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62nd Day Of Lockdown

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US economy

US weekly jobless benefits to stay elevated as coronavirus layoffs widen

The economy lost a staggering 20.5 million jobs in April, the steepest plunge in payrolls since the Great Depression of the 1930s,

14 May 2020 10:08 AM

Experts warn virus spikes could emerge even weeks after US reopening

The tension in balancing people’s safety against severe economic fallout is playing out across the world

14 May 2020 9:05 AM

Trump presses for schools to reopen despite Fauci's warnings

Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House, said he found Fauci's latest call for a highly cautious reopening "not acceptable"

14 May 2020 8:56 AM

US economy lost a staggering 20.5 million jobs, historic unemployment rate in April

Though millions of Americans continue to file claims for unemployment benefits, April could mark the trough in job losses

10 May 2020 9:02 AM

US unemployment surges to a Depression-era level

US Labor Department says that 20.5 million jobs vanished in April in the worst monthly loss on record triggered by shutdowns of businesses

09 May 2020 11:08 AM

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US Fed leaves interest rates near zero, to use full range of tools to help economy

In its statement, the Fed said it is "committed to using its full range of tools to support the US economy in this challenging time”

30 Apr 2020 10:41 AM

Senate passes coronavirus rescue package on unanimous vote

The package is intended as relief for an economy spiraling into recession

26 Mar 2020 10:31 AM

Fed ramps up help to US economy on life support

The Federal Reserve warned of "severe disruptions" from the virus as it rolled out another series of measures to pump funds into the economy

24 Mar 2020 11:34 AM

US economy growing moderately in 4th qtr; likely missed Trump's 3 pc goal

The Trump administration’s 18-month-long trade war with China last year fueled fears of a recession.

30 Jan 2020 2:06 PM

'Dictators, it's ok, come on in': Donald Trump at New York event

Trump said he's happy to deal with any kind of foreign leader able to help the United States.

13 Nov 2019 2:31 PM

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No agreement on China tariff rollback: Trump

Amid a steady stream of conflicting reports, Trump's remarks appeared to push back against Beijing's claims.

09 Nov 2019 11:51 AM

Pompeo visit important

While India might even like to take the GSP hit in its stride and move on, the importance of talking to Pompeo cannot be underestimated.

23 Jun 2019 1:42 AM

US political reversals can foster conflict in West Asia

Islamabad cannot afford to forget the lessons learnt from the events in Abbottabad or at Salala.

13 Nov 2018 1:27 AM

Our polls are fought on claims, not facts

In India the narrative of an election is often controlled by the Opposition rather than the ruling party.

21 Oct 2018 12:27 AM

‘Treason?’: Trump slams critical New York Times op-ed from anonymous senior official

Trump responded with one-word tweet asking if unsigned op-ed could be considered treasonous, after assailing newspaper for 'gutless' piece.

06 Sep 2018 1:18 PM

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Gold’s identity crisis batters outlook

Dollar has benefited from US economy being more resilient to trade war.

03 Aug 2018 1:52 AM

Trade war: China firmly objects to Trump's new round of tariffs

China reacted sharply, again raising fears of a trade war between the two largest economies of the world.

04 Apr 2018 1:17 PM

Fed likely to raise rates, may upgrade 2018 outlook

The US central bank projected late last year that it would lift rates three times in 2018.

21 Mar 2018 11:14 AM

Donald Trump knows why stock markets are crashing, and it's ‘good news’

US President Donald Trump suggested that the wild sell-off may be due to good news about the economy.

08 Feb 2018 9:48 AM

Markets in free fall: India must stay alert

The meltdown is attributed to fears of inflation hitting the US economy.

07 Feb 2018 2:13 AM

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