Global markets rally after US cools trade war with China

Washington delays some planned tariffs on imports including electronicsFinancial markets around the world have rallied amid cooling tensions in the US-China trade war.Washington announced on Tuesday that it would delay the introduction of 10% tariffs o…

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US markets: Mnuchin to convene crisis team amid White House chaos

Treasury secretary talks to bank CEOs and calls together working group created after 1987 market crashThe US Treasury secretary has sought to calm market jitters about White House dysfunction and the government’s partial shutdown, calling the heads of …

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White House attacks on Fed chair fuel fears of market turmoil in 2019

US Treasury secretary denies Donald Trump had suggested ousting Jerome PowellGlobal investors are braced for more turbulence in 2019 after the White House intensified its criticism of the US’s most senior central banker.Over the weekend, a flurry of re…

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