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British Brexit Backstop Plan Welcome With Caveats Irish Foreign Minister

DUBLIN – Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney on Friday welcomed a British plan for ensuring there are no customs checks along the Irish border when Britain leaves...

Pm Orban Flags Big Changes To Hungarys Constitution Radio

BUDAPEST – Hungary’s government will launch a major revision of the country’s constitution in the autumn, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio...

Asian Shares Wobbly As Risk Sentiment Sours Euro Buoyant

SYDNEY – Asian shares stepped back from a 2-1/2 month high on Friday as risk appetite soured on bets that Europe’s massive monetary stimulus was nearing an...

Asian Shares Seen Slipping As Risk Sentiment Sours Euro Buoyant

SYDNEY – Asian shares are set for a soft start on Friday as global risk appetite deteriorated on worries the European Central Bank was ready to start tapering its...

Us Money Market Funds See Biggest Inflows In Nearly Five Years Lipper

NEW YORK – Investors flooded U.S.-based money market funds with the most cash in nearly five years in the latest week, seizing an opportunity to reap richer yields...

Us Money Market Funds Collect Most Cash In Nearly Five Years Lipper

NEW YORK – Investors flooded U.S.-based money market funds with the most cash in nearly five years, seizing an opportunity to get paid richer yields while taking...

Uk Government Drops Plan For Meaningful Vote On Brexit Deal Labour

LONDON – Britain’s government has removed a legislative proposal for a “meaningful vote” in parliament on whatever deal it negotiates to leave...

Land Reform Isnt A Threat South Africas Ramaphosa Tells White Afrikaners

CAPE TOWN – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told the white Afrikaner community on Thursday that it should not view his government’s land reform plans...

Euro And Bond Yields Extend Rally On Ecb While Risk Appetite Grows

LONDON – The euro and bond yields rose on Thursday as investors priced in an early wind-down of European Central Bank stimulus, while renewed risk appetite drove...

Jordans Next Pm Says To Drop Tax Bill That Angered Protesters

AMMAN/DUBAI – Jordan’s designated new prime minister said on Thursday he would drop a proposed tax law, conceding to a key demand of protesters who have...