Daniel Mullaney is due to meet officials in the Department of Finance, and also to hold roundtable meetings with large US employers here. File photograph: Thierry Tronnel/Corbis via Getty Images

A senior official in the Trump administration is this week holding behind-closed-doors meetings with Government and industry figures in Dublin about t(...)

The trade dispute has already spread beyond tariffs to other areas such as technology, and analysts caution tit-for-tat measures could widen in scope and severity

China’s central bank said on Tuesday that Washington’s decision to label Beijing as a currency manipulator would “severely damage international finan(...)

Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

China took steps to limit weakness in the yuan, providing some stability to global financial markets in the wake of Monday’s rout, and said it won’t d(...)

The renminbi weakened on Monday beyond Rmb7 per US dollar for the first time since the 2008 global financial crisis. Photograph: EPA

The renminbi weakened on Monday beyond Rmb7 per US dollar for the first time since the 2008 global financial crisis, breaching a floor that China’s ce(...)

Workers building a border fence in a private property located in the limits of the US states of Texas and New Mexico taken from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photograph: Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty

The US Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to use billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall (...)

The figures show that chemical manufacturers and electronics producers – both industries that have historically relied heavily on offshore subsidiaries for tax purposes – brought back the most. Photograph: Reuters

The Republic was the third largest source of offshore cash repatriated by US companies last year, according to figures released by the US commerce dep(...)

 President Donald Trump broke with four decades of tradition by refusing to release his tax returns during the 2016 presidential campaign. Photograph: Reuters/ Kevin Lamarque

US president Donald Trump blasted Democrats’ move to subpoena years of the president’s tax returns, claiming that voters do not care about his tax aff(...)

US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at their meeting in Vietnam last month, at which they failed to reach an agreement. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

US president Donald Trump announced he was reversing sanctions on companies related to North Korea on Friday, a day after the treasury department unve(...)

Venezuela’s  self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaidó  and US vice president Mike Pence at the Lima Group meeting, in Bogotá, Colombia, on Monday. Photograph: Mauricio Duenas Castaneda/EPA

The United States hit Venezuela’s government with new sanctions on Monday and called on allies to freeze the assets of its state-owned oil company PDV(...)

US president Donald Trump: declared a national emergency at the Mexican border  to access billions of dollars to build a border wall. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

Democrats have vowed to pursue the Trump administration through the courts after the US president declared a national emergency over immigration. Ann(...)

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