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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    EM currencies and stocks book cautious gains in thin trading
    Dec21

    EM currencies and stocks book cautious gains in thin trading

    Emerging markets struggled for direction in thin pre-holiday trade yesterday, though a pause in the dollar and higher oil prices helped Russia’s rouble to hit a one-week high. MSCI’s emerging market stock index eased 0.3%, with gains in Russia, Poland and some Asian bourses but seeing losses in Asian heavyweights Taiwan and South...

    The coming Brexit tragedy
    Dec21

    The coming Brexit tragedy

    This past year changed everything, except how governments think. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the pre-negotiations for Brexit. With both sides ignoring the far-reaching implications of Donald Trump’s election as US president – namely, the decline of the liberal world order – the process seems set to produce a tragedy for the United...

    Heavy artillery and tank fire returns to the front lines in Ukraine
    Dec20

    Heavy artillery and tank fire returns to the front lines in Ukraine

    Five soldiers killed and 16 wounded during daylong battle marked by thousands of explosions …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine takes over its largest bank; president urges calm
    Dec19

    Ukraine takes over its largest bank; president urges calm

    Ukraine took over its largest bank yesterday in a move backed by Kiev’s international donors to protect the country’s financial system and accompanied by an appeal from President Petro Poroshenko for calm and assurances to depositors. In one of the biggest shake-ups of the war-torn country’s banking system since Ukraine plunged...

    EM currencies gain ground against dollar; stocks drop
    Dec19

    EM currencies gain ground against dollar; stocks drop

    Emerging market currencies gained ground against a weaker dollar while stocks hit a two-week low, still feeling the impact of last week’s Federal Reserve meeting. Ukrainian dollar-bonds soared after the country moved to privatise its biggest lender. MSCI’s emerging market index weakened 0.3% in its fourth straight day in the red with...

    Ukraine’s renowned ex-prisoner Savchenko booted out
    Dec19

    Ukraine’s renowned ex-prisoner Savchenko booted out

    The Ukraine conflict’s most renowned prisoner, pilot Nadiya Savchenko, has been kicked out of her political party, state news agency Ukrinform reported on Friday. Savchenko was released from Russian custody earlier this year and went on to serve as a lawmaker in the Ukrainian parliament. The Fatherland Party, controlled by former prime...

    Leipzig knock down Bayern from the top with Hertha triumph
    Dec17

    Leipzig knock down Bayern from the top with Hertha triumph

    Goals either side of the break by striker Timo Werner and burly centre-back and captain Willi Orban seal Leipzig’s win and put them back on track after last Saturday’s shock 1-0 defeat at Ingolstadt which ended their 13-match unbeaten run RB Leipzig knocked Bayern Munich, who they meet in five days’ time, off the top of the...

    US must recognise Russia as a direct threat to global order
    Dec16

    US must recognise Russia as a direct threat to global order

    Allegations that the Russian government tried to influence America’s election are extraordinarily serious – “the political equivalent to 9/11,” according to Michael Morell, the former acting director of the CIA. The coming congressional investigation should be bipartisan and bicameral, and should focus not just on the election allegations...

    No big breakthrough in Japan-Russia isles row
    Dec16

    No big breakthrough in Japan-Russia isles row

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up two days of talks, with numerous economic deals but no big breakthrough on a territorial row that has overshadowed ties since World War II.Putin was heading home with promises of economic co-operation after appearing to achieve what experts said was a key objective...

    Abe, Putin end summit, but no breakthrough on isles
    Dec16

    Abe, Putin end summit, but no breakthrough on isles

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up two days of talks on Thursday, with numerous economic deals but no big breakthrough on a territorial row that has overshadowed ties since World War Two. Putin was due to head home with promises of economic cooperation after appearing to achieve what experts said...

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