True to his pledge, President Donald Trump gave final approval on Friday (Mar 24) for TransCanada to build the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, overriding environmental concerns in favour of boosting jobs and energy supply.
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The Dow finished lower and the Nasdaq higher on Friday (Mar 24) after a topsy-turvy session that culminated with a surprise decision to cancel a vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare replacement bill.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he believes financial markets could improve "significantly" once they fully reflect the potential for U.S. economic growth from President Donald Trump's economic policies.
Shares in a Hong Kong-listed Chinese dairy crashed more than 90 percent on Thursday, in one of the city's biggest sell-offs that wiped billions from its market capitalisation.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday touted Charter Communications Inc's decision to invest US$25 billion in the United States and a plan the company announced before he was elected to hire 20,000 workers over four years.
New orders for U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in February, but a surge in shipments amid demand for machinery and electrical equipment supported expectations for an acceleration in business investment in the first quarter.