Turkey's Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak has conducted a series of meetings with US finance officials, including US Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin to advance bilateral economic ties.
The decision to label the IRGC as a terrorist organisation is unnecessarily provocative from the Trump administration.
An incredible day on Wall Street, which saw major indexes finishing at least 5 percent higher, spurred early gains in Asia on Thursday as some traders returned from a Christmas break.
The expulsion of the Islamic republic from the global financial markets doesn’t mean there are no takers for its oil prices, at a discounted rate.
The latest round of sanctions target countries that buy Iranian oil or trade with Iranian companies.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is facing the biggest challenge to his leadership since returning to power in 2007. More than 280 people have been killed since April, but he has so far resisted demands to resign and hold early elections.
The multilateral lender said the plan would allow it to lift the group's overall lending to nearly $80 billion in fiscal 2019 from about $59 billion last year and to an average of about $100 billion annually through 2030.
Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai were among the worst hit as they plunged between three and four percent, while investors piled into safe haven assets such as gold and the yen.
Turkey has denounced the US move to add Ismail Haniya to its list of international terrorists, saying that the move ignored realities on the ground and threatened peace and humanitarian initiatives.
The US Treasury Department drew up the list as part of a sanctions package signed into law in August 2017. The broad-based list includes people close to Russia's President Putin, and others outside his inner circle.
President Donald Trump arrived in Switzerland on Thursday, ready to play salesman during his debut appearance at an annual economic summit in the Swiss Alps and argue that his "America First" agenda can go hand-in-hand with global cooperation.
The new US steps were the latest in a campaign aimed at forcing North Korea to abandon a weapons programme aimed at developing nuclear-tipped missiles capable of hitting the United States.
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