ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a row with Washington that has helped drive the lira to record lows. | Video
OTTAWA Canada said on Tuesday it will consider a safeguard action on seven steel products to protect domestic producers from imports since the United States imposed tariffs against its major trade partner in March.
NEW YORK As Turkey's financial markets spiral down, threatening the country's economy, investors are gauging whether emerging markets as an asset class are in danger of falling out of grace. The following selection of data points indicate there is relative weakness in Argentina and South Africa, while Asia and Mexico show strength.
NEW YORK Nasdaq Inc and a Wall Street watchdog will raise fees for private stock trading platforms, such as "dark pools," that report trade executions to a Nasdaq-run entity, in response to higher operational costs and off-exchange trading volumes, according to a recent regulatory filing.
WASHINGTON The top U.S. securities regulator on Tuesday said it had charged two firms and 18 individuals for improperly diverting newly issued municipal bonds from "mom and pop" investors to broker-dealers.
* Indexes up: Dow 0.45 pct, S&P 0.64 pct, Nasdaq 0.65 pct (New throughout, updates prices and market activity to close)
LONDON, Aug 14 European shares bounced back on Tuesday after two days of heavy selling as investors' anxieties over contagion from a Turkish currency crisis faded slightly, thanks to reassurances from the central bank and government.
* HSI financial sector sub-index flat; property sector down 0.2 pct
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- Gold: PRECIOUS-Gold advances as U.S. dollar backs off from highs
- Oil Report: RPT-COLUMN-Global economic outlook is darkening: Kemp
- US Dollar Report: FOREX-Dollar rises to 13-month peak on anxiety over Turkey
- British Pound Report: UPDATE 3-Sterling slides on stronger dollar, below-forecast UK wage growth