The U.S. Supreme Court on
Monday declined to take up a dispute over the assets of Puerto
Rico's largest public sector pension fund even as the U.S.
Caribbean island territory's bankruptcy enters a major new
The Bank of Israel left its
benchmark interest rate at 0.25% on Monday for the
seventh straight decision and said it may have to lower rates in
2020 if inflation remained low and as global rates continue to
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran
Khan will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li
Keqiang in Beijing on Tuesday to discuss the security situation
in the disputed region of Kashmir as well as economic ties, his
office said on Monday.
At least five brokerages started coverage
of teeth alignment company SmileDirectClub Inc on Monday
with "buy" or equivalent ratings, despite the stock's
underwhelming performance since its market debut last month.
Saudi Arabia's inclusion in the
MSCI developing-economies equity benchmark has failed to pull in
active emerging-market funds because of high valuations and
reputation risks, an analysis by Copley Fund Research showed.