• Brussels has no muscle to protect European firms in Iran from US penalties, analyst tells RT

    2 monthes ago - By RT

    The European Union has vowed to defend its companies working in Iran. But an expert tells RT that Brussels can't prevent Washington from punishing anyone who defies its sanctions on the country.
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  • Stocks rise on company earnings, oil gains on Iran sanctions

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - Global stock markets rose Tuesday as investors looked past U.S.-China trade tensions and the price of oil increased after the U.S. imposed new sanctions on Iran.
    KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent to 12,701 and France's CAC 40 advanced 0.7 percent to 5,516. London's FTSE 100 gained 0.7 percent to 7,716. On Wall Street, the future for the Dow Jones industrial average was 0.3 percent higher and that for the Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 0.2 percent.
    ASIA'S DAY: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.7 percent to 2,779.37 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 advanced 0.7 percent to...
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  • China's petro-yuan oil contracts surge as US sanctions hit Iran

    2 monthes ago - By RT

    Chinese oil futures contracts denominated in yuan hit their daily limit with a 5-percent spike on Tuesday as the US kicked off the first round of sanctions against Iran.
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