Complaints about Russia’s chaotic mobilization mount

LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The fiercely pro-Kremlin editor of Russian public news channel RT expressed anger on Saturday that enlistment officers were sending appeal documents to the wrong men, while that frustration with military mobilization was growing across Russia. Wednesday’s announcement of Russia’s first public mobilization since World War II to shore up its … Read more

US sends ‘dangerous signals’ to Taiwan, China tells Blinken

NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – China has accused the United States of sending “very bad and dangerous signals” to Taiwan after the U.S. Secretary of State told his Chinese counterpart on Friday that peacekeeping and stability in Taiwan was vitally important. . Taiwan was at the center of ‘direct and honest’ 90-minute talks between … Read more

UK’s mini budget cuts taxes and borrows heavily as recession hits

London CNN Business — A huge bet by the British government aimed at saving recession economy and drive long-term growth sent the pound plunges Friday. Announcing the biggest tax cuts in 50 years while ramping up spending, Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng said the government needed a “new approach for a new era, one focused on … Read more

Pre-market inventories: the curious case of falling gold prices

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber ? You can register here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. London CNN Business — This should be the perfect time to own gold. The yellow metal has … Read more

Britain bets on historic tax cuts and borrowing, investors get scared

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kwarteng slashes top income tax rate amid growth momentum Huge increase in UK government debt issuance expected Gilts suffer biggest drop in decades The pound falls to its lowest level in 37 years against the dollar LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s new finance minister, Kwasi … Read more

Russia to start annexation votes in Ukrainian regions

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Russia will on Friday launch its plan to annex about 15% of Ukrainian territory by referendum in four regions controlled by Russian forces, a move the West sees as a clear violation of international law. which greatly escalated the war. After … Read more

England’s gas fracking ban lifted in favor of energy independence

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Britain pushes to increase domestic energy supply A moratorium has been in place since 2019 More research is needed to assess the risk of tremors BGS survey indicates challenges remain in predicting impact LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday officially lifted a fracking moratorium … Read more

Finland says traffic is ‘intensifying’ at border with Russia

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VAALIMAA, Finland, September 22 (Reuters) – Traffic arriving at Finland’s eastern border with Russia “intensified” overnight after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial military mobilization and remained high on Thursday but was under control, the Finnish border guard said. At the Vaalimaa border crossing, about a … Read more

Fed stokes recession fears, Japan steps in to support yen

Fed surprises with aggressive hike projections Japan intervenes in the foreign exchange market as the dollar/yen breaks 145 Central bank bonanza as UK, Switzerland and Norway rise LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Global equities were near a two-year low and Japan was forced to step in on Thursday to support the yen for the first … Read more

UN showdown looms between Lavrov and West over Ukraine atrocities

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a ceremony for receiving credentials from newly appointed foreign ambassadors at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia September 20, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Bednyakov/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will face his Ukrainian and … Read more