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Standard & Poor's raises Indonesia credit rating

Standard & Poor's raises Indonesia credit rating

Indonesia's benchmark stock market index hit a record high following the announcement and ended the session Friday up 2.6%. S&P said the upgrade reflected its assessment of reduced risks to the country's fiscal position. Since then, Widodo reshuffled his cabinet and appointed respected reformist, former managing director of the World Bank, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, as his finance minister.



Trip to bring Macron face-to-face with troops

In a news conference during his trip to Mali, where France leads a military intervention against Islamic extremists, Macron said that without intelligence exchanges with the United States, "we would not be able to operate in the area". The new French government, which was appointed Wednesday, is a carefully calibrated balance of 22 prominent and unknown figures from the left and the right, half of them women.



Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner faces charges in sexting case

Weiner will appear in a Manhattan federal court at 11 am, ABC News reported . Feds have been investigating claims that Weiner, then 51, sent a 15-year-old North Carolina girl inappropriate messages starting in January 2016. The controversy over Clinton's use of a private email server while she was USA secretary of state dogged her throughout the campaign. Comey announced shortly before the election that the new emails contained nothing to change his view that Clinton could not be charged ...



Sweden drops WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange rape investigation

However, British police say Assange still faces arrest for jumping bail if he leaves the Ecuadorean embassy in London. Assange has spent almost five years inside the Latin American country's London embassy, but he seemed robust and defiant in his brief balcony appearance.



Analyst's Proposition on Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN), Prologis, Inc. (PLD)

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Wunderlich upgraded shares of Urban Outfitters from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. The stock has a market cap of $2.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.328 and a beta of 0.66. Urban Outfitters also saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday.



Silva to announce future next week amid Watford speculation

These claims became even stronger on Wednesday, when Walter Mazzarri was sacked by the Hornets, and several English newspapers started mentioning Silva's name as the number one target for replacement. "This is the truth and it is impossible to talk about "Club A", "B" or "C", the most important is that I stay here to work with Hull City and not talk about other clubs".