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US dollar banknotes can be seen in this image, taken on June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead of Mike Dolan’s US and global markets. Britain’s gamble to boost growth with unfunded tax cuts in a surge in inflation has turned into … Read more

McDonald’s raises prices in Japan on higher input costs, weaker yen

Customers are seen through the windows of a McDonald’s store (above) in Tokyo, while others queue at checkouts, July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – McDonald’s fast-food restaurants in Japan will raise prices on about 60% of their offerings to customers, fueled by … Read more

In China, home buyers occupy their ‘decaying’, unfinished properties

GUILIN, China, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – For six months, the home for Ms Xu was a room in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin, which she bought three years ago, attracted by brochures touting the river view and the clean air of the city. Her living conditions, however, are far from … Read more

Sterling collapses as investors fly into dollars

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sterling hits record low; risk of BOE reaction Euro down 1%; Aussie, Kiwi, Yuan Hits Multi-Year Low S&P 500 futures fall 0.6% SYDNEY, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – Sterling sank to a record low on Monday, sparking speculation about an emergency response from the Bank of England … Read more

Eyes on Belgium as some EU countries push for Russian diamond ban

Diamonds are pictured at an official presentation by diamond producer Alrosa in Moscow, Russia on Feb. 13, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – The European Union must stop importing diamonds from Russia, five of the bloc’s 27 countries said in a joint Reuters … Read more

Morning Bid: Asia’s FX Doomloops

Banknotes of Japanese yen and US dollar can be seen in this image, taken September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept. 26 (Reuters) – A look at Jamie McGeever’s day ahead of Asian markets Expect an ugly opening to Asian markets on Monday as investors try to … Read more

British Prime Minister Truss tells allies to remain steadfast in Ukraine

Prime Minister Liz Truss delivers a speech to members of the United Nations in New York during her visit to the US to attend the 77th UN General Assembly. Photo date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – British Prime … Read more

Lavrov promises ‘complete protection’ for every territory annexed by Russia

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s top diplomat said on Saturday that regions of Ukraine where widely derided referendums are held would come under Russian “full protection” if annexed by Moscow, fearing Russia could further escalate the conflict and even use nuclear weapons. Foreign Minister … Read more

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US VP Harris . visit

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a ballistic missile toward the sea off its eastern coast on Sunday ahead of planned military exercises by South Korean and US forces with an aircraft carrier and a visit to the region by the US Vice President … Read more

Shelling hits southern Ukraine, Russia in UN spotlight over escalation

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept. 25 (Reuters) – Shelling struck southern Ukraine late Saturday as Russia tried to defend its seven-month-old war at the United Nations, even as it tries to escalate the conflict. Kiev and Western countries say referendums in areas that Russia has forcibly occupied are a sham … Read more