Currency Markets

US stocks edge higher in morning trading; oil prices rise

Dec 11, 2017

U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in morning trading as gains in technology and energy companies outweigh losses among banks and makers of packaged foods and other consumer goods

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Global stocks mostly rise on economic growth hopes

Dec 11, 2017

Shares in Europe and Asia are mostly higher as upbeat U.S. jobs data from last week and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment

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Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report

Dec 11, 2017

Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report; central banks and data releases in focus

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S&P 500 returns to record following strong US jobs report

Dec 8, 2017

Stocks rose on Friday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report

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Strong US jobs figures, Brexit hopes, lift global stocks

Dec 8, 2017

Brexit progress, strong US data help to shore up stock markets

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Money Laundering

Vatican prosecutors urged to go after money laundering

Dec 8, 2017

Vatican financial authority praised for efficiency, but prosecutors faulted for lack of money laundering trials

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Peru prosecutors raid offices of Keiko Fujimori's party

Dec 8, 2017

Prosecutors raided two offices of Peru's main opposition party as part of an investigation of alleged money laundering by the campaign of losing presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori

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The Latest: Manafort told to prove he didn't violate order

Dec 5, 2017

A federal judge has ordered Paul Manafort to prove that he did not violate a court order, after prosecutors revealed that he has been working on an op-ed essay with a colleague alleged to have ties to Russian intelligence.

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Indian tycoon calls money-laundering accusations 'baseless'

Dec 4, 2017

Indian tycoon facing extradition from London calls money-laundering accusations over troubled Kingfisher Airlines 'baseless'

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Venezuela arrests cousin of ex-oil czar in corruption probe

Dec 2, 2017

Venezuelan authorities have announced the arrest

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Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH