IMF says UK fiscal measures ‘likely to increase inequality’, urges reconsideration

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday targeted new British financial plans that have rocked markets and warned that “big and untargeted fiscal packages” were likely to widen inequality in Britain and tighten monetary policy. can undermine. In its first commentary on plans by the new UK Chancellor of the Exchequer … Read more

Home to 28,000 US troops, South Korea unlikely to avoid conflict in Taiwan

US President Joe Biden drinks ice cream as he greets US troops during his visit to the Air Operations Center at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – Tensions over Taiwan have raised the thorny issue … Read more

Fed officials stare at market volatility, say inflation remains key focus

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – US Federal Reserve officials on Monday curbed increasing volatility in global markets, from slumping US stocks to currency turbulence abroad, saying their priority remained to contain domestic inflation. Asked at an event in the Washington Post whether he thought US investors … Read more

Inflation Struggle Can Avoid Deep Pain, Atlanta Fed President Says

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael W. Bostic speaks at an event of the European Financial Forum in Dublin, Ireland, Feb. 13, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – Atlanta Federal Reserve president Raphael Bostic said on Sunday … Read more

Russia’s Lavrov accuses Washington of ‘playing with fire’ around Taiwan

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday accused the United States of “playing with fire” around Taiwan, while China said it will push for “peaceful reunification” with the democratically-ruled island and pledged to take strong steps to resist against any outside interference, a thinly … Read more

Russia and Ukraine announce big surprise prisoner swap

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV/RIYADH, Sept. 21 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine carried out an unexpected prisoner swap on Wednesday, the largest since the start of the war, involving nearly 300 people, including 10 foreigners and the commanders involved in a protracted prisoner earlier this year. Ukrainian defense of Mariupol … Read more

Biden accuses Russia of ‘irresponsible’ nuclear threats, in violation of UN charter

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 21 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Russia of “reckless” and “irresponsible” threats to use nuclear weapons and said Moscow had violated the core principles of United Nations membership by invading Ukraine . Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly … Read more

US and Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait, second in a year

The USS Higgins is located in the northern Israeli city of Haifa on September 6, 2009. The destroyer is one of 18 US ships deployed worldwide with Aegis interceptor systems capable of blowing up ballistic missiles above the atmosphere. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept. 20 (Reuters) – … Read more

Russian invasion of Ukraine violates 1945 UN charter, says Biden

FILE PHOTO – US President Joe Biden makes comments on the proposed DISCLOSE bill, which would require super PACs and certain other groups to disclose donors who contributed $10,000 or more during an election cycle, at the White House in Washington, US on September 20, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to … Read more

Exclusive: US Treasury official criticizes China’s ‘unconventional’ debt practices

Banknotes of Chinese yuan can be seen in this image, taken on April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the world’s largest official creditor Lack of transparency, confidentiality agreements under attack Progress pushes for Common Framework debt deals for Zambia, others WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – … Read more