Ukraine calls for a demilitarized zone around the bombed nuclear plant

Ukraine and Russia blamed each other for the strikes on the Zaporizhzhya plant Kyiv warns of a Chernobyl-style disaster unless the region is secured UN’s Guterres says any attack on nuclear plant is ‘suicide’ Two Ukrainian grain ships leave ports, 12 since last week Kyiv (Reuters) – International alert over the weekend of artillery attacks … Read more

Stocks steady as markets bet on Bank of England massive rally

Market bets on a 50 basis point BoE hike Fed official: 50 basis points increase in September ‘reasonable’ Oil bounces back from six-month low Lufthansa returns to operating profit Credit Agricole expects a jump in profits LONDON (Reuters) – Strong earnings at Credit Agricole and Lufthansa lifted shares on Thursday as tension over Nancy Pelosi’s … Read more

Zelensky says the first grain ship “nothing” and the economy is in a coma

Inspection of a ship carrying grain from Ukraine in Turkey The shipment is the first of its kind to leave Ukraine in wartime But the Ukrainian leader says more is needed Kyiv urgently needs to ship 10 million tons to cut the deficit Kyiv/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied the significance of his … Read more

Global stocks eye the best months since late 2020, as the dollar recovers

The MSCI World Index rose 0.2%; Almost 6% for the month The dollar regains its early losses to trade flat against its peers Eurozone GDP data beat expectations; clouds ahead LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Friday, on track for their best month since late 2020, as euro zone growth beat expectations, while the … Read more