WASHINGTON - By releasing video of Beijing’s island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the U.S. is signaling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to spur Asian partners to more action. Full Article
LONDON - The dollar took a breather on Thursday after hitting its highest level against the yen since 2002, and stocks stuttered as high-flying Chinese shares tumbled and European officials downplayed talk of an imminent deal to keep Greece afloat.
NEW YORK - Some of the biggest names in the investment world have been whipsawed by the recent rise in global yields and the strength in the euro against the dollar, with investors bracing for more sharp moves later this year stemming from central bank actions. Full Article
WASHINGTON - A raft of banks could face tough questions in the sweeping crackdown on alleged corruption in global soccer as prosecutors review how much they knew about millions of dollars in bribes flowing through the U.S. banking system. Full Article