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Destination Cyprus: Asian Funds Make Island Their Europe Gateway

Destination Cyprus: Asian Funds Make Island Their Europe Gateway

For many investments funds from Asia, Cyprus has become a gateway to Europe.
Professor Lankov Says North Koreans Will Outsmart Americans

Professor Lankov Says North Koreans Will Outsmart Americans

Andrei Lankov, history professor at Kookmin University, discusses the historic summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." (Source:
What's at Stake in Trump-Kim Historic Summit in Singapore

What's at Stake in Trump-Kim Historic Summit in Singapore

Choi Kang, vice president for research and a principal fellow at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, and John Park, director of the Korea Working Group at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy
‘Mini 1MDBs’ Rife Across Malaysia, Mahathir's Top Adviser Says

‘Mini 1MDBs’ Rife Across Malaysia, Mahathir's Top Adviser Says

Malaysia has discovered “many mini 1MDBs” in its campaign to root out corruption in the state, according to a top adviser to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, signaling the wrongdoing unearthed at the
Trump's 'America First' Agenda Is Good for China, Natixis Says

Trump's 'America First' Agenda Is Good for China, Natixis Says

Alicia Garcia Herrero, chief Asia-Pacific economist at Natixis SA, talks about President Donald Trump's trade policies. She speaks with Ramy Inocencio and Kathleen Hays on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Professor Li Says Neither Trump Nor Kim Will Get Up and Leave Talks

Professor Li Says Neither Trump Nor Kim Will Get Up and Leave Talks

Sung-Yoon Li, professor of Korean studies at the Kim Koo-Korea Foundation, discusses the historic summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
Saudi Arabia, Two Gulf States Pledge $2.5 Billion Jordan Aid

Saudi Arabia, Two Gulf States Pledge $2.5 Billion Jordan Aid

Saudi Arabia and two Persian Gulf nations pledged $2.5 billion to help support Jordan’s economy after a proposed income-tax increase sparked days of widespread protests.
Here’s What to Watch for When Trump and Kim Meet

Here’s What to Watch for When Trump and Kim Meet

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un begin their historic summit Tuesday in Singapore, a meeting that could lead to peace between countries that have technically been at war for
May's Brexit Bill Returns: A Guide to the Main Voting Battles

May's Brexit Bill Returns: A Guide to the Main Voting Battles

Theresa May’s landmark Brexit legislation returns to the House of Commons on Tuesday, with the 15 amendments added to it by the upper House of Lords mostly designed to keep closer ties to the European
Bank of England First-Quarter Slump Thesis Tested This Week

Bank of England First-Quarter Slump Thesis Tested This Week

The Bank of England getting some crucial economic numbers to assess -- if it believes them.
Trump Upends G-7 With Eruption at Trudeau Comments

Trump Upends G-7 With Eruption at Trudeau Comments

Flying from a summit of allies to one with North Korea, Donald Trump blew apart a carefully crafted effort at unity among major economic powers and escalated a fight with a steadfast military ally
Transnet Wasted Billions on Trains, South Africa Probe Finds

Transnet Wasted Billions on Trains, South Africa Probe Finds

Transnet SOC Ltd., South Africa’s port and freight-rail operator, squandered billions of rand and broke a raft of regulations when it altered the terms of a deal to buy 1,064 new locomotives, a
Merkel Backs Trump-Putin Summit in Nod to U.S.

Merkel Backs Trump-Putin Summit in Nod to U.S.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she favors a U.S.-Russian summit, seeking to push global diplomacy forward after a tumultuous meeting of Group of Seven leaders.
Trump's Russia Idea Has Few Fans Across U.S. Political Spectrum

Trump's Russia Idea Has Few Fans Across U.S. Political Spectrum

President Donald Trump’s call to bring Russia back into a group of the world’s major advanced economies drew opposition from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers who said Moscow shouldn’t be
Isolated North Korean Public Mostly Unaware of Historic Trump-Kim Summit

Isolated North Korean Public Mostly Unaware of Historic Trump-Kim Summit

With all the international attention focused on Singapore and the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang must be buzzing with excitement, right?
Trump Advisers Slam Trudeau's ‘Betrayal’ Days Before Kim Summit

Trump Advisers Slam Trudeau's ‘Betrayal’ Days Before Kim Summit

President Donald Trump’s disavowal of a joint statement after the Group of Seven meeting was made to avoid looking weak going into the North Korea summit after “sophomoric” comments by Canada’s Justin
South African Union Seeks 12,500 Rand Minimum for Gold Miners

South African Union Seeks 12,500 Rand Minimum for Gold Miners

South Africa’s Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union plans to demand a 12,500 rand ($956) monthly minimum wage from some of the country’s top gold producers in upcoming wage negotiations.
China, Russia Cementing Rising Eastern Bloc as Trump Rattles G-7

China, Russia Cementing Rising Eastern Bloc as Trump Rattles G-7

As U.S. President Donald Trump left the Group of Seven nations in turmoil this weekend, China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin were putting on a very different show on the other side of the
Trump Is About to See If His North Korea Gamble Will Pay Off

Trump Is About to See If His North Korea Gamble Will Pay Off

President Donald Trump is about to see whether his bet on North Korea will pay off: that Kim Jong Un’s desire to end his country’s economic strangulation and pariah status will prevail over the
Debt Fears Are Mounting for the Euro Zone's Only Nordic Member

Debt Fears Are Mounting for the Euro Zone's Only Nordic Member

A nation that stood shoulder to shoulder with Germany during the European debt crisis in defense of austerity is growing increasingly worried about its own debt burden.