Column: Quadruple real rates? Heading the market to the ageing may turn

Food for the People queue at Canary Wharf of London, Britain, May 18, 2022. REUTERS / Kevin Coombs FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com for registration now Register LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – If you had a bad dream, take a deep breath. Many investors are backing some of the trends from the “normal” to the … Read more

Germany triggers gas alarm stage, Russia accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke // File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register West, Russia in energy standoff since Ukraine invasion German minister warns of ‘rocky road’ ahead Minister does not rule … Read more

This Chinese jobs crisis could be its worst

Chinese student Mao Zedong at a graduation ceremony at Fudan University, Shanghai, China June 23, 2017. REUTERS / Aly Song FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com for registration now Register HONG KONG, June 20 (Reuters Breakingviews) – The Unemployment Crisis of 2022 Could Be the Worst of the People’s Republic of 1949. Nearly one-fifth of those … Read more

In ‘miracle’ city Shenzhen, China’s economic future for fears

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the southern boomtown of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next 25 years he worked for a succession of overseas manufacturers. Everything from making his own multi-million dollar business to schoolbags to toothbrushes. … Read more

Biden unveils migration plan, capping Americas summit roiled by division

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden and fellow leaders from the Western Hemisphere on Friday rolled out a new set of measures to confront the regional migration crisis, seeking to salvage an Americas summit roiled by division. Biden’s aides had touted the migration declaration as a centerpiece of the US-hosted Summit … Read more

Biden unveils new Latin America economic plan at reboot summit dogged by dissent

LOS ANGELES, June 8 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday a proposed new US economic partnership with Latin America aimed at countering China’s growing clout as he kicked off a regional summit marred by discord and snubs over the guest list. Hosting the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, Biden sought to … Read more

Russia tightens grip on Ukrainian factory city, decries US rocket supplies

Zelenskiy urges West to step up arms supplies to Ukraine Says Russian forces now occupy about 20% of Ukraine Russian forces advance further in the Donbas region Also strike targets in western, southern Ukraine KYIV, June 2 (Reuters) – Russian forces tightened their grip on an industrial Ukrainian city as they battle for control of … Read more

Russia takes most of the Sievierodonetsk city in eastern Ukraine

Russian assault has turned Sievierodonetsk to wasteland Shelling makes it impossible to evacuate civilians, Ukraine says Russia cuts more gas to Europe after EU agrees oil ban KYIV, May 31 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday that Russia had taken control of most of the eastern industrial city of Sievierodonetsk, a bombed-out wasteland whose capture … Read more

Shanghai revives after two-month COVID lockdown, wary of a new one

Residents celebrate, go shopping, return to work Car traffic, trains and buses resume in Shanghai Some residents wary COVID curbs may return City govt issues ‘thank you’ letter, some demand apology SHANGHAI, June 1 (Reuters) – Shanghai sprung back to life on Wednesday after two months of bitter isolation under a ruthless COVID-19 lockdown, with … Read more

Russian forces advance in factory city, US to send precision rockets to Ukraine

Advanced US rockets will not be fired into Russia – official Russia conducts nuclear drills Russian forces tighten grip on city of Sievierodonetsk Russia cuts more gas to Europe after EU agrees oil ban KYIV, June 1 (Reuters) – Russian troops on Wednesday pressed their assault on a factory city targeted in their push to … Read more