≡ Global Stocks Fall As Geopolitical Uncertainties Mount
Global stocks slumped overnight on geopolitical risks stretching from U.S. tensions with Russia and Saudi Arabia to trade issues with China.
Italy's budget stand-off with the European Union also had an impact.
At closing bell on Tuesday, the Dow Jones slipped 0.5 percent, the S&P 500 dropped 0.6 percent, while the tech-rich Nasdaq declined 0.4 percent.
Over in Europe, London's FTSE slid 1.2 percent, Frankfurt's DAX fell 2.1 percent, while shares in Paris were down 1.7 percent.■[2018.10.24]
≡ Weather Update 700
Taking a look at the weather, it's mostly clear skies on this Wednesday.
There are some inland regions under heavy fog.
Conditions will clear during the morning hours.
Temperatures will warm up with highs to range between 18 to 21 degrees nationwide.
The local mercury will peak at around 20 degrees.
As for the current reading in central Seoul, it is _____ degrees Celsius or _____ degrees Fahrenheit.■[2018.10.24]