Ukrainians are preparing for a bleak winter as Russian strikes disrupt energy capacity

Ukrainians with little or no warming up after the bombing Temperatures in several areas are already below freezing Kherson residents receive an offer to evacuate to safer areas Ukrainian security forces raid the famous Kyiv Monastery Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded with Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have halved … Read more

Venezuela’s Oil Partners Head to Exit, Ditching Unpaid Debt

CABIMAS, Venezuela, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Venezuela is allowing joint venture partners of state oil company PDVSA to leave — by selling or giving back their shares to others — as long as they default on past debts and unpaid profits, closing four people. He said for the matter. Having to take a loss or … Read more

Western officials finalize Russia’s plans to cap oil prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US and Western officials are finalizing plans to put a cap on Russian oil prices amid a warning from the World Bank that any plan would need the active participation of emerging market economies to be effective. Officials said no price range has been set yet, but someone familiar with the process … Read more

US aims to hamper China’s chip industry with sweeping new export rules

(Reuters) – The Biden administration on Friday published a comprehensive set of export controls, including a measure to isolate China from some semiconductor chips made anywhere in the world with U.S. equipment, dramatically expanding their reach in an effort to slow technology in Beijing. and military progress. The rules, some of which take effect immediately, … Read more

Exclusive: Europe braces for mobile network outage

PARIS / STOCKHOLM / MILAN (Reuters) – Cell phones would be unimaginable in Europe this winter if blackouts or power rationing disrupted parts of mobile phone networks across the region. Russia’s decision to halt gas supplies through Europe’s main supply route in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine has increased the chances of an … Read more

Exclusive Twitter brands post ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have halted their marketing campaign or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions appeared alongside tweets urging child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N)NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) The Coca-Cola Company (KO.N) Children’s Hospital … Read more

Gas crisis plunges LNG shipping market into the hands of energy giants

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The skyrocketing price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping has alienated dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of major global energy companies and major global trading houses. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026 when more LNG begins to emerge and lower prices, raising … Read more

Sweden’s right prepares for power as prime minister accepts defeat in elections

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s moderate party leader Ulf Christerson said on Wednesday he would start work on forming a new government after Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson conceded her Social Democrats lost the weekend’s general election. The moderates, Sweden Democrats, Christian Democrats and Liberals appear poised … Read more

Swedes head to the polls in close elections

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Social Democrat Prime Minister Anderson faces right-wing opposition Kristerson’s moderate alliance with the Swedish Democrats Campaigns focus on crime and the cost of living crisis Polls show blocks fluctuate Polls close at 1800 GMT STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedes voted on Sunday in an election pitting … Read more

Stocks drop on Fed rate hike bets, yen hits 24-year low

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON (Reuters) – European stock markets fell on Wednesday after US economic data prompted traders to increase bets the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates, sending the dollar to a 24-year high against the Japanese yen. US Treasury yields jumped and the dollar got a … Read more