US policymakers are expected to raise interest rates next month.
Brazilian president Michel Temer has refused to resign over a corruption scandal.
Speeches by several Federal Reserve officials this week will be keenly listened to by investors.
Political uncertainty remains a high risk to markets under the Trump administration.
US President Donald Trump says he's considering a break up of giant Wall St banks.
European Central Bank tells investors no tightening in monetary policy is imminent.
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