EghtesadOnline: U.S. stock futures rallied and bonds fell with oil as traders speculated there would be limited repercussions from the weekend’s missile strikes in Syria.
EghtesadOnline: Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced strikes on Syria by the U.S., France and the U.K. as an “act of aggression” but made no mention of possible retaliation for the highly anticipated attack on his Middle Eastern ally, easing for the moment fears of a wider conflict.
EghtesadOnline: Don’t expect a selloff across the Middle East when markets trade for the first time since the U.S., U.K. and France launched strikes on Syria, say investors and analysts.
EghtesadOnline: Stocks fluctuated in Asia and Treasuries edged higher amid a lack of fresh impetus as an easing of trade tensions paved the way for investors to turn to key U.S. inflation data due Wednesday. The dollar steadied as traders also weighed a possible U.S. military strike on Syria.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a US missile strike on Syria last week is "unacceptable," reiterating Iran's call for an unbiased international probe into an alleged gas attack in the Arab country.
EghtesadOnline: Iran, Russia and Syria have once again condemned a recent US cruise missile strike against a Syrian army base under the pretext of responding to an alleged gas attack in the town of Khan Shaykhun, calling for an impartial investigation into the reported incident.
EghtesadOnline: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that the three countries of Russia, Iran, and Syria are keen on launching a deep probe into chemical incident in Khan Shaykhun but it is not clear why the US and the West are opposing the idea.
EghtesadOnline: The presidents of the United States and Russia on Wednesday both presented souring views of the relationship between their two countries, exchanging sharp words as Moscow extended an icy welcome to the United States' top diplomat in a face-off over Syria.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and the Russian Defense Minister Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu on Tuesday underlined bilateral cooperation for striking further decisive and annihilating blow to terrorists in Syria.
EghtesadOnline: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the recent missile strikes by the US military against a Syrian army air base were a “strategic mistake.”