Friday, September 26, 2008

Delayed US bailout sends dollar and markets down

The floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Sept 25 2008 in New York. Jin Lee / AP

Asian stocks and the US dollar fell while treasuries rose today after talks over the US$700 billion (Dh2,571 trillion) plan to save the financial system hit a snag and the biggest ever US bank failure dashed hopes for a quick recovery.

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