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

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

Stocks moderate their inflation expectations due to the blow to copper

S&P futures up 0.9%, European stocks gain 1.5% MSCI Global Shares Target 2.5% Weekly Gain Copper falls more than 7% in the week, oil falls 2% German 10-year bond yield falls 4 bps LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Global stocks were headed for their first weekly gain in a month and Wall Street was set … Read more

Stocks see steepest drop since 2020 as central bankers rattle markets

BOJ is an outlier as major central banks hike rates Investors’ recession fears grow US Stocks Prepare to Rebound; S&P 500 seen up 0.9% LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – Global stocks were headed for their worst week since the pandemic collapse of markets in March 2020, as major central banks stepped up tightening policies in … Read more

China launches third aircraft carrier, named for province off Taiwan

The Chinese flag is seen in this illustration taken on May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record BEIJING, June 17 (Reuters) – China launched its third aircraft carrier, the Fujian, named after the province against self-ruled Taiwan on Friday, sending a statement of intent to rivals as … Read more

Asian stocks slide as Fed hike fears push Wall Street into bear market

HONG KONG, June 14 (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell sharply and the safe-haven dollar hovered near a two-decade high on Tuesday after Wall Street hit a confirmed bear market milestone on fears that aggressive gains in US interest rates will boost the world’s largest economy. in recession MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific stocks outside of … Read more

US and allies trade criticism with China, Ukraine dominates Asia security meeting

SINGAPORE, June 11 (Reuters) – The United States and its allies traded criticism with China at Asia’s main security meeting on Saturday, especially over Taiwan, but the war in Ukraine and a remote speech by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy dominated the debate. US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said earlier at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore that … Read more

Asia Stocks Rise on US Futures, Oil Rises

A man walks past a screen displaying a chart showing the recent average movements of Nikkei shares outside a brokerage house in Tokyo, Japan December 30, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Asian Stock Exchanges: Nikkei up 0.3%, S&P 500 futures up 0.4% Euro falls from 7-year … Read more