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Turkey, Taiwan, South Korea: Your Wednesday Briefing

Asia and Australia Edition (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. Turkey’s president raises the stakes, a migrant caravan stokes old fears, South Korea extinguishes some high hopes. Here’s what you need to know: ImageCreditAli Unal/Associated Press • Turkey puts pressure on Saudi leadership. President …

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China Opens Giant Bridge Linking Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland

HONG KONG — China officially opened the world’s longest sea bridge on Tuesday after China’s leader, Xi Jinping, and local officials inaugurated the 34-mile structure, which crosses the Pearl River Delta to link Hong Kong with Macau and the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai. The project, which includes sections of …

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Saudi Arabia, US-China trade war, currencies in focus

Overnight on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined by 126.93 points to close at 25,317.41, while the S&P 500 slid by 0.4 percent to end at 2,755.88. The Nasdaq Composite advanced by 0.3 percent to close at 7,468.36. Investors remain cautious over mounting geopolitical tensions around the world. …

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