Facing economic crisis, Lebanon’s government weighs options

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Hezbollah-backed government will walk a political tightrope as it acts to urgently secure foreign funding to ward off financial collapse, and could look to the... Read more »

Clashes rock Beirut for second night as security forces fire tear gas at protest

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Smoke engulfed central Beirut as security forces fired tear gas at a protest near Lebanon’s parliament on Sunday in a second night of clashes. Hundreds of... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade optimism lifts EM markets, lira weakens with eyes on Syria

Oct 21 (Reuters) – Signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks lifted emerging stocks on Monday and propelled an index of developing world currencies to an 80-day high, while... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-FX nears six-week peak on easing trade worries, stimulus hopes

* EM currencies rise for the 8th straight session * Turkey’s lira drops after sharpest pct gain in 10 weeks * China, S.Korea, Taiwan markets shut for holiday By... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks fall as Trump fans U.S.-China trade fears

* MSCI’s EM stocks index slips 0.4%; Shanghai Composite down 0.6% * U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a trade deal with China * Turkish lira weaker ahead of... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks slide on growth fears, trade tensions

April 11 (Reuters) – Emerging-market shares fell from eight-month highs on Thursday as risk appetite faded as trade tensions continued and the U.S. and European Union central banks reinforced... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks steady but growth fears linger

March 26 (Reuters) – Emerging-market stocks steadied on Tuesday, but Chinese shares fell over 1 percent as the outlook for global growth remained murky before the next round of... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-Chinese stocks rise; most emerging markets lag

* Chinese shares rise on stimulus effects * South Africa’s rand up before fourth-quarter GDP By Susan Mathew March 5 (Reuters) – Emerging-market shares were little changed on Tuesday... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-EM stocks, FX fall as mood dampens over trade war, global growth fears

* EM stocks to see first weekly decline in 7 weeks * Stocks in S.Korea fall over 1 pct on intensifying trade tensions * Russia’s rouble softens ahead of... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-Shares steady, but caution remains over China growth and U.S shutdown

Jan 21 (Reuters) – Emerging market shares steadied on Monday, helped by a Wall Street rally on Friday, but investors remained cautious as data showed China’s 2018 economic growth... Read more »