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Mark Mobius says combination of South and North Korea would be ‘beautiful’ for investors 0

Mark Mobius says combination of South and North Korea would be ‘beautiful’ for investors

“People who go in at the beginning in North Korea, given this combination of North and South, should do very well,” he added. Mobius’ comments come ahead of a meeting betweenU.S. President Donald Trump...

Firebrand cleric Sadr on course to win Iraq election 0

Firebrand cleric Sadr on course to win Iraq election

Moqtada al-Sadr was leading in Iraq’s parliamentary election with more than half the votes counted, the electoral commission said, a surprise comeback for the powerful nationalist Shi’ite cleric who had been sidelined by Iran-backed...

US embassy in Jerusalem will increase Middle East instability, warns Saudi Arabian prince 0

US embassy in Jerusalem will increase Middle East instability, warns Saudi Arabian prince

Washington last week exited the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal and restored sanctions on President Hassan Rouhani’s administration. The 2015 agreement is fundamentally “flawed,” according to Al-Faisal, who said that it “concentrated only on...

HSBC says it’s made the world’s first trade finance transaction using blockchain 0

HSBC says it’s made the world’s first trade finance transaction using blockchain

“The need for paper reconciliation is removed because all parties are linked on the platform and updates are instantaneous,” Vivek Ramachandran, head of growth and innovation at HSBC, said in a statement. “The quick...

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US and China halt imposing import tariffs

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption China’s exports to the US far outweigh what it imports China and the US say they will halt imposing punitive import tariffs, putting a possible trade war “on hold”. The...

Royal wedding 2018: How the world watched it 0

Royal wedding 2018: How the world watched it

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US and China are still ‘very far apart’ on trade: US ambassador 0

US and China are still ‘very far apart’ on trade: US ambassador

The United States wants China to give a timetable on how it will open up its markets to U.S. exports as the two countries are still “very far apart” on resolving trade frictions, U.S....

Ukraine is about to make another crucial step toward Europe 0

Ukraine is about to make another crucial step toward Europe

This Thursday, the Verkhovna Rada (the parliament of Ukraine) is expected to consider a historic proposal to replace 25-year-old foreign exchange legislation with an entirely new law that will open our country to international...

Australia’s central bank sees little reason to lift rates as inflation and wages stay sluggish 0

Australia’s central bank sees little reason to lift rates as inflation and wages stay sluggish

Australia’s central bank saw little reason to lift rates this month as inflation remained below target and likely to remain subdued in the face of sluggish wage growth, minutes of its May policy meeting...