[Reuters] World stocks head higher on hopes of thawing trade tensions

[Reuters] Malaysian ringgit hits four-month low on market re-opening after Mahathir’s shock election win

[Reuters] Fed’s Mester reiterates support for gradual U.S. rate increases

[CNBC] US should watch its debt pile before ‘things get out of hand,’ Fed’s Mester says

[CNBC] Italy is poised for an anti-establishment leader

[Reuters] Breakingviews – Italy’s radical government will be an EU headache

[BloombergQ] ECB’s Villeroy Sees Rate Hike Quarters, Not Years, After QE

[BloombergQ] Emerging Markets Watch Fed, Not ‘Decoupled’ After All

[Reuters] Rhetoric over U.S. exit from Iran deal rises amid threat of sanctions

[Reuters] Firebrand nationalist cleric Sadr leads Iraq election

[BloombergQ] What the Lira’s Plight Says About Turkey’s Economy: QuickTake

[WSJ] Fed’s Mester Says Improved Economic Outlook Supports More Rate Rises

[WSJ] Farmers Across High Plains Brace for Hard Times as Drought Bears Down

[WSJ] Wall Street Is Getting In On the House Flipping Game

[FT] Anbang: the downfall of China’s global dealmaker

[FT] Landmark bond sales hit by emerging markets downturn