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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,...

Putin Says Chinas Xi To Visit Russia In Sept Agencies

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Chinese President Xi Jinping would visit Russia in September, Russian news agencies RIA and Tass reported on...

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 Targets Chinese And Russian Firms With Breach Of North Korea Sanctions

WASHINGTON – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a Russian port service agency and Chinese firms for aiding North Korean ships and selling alcohol...

Us Targets Chinese And Russian Firms With North Korea-related Sanctions

WASHINGTON – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on one individual and three entities, including firms based in Russia and China, under a North...

Resurgent Dollar Sends Commodities And Emerging Markets Reeling Again

LONDON – The dollar resumed its rise on Wednesday, surging to new 13-month highs and upping pressure on commodities, emerging markets and global stocks, though the...

Japan Emperor Expresses Deep Remorse Over War Pm Sends Offering To Shrine

TOKYO – Emperor Akihito, in his last appearance as reigning monarch at an annual ceremony marking Japan’s World War Two surrender, expressed “deep...

Stocks Emerging Currencies Lick Wounds As Lira Bounces For Second Day

LONDON – Action from Turkey’s central bank pushed the lira higher for a second day on Wednesday, helping European stocks and emerging currencies consolidate...

Mekong River Body Welcomes Laos Decision To Suspend New Dam Projects

BANGKOK – The Mekong River Commission welcomed on Wednesday a decision by the Laos government to suspend approval of new dams while reviewing all dams currently...

Asian Stocks Hit One-year Low Amid Turkey Woes Bearish China Equities

TOKYO – Asian stocks retreated to a one-year low on Wednesday as bearish Chinese markets worsened investor sentiment already hurt by Turkey’s financial...