Emerging stocks were set to end the first trading week of 2017 with gains of over 2%, benefiting from buoyant global equity sentiment, a dollar retreat and Chinese action to quash yuan market speculators.
Police in Bangladesh have arrested dozens of people following fresh violence against Hindus, the country's biggest minority community, a senior officer told reporters on Sunday.
Chinese oversupply of steel is “damaging and distorting” global markets, US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said yesterday, joining a chorus of criticism that blames Beijing for plant closures and job losses in the industry worldwide.
Australian Steven Bowditch shot a four-under-par 65 to open up a two-stroke lead after the third round of the AT&T Byron Nelson on Saturday.
A former separatist commander in east Ukraine has said local authorities were loyal to Kiev during Moscow’s takeover of Crimea and lawmakers had to be “corralled” into parliament for a vote.