Buenos Aires

Trade war is now a reality, says French finance minister, as G20 countries meet

The reality of a trade war has arrived, according to Bruno Le Maire, the French finance minister, speaking as G20 ministers gathered for a summit in Argentina.<p>He said the US trade policy of unilateral tariffs was based on the "law of the jungle" as he pushed back against the demands of Donald …

Economy

UPDATE 1-Trump not trying to intervene in currency markets -Mnuchin

(Adds quotes, details on Fed independence, China trade dispute)<p>By David Lawder<p>BUENOS AIRES, July 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is not trying to influence currency markets, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday, reiterating that a strong U.S. dollar reflects a strong U.S. …

Economy

An Airbus A321XLR Could Be a Game Changer for JetBlue

Airbus' A321XLR concept could address some of the weaknesses of the A321LR, becoming the linchpin of an international expansion strategy at …

Fortune 500

Turkey’s economic growth trend continues, finance minister says

ANKARA - Reuters<p>Turkey is continuing its strong economic growth trend and the foundations of its economy are strong, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s …

Turkey

Mike Reynolds: the Garbage Warrior

What do beer cans, car tires and water bottles have in common?<p>Not much unless you're renegade architect Michael Reynolds, in which case they are …

Vocabulary

Mnuchin 'very hopeful' on trade talks with EU, Japan

<b>(CNN) —</b> Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is "very hopeful" the US can make progress brokering separate free trade deals with the European Union and Japan during a weekend summit in Buenos Aires.<p>"I'm encouraged by the EU's trade agreement with Japan," Mnuchin said Saturday in an interview with CNN …

Economy

Merkel's Biggest German Ally Could One Day Be Her Biggest Threat

In Germany’s year of political turmoil, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is emerging as a surprise winner.<p>With his pro-European convictions and …

Europe

Trade tensions simmer as Morneau, finance ministers hold G20 meetings

Finance minister Bill Morneau is set to meet this weekend with G20 counterparts in Argentina amid escalating tensions over trade and tariffs.<p>Story …

Economy

From Buenos Aires With (No) Love

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is wheels down in Buenos Aires for the G-20 meeting and he's facing a tough crowd.<p>On Friday evening, in "And Now, …

Economy

Seoul asks Washington to exempt S. Korean vehicles from new tariffs

Seoul, July 22 (IANS) South Korea has asked the US to exempt its vehicles from the new 25 per cent tariffs Washington is planning to impose on …

Tariffs

Trade war could reduce global growth: IMF

The International Monetary Fund has warned that the growing trade war between the US, China and the European Union could significantly harm the …

Economy

Rio's Gigonte: Tim Vickery remembers Alexandre Gontijo

by Tim Vickery<p>The Rio de Janeiro football scene is all the poorer and all the sadder for the sudden loss of one of its best known and most popular …

Rio De Janeiro

2018 Super rugby semi-finalists confirmed

Following the conclusion of the four 2018 Super rugby quarter-finals the four teams that will contest the semi-finals have been decided.<p>The …

Super Rugby

BOJ Debating How to Keep Policy Sustainable, Reduce Side Effects

As the clock counts down to the Bank of Japan’s July 31 policy announcement, officials are looking for ways to keep their stimulus program …

Business

Simply the Best 21 Buenos Aires: Benitez vs. Garcete made-in Bosch Tour

Simply the Best 21 Buenos Aires by Emanuel Masseroni<p>STB 21: three WKN titles on the line in Buenos Aires<p>Simply the Best Kickboxing returns on the …

Argentina

Statement by the IMF’s Managing Director on Argentina

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, met with Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri, Finance Minister Nicolas …

Central Banks

Trolls, Loan Sharks and Protest: Weekend Reads

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up for the Balance of Power newsletter, and follow Bloomberg Politics on Twitter and</i> …

Donald Tusk

World Economic Leaders Condemn President Trump's Twitter Trade Rants at G-20 Summit

(Bloomberg) — Global economic leaders are pushing back against U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest rants on global trade and currencies, speaking …

Donald Trump

Trump Lines Up Fed Chairman as Fall Guy If Tax, Trade Moves Sour

President Donald Trump looks to be lining up Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to be the fall guy if the president’s trade and tax policies …

Donald Trump

France's Le Maire says no U.S. trade talks with metals tariffs in place

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Economy

Fede House / Unoencinco Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Casa fede is a project that falls within the framework of the program "Pro.cre.ar Bicentenario" …

Architecture

Mnuchin: President Trump Fully Supports Fed Independence

U.S. President Donald Trump fully supports the independence of the Federal Reserve and is not trying to interfere in the foreign exchange market, …

Donald Trump

Macri's Argentina: To Catch A Falling Knife

No matter how much one choses to believe in absolute truths, the reality we live in is most clearly defined by its relativity, by the fact that things are fluid, shapeless, and constantly in motion. Rather than relying on a positivist worldview in order to understand the social phenomenons around …

Central Banks

German FinMin sees little progress on trade at weekend G20 meeting

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he does not expect finance ministers from the Group of 20 leading economies to make much progress on resolving global trade disputes at a meeting this weekend in Buenos Aires.<p>"Unfortunately, it does not look like we will take big steps …

Argentina

IOC leader happy with shrinking 2026 Winter Olympic contest

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Despite two possible bidders dropping out in recent weeks, IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body is satisfied with …

Winter Olympics

Exclusive: U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin watching Chinese yuan weakness for manipulation

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The United States is monitoring the recent weakness in China's yuan currency and will review whether the currency has been manipulated, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters on Friday.<p>Mnuchin said in an interview in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that the yuan's weakness would be …

Trump Administration

Flying with diabetes: What you need to know

From unpredictable screening rules to limited availability of food and beverages on planes, it’s not getting any easier for diabetic travelers. But a …

Diabetes

Dollar in ‘Dangerous Territory’ After Trump Blasts China, EU on FX

U.S. President Donald Trump has stopped the dollar rally in its tracks, for now.<p>The dollar tumbled Friday after Trump criticized China and the …

Donald Trump

Whatever happens against Crusaders, Sharks won’t be so lucky again

Sharks fans have been on a roller-coaster since February that has seen them jubilant one week and downcast the next, and sometimes both in one match.

Sport (South Africa)

Soccer save: How karma (or coincidence) kicked in to rescue a struggling immigrant

<b>When Mae Neri flew into Buenos Aires on March 6, 2018, all she had to her name was $600 and two big bags of personal belongings. It was a rough</b> …

Argentina