapped fresh sanctions on 12 Russian individuals and entities for their alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections and the brazen use of a military-grade nerve agent in an assassination attempt inside America's closest ally.
12 Dec 2018
China and US begin talks to sort out trade differences
Top officials from the US and China have begun talks to sort out their trade differences, in particular, to identify steps that address the concerns of US President Donald Trump on intellectual property and reduce the balance of trade, a media report said.
18 Oct 2018
French Minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi's disappearance
Two weeks after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, France's Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said he was pulling out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia.
26 Sep 2018
Can't hold US trade-talks with knife to the throat: China
China said it's impossible to hold trade talks with the US while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like "holding a knife to someone's throat".
07 Sep 2018
Who is that anonymous NYT writer? Gambling-sites betting on author
The 1,034-words New York Times anonymous commentary, that launched a scathing attack on US President Donald Trump, has raised quite a lot of curiosity.
08 May 2018
Trade talks: Top Chinese officials visiting US next week
Top Chinese officials, including China's top economic adviser, the Vice-Premier Liu He, will be visiting the US next week for talks with the Trump Administration's economic team, the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said.
13 Mar 2018
Trump blocks Broadcom's $117bn bid for Qualcomm; cites security concerns
US President Donald Trump has ordered the Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom to abandon its $117 billion bid to take over rival chipmaker Qualcomm, blocking what would have been the biggest technology deal ever in history.
12 Mar 2018
North Korea will face no more conditions for talks: US
The officials of Trump administration said that there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before the first-ever meeting of the two nations' leaders beyond the North's promise not to resume nuclear testing and missile flights or publicly criticize US-South Korean military exercises.
30 Sep 2017
US health secretary Tom Price quits over private plane scandal
Tom Price, Donald Trump's Health and Human Services Secretary, resigned on Friday amid growing uproar over his use of expensive private planes for official purposes.
22 Sep 2017
Now, Trump calls Kim Jong-un a "madman"
The back-and-forth childish name calling between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un continues unabated.
22 Sep 2017
Trump approves North Korea sanctions, Kim calls him "mentally deranged"
US President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order to increase sanctions against North Korea.
23 Jun 2017
Trump doesn't want poor person running the US economy
US President Donald Trump said he wouldn't want to give a Cabinet position related to economic policy to a poor person.
27 Apr 2017
Trump tax plan: Slash corporate and individual tax rates
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Donald Trump has proposed to cut tax rates on corporate and pass-through business profits from 35% or more to 15%.
25 Apr 2017
Syria chemical attack: US imposes "sweeping sanctions"
The US has imposed "sweeping" sanctions on 271 employees of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC).
22 Apr 2017
Trump denies Exxon sanction waiver to drill oil in Russia
The Trump administration has rejected ExxonMobil's request for a sanctions waiver to allow it to drill for oil in Russia with Russian state oil giant Rosneft.
21 Apr 2017
Exxon wants US sanctions waiver to start Russian oil project
American oil major Exxon Mobil has applied to the US Treasury Department seeking a waiver from US sanctions on Russia to allow it to resume its joint venture with Rosneft, a Russian state-owned oil giant.
23 Dec 2016
Trump picks Navarro, Spicer for top posts
Donald Trump appointed Peter Navarro, a hard-liner on US-China relations to head the White House's National Trade Council, a move that may irk Beijing.
14 Dec 2016
Indra Nooyi on Donald Trump's advisory council
PepsiCo chairperson Indra Nooyi has just been inducted on President-elect Donald Trump's advisory council; Trump's transition team made this announcement a short while earlier.
14 Dec 2016
Former Texas Guv is Trump's Energy Secretary
US President-elect Donald Trump picked former Texas Governor Rick Perry to be his new Secretary of Energy; interestingly, during his 2012 Presidential bid, Perry proposed to scrap the the U.S. Department of Energy.
13 Dec 2016
Trump picks Homeland Security chief
Retired Gen John Kelly has been nominated as Donald Trump's new Chief of Homeland Security; Trump said Kelly's service made him the "ideal choice" to serve as the new Homeland Security chief.
11 Dec 2016
ExxonMobil CEO may be Trump's Secretary of State
Sources said Rex Tillerson, the CEO of US oil behemoth ExxonMobil is likely to be nominated as Secretary of State under the Trump administration.
09 Dec 2016
Scott Pritt to head EPA, Terry Branstad Ambassador to China
Donald Trump has controversially appointed Oklahoma Attorney General and staunch climate change critic Scott Pritt to head the US Environment Protection Agency.
01 Dec 2016
Trump to give up business completely
President-elect Donald Trump announced that he'd be leaving his business empire before taking on the presidency.
24 Nov 2016
Nikki Haley chosen as the US ambassador to UN
The transition team announced that President-elect Donald Trump has picked Indian-American Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations.
14 Nov 2016
Priebus, Bannon appointed to White House roles
Senior Republican Reince Priebus has been appointed as Donald Trump's new chief of staff, while Trump campaign chief Stephen Bannon as the White House's chief strategist.
12 Nov 2016
Mike Pence made in-charge of White House transition
Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has been made in charge of a White House transition team by President-elect Donald Trump.
10 Nov 2016
All eyes are on Donald Trump's cabinet
Donald Trump's campaign was extremely divisive and beset with controversies.