Daily Archive: March 14, 2017

Mar
14

What to watch at the Fed meeting

Markets expect a rate rise but want guidance on how many more are coming

Mar
14

Mosul battle reaching final stages: Abadi

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the government offensive to recapture the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants was in its final stages.

Mar
14

Exclusive: Taiwan says Chinese military threat grows, U.S. regional strategy unclear

TAIPEI (Reuters) – China’s accelerated military development and recent activity by its military aircraft and ships around Taiwan pose an increased threat to the self-ruled island, according to a Taiwanese government defense report draft reviewed by Reuters.

Mar
14

Tillerson to press China on North Korea in tough first Asia trip

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces a tough first trip to Asia this week when the former oil executive will seek to reassure nervous allies facing North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threat and press China to do more on perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting President Donald Trump.

Mar
14

U.S., South Korea discuss North Korean threat, China warns of risk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. and South Korean military chiefs warned on Tuesday that North Korea could “conduct provocative actions” in response to large-scale joint drills between the two countries, as China’s premier also said tensions could lead to conflict.

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