US Treasury

Making sense of the currency manipulator tag

The abundant rupee liquidity and high inflation too warrant that the central bank ease its grip on dollar purchases, given that the rupee has been Asia’s worst performer.

published on : 19th December 2020

US Treasury department hacked in monthslong global cyberspying campaign, 'Russian hand' suspected

The government's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said it was working with other agencies to help 'identify and mitigate any potential compromises'.

published on : 14th December 2020

US Treasury extends TikTok sale deadline to December 4

US President Donald Trump's administration has expressed national security concerns over the app, claiming it could be used for Chinese espionage and threatening to ban it.

published on : 28th November 2020

US slaps sanctions on Belarus officials over election crackdown

Like European Union sanctions on Belarus announced earlier in the day, the US measures did not target Lukashenko directly.

published on : 3rd October 2020

US blacklists UAE firms for supporting boycotted Iranian airline 'Mahan Air'

Mahan, one of Iran's leading carriers, has been blacklisted under US counterterrorism regulations for its close relationship with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force.

published on : 19th August 2020

Capital One fined USD 80 million for careless network security practices

Capital One failed in 2105 to establish effective risk management when it migrated information technology operations to a cloud-based service.

published on : 7th August 2020

Trump Treasury pick defends offshore investments, lending practices

Wall Street banker Steven Mnuchin defended his leadership of a bank accused of predatory lending and aggressive foreclosure practices

published on : 20th January 2017