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    Rupiah appreciates to 11,663 per dollar Tuesday afternoon
    Aug19

    Rupiah appreciates to 11,663 per dollar Tuesday afternoon

    Rupiah traded among banks in Jakarta on Tuesday afternoon appreciated by 23 basis points to Rp 11,663 per US dollar from the previous Rp 11,686 per dollar.“The easing of global geopolitical tension has resulted in positive sentiment toward the rupiah,” Monex Investindo Futures analyst Zulfirman Basir said in Jakarta on Tuesday as quoted by...

    Ukraine presses offensive, claims rebel strike on refugees
    Aug19

    Ukraine presses offensive, claims rebel strike on refugees

    Ukraine on Tuesday (Aug 19) pressed on with a punishing offensive to win back its war-torn east, after claiming that pro-Russian rebels had killed “dozens” of fleeing civilians in a rocket strike. …read more Source: Channel...

    Melbourne Found Most ‘Liveable City’; Damascus Comes Last
    Aug19

    Melbourne Found Most ‘Liveable City’; Damascus Comes Last

    Melbourne tops the ranking as the world’s most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have… …read more Source:...

    PSEi surges above 7,000
    Aug19

    PSEi surges above 7,000

    MANILA, Philippines–The local stock barometer surged to a new high for the year on Tuesday, firming up above 7,000, on follow-through buying related to the MSCI rebalancing alongside a favorable regional backdrop. The Philippine Stock Exchange index racked up 55.17 points or 0.79 percent to close at 7,082.75, setting a new peak for 2014....

    Germany’s Angela Merkel to Visit Kiev on Saturday
    Aug19

    Germany’s Angela Merkel to Visit Kiev on Saturday

    Germany’s Angela Merkel will hold talks in Ukraine on Saturday with national and local leaders aimed at boosting efforts to support the government in Kiev in its struggle against pro-Russian rebels, G… …read more Source:...

    Remains of Malaysian MH17 victims to be flown home
    Aug19

    Remains of Malaysian MH17 victims to be flown home

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s defense minister says the remains of at least 16 people killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine last month will be returned to Malaysia this week. All 298 people onboard died when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down July 17. It was heading to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam and was shot...

    Ukraine’s Davis Cup tie with Belgium set for Estonia
    Aug19

    Ukraine’s Davis Cup tie with Belgium set for Estonia

    LONDON – Ukraine will play their “home” Davis Cup World Group tie against Belgium in the Estonian capital Tallinn, world tennis’ governing body announced on Tuesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Fighting Underway in Centre of Rebel-Held Ukrainian City of Luhansk: Military
    Aug19

    Fighting Underway in Centre of Rebel-Held Ukrainian City of Luhansk: Military

    Fighting was taking place on Tuesday in the centre of Luhansk, near Ukraine’s border with Russia, between government forces and separatist rebels who have held the town since April, a Ukrainian milita… …read more Source:...

    Global stocks up on US housing, Ukraine diplomacy
    Aug19

    Global stocks up on US housing, Ukraine diplomacy

    Global stock markets rose Tuesday on improved U.S. housing sentiment and news of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Ukraine.KEEPING SCORE: In morning trading, France’s CAC-40 rose 0.5 percent to 4,252.32 and Germany’s DAX gained 1 percent to 9,334.55. London’s FTSE 100 rose 0.5 percent to 6,773.25. Futures pointed to...

    Fifteen Bodies Retrieved After Ukraine Convoy Attack: Military
    Aug19

    Fifteen Bodies Retrieved After Ukraine Convoy Attack: Military

    Fifteen bodies have so far been recovered from the site of Monday’s rocket strike on a refugee convoy of buses and cars in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

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