8:22 pm ET 2/8/2016 Intraday data is at least 15 minutes delayed
Bloomberg GCC 200 Index
The Bloomberg GCC 200 Index is a capitalization weighted index of the top 200 equities in the GCC region based on market capitalization and liquidity. The index was developed with a base value of 100 and is rebalanced semi-annually in April and October.
Selcan Hacaoglu, Henry Meyer and Dana Khraiche9:23 am ET
After five years of war and a quarter- million dead, President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies now have the upper hand in Syria, and they’re seeking to drive home a growing battlefield advantage rather than negotiate.
Arne Delfs, Onur Ant and Patrick Donahue11:14 am ET
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed outrage over Russian-backed attacks in Syria as a government offensive drives thousands of civilians to the Turkish border, exacerbating the already critical refugee crisis Merkel is struggling to resolve.