Power cut after explosions near Ukrainian nuclear power plant, IAEA report expected

Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of bombing a factory The nuclear power plant has been worrying for weeks The UN watchdog will issue a report on this later on Tuesday. Ukraine says Russia is bombing Kharkiv and the city of Zelenskiy KYIV, September 6 (Reuters) – Explosions erupted and power was cut off on … Read more

UK weighs in on huge package of support as Europe battles energy crisis

Manuela Schwesig, Premier of the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, and Markus Soeder, Premier of the State of Bavaria, visit a pipeline transfer station of the Baltic Sea Pipeline Link near Lubmin, Germany , August 30, 2022. REUTERS / Lisi Niesner Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UK to freeze energy bills for … Read more

New bombings spark nuclear fears as Kyiv and Moscow await UN report

Zaporizhzhia power plant cut off from grid but operating safely – IAEA Zelenskiy warns of near nuclear ‘catastrophe’ day before report Kyiv cites battlefield gains, including city of Kherson province European markets hit hard by closure of Russian gas pipeline KYIV, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Power to a critical nuclear power plant in Ukraine was … Read more

Asian stocks stagnate as investors await more rate action

People walk past an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei stock price index at a conference room in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Asian stocks largely wiped out early morning gains on Tuesday afternoon as investors remained cautious … Read more

EU rushes to protect industry as Russia gas shutdown shakes markets

Gas prices in Europe up around 400% compared to a year ago EU states rush to support struggling power companies Disruptions hamper EU efforts to fill storage EU denounces Moscow’s weaponized gas, Russia blames sanctions LONDON/OSLO, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Gas prices in Europe jumped, stocks tumbled and the euro tumbled on Monday after Russia … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond to cut jobs and close stores in bid to reverse losses

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 31 (Reuters) – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY.O) On Wednesday, it announced it had signed deals for more than $500 million in new funding and would close 150 stores, cut jobs and revamp its merchandising strategy in a bid to turn around its loss-making … Read more

Biden Forgives Millions in Student Loans; critics fear inflation

WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Wednesday the U.S. government would forgive $10,000 in student loans to millions of indebted former students, fulfilling a promise he made during the 2020 campaign to the White House. The move could bolster support for his fellow Democrats in November’s congressional elections, but some economists … Read more

China lowers lending standards to revive faltering economy

FILE PHOTO: Employees work on the vehicle component production line during a government-organized media tour at a factory of German engineering group Voith, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID -19), in Shanghai, China July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Aug 22 (Reuters) – China … Read more

China sentences tycoon Xiao Jianhua to 13 years and fines his company $8.1 billion

People walk past the building with the listed address of the Beijing office of Tomorrow Holdings, China February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) – A Shanghai court on Friday sentenced Chinese-Canadian billionaire Xiao Jianhua, who has not been seen in public since 2017, … Read more

China unexpectedly cuts 2 key rates and withdraws money from the banking system

The headquarters of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, is pictured in Beijing, China September 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – China’s central bank unexpectedly cut a key interest rate for the second time this year and withdrew liquidity from … Read more