World stocks recover after US job sell-off

Euro STOXX gains 0.8% Wall Street is going to win Markets narrow chance of 75bp gain ahead of US CPI Dollar falls Oil down after previous gains LONDON, Aug. 8 (Reuters) – Global stock markets gained on Monday, recovering from losses caused by a strong US jobs report last week, which bolstered calls for sharp … Read more

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug. 8 (Reuters) – The Chinese military on Monday announced new military exercises in the seas and airspace around Taiwan – a day after the planned end of its largest-ever exercises to protest last week’s visit to Taipei by the Speaker of the United States House, Nancy Pelosi. China’s Eastern Theater Command said it … Read more

COVID lockdown turns Chinese tourist hotspot Sanya into a nightmare for stranded tourists

People are seen next to restaurants in Houhai village in Sanya, Hainan province, China Nov 26, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Aug. 7 (Reuters) – When Chinese businesswoman Yang Jing planned this year’s summer vacation in 2021, she chose the tropical southern island of Hainan because … Read more

Russia Bans Western Investors From Selling Banking And Key Energy Holdings

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the development of the country’s metallurgical sector, via video link in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Aug. 1, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Byrkin/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations … Read more

China’s car maker decline is a global warning

Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares holds a press conference after a meeting with unions in Turin, Italy, March 31, 2022. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Aug. 5 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Political meddling is just one of the problems facing western automakers in China. Stellaantis (STLA.MI), Chief Executive Carlos … Read more

US calls China’s military action against Taiwan unjustified, Pelosi. sanctions Pelosi

Taiwan plays away worries China organizes unprecedented military exercises around Taiwan Follows US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taipei China says it will punish Pelosi for ‘cruel’ actions Pelosi, in Japan, joins Prime Minister Kishida in condemning China TAIPEI, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – China’s firing of missiles during military exercises around Taiwan was an unwarranted … Read more

Stocks rise faster than US jobs data

Asian equities for third week of gains in a row Taiwan leads Asian gains; US European stock futures up Treasury yield curve remains sharply inverted Oil is nearing six-month lows HONG KONG, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – Asian stocks gained Friday ahead of US jobs data that will provide another clue to the health of the … Read more

Three grain ships leave Ukraine; NATO chief says Russia must not win

Three grain ships leave Ukraine ports First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the start of the war Eastern battles “hell”, says Zelenskiy Amnesty says Ukrainian troops endanger civilians NATO chief warns Putin not to move forward ISTANBUL/KIEV, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – Three ships loaded with grain left Ukrainian ports on Friday under a recently … Read more

Pelosi praises Taiwan, says Asian travel wouldn’t change status quo

TOKYO, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday praised Taiwan, pledged US solidarity and said her Asia journey, which led to unprecedented military exercises by an angry China, was never about the changing the regional status quo. Pelosi and a congressional delegation were in Japan on the final leg … Read more

Furious China fires missiles near Taiwan during exercises after visit to Pelosi

China holds military exercises after official US visits to Taiwan China angry with US and Taiwan, raises internal affair Taiwan says 22 Chinese fighter jets cross the centerline Japan says five missiles land in its economic zone Exercises around Taiwan are scheduled through Sunday TAIPEI, Aug. 4 (Reuters) – China deployed dozens of planes and … Read more