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    Turkish lira rebounds; EM stocks at 2-month highs
    Jan12

    Turkish lira rebounds; EM stocks at 2-month highs

    The Turkish lira rebounded yesterday as dollar weakness helped it move off record lows while emerging stocks rose to two-month highs, led by strong gains in Russia and some Asian bourses.The Turkish lira, which has lost around 8% against the dollar since the start of 2017, recovered by 1.2%, pulling away from Wednesday’s record lows as the...

    Trump’s secretary of state pick says China should be barred from S. China Sea islands
    Jan12

    Trump’s secretary of state pick says China should be barred from S. China Sea islands

    Tillerson says China’s building of islands and putting military assets on those islands was “akin to Russia’s taking Crimea” from Ukraine …read more Source: Gulf...

    The Trump world order: get ready for a wild ride
    Jan11

    The Trump world order: get ready for a wild ride

    Guessing what the world will look like in the Trump era is a risky game. A President Donald Trump has no governing track record, and his campaign was full of contradicting policies and statements that make only one thing certain: Unpredictability. Surprise is an element that Trump relishes both in deal-making and, already as PEOTUS, in policy....

    Kerber has Serena in Aussie Open sights
    Jan11

    Kerber has Serena in Aussie Open sights

    World number one Angelique Kerber spearheads a host of dangerous players looking to halt Serena Williams’ bid for an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open next week. The German left-hander stunned the American powerhouse at Melbourne Park last year, upsetting her in the final and ultimately dethroning her as the top...

    Trudeau reshuffles cabinet
    Jan10

    Trudeau reshuffles cabinet

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reshuffled his cabinet yesterday to prepare for Donald Trump’s presidency, according several media reports.International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland – credited with reanimating the free trade agreement with the European Union last year – will take over the country’s foreign affairs...

    Russia ‘tired’ of US hacking claims
    Jan09

    Russia ‘tired’ of US hacking claims

    The Kremlin has branded a hacking report by US intelligence baseless and amateurish, saying that Moscow is growing tired of denying claims the Russian government meddled in the US election. “These are baseless allegations substantiated with nothing, done on a rather amateurish, emotional level that is hardly worthy of professional work of truly...

    Europe misses out on global LNG surge as Russian gas pumps at record rate
    Jan09

    Europe misses out on global LNG surge as Russian gas pumps at record rate

    Russia looks set to grab more market share in Europe’s natural gas sector in the first half of this year after gaining ground in 2016 despite EU efforts to diversify away from Moscow’s energy exports and a global glut of liquefied natural gas.With the United States finally breaking the seal on LNG exports last year, analysts envisaged...

    Kuznetsova opens defence with win, seeds withdraw
    Jan08

    Kuznetsova opens defence with win, seeds withdraw

    Svetlana Kuznetsova opened the defence of her Sydney International title with a comfortable 6-1, 6-4 victory over Irina-Camelia Begu yesterday as the Australian Open warm-up event suffered a pair of big-name withdrawals. The Russian fifth seed started strongly by winning 10 of the first 11 games and after her Romanian opponent rallied in the...

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities
    Jan06

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities

    Watch out for the unexpected in commodities in 2017. Barclays said raw materials markets from energy to metals face the high likelihood of disruptions, giving a laundry list of possible threats including a default by Venezuela, riots in Chile and a trade war with China. “The new politics of populism and protectionist trade policies have the...

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’
    Jan06

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’

    After the shock of the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States in 2016, this will be a decisive year for Europe. Upcoming parliamentary elections in France, Germany, the Netherlands, and possibly Italy will decide whether the European Union will hold together, or whether it will...

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