Donald Trump allies pressured Ukraine for political gains, say diplomats
William Taylor, the acting ambassador to Ukraine, described his shock when he was informed that the President through acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney had ordered a hold on assistance to Ukraine on July 18.
History in the making: Donald Trump's impeachment hearing underway
Rep. Adam Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Commit...
Fed chief Powell pushes back on negative interest rates
Powell's opening statement, in fact, emphasized that even after a year in which many ...
Donald Trump raises stink, claiming garbage from India reaches Los Angeles
Trump was particularly agitated that the rest of the world, particularly developing countries such as China and India, had corralled Washington into the Paris Accord on climate change and put the onus on the US to clean up the planet while themselves not doing much. The Accord, Trump claimed, would have done "trillions and trillions of dollars of destruction" to the US.
Market Movers: What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
The index has lost momentum of late and any further selling may open up the doors for 11,700 level in the coming days, analysts said.
China, India, Russia doing 'absolutely nothing' to clean up their smokestacks, plants: Donald Trump
Terming climate change as a "very complex issue", Trump said he considers himself to be, "in many ways, an environmentalist, believe it or not". "So ...I'm very much into climate. But I want the cleanest air on the planet and I want to have - I have to have clean air - water," Trump said.
New revelation at historic Trump impeachment hearing
Trump is accused by Democrats in the House of Representatives of abusing his power by using US military aid to pressure Kiev into opening an investigation into Biden and his son Hunter, who served on the board of a Ukrainian gas company. Trump, who maintains he did nothing wrong, dismissed the impeachment inquiry and termed it as a "witch hunt."
European shares fall on Hong Kong unrest, Trump's disappointing trade comments
Banks as well as trade sensitive auto and mining sectors were among the biggest decliners, along with media-related stocks.
Gold rises as trade uncertainty hurts risk appetite
Spot gold had risen 0.6% to $1,465.18 per ounce by 1251 GMT. U.S. gold futures were 0.9% higher at $1,466.10.
Oil recoups losses as Opec, US Fed see robust economy
Brent crude futures stood roughly flat at around $62 per barrel by 1450 GMT, having fallen by over 1% earlier in the day.
Wall Street slips on trade worries, Hong Kong unrest
Declining issues outnumbered advancers for a 1.67-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and a 1.89-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq.
Nikkei slips as Trump speech, Hong Kong unrest dent mood
Chaos in Hong Kong also undermined sentiment as the city prepared for more clashes.
Fed chief Powell says 'sustained expansion' likely for US economy
The baseline outlook remains favorable, and the current level of interest rates appropriate, Powell said.
Donald Trump faces perilous test as impeachment hearings open
Having survived special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Trump now faces potential removal from office for pressuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden, a leading candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. The hearings begin on Wednesday in the House Intelligence Committee.
Gold jumps Rs 225 on wedding season demand, rally in global prices
Silver prices also moved up by Rs 440 to Rs 45,480 per kg from Rs 45,040 per kg in the previous trade.
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