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Republicans find Hillary easier mark than economy

By Rob Cox
July 20, 2016

The GOP convention day devoted to jobs was spent bashing the Democratic rival instead. Low unemployment makes important caveats harder to knock. America is also in a healthy state relative to the world. Voters prefer Trump on economic matters but he is struggling on substance.

Thai opposition win is good for growth

July 4, 2011

The Thaksins' surprise win in the Thailand elections already has investors' vote and although there is some way to go before Thailand attains enough stability to regain favour with global investors, it's a good start.