North Korea

U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

Published 18/09/2017

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon. [more…]

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

Published 18/09/2017

North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time. [more…]

S&P, Dow set to open at record highs as North Korea tensions ease

S&P, Dow set to open at record highs as North Korea tensions ease

Published 18/09/2017

The S&P and the Dow were set to open at record highs on Monday as appetite for riskier assets improved on easing tensions on the Korean peninsula and ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting that could unveil plans to trim its bloated balance sheet. [more…]

France opens door to strengthen Iran nuclear deal for post-2025

France opens door to strengthen Iran nuclear deal for post-2025

Published 18/09/2017

France on Monday gave a staunch defense of the Iran nuclear deal, saying there could be talks to strengthen the agreement from 2025 but that allowing it to collapse could lead Iran's neighbors to seek atomic weapons. [more…]

Northrop Grumman to buy missile maker Orbital for $7.8 billion

Published 18/09/2017

U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC.N) said on Monday it would buy missile and rocket maker Orbital ATK Inc (OA.N) for about $7.8 billion in cash, giving it access to lucrative contracts with NASA and the U.S. Army. [more…]

World stocks reach new peak as Fed-focused week begins

World stocks reach new peak as Fed-focused week begins

Published 18/09/2017

World stocks hit another record high on Monday and the dollar reached an eight-week peak against the yen on expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will unveil plans this week to trim its bloated balance sheet. [more…]

Tillerson, Russia`s Lavrov discuss Syria, Ukraine, Middle East

Tillerson, Russia`s Lavrov discuss Syria, Ukraine, Middle East

Published 18/09/2017

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed cooperation on the Syrian crisis, Middle East issues, and the agreement to bring peace to Ukraine in a meeting on Sunday, Lavrov's spokeswoman said. [more…]

Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gathering

Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gathering

Published 18/09/2017

When President Donald Trump takes the world stage at the United Nations for the first time this week, he will share the spotlight with his envoy Nikki Haley, who has emerged as the surprising public face of U.S. foreign policy. [more…]

Tillerson, Russia`s Lavrov to meet on Sunday: U.S. State Dept

Tillerson, Russia`s Lavrov to meet on Sunday: U.S. State Dept

Published 17/09/2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet in New York on Sunday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. State Department said in a brief statement. [more…]

U.S. fund investors rush into money-market funds, Treasuries: Lipper

U.S. fund investors rush into money-market funds, Treasuries: Lipper

Published 15/09/2017

U.S. fund investors sought shelter during the latest week, pouring more than double the amount from the previous week into money markets, and stockpiling the most in "safe haven" Treasuries in more than a year, Lipper data showed on Thursday. [more…]