- EWJCNBC•44 minutes ago
Asian markets opened mostly on the back foot on Monday, but Japanese shares climbed in early trade, boosted by a relatively weaker yen.
- EWJForbes•53 minutes ago
South China Sea disputes are turning worse. Last week, Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte had a loud and clear message for China: Stay away from our territory or else it could be a “bloody” confrontation. Philippines’s warning comes shortly before China hosts the G20 Leaders' Summit in the eastern city of Hangzhou on 4-5
- EEMBarrons.com•3 hours ago
The Colombia government and FARC rebels reached a final peace agreement Thursday that should help boost the country's economy long term, and that has pushed funds invested in the country to new highs. The government's four-year negotiation with Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) means a ceasefire, political positions for former rebels, victim reparations as well as agrarian reform and anti-drug trafficking efforts. Fitch Ratings has a negative outlook on Colombia's debt, noting the country must rebuild tax, oil and other revenue to accommodate investment "without jeopardizing fiscal consolidation." CORRECTED: The iShares MSCI Colombia exchange-traded fund (ICOL), with $18 million in assets, was up 1.7% in morning trading and the Global X MSCI Colombia ETF (GXG), with $93 million in assets, was up 1.5%.