Global shares rise as earnings boost, US dollar hits 20-year high

Global shares rise as earnings boost, US dollar hits 20-year high

Europe’s STOXX 600 rises off Tuesday’s six-week low Meta’s rally boosts US shares Dovish BOJ pounds yen to 20-yr low of 131/dollar WASHINGTON/LONDON, April 28 (Reuters) – The US dollar touched its highest level since 2002 on Thursday, as Wall Street rose and European shares moved off six-week lows as strong earnings reports offset gloomy … Read more

Shares rise, euro falls after ECB confirms third-quarter end to bond buys

Shares rise, euro falls after ECB confirms third-quarter end to bond buys

A broker looks at a graph on his computer screen on the dealing floor at ICAP in London, Britain January 3, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Euro STOXX 600 extends gains Euro turns negative, bond yields fall ECB keeps policy stance steady News conference due at 1230 GMT … Read more

Russia warns of nuclear deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Russia warns of nuclear deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council Dmitry Medvedev delivers a speech during a meeting with members of the Security Council in Moscow, Russia February 21, 2022. Sputnik/Alexey Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Russia warns of nuclear deployment Says Iskander and hypersonic missiles would be deployed Finland and Sweden … Read more

Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

Moskva missile cruiser damaged after ammunition blew up Ukrainian official says vessel hit by missiles Zelenskiy warns of new Russian offensives to avenge defeats Ukraine deputy PM says agreement to open humanitarian corridors KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, April 14 (Reuters) – (Please note language some readers may find offensive in paragraph 14.) The flagship of Russia’s Black … Read more

US gives Ukraine $800 million more in military aid, adds heavy weapons

US gives Ukraine $800 million more in military aid, adds heavy weapons

US President Joe Biden discusses the United States’ response to Russian invasion of Ukraine and warns CEOs about potential cyber attacks from Russia at Business Roundtable’s CEO Quarterly Meeting in Washington, DC, US, March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) – US President Joe … Read more

Biden says Russia committing genocide in Ukraine

Biden says Russia committing genocide in Ukraine

Putin says he is confident operations will achieve goals Putin seemed to ramble or stammer in address Zelenskiy mocks Putin saying attack is going to plan Concern over unconfirmed use of chemical weapons LVIV, Ukraine, April 13 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said for the first time that Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine amounts to … Read more

Concern over possible use of chemical weapons as battle rages in besieged Ukrainian port

Concern over possible use of chemical weapons as battle rages in besieged Ukrainian port

Ukraine and allies check reports of chemical weapons use Battle for Mariupol reaches decisive stage Russian troops mass for eastern offensive UN official cites growing reports of rape US urges India to cut Russian oil and gas LVIV, Ukraine, April 12 (Reuters) – Civilians were fleeing from areas of eastern Ukraine on Tuesday ahead of … Read more

Dozens of Ukrainians found in grave near Kyiv as battle looms in east

Dozens of Ukrainians found in grave near Kyiv as battle looms in east

Mass grave found near Kyiv, official says Zelenskiy sees ‘hard battle’, urges oil embargo, seeks arms Johnson promises vehicles, anti-ship missiles Nine trains laid on for evacuation in east, governor says KYIV, April 10 (Reuters) – A grave with dozens of Ukrainian civilians have been found in Buzova village near Kyiv, an official said, the … Read more

Ukraine faces ‘hard battle’ in eastern regions, Zelenskiy says

Ukraine faces 'hard battle' in eastern regions, Zelenskiy says

Zelenskiy expects hard battle in Ukraine’s east At least 52 died in train station attack Civilians in Luhansk region told to flee KYIV, April 9 (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready for a tough battle with Russian forces amassing in the east of the country, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday, a day after a missile … Read more

Macron hits out at ‘racist’ Le Pen as gloves come off ahead of French election

Macron warns against Brexit-like election upset at mass campaign rally

PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday accused his far-right challenger Marine Le Pen of lying to voters about her “racist” platform as he sought to rally support two days before the presidential election’s first round. The race appears to be narrowing down to the two finalists of the 2017 election … Read more