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Markets US Stocks Post Weekly Decline
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Buying interest may be somewhat subdued, however, as the ever-escalating war of words between President Donald Trump and North Korea continues to raise geopolitical concerns. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index plunged by 2 percent, while South Korea's Kospi Index slumped by 1.7 percent. Japan is the world's biggest creditor nation and there is an assumption Japanese investors may repatriate their foreign holdings in times of heightened global uncertainty.

Markets Barcelona to hold Neymar's transfer certificate
Author: 0 Barcelona to hold Neymar's transfer certificate

Sources have told ESPN FC that Fabinho has been a PSG target since Antero Henrique arrived as sporting director in June. PSG، meanwhile، remain hopeful that they could sign both before the end of the window. "This is a topic now since it happened for the first time". Now PSG , funded by their Qatari owners, are smashing their way into that exclusive club and threatening to shatter UEFA's attempts to impose sensible fair play financial restrictions.

Markets Bitcoin surges through $4000 as Korean peninsular tensions rise
Author: 0 Bitcoin surges through $4000 as Korean peninsular tensions rise

The digital currency bitcoin vaulted to a new record high above $4000 on Saturday, boosted by strong Japanese demand on its way to multiplying its value fourfold this year. Wall Street's obsession with Bitcoin and its constant reporting may also be fueling the craze. Throughout June and July, Keiser continuously laid out possible factors that could push bitcoin price over the $4,000 region and potentially to the $5,000 mark.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger wants goal-a-game from top gun Alexandre Lacazette

Asked about Sanchez and whether he could provide an update on the situation, Wenger said: "No". Last year's Ligue 1 runners-up recently shocked the footballing world by buying Neymar out of his £198m contract at Barcelona to smash Paul Pogba's previous transfer record, and it could be that Sanchez, who is entering the final year of his current contract, follows in his fellow South American's footsteps.

Markets Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate
Author: 0 Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate

The dollar widened losses against the yen to hit a two-month low. His comments came in response to North Korea's threat to fire ballistic missiles toward the US territory of Guam, which is home to USA strategic bombers, a naval station and other strategic assets.

Markets Asian stocks lower as US, NKorea nuclear tensions rise
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The Dow Jones industrials average gained 14.31 points, or 0.1 percent, to 21,858.32. "If earnings can stay strong and interest rates remain low investors can look beyond North Korea and continue to rally equities", said Phipps. Politics lifted US defence stocks. Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman all rose and the Dow Jones US defence index was up 1.6 per cent after hitting a record high .

Author: 0 Stocks level out after North Korea-fueled slide

Apple was down 2.3 percent, weighing most on the index. The reclusive state raised the stakes further with a detailed plan to send a salvo of missiles towards the U.S. Against the Swiss franc, it fared slightly better and was broadly flat on the day at 1.1319 francs per euro. Japan is the world's biggest creditor nation and there is an assumption Japanese investors may repatriate their foreign holdings in times of heightened global uncertainty.

Markets Asia stocks snap back into the red on lingering North Korea tensions
Author: 0 Asia stocks snap back into the red on lingering North Korea tensions

The army will complete its plans in mid-August, ready for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's order, KCNA reported , citing General Kim Rak Gyom, commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army. The dollar index, which gauges the greenback against the currencies of six major U.S. trading partners, was last 0.2% down on the day during afternoon European trading hours - it stood at 93.20.

Author: 0 Wall Street lower on US-North Korea tensions

The FTSE 100 fell by more than 100 points as global investors continued to act on North Korea-related jitters. The fall comes against a background of increasing tension between North Korea and the US, with the former making a threat to land a missile just short of the US Pacific territory of Guam .

Author: 0 Swiss franc, yen rise as North Korea tensions brew

The VIX rose further on Wednesday, as far as 12.63, its highest in more than a month. The dollar weakened after news that USA producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in almost a year and pointing to a further moderation in inflation that could delay a Federal Reserve interest rate increase.

Markets Trump to order probe into China's intellectual property policy
Author: 0 Trump to order probe into China's intellectual property policy

Trump suggested that if China helped rein in North Korea, which is reliant on Beijing's economic and security aid, he could lighten up on his attacks on Chinese trade practices, which were a mainstay of his election campaign. He said it would be premature to speculate on actions that could eventually be taken against China, and added that the issue could be resolved through "negotiated agreement".

Markets United States dollar governed by Korea and costs
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The Dow Jones industrial average fell 36 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,048. The stock exchanges in NY saw tiny losses at the end of trading on Tuesday, while Dow-Jones Index and S & P 500 earlier notched new records. Oil prices rose nearly half a percent in today's trading following a bigger-than-expected drop in USA crude inventories. The Swiss franc has gained about 1.3 percent against the dollar so far this week, while the yen has advanced around 1.5 percent in the same period.

Markets Exciting news and the future of SoundCloud
Author: 0 Exciting news and the future of SoundCloud

Embattled music streaming service SoundCloud has finally secured the funding necessary to solve its impending debt crisis. According to Ljung, SoundCloud just wrapped up its largest financing round, receiving $170m (£135m) from The Raine Group and Temasek .

Markets North Korea nerves rattle stocks, lift gold, yen
Author: 0 North Korea nerves rattle stocks, lift gold, yen

The stock lost $142.20 to $1,906.80. "The market is trying to interpret the CPI data as somewhat positive because it is anticipating that the Fed will be on hold not only in September but also possibly in December", said Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth.

Markets Equities fall on rising tension between US & North Korea
Author: 0 Equities fall on rising tension between US & North Korea

The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 14 points, a gain of 0.07 percent, the Nasdaq composite rose almost 40 points or 0.64 percent and the S&P 500 gained 3 points or 0.13 percent. Economists had expected productivity to increase by 0.7%. Extending a recent downtrend, oil service stocks moved significantly lower over the course of the session.

Markets China president wants closeness with ASEAN nations
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Now that an agreement has been reached, Beijing seems still to have the upper hand. Wang's stipulations again call into question China's commitment to formulating an effective code of conduct. "The three countries will continue to fly, sail and operate wherever worldwide law allows", their statement said. "We're going forward", he said. The latest framework has not been made public, but a leaked document says the code is "not an instrument to settle territorial disputes or maritime ...

Markets Markets slide, dollar slumps as North Korea fears spike
Author: 0 Markets slide, dollar slumps as North Korea fears spike

As is often the case, Wall Street was treated to volatility in August, the stock market's most turbulent month. But the yen added to an already-strong weekly rally of close to 1.5 percent, hitting its highest in nearly four months versus the dollar at 108.73 yen.

Markets Google CEO Pichai Cancels Gender Dispute Meeting
Author: 0 Google CEO Pichai Cancels Gender Dispute Meeting

James Damore , the engineer fired by Google after penning a memo crtiticizing the company's diversity policy, published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal explaining "Why I was sacked by Google ". Damore has emerged as a hero of conservative media. Fired4Truth, widely believed to be Damore's Twitter account, is closing in on 50,000 followers in a matter of days.

Markets Asian shares, United States stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions
Author: 0 Asian shares, United States stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions

The dollar hit an eight-week low against the yen Thursday on U.S. Geopolitical concerns took centre stage once again after President Donald Trump issued a new round of comments against North Korea . managing to divert attention away from developments on that front. Silver futures gained 0.202 dollar or 1.2 percent to close at USD 17.07 per troy ounce at the COMEX.