The Tell: Two years after Brexit vote, these charts show the U.K. economy losing momentum

It’s the Brexit referendum’s two-year anniversary. Analysts are assessing the country’s recent economic softness and sharing some telling charts.

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:27:41 GMT

Currencies: Turkish lira jumps after Erdogan wins in elections

The Turkish lira jumped as currency markets opened Monday, in the wake of a victory for incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary elections.

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:16:38 GMT

Like tech-disruptor stocks? Here’s a back-door way to get into them

Technology stocks are scoring all-time highs yet again, but you may have tired of betting on the same old Nasdaq names. A less-familiar publicly traded venture-capital firm offers another way to get exposure to the sector’s growth.

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 06:46:43 GMT

Asia Markets: Stocks in China rise, but other Asian markets mostly lower

Trading weakened as the morning progressed in Asia, with stock indexes hitting session lows as trade and other uncertainty continue to keep buyers on the sidelines.

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 03:31:34 GMT

The Wall Street Journal: China’s Meituan-Dianping files for IPO, seeking valuation of more than $60 billion

Fast-growing Chinese technology startup Meituan-Dianping applied to list in Hong Kong and seeks to raise billions of dollars to help finance its growth strategy in what is a highly competitive internet marketplace.

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 03:12:04 GMT

The Wall Street Journal: Turkish lira jumps sharply after Erdogan’s election victory

The Turkish lira jumped as currency markets opened Monday, in the wake of a victory for incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary elections.

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 03:01:46 GMT

Trump’s latest threat to U.S. trade partners: Drop tariffs or face consequences

President Donald Trump on Sunday issued new threats against America’s trade partners, calling for them to remove trade barriers and tariffs, or face the consequences.

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 01:27:08 GMT

The Wall Street Journal: Trump seeks curbs on Chinese investment in U.S. tech firms, exports to China

President Donald Trump, already embroiled in a trade battle with China, plans to ratchet commercial tensions higher by barring many Chinese companies from investing in U.S. technology firms, and by blocking additional technology exports to Beijing, said people familiar with administration plans.

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:40:41 GMT

The Wall Street Journal: Turkey’s Erdogan wins sweeping presidential victory, extends grip on power

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a sweeping victory in national elections Sunday, as voters extended his 15-year hold on power and endorsed his increasingly authoritarian model of government in one of Washington’s most important but often defiant NATO allies.​

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Posted on Sun, 24 Jun 2018 23:33:24 GMT

The Wall Street Journal: EU leaders fail to reach immigration deal, in setback for Merkel

European leaders on Sunday failed to reach a deal on a new approach to immigration, as German leader Angela Merkel fights for her political life.

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Posted on Sun, 24 Jun 2018 23:26:37 GMT