Financial Markets

Turkish lira steady despite new threats from Trump

Aug 17, 2018

Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump

Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

Aug 17, 2018

Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

Aug 17, 2018

Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have seen the country spiral into a currency crisis.

The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

Aug 16, 2018

President Donald Trump is calling on jailed pastor Andrew Brunson to serve as a "great patriot hostage" while he's being held in Turkey

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Aug 16, 2018

U.S. stocks jumped Thursday as China and the U.S. said they will hold their first trade discussions in months, a potential sign of progress toward ending their trade war

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes close sharply higher

Aug 16, 2018

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street following strong results from Walmart and signs of progress in defusing the trade dispute between China and the U.S.

Challenged by US and market crisis, Turkey turns to Europe

Aug 16, 2018

Beset by a weak currency and tension with the US, Turkey reaches out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with major trading partners despite testy rhetoric and a stalled bid for EU membership

Why markets are worried about suddenly cold Turkey

Aug 16, 2018

Why are investors around the world so worried about Turkey's economy, when it's smaller than Florida's

European stock markets pick up after losses in Asia

Aug 16, 2018

Stock markets are higher in European trading after Turkey's currency crisis abated somewhat and a downbeat day in Asia

Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy

Aug 16, 2018

Global stock indexes fall as investors fret over outlook for growth, especially in China.

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