Dollar snaps losing streak; pound bounces

By Saikat Chatterjee LONDON, Sep 24 : The dollar edged higher on Monday, snapping a two-week losing streak, as investors bought the greenback before a widely expected interest rate hike by the U.S. central bank this week while trade war concerns checked investor appetite for risk. The dollar had struggled as trade war concerns faded […]

Testimony by Trump court nominee’s accuser set; new allegation surfaces

By Doina Chiacu and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Sept 24 : The university professor who accused Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault will testify before a Senate panel on Thursday about her allegation, her lawyers and the committee said on Sunday. The agreement for Christine Blasey Ford to testify came […]

Home modems, routers hit by U.S. China tariffs as ‘smart’ tech goods escape

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Sept 24 : U.S. tariffs that hit some $200 billion worth of Chinese products on Monday spare many high-profile consumer technology items such as “smart” watches and speakers, but the less flashy home modems, routers and internet gateways that make them work weren’t so lucky. Consumer tech industry officials and the […]