US Treasury issued two general licenses, one of which allows the US government, NGOs and certain international organizations, including the UN, to engage in transactions with the Taliban in a bid to provide aid to the war-torn country.
Most Asia-Pacific share indexes followed Wall Street higher, with Hong Kong's Hang Seng leading gains in the region, while benchmark US Treasury yields continued their decline.
Nisanci, who worked for four years as chief-of-staff at US Securities and Exchange Commission in Obama administration, will be chief-of-staff for incoming Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Bloomberg reports.
"Treasury still does not know all of the actions taken by hackers, or precisely what information was stolen," US Senator Ron Wyden's office says.
US President Donald Trump’s Europe travel ban announced sent all three major US stock indexes into a tailspin, slamming the book on the longest-running US bull market on record.
Tariffs come amid an ongoing trade war between the US and China and could risk destabilising the global economy further.
Chinese officials were expected to visit US farmers next week as a goodwill gesture, but canceled to return to China sooner than originally scheduled, agriculture organizations from Montana and Nebraska said.
Investors rode out another turbulent day on Wall Street that kept stock indexes flipping between gains and losses until a late-day bounce gave the market a modest gain.
Stocks plummeted amid worsening economic fears after US Treasury yields briefly flashed a warning sign for a coming recession.
Somalis are victims of domestic terrorism, and the international community is compounding their misery by undermining their livelihoods as part of their own so-called 'War on Terror'.
The Wall Street bond yields hit their lowest since 2017. Dow Jones is down 0.93%, with the S&P 500 down 0.85%, and Nasdaq down 0.39% as well.
As Beijing and Washington head for another - and probably final - round of trade talks, here’s a recap of what has already happened.
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