Market Talk – June 8, 2023
ASIA: The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 decreased 272.47 points or -0.85% to 31,641.27 Shanghai increased 15.83 points or 0.49% to 3,213.59 Hang [...]
A Russian military surveillance plane flew through secure airspace over Washington flying over the U.S. Capitol, the Pentagon and other government buildings. This was a reconnaissance mission by the unarmed Russian Air Force Tu-154 had been agreed by U.S. authorities under the Treaty on Open Skies, which allows military aircraft from signatory nations to conduct observational flights over each other’s territories.
The Russian plane can conduct intelligence gathering including aerial photography, thermal imaging, and picking up signals intelligence. The U.S. has the same rights.