Oct 8, 2013

Greenback rises on TSE rebound

The dollar rose above ¥97 in Tokyo trading Tuesday thanks to buybacks triggered by a rebound in Tokyo stock prices, but its topside was capped by concerns over the continued U.S. political stalemate. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥97.08-10, up from ¥96.91-92 ...

World perplexed by U.S. shutdown

Oct 1, 2013

World perplexed by U.S. shutdown

As the U.S. government creaked toward a shutdown Monday, the world looked on with a little anxiety and a lot of dismay, and some people had trouble suppressing smirks. “To be honest, people are making a lot of jokes,” said Justice Malala, a political ...