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World Economic Forum: US President Donald Trump talks up dollar in Davos

Trump said he believed Mnuchin's comments were taken out of context, the United States was strong economically and in other ways, and that nobody should be talking about the dollar

Reuters 

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ultimately wants the dollar to be strong, lifting the greenback and contradicting comments made by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin one day earlier. “The dollar is going to get stronger and stronger and ultimately I want to see a strong dollar,” Trump said in an interview with CNBC, adding that Mnuchin’s comments had been misinterpreted. Trump said he believed Mnuchin’s comments were taken out of context, the United States was strong economically and in other ways, and that nobody should be talking about the ...

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First Published: Sat, January 27 2018. 01:44 IST
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