Markets were calm Sunday as tensions continue to flare between the United States and North Korea and the investigation into President Trump's campaign's potential collusion with Russia hits a new stage.
The yen rose 0.06% against the dollar Sunday evening, while the Canadian dollar was up 0.05% relative to its U.S. counterpart. Meanwhile, the dollar rose 0.03% against the euro, 0.02% against the pound and 0.09% against the Australian dollar. Major U.S. indices were flat Sunday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq each adding single digits.
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On Saturday, the UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution sanctioning North Korea for its repeated ballistic missile tests. Resolution 2371 bans exports from North Korea including coal, iron, seafood and lead; freezes some assets on North Korean individuals and entities; and caps the number of work permits UN member states can issue to North Korean citizens.
"It's time for North Korea to realize we're not playing anymore," U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told Fox News.
United Nations Resolution is the single largest economic sanctions package ever on North Korea. Over one billion dollars in cost to N.K.