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Investors hope for post-election stability in Thailand — analysts warn that may not happen

Investors hope for post-election stability in Thailand — analysts warn that may not happen

Investors are hoping for greater political and economic stability in after the country‘s upcoming general election — but some analysts aren‘t so sure that will come to pass. Last year, the Thai stock market suffered a record $9 billion in foreign investment outflows as investors withdrew from emerging markets amid […]

The right US-China deal may make investors hope that ‘globalization hasn‘t ended‘

The right US-China deal may make investors hope that ‘globalization hasn‘t ended‘

Stock markets globally have to some extent recovered from and could move higher if a “positive surprise” comes out of the trade deal between and the , according to financial services company CLSA. “I think there‘s room for further rally if there‘s a positive surprise on the deal. What‘s the […]

Vegas Sands-Macau dealmaker reach settlement in 15-year case

Vegas Sands-Macau dealmaker reach settlement in 15-year case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A settlement ended a 15-year breach-of-contract battle on Thursday between and a Hong Kong businessman who helped the U.S. company open its first casino in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau. Richard Suen, his lawyers and attorneys for Sands said the agreement prohibited them from disclosing […]

Asia markets climb as Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady

Asia markets climb as Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady

Asia Pacific markets mostly traded higher on Friday as investors reacted to the monetary policy decision as well as an overnight vote from U.K. lawmakers that could potentially delay its exit from the . In Japan, the retraced some of its gains but still rose 0.77 percent to 21,450.85 while […]

At least 49 people killed in shootings at New Zealand mosques

At least 49 people killed in shootings at New Zealand mosques

At least 49 people were killed and more than 40 people are being treated for injuries after at least one shooter opened fire at two mosques in Christchurch, on Friday, according to New Zealand police. Two of those injured are in critical condition, one of which is a 5-year-old child […]

Chinese premier: Our economy faces ‘new, downward pressure‘

Chinese premier: Our economy faces ‘new, downward pressure‘

Premier Li Keqiang said Friday that the government will remain supportive of the economy in the face of new pressures on growth. “It is true that China‘s economy has encountered new, downward pressure,” Li said in Mandarin, according to an official translation of his remarks at a press conference. He […]

Suspect arrested in shooting that leaves at least 3 dead in Dutch city of Utrecht

A suspect has been arrested in a shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht that left at least 3 people dead, according to authorities. Dutch security forces were hunting for a 37-year-old Turkish man suspected of having shot several people on a tram Monday, in what authorities said appeared to […]

Sex with kids, child weddings at Philly mosque?

Sex with kids, child weddings at Philly mosque?

(6ABC) — Police are now investigating whether child weddings are being conducted at a Philadelphia mosque after a sexual assault victim comes forward to Action News. In a Facebook video posted two weeks ago, one of the alleged victims describes her ordeal. She’s 17 now but says she first became […]

NYT reporter: Dems ‘fed up‘ with Beto already

NYT reporter: Dems ‘fed up‘ with Beto already

(NTKNETWORK) — New York Times reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis said that many Democrats are already “fed up” with former Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign because it’s not addressing the issues Democrats care about during a panel discussion on CNN’s “Inside Politics” on Sunday. CNN’s John King read the following from […]

Dems propose U.S. give up first-strike nuclear option

Dems propose U.S. give up first-strike nuclear option

Democrats are proposing in Congress that the United States give up the option for a nuclear first strike – for any reason, reports The policy for decades deliberately has been one of “calculated ambiguity.” It stemmed from a Cold War era in which the U.S. and NATO faced “numerically superior” Soviet and […]