Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

Japan tightens sanctions against Russia after deadly missile strikes in Ukraine

TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Japan on Friday tightened sanctions against Russia following its latest wave of missile attacks in Ukraine, adding goods to an export ban list and freezing the assets of Russian officials and entities. The decision comes after Russia launched missile attacks in Ukraine, killing at least 11 people on Thursday, following … Read more

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

STOCKHOLM, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Swedish and Finnish hopes of early NATO membership have hit a snag in the form of objections from Turkey, which holds a veto over membership. military alliance. The three nations reached an agreement on how to proceed in Madrid last June, but Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Sweden, in … Read more

Strong US economic growth expected in the fourth quarter, darkening outlook

Strong US economic growth expected in the fourth quarter, darkening outlook

GDP is expected to increase by 2.6% in the fourth quarter Strong consumer spending observed; other sectors to contribute Weekly jobless claims expected to rise moderately WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy likely maintained a healthy pace of growth in the fourth quarter as consumers increased their spending on goods, but momentum appears … Read more

Musk says Tesla price cuts sparked demand, 2023 sales could reach 2 million vehicles

Musk says Tesla price cuts sparked demand, 2023 sales could reach 2 million vehicles

Jan 25 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) aggressive price cuts have boosted demand for its electric vehicles, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Wednesday, downplaying fears a weak economy could strangle the buyer interest. The company slightly beat Wall Street’s fourth-quarter revenue and profit targets earlier on Wednesday despite a sharp decline in vehicle profit … Read more

China proposes Sri Lanka debt moratorium, IMF aid still uncertain

China proposes Sri Lanka debt moratorium, IMF aid still uncertain

China offers debt service relief in 2022, 2023 Sri Lankan sources unsure if China’s letter will be enough for IMF Broad IMF-China deal on Zambia could provide clues NEW DELHI/COLOMBO, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The Export-Import Bank of China has offered Sri Lanka a two-year debt moratorium and said it would support the country’s efforts … Read more

Wall Street falters after mixed earnings and trade glitch

Wall Street falters after mixed earnings and trade glitch

SEC investigates NYSE bell opening issue 3M slips on pessimistic forecast for the first quarter J&J comes across a sell warning; GE down on weak earnings Microsoft to release quarterly results after market close Indices: Dow up 0.18%, S&P 500 down 0.13%, Nasdaq down 0.25% NEW YORK, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Wall Street was mixed … Read more

Wall Street surges, propelled by the technological rebound

Wall Street surges, propelled by the technological rebound

Baker Hughes stumbles upon missing fourth-quarter earnings estimates Activist investor Elliott Management takes stake in Salesforce Tokens on track for biggest daily gain since November Indices up: Dow 0.98%, S&P 1.41%, Nasdaq 2.09%, NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Wall Street surged on Monday, led by tech stocks as investors embarked on an earnings-heavy week … Read more

Spotify will cut 6% of jobs, content will leave

Spotify will cut 6% of jobs, content will leave

Jan 23 (Reuters) – Spotify Technology SA said on Monday it planned to cut 6% of its workforce and would take a related charge of up to nearly $50 million, adding to the massive layoffs in the technology sector. in anticipation of a possible recession. The tech industry is facing falling demand after two years … Read more

UK’s National Grid will pay people to use less energy during the cold snap

UK’s National Grid will pay people to use less energy during the cold snap

LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s National Grid (NG.L) said it would pay customers to use less electricity on Monday night and had asked for three coal-fired generators to be warmed up in case they are needed. the country is facing a cold snap. The group said it would activate a new program called Demand … Read more

It’s ‘now or never’ to stop Japan’s population decline, says PM

It’s ‘now or never’ to stop Japan’s population decline, says PM

Jan 23 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledged on Monday to take urgent action to tackle the country’s falling birth rate, saying it was “now or never” for one of the oldest societies in the world. Japan has tried in recent years to encourage its people to have more children with promises of … Read more