Reactions: Putin mobilises more troops for Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered Russia’s first mobilisation since World War Two, warning the West that if it continued what he called its “nuclear blackmail”, Moscow would respond with the might of all its vast arsenal. read more The euro tumbled to a two-week low against the dollar, European stock markets slipped, and investors … Read more

German economy minister says ‘bitter reality’ is Russia will not resume gas supply

German Economy and Climate Action Minister Robert Habeck speaks during a news conference on the future use of liquefied natural gas (LNG), in Berlin, Germany August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BERLIN, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Germany faces the “bitter reality” that Russia will not restore gas … Read more

Russia won’t supply oil to the world market if price cap imposed -Interfax

A train moves past oil tanks of the NNK-Primornefteproduct petroleum depot in the far eastern port of Vladivostok, Russia June 11, 2022. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register July 20 (Reuters) – Russia will not supply oil to the world market if a price cap is imposed, Interfax news agency … Read more

Column: Weary tolerance of Italian market volatility : Mike Dolan

A flag of Italy and a flag of the European Union flutter ahead of the virtual G20 summit on the global health crisis at Villa Pamphilj in Rome, Italy, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Yara Nardi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – There’s a weary acceptance among investors of … Read more

As EVs go mainstream, a rush for share of the home charger market

BEDFORD, England, July 20 (Reuters) – With electric vehicles (EVs) catching on, the scramble for market share among startups selling home chargers is heating up and that will feed further dealmaking in the sector as tens of millions of units are installed globally over the next decade. According to a Reuters analysis, more than 100 … Read more

Britain kicks off post-Brexit ‘transformation’ of finance

UK seeks to preserve London’s financial standing after Brexit Regulators to focus on competitiveness, not just stability Capital rules for insurers to be relaxed to boost investment Zahawi pauses plan for more government oversight of regulators LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – British financial regulators will have to promote the global competitiveness of the country’s financial … Read more

Google Cloud data center in London faces outage on UK’s hottest day

3D printed clouds and figurines are seen in front of the Google Cloud service logo in this illustration taken February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register July 19 (Reuters) – A Google Cloud data center in London faced an outage on Tuesday, according to an update on the … Read more

New British financial taskforce to help embed market reforms

The outside of the London Stock Exchange building is seen in the City of London, March 7, 2005. MRKET REUTERS / Toby Melville Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG.L) said on Tuesday it has launched a taskforce to drive through financial … Read more

Saudi minister: we see lack of refining capacity in market, not lack of oil

TOKYO, July 19 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that he saw no shortage of oil in the market, but a lack of oil refining capacity, making it necessary to invest more in capacity to process crude oil into various oil products . “As of today, we do not see a lack … Read more

London’s burning: Fire engulfs homes as UK temperatures hit record 40C

UK hits record 40C at Heathrow Airport Train routes canceled due to the heat Heatwave prompts focus on climate change promises LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – Britain recorded its highest ever temperature of 40C (104F) on Tuesday as a heatwave gripping Europe intensified, forcing train tracks to buckle and fuel a spate of fires across … Read more