LONDON - Two days before a referendum that could change the shape of Europe, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday renewed his call for Greeks to reject the terms of a bailout offer, warning voters against caving in to “blackmail.
World stock markets mostly drifted lower Friday ahead of Greece's weekend referendum, while China's main stock benchmark plunged as government efforts failed to reassure panicky investors.
Washington (CNN) U.S. leaders at home and abroad are taking steps to increase security and surveillance ahead of the July 4 holiday, following a warning from security officials that such gatherings could be targets of a terror threat.
Emerging Asian currencies will weaken in the months ahead due to expectations the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates soon, although foreign exchange strategists in a Reuters poll say that losses aren't expected to be significant.
LONDON—Oil prices fell on Friday, in response to concerns over resilient U.S. crude production. The number of U.S. oil-drilling rigs rose by 12 to 640 in the past week, snapping 29 straight weeks of decline, data from Baker Hughes BHI 0.57 % showed ...