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Asia shares rise on optimism about easing COVID restrictions

Jul. 05, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares advanced Monday across the board as buying set in after the lull of a U.S. national holiday. Analysts said the optimism may be driven by expectations the U.S. may decide to cut Chinese tariffs, a welcome move that would also help tame inflation. ...

EXPLAINER: What's the impact of a Russian debt default?

Jun. 27, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution more than a century ago, further alienating the country from the global financial system following sanctions imposed over its war in Ukraine. Moscow owed $100 million in...

Charges dismissed against 4th man in Vermont visa fraud case

Jun. 27, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

Federal prosecutors have dismissed fraud charges against a fourth man indicted over a failed plan to build a biotechnology plant in northern Vermont using tens of millions of dollars in foreign investors’ money raised through a special visa program. Jong Weon Choi, also known as...

EXPLAINER: What's the impact of a Russian debt default?

Jun. 26, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

Russia is poised to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, further alienating the country from the global financial system following sanctions imposed over its war in Ukraine. The country faces a Sunday night deadline to meet a 30-day...

Russia offers foreign debt payment system similar to gas one

May. 30, 2022 07:03 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Monday it may use an arrangement similar to that used for payments for its gas supplies to pay its dollar-denominated foreign debts. The Vedomosti business daily quoted Finance Minister Anton Siluanov as saying that Russia will offer the holders of its...

Russia says it will pay foreign debt in rubles after US ban

May. 25, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

Russia says it will pay dollar-denominated foreign debt in rubles, a move that is likely to be seen by foreign investors as a default. The U.S. Treasury Department led by Janet Yellen allowed a license to expire Wednesday that permitted Russia to keep paying its debtholders through...

US to end Russia's ability to pay international investors

May. 25, 2022 02:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will close the last avenue for Russia to pay its billions in debt back to international investors on Wednesday, making a Russian default on its debts for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution all but inevitable. The Treasury Department said in a...