Stocks tumble, dollar soars and bonds plunge as recession fears grow

Dow poised to confirm bear market MSCI All-World index hits 2-year low Dollar reaches new two-decade high Sterling and gilts sell off after UK ‘mini-budget’ NEW YORK/LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – US and European stocks tumbled on Friday, the dollar scaled a 22-year high and bonds sold off again as fears grew that a central … Read more

Ban on gas fracking in England lifted in push for energy independence

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

US says Russia using ‘nuclear shield’ in Ukraine, risks terrible accident

US says Russia using “nuclear shield” First grain ship leaves Ukraine Ukraine says 22,000 Russian troops ready southern advance Foreign fighters enter Luhansk, says governor Ukraine says recaptures 50 towns in Kherson UNITED NATIONS/KYIV, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The United States has accused Russia of using Ukraine’s biggest nuclear power plant as a “nuclear shield” … Read more

Russia pounds Ukrainian port; Putin announces global maritime ambitions

Putin’s maritime ambitions include Black Sea, Arctic Russian missiles pound port of Mykolaiv Explosion in Russia’s Black Sea fleet base Ukraine grain tycoon Oleksiy Vadatursky killed in Mykolaiv First Ukrainian grain ship may leave port Monday KYIV, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Russian missiles pounded Ukraine’s port city Mykolaiv on the Black Sea, as President Vladimir … Read more

Russian-occupied Kherson cut off as Ukraine counter-attacks – Britain

Ukraine counter-offensive in Kherson gathering momentum – UK Russia in ‘massive redeployment’ in the south, Ukraine says Russian-backed forces take over Vuhlehirsk plant Blinken says he plans to call with Russia’s Lavrov July 28 (Reuters) – A Ukrainian counter-offensive has virtually cut off the Russian-occupied southern city of Kherson and left thousands of Russian troops … Read more

Fate of Ukraine’s second biggest power plant in balance after Russian advance

Russian-backed forces say they have taken power plant Ukraine does not confirm Vuhlehirsk facility’s capture Says fighting under way nearby in eastern Ukraine Russia cut back gas flows to Europe in energy stand-off Polish PM says Russia can’t be trusted on grains deal KYIV, July 27 (Reuters) – The fate of Ukraine’s second largest power … Read more

Russia cuts gas flows further as Europe makes savings plea

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BERLIN/FRANKFURT, July 27 (Reuters) – Russia delivered less gas to Europe on Wednesday in a further escalation of an energy stand-off between Moscow and … Read more

Europe agrees to compromise gas curbs as Russia squeezes supply

Model of natural gas pipeline, EU and Russia flags, July 18, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register EU ministers agree to emergency gas use cuts Voluntary cuts would become binding in emergency supply Final deal exempts numerous countries, industries EU racing to save gas as Russia slashes supply BRUSSELS, … Read more

Russian gas cut to Europe hits economic hopes after Ukraine grain deal

Gazprom says turbine halt will further cut gas to Germany United Nations hopes for grain exports in days US exploring overland routes after Russian strike KYIV, July 26 (Reuters) – Russia said it will cut gas supplies to Europe from Wednesday in a blow to countries that have supported Ukraine, just as there were hopes … Read more

Russia’s Gazprom tightens squeeze on gas flow to Europe

A view shows pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, July 25 (Reuters) – … Read more