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US Election 2016: Asia markets bounce back after Trump win

US Election 2016: Asia markets bounce back after Trump win

Japan's Nikkei 225 index added 1.3 percent to 17,401.90 as the USA dollar surged against the Japanese yen, a trend that would help exporters. Markets had been nervous about the prospect of a Trump presidency up-ending the global political order and tearing up long-standing trade arrangements.


Megyn Kelly claims Trump 'threatened me' before debate

Megyn Kelly claims Trump 'threatened me' before debate

Ironically, he accused Kelly of having "blood coming out of her wherever" the very next day. The forum instructed users to trash " Settle for More ". Not only did Trump trash the '"sick" and "most overrated person on TV", he urged people to boycott her "terrible show". Kelly said she felt an obligation to women who had been in similar circumstances to tell her story , and she wants companies to have strong measures in place to prevent such abuses.


Trump calls New Zealand to express quake sorrow

Trump calls New Zealand to express quake sorrow

A landslide covers a section of state highway 1 near Kaikoura, New Zealand, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, after a powerful quake. Dust created by a strong aftershock hangs above the Clarence River which was blocked following an quake north of Kaikoura, New Zealand, Monday, Nov.


Average US 30-year mortgage rate jumps to 3.94 percent

Average US 30-year mortgage rate jumps to 3.94 percent

Although mortgage rates are still fairly cheap, they are now back to where they were a year ago. Adding to the expectations of higher interest rates, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sketched a picture Thursday of an improving US economy and said the case for an increase in rates has strengthened.


As fires torch South, burn bans enacted, arson investigated

As fires torch South, burn bans enacted, arson investigated

Although no homes or businesses have been destroyed by the Party Rock fire, those who live nearby are concerned. "We move our pieces around the board as the threat shifts". The dozer containment line installed on the easternmost side was used to support burnout operations that occurred overnight. Please see our terms of service for more information.


Asian markets mixed as US rally fades, dollar retreats

Asian markets mixed as US rally fades, dollar retreats

Etsuko Yamashita, chief economist at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp in NY, told Bloomberg News: "The dollar is rallying ahead on expectations for a quicker pace of rate increases next year, putting the 110 yen level by year-end possibly in sight".