0412 GMT [Dow Jones] Growing risk-aversion amid global financial market uncertainty could send Brent prices further south to test the $35 per barrel support level, even though the medium-term price outlook is positive, says a BMI Research report.
TOKYO—Japan's primary inflation gauge was flat in July, beating expectations for a drop below zero, in slightly encouraging news for the Bank of Japan 8301 3.56 % as it struggles to beat deflation and bring about steady price growth.
Not long ago, global markets were fixated on a nation in the throes of financial upheaval. Its equities markets were crumbling, its debts sky-high.
NEW DELHI: In less than 10 years, Pakistan will have the third largest nuclear stockpile in the world, behind only the US and Russia, two prominent US think tanks said in a report.
The billions in cutbacks that Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has taken in its battle against plunging commodity prices may not be enough for its newest shareholder, billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn.