Britain is betting everything on historic tax cuts and loans, investors scare

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kwarteng lowers top income tax rate for growth Huge increase in UK sovereign debt issuance planned Stamps suffer worst malaise in decades Pound falls to new 37-year low against dollar LONDON, Sept. 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng, on Friday unleashed … Read more

Taiwan aims for major surge in defense spending amid escalating tensions in China

TAIPEI, Aug. 25 (Reuters) – Taiwan on Thursday proposed $19 billion in defense spending for next year, a double-digit increase from 2022, including money for new fighter jets, weeks after China staged large-scale military exercises around the island that sees it as its territory. China conducted its largest-ever war game around the democratically-ruled island after … Read more

Nadal ties Wimbledon body talk as Halep, Rybakina make semi-finals

Rafael Nadal has thrown off new fitness concerns as he aims for a place in the Wimbledon round of 16 on Wednesday, while Nick Kyrgios plays in the shadow of new controversy. In Nadal’s last-16 clash against Botic van de Zandschulp, the 36-year-old had tires across his abdomen. “I’m a little tired of talking about … Read more

Rising corporate taxes an ‘incredible vulnerability’ to Irish economy – official

The national flag of the Republic of Ireland flies in the Bogside area of ​​Londonderry in Northern Ireland, September 25, 2015. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBLIN, July 4 (Reuters) – Ireland’s reliance on just 10 multinational companies to pay more than half of rising corporate tax revenues represents … Read more