Shares fall in Asia, and the dollar has hit a six-month low, as the gloss comes off the presidency of Donald Trump in America, and global financial markets retreat in the face of new revelations.
Elon Musk has once again caused a whirlwind of speculation with a few tweets. Afterwards Tesla stock rose and trading was halted for around two hours. Only Donald Trump can move markets more.
Peru's lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to launch impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Kuczynski. The president is under fire for allegedly taking bribes from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
At the NYSE, stockbrokers and traders run the show, except when the show runs them. Just how much influence do the iconic traders in the headlines and front page pictures really have?
US stock markets went through more chaos on Thursday, with the latest losses only slightly behind the record-breaking Monday trimming as concerns mount over inflation and interest rate hikes.
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