Iran applies to join China and Russia in the BRICS club

Iran applies to affix BRICS Russia says the West is failing Argentina has additionally utilized to affix the BRICS – Russia DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) – Iran, which has the world’s second largest gasoline reserves, has utilized to affix the BRICS group of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, which Beijing and Moscow see as a … Read more

Stocks swing higher as China relaxes quarantine rules

A person sporting a protecting masks, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19), walks by way of an digital board displaying charts (high) for the Nikkei index exterior a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now to get free limitless entry to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG (June 28) (Reuters) – … Read more

Chemical shortages ‘off the charts’ hit US farms

CHICAGO (Reuters) – US farmers have scaled again the usage of widespread herbicides and the seek for alternate options to widespread fungicides has modified farming plans on account of persistent agrochemical shortages that threaten to chop crops. Spraying much less herbicides and switching to much less efficient fungicides will increase the danger of weeds and … Read more

Russian forces set their sights on Lyschansk in the battle for eastern Ukraine

Ukraine wants a contemporary air protection system – Zelensky America publicizes a missile protection system for Ukraine – supply Russian missiles hit Kyiv for the primary time in weeks Biden condemns Kyiv assault, describing it as a “barbaric” act Kyiv/POKROVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Russian forces have been battling on Monday for Lyschansk, the final main … Read more

Contrasting views: Germany’s gas action plan pulls its punches

Strain gauges on the Zsanna storage web site in Zsanna, Hungary, Might 20, 2022. REUTERS/Bernadette Szabo Register now to get free limitless entry to Reuters.com Register LONDON (Reuters) – Germany is dealing with a sudden acceleration in its gasoline disaster. A 60% drop in Russian provides since early June threatens to push Europe’s largest financial … Read more

Germany launches gas warning stage and accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

Pipes are photographed on the touchdown amenities of the “Nord Stream 1” gasoline pipeline in Lubmen, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke // File Picture Register now to get free limitless entry to Reuters.com Register The West and Russia are in an vitality disaster because the invasion of Ukraine German minister warns of a “bumpy … Read more

Swiss interest rate hike has shocked markets on edge ahead of the Bank of Japan

Pedestrians replicate in a window in entrance of a board exhibiting inventory costs on the Australian Inventory Change (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Grey/File Photograph Register now to get free limitless entry to Reuters.com Register The Swiss Nationwide Financial institution raises 50 foundation factors, the franc rises and the greenback falls Inventory … Read more

Analysis: why us? Italy is looking for a way out of the low-wage economy trap

Italy is the one European nation the place wages have fallen since 1990 Tried to compete with Asia by reducing prices A lot of the new jobs are on momentary contracts with low pay The nation doesn’t have a minimal wage ROME (Reuters) – Diana Parini stop her job as a waitress at an Italian … Read more

Analysis: Market crash exposes Europe’s divisions

Defeat markets give attention to Europe’s Achilles heel The European Central Financial institution’s try to revive confidence that has been curbed by excessive costs Ministers deadlocked over a ten-year plan to assist banks LONDON (Reuters) – A sell-off within the markets introduced again recollections of the euro zone debt disaster greater than a decade in … Read more

German, French and Italian leaders in Kyiv in showing support

Kyiv (Reuters) – A number of sirens sounded in Kyiv as French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi started a joint go to to point out help for Ukraine in its struggle in opposition to Russia’s invasion. The three arrived within the Ukrainian capital early Thursday after touring … Read more