European stocks and the euro jump on Ukrainian advances in the northeast

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – European stocks surged on Monday after Ukrainian forces made a rapid advance into Kharkiv province in Russia’s worst setback since abandoning its push into Kyiv in March, while the euro extended gains inspired by the European Central Bank last week. On … Read more

Taiwan vows to counterattack if Chinese forces enter its territory

A Naval Force helicopter under the Eastern Theater Command of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) takes part in military drills in the waters around Taiwan at an undisclosed location on August 8, 2022 in this photo released on August 9, 2022. Eastern Theater Command/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

EXCLUSIVE US warships making Taiwan Strait crossing, first since Pelosi’s visit – officials

The flags of Taiwan and the United States are placed for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy warships are navigating international waters in the Taiwan Strait, three U.S. officials told Reuters, the first … Read more

US senator arrives in Taiwan, angrily challenging Beijing

TAIPEI, Aug 25 (Reuters) – A U.S. member of the Senate Commerce and Armed Services Committees arrived in Taiwan on Thursday in the third visit by a U.S. dignitary this month, defying pressure from Beijing to halt travel. Senator Marsha Blackburn arrived in Taiwan’s capital Taipei on a US military plane, live television footage from … Read more

Stocks slide and dollar firm ahead of Jackson Hole conference

Fed sticks to hawkish tone – analysts U.S. Terminal Rate Expectations Rise, Dollar Gains New swings hit property stocks in China SINGAPORE, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets fell for an eighth consecutive session on Wednesday as investors worried about the scale of the problems in China’s property sector and braced for a hawkish … Read more

Eurozone slide into recession puts euro at 20-year low

PMI data bolsters European recession expectations Dollar leads after euro hits 20-year low, sterling slips Investors ask how hawkish the Fed will be in Jackson Hole Oil rebounds as Saudis talk production cuts US PMI expected just after Wall Street opens LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The contraction of the euro zone economy for a … Read more

US conducts missile test delayed by Chinese drills

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is launched during an operational test at 2:10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, U.S., August 2, 2017. U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Ian Dudley/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. military … Read more

Angry China holds more drills near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

China holds drills near Taiwan as U.S. lawmakers visit China shows images of strategic Penghu islands in Taiwan President of Taiwan: Determined to Maintain Stability BEIJING/TAIPEI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – China’s military said it carried out more drills near Taiwan on Monday as a group of U.S. lawmakers visited the Chinese-claimed island and met President … Read more

Asia shares mixed shares, China cuts rates as data disappoints

FILE PHOTO – People walk past an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei stock price index at a conference room in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei edge higher, S&P 500 futures plunge PBOC lowers key rates, Chinese data sorely lacking in forecasts Eyes … Read more

US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan as tensions with China simmer

TAIPEI/WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – A delegation of U.S. lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday for a two-day trip to meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to visit as he There are military tensions between the self-governing island and China. Beijing, which claims democratically-ruled Taiwan as its own territory, has conducted military exercises … Read more