New York businessman Donald Trump has become the 45th President of the United States after being sworn in to the position on the steps of Capitol Hill on Friday, capping a meteoric rise to the top of the country's political ladder.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has backed the United States' economic prospects, despite having been highly critical in the past of incoming president Donald Trump.
Crude oil futures were firmly ahead on Friday afternoon but remained camped out below firm resistance levels in a session tinged with caution as controversial US president-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated.
Specialist currency manager Record has hiked its assets under management equivalents (AUME) to $56. 6bn at 31 December 2016, from $55. 0 three months earlier.
A most unlikely of transformations will be complete on Friday as Donald Trump takes over from Barack Obama to become the 45th President of the United States.
China´s economic expansion accelerated slightly at the end of 2016, official government data revealed, but more timely figures for December appeared to point to a slowdown in activity, in part as the fiscal stimulus put in place by the authorities faded, economists said.
As Donald Trump prepares to pick up the keys to the White House and the Brexit debacles rumbles on, Credit Suisse highlighted 10 ways in which financial markets could surprise us this year, along with its 10 core views.
US housing starts rose more than expected in December, according to data released by the Commerce Department.
These were the moves in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bonds:.
US consumer prices rose in December, driven by gains in prices for energy, second-hand autombiles and medical care commodities.