Iran's economy is expected to
shrink by 9.5% this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
said, down from a previous estimate of a 6% contraction, as the
country feels the impact of tighter U.S. sanctions.
British Prime Minister Boris
Johnson and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg agreed
Turkey's military operation against Kurdish forces in northeast
Syria needed to end, a spokeswoman for Johnson's office said.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc missed
Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday as global
economic worries dampened appetite for deals, while it faced up
to losses on its own high-profile investments in Uber
Technologies and WeWork.
Twelve top White House
contenders will take part on Tuesday in the first Democratic
debate since the launch of an impeachment inquiry into
Republican President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine
to investigate leading rival Joe Biden.