Day: June 3, 2020

Miami International Holdings Reports May 2020 Trading Results and New Daily Market Share Record for MIAX Exchange Group

June 3, 2020

PRINCETON, New Jersey, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH) today reported May 2020 trading results for its three fully electronic options exchanges – MIAX®, MIAX PEARL® and MIAX Emerald™ (together, the MIAX Exchange Group™). The MIAX Exchange Group collectively executed over 63.2 million equity option contracts in May for a combined average daily […]

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Turkish defense giant Aselsan grows 30% in Q1

June 3, 2020

Turkish defense giant Aselsan’s incomes grew by 30% to 2.6 billion Turkish liras ($387.6 million) in the first quarter of 2020, on an annual basis, the company announced late Tuesday. The firm’s gross profit also increased by 61% over the same period and net profit was up by 46% to 920 million Turkish liras ($137.2 […]

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Turkish stocks start day with 0.77% rise

June 3, 2020

Turkey’s benchmark stock index started the day at 108,926.19 points on Wednesday, up by 0.77%, or 828.93 points. At Tuesday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was up by 0.77% at 108,097.27 points with a daily trading volume of 16 billion Turkish liras ($2.3 billion). The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped to 6.7080 as […]

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3 militants killed in southern Kashmir gunfight

June 3, 2020

Three suspected militants were killed in a gunfight with Indian troops in Indian-administered Kashmir’s southern Pulwama district on Wednesday, officials said. An Indian army soldier also sustained injuries, who was moved to the army’s 92-Base Hospital. Police sources told Anadolu Agency that a top commander of militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) was killed in the exchange […]

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Magnitude 4 quake hits Turkey’s Mediterranean region

June 3, 2020

A magnitude 4 earthquake jolted Turkey’s Mediterranean region on Wednesday morning, according to the nation’s disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck off the coast of the Kas district in Turkey’s southwestern province of Antalya at 8.20 a.m. local time (0520GMT). The tremors occurred 92 kilometers (57 miles) away […]

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Turkey’s inflation rate up in May amid COVID-19

June 3, 2020

Consumer prices in Turkey went up in May compared to the same month last year, the country’s statistical authority announced Wednesday. May’s annual inflation rate was up 11.39% from 10.94% in April amid coronavirus, Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) data showed. A group of 18 economists polled by Anadolu Agency on Friday predicted annual inflation figures […]

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‘High risk of contracting coronavirus in Tanzania’

June 3, 2020

 The US Embassy in Tanzania has warned that the risk of contracting coronavirus in Dar es Salaam, a major city and commercial port, and other regions is extremely high because it has not released COVID-19 data in several weeks.  ”Tanzanian government has not released aggregate numbers on COVID-19 cases or deaths since April 29. Consequently, […]

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Haftar won’t win conflict in Libya: Top Turkish diplomat

June 3, 2020

The militia of warlord Khalifa Haftar cannot win the ongoing conflict in Libya, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Wednesday. “The Haftar side doesn’t want a political solution in Libya, nor do the countries backing Haftar such as the UAE, Egypt, and Russian-backed Wagner [Group] mercenaries,” Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a televised interview. The Libyan government […]

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