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Qatar To Aid Turkey Lira Rallies Us Rejects Lifting Tariffs

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON – The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey if Ankara frees a U.S....

Qatar Pledges 15 Billion To Turkey As Lira Rallies

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s Gulf ally Qatar pledged $15 billion of investment into the Turkish economy on Wednesday, offering further support to a lira rally after...

Global Stocks Commodities Tumble Emerging Markets Hit As Dollar Rises Yuan Falls

NEW YORK – Equities around the world took a dive on Wednesday, with emerging market stocks set to confirm a bear market and the dollar hitting a 13-month high,...

Paraguays New President Takes Office Promises To Cut Poverty

ASUNCION – Former senator Mario Abdo Benitez took office as Paraguay’s new president on Wednesday, pledging to cut poverty and fight corruption after winning...

Turkey Trade Worries Hit Wall Street

– U.S. stock indexes fell sharply on Wednesday, hurt by concerns over a stronger dollar and Turkey’s currency crisis, as well as over the trade tensions with...

Stocks Tumble Emerging Markets Hit As Dollar Rises Yuan Falls

NEW YORK – Equities around the world took a dive on Wednesday, with emerging market stocks set to confirm a bear market and the dollar hitting a 13-month high,...

Us Retail Sales Manufacturing Data Bolster Third-quarter Economic Outlook

WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in July as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, suggesting the economy remained...

Us Business Inventories Edge Up In June

WASHINGTON – U.S. business inventories barely rose in June and the inventory-to-sales ratio fell to more than a 3-1/2-year low, suggesting businesses would need to...

Us Retail Sales Rise Solidly Productivity Accelerates

WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in July as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, suggesting the economy remained...