The price of gold shot to an 11-week high on Wednesday as escalating geopolitical risks saw investors seeking safe haven assets.
Brent crude prices rebounded to $70 per barrel during midday trading on Tuesday as fears of a trade war eased on conciliatory comments from both the U.S. and China.
The Federal Reserve on Tuesday proposed new rules that could allow some large banks to reduce the amount of capital they must hold as a cushion against a future economic shock.
As the anticipation for a US and China trade war continues, market participants are beginning to plan accordingly.
Washington's latest round of sanctions targeting Russian business will cost the German economy billions of euros, according to estimates revealed by the Russian-German Foreign Trade Chamber (AHK).
Barclays analysts compare speculation in digital currency to spread of infectious disease.
Companies in Asia are rushing to raise funds by issuing bonds before the U.S. Federal Reserve hikes interest rates again.
Offshore oil industry suppliers seek other sources of revenue in Norwegian sector and are cutting costs further
Gold futures marked a third straight session of gains on Tuesday, buoyed by a weaker U.S. dollar and uncertainty surrounding U.S. reaction to a possible chemical-weapons attack in Syria.
The global debt mountain continues to grow.