Protests against Kazakhstan’s presidential election lead to violence in the capital

Riot police officers patrol the street on June 10, 2019 in Nur-Sultan, a day after Kazakhstan’s presidential elections. Vyacheslav Oseledko | AFP | Getty Images Kazakhstan’s first president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has stepped down after a nearly three-decade-long tenure. His successor, Kassym Jomart-Tokayev, confirmed his position after taking nearly 71% of the vote in Sunday’s election […]

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Shares in Asia rise as European central bank delays rate hike

Stocks in Asia advanced on Friday following positive developments overnight on U.S.-Mexico negotiations, while investors digested recent comments from major central bank chiefs. The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose 0.53% to close at 20,884.71, with shares of robot maker Fanuc gaining 0.99%. The Topix index also advanced 0.49% to finish its trading day at 1,532.39. […]

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