Asian stocks mixed amid Fed warning, China hopes

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Federal Reserve Chairman Waller underestimates the CPI as just a single number Beijing offers property support, COVID steps Biden will meet with Xi at the G20 meeting SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday as a major US central bank warned investors to stay away from single-digit inflation, while Chinese stocks … Read more

COP27: Polluters must pay for climate change, poor countries say to the rich

Island nations demand global carbon tax “While they win, the planet is burning” Fears grow over hunger striker imprisoned in Egypt SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Leaders of poor countries criticized rich governments and oil companies for causing global warming, using their speeches on Tuesday at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to demand that … Read more

Venezuela’s Oil Partners Head to Exit, Ditching Unpaid Debt

CABIMAS, Venezuela, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Venezuela is allowing joint venture partners of state oil company PDVSA to leave — by selling or giving back their shares to others — as long as they default on past debts and unpaid profits, closing four people. He said for the matter. Having to take a loss or … Read more

Western officials finalize Russia’s plans to cap oil prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US and Western officials are finalizing plans to put a cap on Russian oil prices amid a warning from the World Bank that any plan would need the active participation of emerging market economies to be effective. Officials said no price range has been set yet, but someone familiar with the process … Read more

Russia bombs houses near the southern front of Ukraine

Russian Minister: Ukraine may use a ‘dirty bomb’ A rocket hit an apartment building in Mykolaiv Ukrainian forces on the offensive in the Kherson region Kherson is a gateway to the Crimea, annexed by Russia Mykolaiv, Ukraine (October 23) (Reuters) – Under pressure in southern Ukraine, Russia fired missiles and drones at the Ukraine-controlled city … Read more

Putin summons Erdogan and plans to pump more Russian gas through Turkey

Putin presents the Turkish President with a new plan for the “gas axis” Moscow seeks new corridor after damage to Baltic pipelines Erdogan is seen as a major diplomatic player in the Russo-Ukrainian war ASTANA (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday that Moscow could export … Read more

Druzhba pipeline leak reduces Russian oil flow to Germany

WARSAW (Reuters) – Germany said on Wednesday it was receiving less oil but still had enough supplies after Poland found a leak in the Druzhba pipeline that takes crude from Russia to Europe, which Warsaw said may have resulted from an accident rather than sabotage. The discovery of the spill on the main route carrying … Read more

Putin plans to announce the annexation of the seized Ukrainian lands on Friday

Putin will sign the annexation papers on Friday He may attend the Red Square victory ceremony Ukraine and the West say the annexation is an illegal move EU sanctions the United States to follow Ukraine threatens Russian gains on the battlefield LONDON (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will sign official documents on Friday declaring Russia’s … Read more

Exclusive: Europe braces for mobile network outage

PARIS / STOCKHOLM / MILAN (Reuters) – Cell phones would be unimaginable in Europe this winter if blackouts or power rationing disrupted parts of mobile phone networks across the region. Russia’s decision to halt gas supplies through Europe’s main supply route in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine has increased the chances of an … Read more

The European Union pledges to protect energy systems after “sabotage” in Russian gas pipelines

An EU diplomat believes the sabotage likely caused the leaks The Danish defense minister is concerned about the security of the Baltic Sea The Danish Minister of Defense met with the President of NATO in Brussels BERLIN/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Any deliberate disruption of the European Union’s energy networks will face a “strong and united response” … Read more