KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The pilot of the Malaysia Airlines jet that vanished more than a week ago is a strong supporter of the political opposition leader here, but friends vehemently deny that he is a terrorist.
BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- China loosened its grip on the yuan-dollar exchange rate on Saturday, widening the daily trading band to two percent from one, effective starting next Monday.
Neither the record keeper nor the issuer would say who is covered by the massive policy. Dovi Frances, the adviser who arranged the policy, would only say it went to a well-known technology billionaire from California.
WASHINGTON, March 14, (Agencies): US consumer sentiment weakened in early March as an unusually harsh winter appeared to dim views on the economy's prospects.
LONDON (Reuters) - A U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and Western sanctions on Russia will give financial markets plenty of pause for thought in the week to come but it could be China that sets the economic weather.