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Uncertainty over Trump policy clouds global outlook – World Bank

Uncertainty over Trump policy clouds global outlook – World Bank.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 11th, 2017

Trump clouds global outlook

Trump clouds global outlook.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 11th, 2017

Uncertainty over Trump policy clouds global outlook – World Bank

Uncertainty over Trump policy clouds global outlook – World Bank.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 10th, 2017

Opinion: An emerging ASEAN leader in more ways than one

IT IS AGAIN that time of year when investors attempt to figure out what to expect over the next 12 months and position accordingly. In the Philippines, this may not be a straightforward exercise but as in my previous piece (see "Beyond Words," 24 October 2016), we made the case that the country's 2017 economic outlook will likely remain solid despite domestic political concerns and an uncertain global backdrop following the "Brexit" shock in Europe and the unexpected Trump victory in the US......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 10th, 2017

Chinese tabloid warns Trump over ‘revenge’

State-run Chinese tabloid Global Times sounded a warning to US President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday only hours after Taiwan’s president transited Houston, saying that China would seek to “take revenge” should Trump renege on the one-China policy......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 9th, 2017

Guardiola sounds tetchy but City exit doesn't seem imminent

ROB HARRIS, AP Global Soccer Writer br /> LONDON (AP) — Only six months into his Manchester City reign, Pep Guardiola has sounded tetchy and strained by the demands of English soccer. And the 45-year-old already seems to be counting down to his departure. Not just from City and the English Premier League but soccer completely. 'Manchester City is three years or maybe longer but I am still approaching at the end of my career like a manager,' Guardiola said in broken English in an interview with American network NBC taped in early December but only broadcast last week. 'I am pretty sure of that.' But the end is not imminent. Before City scrambles to start the search for a successor, Guardiola is clearly not planning an immediate escape from Manchester however chilly he is finding his first English winter. 'I will not be a trainer @ 60 or 65 years old,' Guardiola stated, looking ahead to the 2030s. And within City there is no sense Guardiola is taking his eye off the challenge of bringing the Premier League trophy back to the Etihad for the first time since 2014. Guardiola, who was particularly testy after Monday's league win over Burnley, is quickly discovering just how tough the competition is. City has opened the second half of the season in third place and is seven points behind leader Chelsea, which also has a game in hand, while Manchester United is only three points further back in sixth. Unlike in his previous jobs at Barcelona and Bayern Munich, there's no guarantee of a trophy at the end of Guardiola's first season and the comments to NBC will create uncertainty, if unintended, about his commitment to City. It is curious for anyone to announce so early into any job that they are already thinking about their departure. Even more so when you have been pursued for so long by City, which installed former Barcelona executives to make the club more appealing to Guardiola. But when City managed to land Guardiola, the club knew it was hiring someone not interested in long-term projects. Guardiola won a trio of Spanish titles and two Champions League crowns with Barcelona between 2008 and 2012 before vacating the Camp Nou dugout. Three seasons at Bayern Munich, collecting another trio of domestic titles, were enough for Guardiola before taking up a new challenge in Manchester. Guardiola might be obsessive when in a job, but he is not addicted to soccer or the limelight. Between the Barcelona and Bayern jobs, he was content to take a year's sabbatical living in New York. And in the United States, Guardiola was fascinated by an apparent 'American culture' in the workplace. 'People are not staying in the same place for a long time,' he said. 'They move a lot and I believe in that.' Guardiola's soccer aura has faded in England, with City's four league losses more than any rival in the top six. The latest impediment in the title pursuit was inflicted by Liverpool as former Bundesliga rival Juergen Klopp got the better of Guardiola. In Guardiola's first taste of the packed festive program in English soccer, City was back in action inside 48 hours on Monday. The game against Burnley started badly with Fernandinho being sent off but 10-man City did manage to claim a 2-1 victory. Rather than celebrating, Guardiola gave curt post-match interviews where he sounded irritated with the line of questioning about City's disciplinary problems and the interview about his future. It was far from a meltdown as Guardiola has to operate within the constraints of Football Association rules that restrict how coaches can talk about referees. A frustrated Guardiola talked about 'special rules' in England, reflecting how he is still getting accustomed to how soccer laws are interpreted by Premier League referees, rather than criticizing their quality. 'I have to adapt,' Guardiola said. Perhaps, Guardiola has sensed the glee that seems to greet each setback in England and claims his coaching reputation is reliant on being fortunate to have Lionel Messi among his Barcelona talents. Far from being egotistical, Guardiola accepts he is 'not exceptional.' 'I was lucky to train outstanding players in a big club,' he said. 'If I would have trained lower teams than Barcelona and Bayern Munich I would not have won this amount of incredible titles I have won. For the people who believe Pep comes here and City's going to win. No.' And no, Guardiola isn't already packing his bags and heading for Manchester Airport. Guardiola was quoted across British media on Tuesday as telling NBC that 'the process of my goodbye has already started' — a comment that never featured in the broadcast interview. The headlines, though, will do little to dispel the notion that Guardiola's dedication to City is wavering. ___ Rob Harris is at and .....»»

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Trump vows new tack in global relations

Trump vows new tack in global relations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 17th, 2016

The Trump card

Donald Trump’s shocking win in the US presidential election initially triggered a massive 1,000-point drop in the Dow futures and caused global stock markets.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 11th, 2016

OECD sees resurgent US growth fueling global economy's expansion

PARIS -- Global growth will pick up faster than previously expected in the coming months as the Trump administration’s planned tax cuts and public spending fire up the US economy, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) sai.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 29th, 2016

Manila’s man in Washington

Among the conflict-of-interest questions swirling around US President-elect Donald Trump’s global business interests, Trump Tower at Century City in Manila’s financial district stands out......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 26th, 2016

Emerging Asia reels from $11-B outflow as dollar rides on Trump

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK -- Global funds sold about $11 billion of equities and bonds in Asia’s emerging markets after Donald J. Trump’s victory in the US presidential election as expectations for his economic policies sent Treasury yields higher a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2016

Xi vows to open trade as Trump looks inward

LIMA -- China pledges to boost global trade and cooperation by opening up further and giving greater access to foreign investors, President Xi Jinping said on Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

PHL's China &'145;pivot' seen to add fuel to growth

THE DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION’s friendlier stance towards China is expected to help boost growth prospects for 2017 amid global uncertainty, an analyst at Credit Suisse said, adding that a Trump presidency in the United States is unlikely to halt inve.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 20th, 2016

Dictator’s burial fuels outrage

Dictator’s burial fuels outrage.....»»

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Fitch adds to warnings of Trump policy impact

THE PHILIPPINES and other emerging markets will suffer the consequences of “a sharp trade policy shift” by the United States toward protectionism under the presidency of Republican Donald J. Trump, according to global debt watcher Fitch Rating.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 18th, 2016

International credit raters edgy over Trump

MANILA, Philippines - Debt watchers Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service said the victory of Republican Donald Trump raises global uncertainties affec.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 18th, 2016

Peso approaches 50 a dollar

The peso fell for a third day, drawing closer to 50 per US dollar, as uncertainties surrounding the policies of newly-elected US President Donald Trump and the expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve next month jolted global financial markets......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 18th, 2016

The World: Global climate change action 'unstoppable' despite Trump -- UN

MARRAKESH, MOROCCO -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday action on climate change has become "unstoppable," and he expressed hopes that US Presidentelect Donald Trump would drop plans to quit a global accord aimed at weaning the world off fo.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 15th, 2016

Philippines among economies &'145;highly exposed' to Trump policies

PROTECTIONIST policies in the United States under a Trump presidency could weigh on the Philippines’ growth momentum, analysts at Nomura Global Research said in a Nov. 10 report e-mailed to journalists last weekend, citing potential “disrupti.....»»

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