Rouble surges, stocks fall as Russia holds Ukraine referendums

Woman holds Russian Roubles in front of US Dollar banknotes in this illustration taken May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. Sept 23 (Reuters) – The Russian rouble surged to new … Read more

Funds flock to Southeast Asian startups as China loses sheen

A man passes the city skyline during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Southeast Asian startups are enjoying a boom in fundraising exercises by venture and buyout funds that are chasing bigger returns and turning … Read more

Swiss bank UBP returns to Chinese markets

The Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) sign is seen at one of its branch offices in Zurich, Switzerland November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Swiss private bank Union Bancaire PrivĂ©e (UBP) is back in Chinese markets, its chief investment officer said, making … Read more

INDIA STOCKS Indian shares fall as banks, financials drag

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BENGALURU, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Indian shares opened lower on Friday, dragged by banks and financials and mirroring their Asian peers, as global risk sentiment remained subdued amid renewed worries over economic growth. The NSE Nifty 50 index (.NSEI) fell 0.4% to 17,554.20 at 0352 GMT, … Read more

New China ETFs test investor appetite amid Sino-US tech war, market rout

A man wearing a protective mask is seen inside the Shanghai Stock Exchange building, as the country is hit by a new coronavirus outbreak, at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai, China February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Five Chinese tech-focused ETFs … Read more

Ban on gas fracking in England lifted in push for energy independence

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Britain pushing to increase domestic energy supply The moratorium has been in place since 2019 More research needed to assess the risk of tremors BGS survey says challenges remain on predicting impact LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday formally lifted a moratorium on fracking … Read more

Russia’s Positive Technologies sticks to share placement plan despite market slump

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 22 (Reuters) – Russia’s Positive Technologies still plans to go ahead with its secondary public offering (SPO), despite a sell-off in the Russian share market this week, executives of the cybersecurity firm said on Thursday. The company launched a placement of up to 2.6 million … Read more

Novartis to prioritize US market unfazed by drug pricing pushback

Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Swiss pharma giant Novartis (NOVN.S) said it would make growth in the United States its top geographic … Read more

Exclusive: PepsiCo ends Pepsi, 7UP production in Russia months after promising halt over Ukraine

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine NEW YORK/MOSCOW, Sept 20 (Reuters) – PepsiCo Inc (PEP.O) has stopped making Pepsi, 7UP and Mountain Dew in Russia nearly six months after the US company said it would … Read more

London stocks slip with focus on Fed decision

Pedestrians leave and enter the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 down 0.2% each Sept 21 (Reuters) – UK’s benchmark FTSE 100 dipped on Wednesday as investors assessed the likelihood of another aggressive interest rate … Read more