Emerging Market Countries

Indonesia’s Jan-May corn feed mill consumption down 18% year on year – Agricultural Commodities

JAKARTA, July 2 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s consumption of corn for livestock feed in January-May was 2.51 million tonnes, down 18% from the same period last … Read more

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest stabbing suspect after security law protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police arrested a 24-year-old man at the city’s airport early on Thursday on suspicion of stabbing an officer during … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks set to track U.S. gains but Hong Kong jitters weigh

NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to track Wall Street gains on Thursday as investors cheered signs the global economy was … Read more

Rallying-Argentina cancelled, Estonia to re-start WRC season in September

July 2 (Reuters) – World Rally Championship (WRC) organisers cancelled Argentina’s postponed round on Thursday while announcing the season, halted by the COVID-19 pandemic, would … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks near 4-month highs on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls

* MSCI ex-Japan rises, all major Asian indexes in black * Shanghai copper at 6-month highs on supply fears * Investor focus on U.S. employment … Read more

Stocks skip higher ahead of U.S. jobs data

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks rose for a fourth straight day on Thursday as encouraging coronavirus vaccine trials kept investors’ spirits up ahead of what … Read more

In record daily jump, Indonesia reports 1,624 new coronavirus cases

Youths ride bicycles on the main road after the government eased restriction measures following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 29, 2020. … Read more