Sri Lankan Protesters Angered by Economic Collapse Storm President’s House

Thousands of protesters storm the president’s house and office Protesters, angry about the economic crisis, demand the resignation of the president Prime Minister calls an emergency meeting of party leaders At least 39 people injured in protests COLOMBO, Jul 9 (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital Colombo stormed the official residence … Read more

US, Chinese foreign ministers hold in-person talks for first time since October

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, July 9 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on Saturday for the first in-person talks since October after to attend a G20 summit where the top US diplomat led efforts to pressure Russia. for his war in the Ukraine. US officials say Blinken’s … Read more

European stocks struggle ahead of US jobs data.

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – European stocks opened slightly lower on Friday and struggled for gains after the shooting of Japan’s former prime minister sent Asian stocks sliding as investors awaited key jobs data. in the United States later in the session. Investor sentiment had been positive earlier in the session, which analysts said was … Read more

MI5 and FBI chiefs issue joint warning about growing threat from China

Jul 6 (Reuters) – The heads of MI5 and the FBI have warned of the growing long-term threat China poses to UK and US interests, in their first joint appearance on Wednesday. MI5 Director General Ken McCallum said the service had already “more than doubled our previously limited effort against worrying activity from China”, adding … Read more

Crypto Lender Voyager Digital Files for Bankruptcy

Stephen Ehrlich, CEO and co-founder of Voyager Digital Ltd., speaks during the Piper Sandler Global Exchange and FinTech Conference in New York City, U.S., June 8, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Jul 6 (Reuters) – US crypto lender Voyager Digital (VOYG.TO) said Wednesday that it has filed … Read more

Oil Prices Rebound From Tuesday’s Decline as Supply Concerns Return

Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing Oil Hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Oil rises nearly 3% before paring some gains Rate Hikes, Recession Fears Still Cap Price Gains: Analyst China reports new COVID cases across … Read more

S&P 500 closes the book on its steepest first-half decline since 1970

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record US May Consumer Spending Up Moderately; inflation stays hot Nasdaq records largest percentage drop in January-June Indices down: Dow 0.82%, S&P 0.88%, … Read more

Asian Stocks Lose Gains Made in Shorter China Quarantine as Recession Fears Persist

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, looks at an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage house in Tokyo, Japan, on March 7, 2019. 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets fell on … Read more

Oil Prices Rise Ahead of G7 Talks on New Russian Sanctions

Crude oil storage tanks are seen at the Kinder Morgan Terminal in Sherwood Park, near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose in a volatile session on Monday as investors awaited any moves against Russian oil … Read more

G7 nations announce Russia gold ban as summit kicks off under shadow of war

Gold ban targets ‘Putin’s war machine,’ says British PM Oil import price cap also under discussion, says German source The G7 also aims to tackle rising energy prices SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – Members of the Group of Seven wealthy nations announced a ban on Russian gold imports on Sunday as the G7 … Read more