U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other Iranian senior officials with new sanctions on Monday.Earlier in China, shares closed higher on hopes of a thaw in the U.S.-China trade dispute, which has been blamed for slowing global growth. Germany's DAX index fell 0.53%.On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 8.41 points, or 0.03%, to 26,727.54. Treasury yields fell, holding just above almost three-year lows. The lira later pared gains.Bitcoin pulled back from 15-month highs after jumping more than 10% over the weekend. U.S. gold futures settled up 1.3% at $1,418.20 an ounce.
Source: The Star June 24, 2019 20:15 UTC