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  • China currency bill set to clear US Senate Oct 12, 2011 08:54 AM IST

    China currency bill set to clear US Senate

    Defying Chinese anger and White House warnings, the US Senate moved to approve legislation to punish China for alleged currency manipulation widely blamed for costing American jobs.

  • US Senate delays vote on China yuan bill to next week Oct 07, 2011 08:00 AM IST

    US Senate delays vote on China yuan bill to next week

    The US Senate on Thursday delayed a vote on a bill to get tough with China over its currency practices until next week because of a dispute between Republicans and Democrats over the handling of amendments.

  • US Senate takes up China currency bill Oct 04, 2011 08:46 AM IST

    US Senate takes up China currency bill

    The US Senate today takes up a bill to punish China for its alleged currency manipulation, a blow at a global economic rival 13 months before elections shaped by voter anger at high joblessness.

  • China "adamantly opposes" US senate currency bill Oct 04, 2011 08:00 AM IST

    China "adamantly opposes" US senate currency bill

    China's foreign ministry said it "adamantly opposes" a bill being pushed by the US Senate to allow the United States to impose duties on countries that undervalue their currencies.

  • US debt deal may not be enough to avert downgrade: Citi Aug 03, 2011 10:54 AM IST

    US debt deal may not be enough to avert downgrade: Citi

    Citi's global emerging markets strategist, Geoff Dennis believes the worst of the risk of a debt crisis is over.

  • S&P 500 eyes longest losing streak since Oct 2008 Aug 03, 2011 06:12 AM IST

    S&P 500 eyes longest losing streak since Oct 2008

    US stocks dropped on Tuesday as worries about the health of the global economy and a possible downgrade for US debt sent the S&P 500 crashing through key technical levels in an ominous sign for markets.

  • Senate blocks Reid debt plan, bipartisan deal close Aug 01, 2011 08:35 AM IST

    Senate blocks Reid debt plan, bipartisan deal close

    The US Senate defeated a Democratic proposal to raise the debt ceiling on Sunday as lawmakers closed in on a deal that would be acceptable to both parties.

  • Obama asks Congress to act fast on debt ceiling Jul 30, 2011 06:54 PM IST

    Obama asks Congress to act fast on debt ceiling

    With Republicans and Democrats sharply divided over measures to avert an American debt default, President Barack Obama today appealed to both parties to immediately find a "common ground" in the US Senate to reach a compromise on raising the debt ceiling.

  • Visa violation probe: US Senate Sub-Committee holds hearing Jul 27, 2011 07:44 PM IST

    Visa violation probe: US Senate Sub-Committee holds hearing

    The US Senate Sub-Committee on immigration reforms held its first meeting late night on July 26 to hear arguments on behalf of the immigration reform bill, reports Sunanda Jayaseelan of CNBC-TV18.

  • Shutdown battle only the start of US budget war Apr 09, 2011 01:00 PM IST

    Shutdown battle only the start of US budget war

    The battle over the US budget has ended. Now the war begins. The debate over this year's budget that took the U.S. government to within an hour of a shutdown is only a dress rehearsal for bigger spending clashes to come.

  • US Senate panel to release financial crisis report Apr 09, 2011 10:00 AM IST

    US Senate panel to release financial crisis report

    A US Senate panel will release its report next week on the financial crisis that its leaders said on Friday will contain important new information.

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