Financiers may want to keep a closer eye on Trump

May 4, 2016

The bellicose real-estate mogul has all but sewed up the Republican presidential nomination. Markets are pricing in a Hillary Clinton victory, however, as Carlyle’s David Rubenstein told an elite Beverly Hills gathering. Trump doubters have learned how the odds can swing quickly.

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Viewsroom: Wall Street frenemies, Ackman, AT&T

March 4, 2016

Trump and Hillary Clinton bash banks while taking their money, and the controversial investor sticks it out at Valeant and Herbalife. Plus: aging telecoms shake up cable TV.

Clinton White House run clouded by home economics

December 28, 2015

The Democrat who could become America’s first female commander-in-chief in November is ahead in early polls and at the bookies. Growth is up and unemployment down under Obama, too. It might not be enough, though: traditionally, voters only reward bigger economic dividends.

Hillary Clinton lands soft punches on Wall Street

October 8, 2015

The White House hopeful has unveiled a slew of ideas for reining in financial excess. Initiatives like imposing risk fees on big banks and improving hedge fund reporting won’t win many friends in the industry. But they’re manageable blows that Wall Street could roll with.

Myanmar forms centre of economic love triangle

December 1, 2011

A visit from Hillary Clinton marks the end of Myanmar’s pariah status, but there is much work to be done before the country can offer investors sustainable returns. With the United States, China and India all jockeying for position, capital flows may come too quickly.