The currency took a beating from investors after the government announced plans to cut billions in tax revenues. The new Conservative Party government under Prime Minister Liz Truss has been in power for just 20 days.
There have been scenes of jubilation in Mali after France said it would begin to pull its troops out of the West African country. France has helped battle jihadi groups for nine years — until relations with Mali's military leaders turned sour.
17 Sep 2020
The US stock market received a boost from the Federal Reserve's announcement, with near-zero rates pushing capital towards shares. What was once a choice, before the coronavirus outbreak, might now be a necessity.