As the US government moved into the second week of a shutdown on Monday with no end in sight, a deadlocked US Congress also confronted an October 17 deadline to increase the nation's borrowing power or risk default.
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The long-drawn-out political deadlock between Kuwait's cabinet and parliament has hurt the stock market, but fund managers and analysts believe government-linked funds may have stepped in to support shares, and blue chips are reaping the ben
Senate Democrats aimed to seize the initiative in efforts to head off a ruinous US debt default by pushing their deficit-cutting plan on Saturday toward a possible compromise with a divided Republican Party.
Entrenched differences were sti
International bankers and European Union officials made no progress in securing a private sector contribution for a second bailout of Greece and bond yields climbed on concern about the scheme.
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