Global Stocks Edge Lower Ahead of Fed

The Stoxx Europe 600 edged down 0.2% in the early minutes of trading, weighed by a 1.1% drop in the basic resources sector. Mining shares were among the worst performers as Chinese iron-ore futures fell sharply after a winning streak and copper futures sh[...]

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U.S. Moves to Cut Off North Korea From Banking System

​The Obama administration warned foreign banks that they will face U.S. sanctions or fines for doing business with North Korea, a move that turns up the pressure on Pyongyang but raises the specter of direct economic conflict with China.[...]

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