A surge in Chinese stocks on official
moves to calm sentiment propped up emerging markets at the end
of a rocky week on Friday, with Turkey's lira also set to post
solid weekly gains ahead of next week's central bank meeting.
Stocks fell on Thursday while German and U.S. bond prices rose in a move toward safety assets, with traders citing the Sino-U.S. trade war, Italy's budget concerns and a widening gap between the United States and Saudi Arabia.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban backs Germany's Manfred Weber to be the European People's Party (EPP) lead candidate to head the European Commission, national news agency MTI quoted Orban's cabinet chief Antal Rogan as saying on Thursday.
A group of Americans who had been elite soldiers or intelligence operatives were paid tens of thousands of dollars by the United Arab Emirates to assassinate political leaders and Islamic clerics in Yemen in 2015, a new report says.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has raised the case of a British academic who has been charged with spying in the United Arab Emirates with the authorities there, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday.
Fujairah Oil Industry Zone on
Wednesday published, via industry information service S&P Global
Platts, the following weekly inventory data for oil products for
the week ended Oct. 15.
Volumes are in thousands of barrels. Figures in brackets
represent volume change from prior week calculated by Reuters.
Week Light Middle Residual Fuels
U.S. stock futures signaled a slight
recovery on Tuesday, as upbeat earnings reports from Morgan
Stanley and UnitedHealth among others helped ease jitters over
the impact of various global issues on corporate profits.
The U.S. government, in an effort to
increase pressure on drugmakers to lower costs for U.S.
consumers, said on Monday it will propose requiring companies to
include the price of their prescription medicines in television
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