Five Chinese state-owned companies to delist from NYSE amid U.S. tensions

Five Chinese state-owned companies to delist from NYSE amid U.S. tensions

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Five Chinese state-owned companies, including oil giant Sinopec (600028.SS) and China Life Insurance (601628.SS), said on Friday they would delist from the New York Stock Exchange, amid economic and diplomatic tensions with the United States. The companies, which also include Aluminium Corporation of China (Chalco) (601600.SS), PetroChina (601857.SS) and … Read more

Mad Max Furiosa Set Pictures Reveal Anya Taylor-Joy’s Furiosa

Mad Max Furiosa Set Pictures Reveal Anya Taylor-Joy’s Furiosa

Image: Warner Bros. Meet the doomed king of Numenor in a new Lord of the Rings: The Ring of Power image. Walker Scobell teases his angry take on Percy Jackson. American Horror Story sets its latest cast. Plus, what’s coming on Tales of the Walking Dead. Spoilers, away! The Regulators Deadline reports a film adaptation … Read more

Morning Bid: In pursuit of Pelosi’s plane

Morning Bid: In pursuit of Pelosi’s plane

A man reads the Global Times newspaper that features a front page article about U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Asia tour at a street display wall in Beijing, China, August 1, 2022. The front page headline reads: “Pelosi visits Asia in the smell of gunpowder.” REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access … Read more

Russia cuts gas flows further as Europe urges energy saving

Russia cuts gas flows further as Europe urges energy saving

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 Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT/LONDON, 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

France battles massive wildfires, Britain records highest ever temperature

France battles massive wildfires, Britain records highest ever temperature

Wildfires burn forests in Gironde, southwest France UK temperatures exceed 40C for the first time Germany, Belgium brace for possible record-breaking temperatures More than 30 wildfires ravage parts of Spain LONDON/PARIS July 19 (Reuters) – Firefighters in southwestern France battled on Tuesday to contain massive forest wildfires and Britain recorded its highest ever temperature as … Read more

Stocks climb, euro inches higher in big week for markets

Stocks climb, euro inches higher in big week for markets

LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) – World equity markets got off to a solid start on Monday and the euro pulled away from parity as market participants scaled back bets on the Federal Reserve interest rate hike next week and on optimism spurred by central bank pledges to support China’s economy. U.S. stock futures were up … Read more

Heatwave scorches Europe; health warnings issued

Heatwave scorches Europe; health warnings issued

WMO issues warning on air quality in towns and cities UK declares first red heat warning for Monday, Tuesday Wildfires ablaze in France, Spain and Portugal LEIRIA, Portugal/LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) – Hundreds more people were evacuated from their homes as wildfires blistered land in France, Spain and Portugal on Friday, while officials in Europe … Read more

Draghi meeting president as Italian government faces collapse

Draghi meeting president as Italian government faces collapse

5-Star coalition party snubs confidence vote Move seen prompting potential political crisis PM Draghi meeting President Mattarella after vote ROME, July 14 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s coalition government appeared on the brink of collapse on Thursday after the 5-Star Movement, one of its members, failed to support a parliamentary confidence vote including … Read more