ARTICLES RELATING TO US SHUTDOWN

Conservatives say Trump caved, but confident he'll get wall

2019-01-27 18:07

Some conservatives say Trump caved on border wall, but confident he'll get it eventually.

Trump says he'll put off State of the Union address until after shutdown

2019-01-24 08:47

President Donald Trump said he would deliver his State of the Union address when the partial government shutdown is over.

Asian markets swing as dealers battle uncertainty

2019-01-23 06:50

Asian markets fluctuated Wednesday following a negative lead from Wall Street as investors grow nervous about the chances of success in China-US trade talks.

Markets WRAP: Rand ends week at R13.79/$

2019-01-18 08:06

The rand lost 0.5% against the greenback on Friday, but still ended the week slightly stronger that it started it on Monday.

Trump taps history to work for his wall

2019-01-08 22:30

US President Donald Trump may use his Oval Office speech on Tuesday to entreat Americans that building a wall on the Mexican border is a matter of immediate importance.

US $1 trillion bill awaits Obama signature

2014-01-17 09:12

Marking a truce after years of fiscal feuding in Washington, Congress has passed a $1.1 trillion spending package that effectively ended the threat of an election-year government shutdown.

US tourist sites reopen

2013-10-14 15:37

US tourist sites including the Grand Canyon and Statue of Liberty have reopened, but from their various states' own budgets as the US government enters the third week of shutdown.

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US government remains deadlocked

Watch how Republic Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid comment on the on-going shutdown of the US government.

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US state shutdown leaves tourists in a bind

2013-10-02 11:21

Local tour operator Travel Corporation is trying to assist those affected by the government shutdown that has made US national parks, monuments and historic sites off limits to visitors.

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Obama explains US shutdown

2013-10-01 07:54
Obama explains US shutdown

Watch US President Barack Obama explain the consequences of a US government shutdown.

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Prolonged shutdown risks fading appeal of dollar, treasuries

2019-01-24 08:58

The US government shutdown risks putting a dent in both the dollar and treasuries if it drags on. A quick resolution could do the same.

Stocks mixed as rally stalls; yen declines

2019-01-23 09:34

Asian stocks traded mixed Wednesday as traders juggled continuing doubts about the prospects for progress on trade with signs of China stimulus and moves to end the US government shutdown.

Emerging-market equities post longest rally in a year

2019-01-21 06:51

Emerging-market equities rose for a fourth week last week as signs of easing trade tensions supported the appetite for riskier assets. Currencies dropped amid a stronger dollar.

Tokyo stocks open higher on Wall St gain, lower yen

2019-01-17 07:35

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday with investor sentiment buoyed by gains on Wall Street and a lower yen.

US Senate passes $1 trillion bill, avoids govt shutdown

2014-12-14 07:53

The US Senate has passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that lifts the threat of a government shutdown as Congress attempts to wrap up a two-year legislative session.

Gold takes a breather after rally

2013-12-11 07:45

Gold has snapped a three-day winning streak as it's safe-haven appeal took a dent following news of US lawmakers reaching a deal to avoid a government shutdown.

US shutdown puts air safety at risk

2013-10-04 14:26

An estimated 3 000 aviation safety inspectors responsible for ensuring that airlines maintain safely functioning planes are not doing their job due to the US shutdown.

Tourists kicked out of landmark US parks

2013-10-03 08:44

For many people it is the trip of a lifetime. But thousands have been left angry at being locked out of landmark US national parks due to the government shutdown.

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US shutdown

2013-10-02 09:51
After the US government shut down for the first time in 17 years, public areas are no longer accessible. See pictures of the effects of the shutdown.

After the US government shut down for the first time in 17 years, public areas are no longer accessible. See pictures of the effects of the shutdown.

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