Rebecca Goerres

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The papers: US strikes in Iraq

<b>The papers are dominated by the launch of air strikes by the US against Islamist militants in Iraq.</b><p>The front page of the Independent features a stern-faced US President Barack Obama, on the phone to King Abdullah II of Jordan, in the Oval Office.<p>The paper says America has sent aircraft to bomb …

Markets are trying to kick the junk habit

For a while now, solid fundamentals have been considered somewhat optional for global investors.<p>US junk bonds, emerging market bonds, stocks in economically challenged European countries, and bonds issued by their heavily indebted governments all havehad their day in the sun.<p>But this week, …

Stock Markets

Iberian dawn

THIS was the news the government had been waiting for. “Spain’s labour market has made a 180-degree turn,” crowed the prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, …

Economics

Australia preparing to join Iraq air campaign, says Tony Abbott

Tony Abbott has offered Australia’s assistance to the US for humanitarian air drops over northern Iraq after the US military launched air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) forces.<p>The prime minister said he had spoken with US officials about the “potential humanitarian disaster” and that he had …