When Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday, traders will comb through his remarks for clues on whether the US central bank will deliver more rate cuts this year.
Bengaluru — Gold prices dipped on Thursday as investors locked in profits, with the focus shifting to Friday's speech by US Federal Reserve (Fed) chair Jerome Powell at the Jackson Hole meeting for clarity on the direction of monetary policy.
Tokyo — South Korea has said it will withdraw from an intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, extending their feud over trade measures and historical grievances into security co-operation and raising alarm in the US, their shared ally.
Paris — French leader Emmanuel Macron backed the idea of a month of further talks to find a solution to Brexit while ruling out major compromises as he met British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for talks on Thursday.
North Korea said on Thursday it has "no interest" in dialogue unless Washington stops "escalating hostile military moves", as a senior US envoy visited Seoul with an eye on reviving nuclear talks with Pyongyang.