Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary calls bankers to convene ‘Plunge Protection Team’


US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin called the nation’s top six bankers on Sunday and made plans to convene a group of officials to tackle market woes, known as the ‘Plunge Protection Team.’

Chief among market worries are reports over the weekend that President Donald Trump has privately discussed firing the head of the Federal reserve- Jerome Powell.

Amid a deadlock over funding for Trump’s border wall with Mexico, a US government shutdown, now seen continuing until early January.

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