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Bloomberg: Dollar Drops on Trade Talks, Treasury Yields Rise: Markets Wrap
The dollar declined and U.S. equity futures climbed alongside Treasury yields, while the yuan jumped after China said its vice commerce minister will visit America for trade talks in late August. [more...]
Bloomberg: Stocks Tumble as Tech, Commodities Trigger Fears: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks had their worst day in seven weeks Wednesday amid a broad decline in global equities as technology shares were roiled by disappointing results from Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. and copper sank into a bear market, weighing on commodities. [more...]
Bloomberg: Qatar Comes to Rescue as Turkey Moves to Avert Financial Crisis
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has found a benefactor to help pull Turkey from the brink of a financial crisis as Qatar promised to invest $15 billion in the country. [more...]
Bloomberg: These Are the Highest-Paying Jobs in the U.S. Right Now
For the fourth consecutive year, the technology sector boasted the highest-paying jobs in the U.S., according to an annual report from Glassdoor. [more...]
Bloomberg: Tencent's Stock Traders Read All the Signs That Analysts Ignored
Thursday could have been a whole lot worse for Hong Kong’s equity market. While Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s shock profit slump caught almost all analysts by surprise, traders were far more prepared. [more...]
Bloomberg: China-U.S. to Resume Low-Level Talks in Bid to Resolve Trade War
China will dispatch Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen to the U.S. for low-level trade talks in late August, the first official exchanges since earlier negotiations broke down two months ago. [more...]
Bloomberg: Australia's Unemployment Falls to Lowest in Almost Six Years
Australia’s jobless rate dropped to the lowest level since November 2012, edging toward the full employment level the central bank is targeting, even as hiring fell and fewer people sought work in July. [more...]
Bloomberg: Lack of Correlation for Bitcoin Provides Little Relief as Markets Sell Off
It might seem like Bitcoin’s ties to broader financial markets are strengthening as other risky assets also sell off, but cryptocurrencies are still dancing to their own tune -- even if the song is starting to sound like a requiem. [more...]
Bloomberg: Rand Sinks as a Downbeat Moody's, Naspers Spur a Perfect Storm
South Africa’s rand was battered by headwinds including a downbeat assessment of the economy by Moody’s Investors Service and a plunge in the biggest company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. [more...]
Reuters: Asian shares trim losses on renewed Sino-U.S. talks; Turkey, China worries weigh
Asian shares pulled away from one-year lows on Thursday, after Beijing said it will hold trade talks with Washington this month, although Turkey’s currency crisis and fears of an economic slowdown in China kept most markets in the red. [more...]
Reuters: U.S. tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid
The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor, as Qatar pledged $15 billion in investment to Turkey, supporting a rise in the Turkish lira. [more...]
CNBC: China's Tencent falls 3% after disappointing earnings and scrutiny from Chinese regulators
Tencent's stock was in focus after the company posted a quarterly earnings report on Wednesday that missed analyst expectations. [more...]
CNBC: Turkey must commit to promoting stability amid market volatility, IMF says
Turkey should commit to sound economic policies to promote stability and reduce imbalances at a time of market volatility, an IMF spokesperson said on Wednesday as a row between Washington and Ankara over the jailing of an American pastor dragged on. [more...]
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