Asia markets extend rally as Hong Kong eyes record

Asian traders continued their blistering start to the year on Monday with most markets rising and Hong Kong within spitting distance of its record high, while the euro extended its gains against the dollar. Wall Street once again provided a strong lead on the back of optimism about corporate earnings in light of Donald Trump’s tax… Please follow and like us:

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Mattis: Assad Heeded US Warning Against Chemical Weapons

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday that Syria appears to have heeded a U.S. warning to not to use chemical weapons. “It appears that they took the warning seriously,” Mattis said, referring to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, saying it had not launched any new chemical attacks. A statement late Monday from White House… Please follow and like us:

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Emmanuel Macron’s Plan To Make Europe Great Again

French President Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump don’t have many obvious parallels, although they both enjoy a handshake more than is strictly necessary. But while Macron’s platform is avowedly liberal—economically and socially—his plans for European trade have a distinctly protectionist flavor. You might even say he wants to “make Europe great again” and “put Europe first.”… Please follow and like us:

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Theresa May set to trigger Brexit Article 50

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday trigger the formal, two-year process of negotiations that will lead to Britain leaving the European Union (EU). Late on Tuesday, a photograph was released of her signing a letter invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and officially notifying the EU of Britain’s decision to withdraw from the… Please follow and like us:

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European Leaders Voice Concern Over Trump, but Still Want to Engage

European Union leaders have expressed concern about some of the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said at a summit in Malta that engaging with the United States is still a high priority. Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who hosted the EU summit of 28 countries, said, “Obviously, there was concern amongst the EU 28… Please follow and like us:

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