S President Donald Trump and congressional leaders were set on Friday to meet and discuss ways to break an impasse pitting his demand for building a border wall against Democrats’ call for alternative security measures. Read more here!
Factory activity weakened across Asia in December as the US-China trade war and a slowdown in Chinese demand hit production in most countries, strengthening the case for a pause in interest rate hikes in the region in 2019. Read more here!
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he is ready to wait for as long as it takes to get $5 billion from taxpayers for his US-Mexico border wall, a demand that has triggered a partial shutdown of the federal government, which is now on its fifth day of shutdown. Read more here!
Japan’s exports growth is seen to have eased in November, according to a survey on Friday, indicating a dimming economic outlook in the midst of the easing global demand and a US-China trade dispute. Read more here!