Archive for August 22nd, 2014

Disputed Russian convoy finally crosses into Ukraine

August 22, 2014
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A daily roundup of reports on terrorism and security issues
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Exclusive: Interview with James Foley’s siblings

August 22, 2014
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By Liz Goodwin The brother of American journalist James Foley said Friday morning that the U.S. government could have done more to attempt to free his brother and other American hostages from the Islamic militant group ISIL.
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Scottish independence poses ratings risk to insurers – S&P

August 22, 2014
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LONDON (Reuters) – A vote in favour of independence could trigger negative rating action against insurance companies operating in Scotland, Standard & Poor’s warned on Friday.
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Wall Street to open flat ahead of Yellen; Ukraine eyed

August 22, 2014
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were poised for a flat open on Friday, as futures pared losses after the latest flare of tensions between Ukraine and Russia, and ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
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Nifty marks record high, tracks higher global shares

August 22, 2014
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Reuters Market Eye – The Nifty is trading up 0.4 percent after hitting a record high of 7,929.05, marking its fourth record high this week, surpassing the previous all-time high on Wednesday.
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Asian shares hitch a ride on Wall Street’s record

August 22, 2014
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By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) – An index of Asian shares neared a six-and-half-year peak on Friday and was poised for a weekly gain, after upbeat U.S. economic data sparked another record close on Wall Street.
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