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Argentina ADRs on the move as MSCI promotes to Emerging Markets Index
In premarket trade:TGS+20.6%,BFR+12.6%,EDN+11.6%,LOMA+11.3%,GGAL+11.1%,TEO+10.6%,BMA+9.4%,ARGT+8.8%,PAM+7.7%,YPF+6.6%,IRS+4.8%.
Bank of England to reinvest 2.9 billion pounds proceeds from QE gilt
FILE PHOTO: A pigeon stands in front of the Bank of England in London, Britain, April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
215 people die over two days while trying to cross Mediterranean from Libya
Over the course of two days, more than 200 people drowned after leaving Libya for Europe, according to a report from the United Nations.On Tuesday, 95 people died while traveling in a wooden boat carrying 100 passengers, the UN said. The boat was found near Libya's capital, Tripoli, by the Libyan Na
Exclusive: Canada could make it harder for U.S. to win fighter bid - sources
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is discussing changes to a multibillion-dollar fighter jet procurement process that could make it harder for a U.S. company to win the order as trade relations between the neighbors sour, two sources with direct knowledge of the discussions said. FILE PHOTO: A Lockheed Mar
In Trump's America, the Conversation Turns Ugly and Angry, Starting at the Top
WASHINGTON - President Trump has railed against undocumented immigrants in recent days, branding many of them "murderers and thieves" who want to "infest our country." Not long ago, he referred to them as "animals," although he insisted he meant only those who join a violent gang. The president's un
Is Saudi Arabia the next big heritage tourism destination?
Leaning out of a helicopter's open door, 500 feet above the ground, David Kennedy is treated to bird's eye views of immense sand dunes and lava fields strewn with giant black domes and boulders. Among these natural wonders are mysterious triangular constructions, a beautifully preserved ghost town a
Ivanka Trump speaks out on family separation — after her father said he’d stop it
Trump had remainedconspicuously silentabout the federal government’s “zero tolerance” policy in stopping asylum seekers and immigrants at the US border, which resulted in thousands of children being separated from their parents. The self-avowed advocate for women and children said absolutely nothing
Former U.S. Diplomat Warns China Is Emulating Russian Political Interference
A former senior U.S. official from the Obama administration is warning that Russian efforts to influence U.S. politics have been so successful that other U.S. adversaries like China are beginning to emulate them. Victoria Nuland told the Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday, "Other countries a
Exclusive: Canada could make it harder for U.S. to win fighter bid...
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is discussing changes to a multibillion-dollar fighter jet procurement process that could make it harder for a U.S. company to win the order as trade relations between the neighbors sour, two sources with direct knowledge of the discussions said.FILE PHOTO: A Lockheed Marti
Theresa May called Trump’s caging of children ‘disturbing.’ That won’t stop the president from meeting the queen.
Speaking to Kay Burley of Sky News, the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom confirmed the meeting. “Yes, he has to see the head of state. Putting his foot on the ground of British soil, it's job one — very, very important, very symbolic,” Robert Wood Johnson said when asked whether Trump's visit w
International Yoga Day: India takes a deep breath with Modi on the mat
Indian Prime Minister and longtime yoga practitioner Narendra Modi led an estimated 50,000 volunteers through a series of yoga asanas Thursday to celebrate the fourth anniversary of International Yoga Day.The 67-year-old leader, who lobbied for international recognition of Yoga Day in 2014, landed i
Mexico Opium Poppy Growers See Price Drop, Turn to Marijuana
TENANTLA, Mexico — Opium poppy growers in southern Mexico who helped fuel the U.S. heroin epidemic say prices for their product have been driven so low — apparently by the use of synthetic opioids like fentanyl — that they are turning in desperation back to another crop they know well: marijuana.Bes
China stocks choppy amid trade fears; Hong Kong down
SHANGHAI, June 22 (Reuters) - Shanghai stocks hit a fresh two-year low before rising slightly on Friday morning, as investors remained on guard for a potential full-blown trade war between China and the United States. ** The CSI300 index was up 0.16 percent to 3,598.67 at the end of the morning sess
Young Voters Chafe at Erdogan's Turkey, the Only One They Know
At a university cafe in Izmir on Turkey’s Aegean coast, students wearing Islamic headscarves blend seamlessly into a larger group chatting and looking over lecture notes before a final exam later that day.The scene was inconceivable before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to power 15 years ago. H
Chinaoil moves Oman crude to Dalian for futures contract deliveries
BEIJING, June 22 (Reuters) - Chinese trader Chinaoil this week moved about half a million barrels of Oman crude oil into storage in northeast China’s Dalian port, a delivery point for the newly launched Shanghai crude oil futures contract, parent company CNPC said on Friday.
China's Economic Growth Seen Holding Up, Bloomberg Survey Shows
China’s growth this year shows no signs of slowing, despite rising tensions with the U.S. over trade and disappointing economic data in May, according to a Bloomberg survey.Theeconomy will grow6.5 percent this year, the median estimate of 60 economists shows. That’s exactly what the government is ta
Indonesian court sentences radical cleric who instigated 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks, other attacks to death
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian court sentences radical cleric who instigated 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks, other attacks to death.
Saudi Arabia is planning to turn rival Qatar into an island
The country is moving forward with plans to dig a canal along its 38-mile (61 kilometer) border with Qatar, which would turn its Gulf rival into an island, local media has reported.
The world’s first mobile-only government bond in Kenya is popular, but missed its target
When Kenyalaunched M-Akiba, a mobile-only government bond, last year, the goal was to offer ordinary citizens access to the nation’s capital markets. All they needed to buy to invest in the government bonds was a mobile money account.
Turkey's Erdogan says may seek coalition if fails to get majority
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said his ruling AK Party could seek to form a coalition if it fails to secure a parliamentary majority in Sunday's elections, a prospect which has unsettled investors who fear it could lead to political deadlock. A pre-election poster depicting