The yen strengthened for a third day against the dollar and the euro before a European Central Bank policy meeting and a report on U.S. jobless claims. Gold and silver declined while European stocks were little changed.
Ukraine’s opposition set up a clash with the ruling party over a proposed cabinet shakeup, bolstering demands for the ouster of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov after the biggest street protests in almost a decade.
Franklin Resources Inc.’s biggest funds ramped up their bet on Ukraine by more than $1.4 billion in the third quarter, adding to the asset manager’s status as the country’s largest international bondholder weeks before street protests deepened the worst rout in developing markets.
Ukraine’s opposition will hold talks tomorrow with President Viktor Yanukovych’s party after thousands of people joined protests against his rejection of a European Union trade pact that paralyzed Kiev.
Ukraine’s opposition will hold talks tomorrow with government officials after massive street demonstrations against President Viktor Yanukovych’s rejection of a European Union trade pact paralyzed the capital city.