The World Trade Organization's (WTO) bid to select a new leader was plunged into uncertainty this Wednesday after the United States rejected the Nigerian woman proposed as the global trade watchdog's next director-general.
What was shaping up as Brazil’s best year for initial public offerings in more than a decade is now on the rocks, as many companies shelve their plans amid concerns on the country’s fiscal discipline and a surfeit of new equity supply.
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul who is seeking the Democratic nomination for US president, on Saturday opened campaign offices in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, three battleground states crucial in next's year election.
Some of America's richest people are urging US presidential candidates to back a wealth tax on the super-rich to improve inequality and climate change. America has a moral, ethical and economic responsibility to tax our wealth more, they said in a letter.
President Donald Trump is intensifying his hard line immigration rhetoric heading into the midterm elections, 6 November, declaring that he wants to order an end to the constitutional right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born on US soil.