Archive of 17 April 2018

Trump hosts Abe with North Korea, trade topping agenda

PALM BEACH: Donald Trump hosts his golfing buddy Shinzo Abe at his Mar-a-Lago resort Tuesday, with both leaders eager to iron out differences on trade...

Sterling climbs to post-Brexit vote highs as rate bets grow

LONDON: Sterling on Tuesday vaulted to its highest level since Britain voted to leave the European Union in June 2016 as expectations swelled that the...

Rouhani, Erdogan discuss Syria on phone

LONDON: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Tuesday that all countries should be sensitive about any...

CBOT corn futures extend losing streak; wheat rebounds

CHICAGO: Chicago Board of Trade corn futures weakened to their lowest in nearly two weeks on Tuesday, their third straight day of declines, as traders...

Dollar gains from 3 weeks low as euro, sterling fall

NEW YORK: The dollar rose from a three-week low on Tuesday, helped by falls in the euro and sterling, even as investors remained cautious about...

Merkel sounds upbeat on euro zone reform as coalition wrangles

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to reach a joint position with France on euro zone reforms by June, striking a cooperative tone before a...

EU wheat follows US markets up, French rail strike a worry

HAMBURG: European wheat futures rose on Tuesday, pushed up by a rise in US markets, as traders assessed crop news and the impact of rail...

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