Investors hope Beijing will lift COVID restrictions faster as protests dampen markets

Dozens of universities, demonstrators show civil disobedience There was no sign of new protests in Beijing and Shanghai on Monday Chinese bonds and stocks suffered huge outflows in 2023 LONDON (Reuters) – Rare protests spreading across China over Beijing’s anti-coronavirus policy may have unleashed a new wave of political uncertainty, but could also hasten the … Read more

The global oil market points to short-term weakness ahead of the EU embargo on Russian oil

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The global oil market is signaling a possible turnaround, as traders and analysts worry about lower demand for crude and an oversupply market in the coming months. After months of strength, crude oil futures are tipping to lows not seen all year as top oil consumer China enters additional COVID-19 lockdowns … Read more

A grim winter looms as Russian strikes cripple Ukraine’s energy capacity

Ukrainians with little or no warming up after the bombing Temperatures in several areas are already below freezing Kherson residents receive an offer to evacuate to safer areas Ukrainian security forces raid the famous Kyiv Monastery Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded with Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have halved … Read more

The European Union warns of an escalation of the dispute over license plates in Kosovo and Serbia

BRUSSELS/BELGRADE (Reuters) – The European Union warned on Monday of “escalation and violence” after emergency talks between Kosovo and Serbia failed to resolve their long-running dispute over license plates for cars used by Kosovo’s ethnic Serb minority. “After many hours of discussion … the two sides did not agree on today’s solution,” EU foreign policy … Read more

Marine heat waves in the Mediterranean threaten coastal livelihoods

KIRKANAH ISLANDS, Tunisia, NOV 13 (Reuters) – (This story was corrected on November 13 to show that the sea temperature is 1.2°C higher than it was 30 years ago, not 0.4°C, in paragraph 18) A decade ago, the nets of Tunisian fisherman Ahmed Cheli were bloated with fish and octopus that he sold at the … Read more

Analysis: Money Before Climate. The downturn in the market spurred the emigration of the ESG Fund

NEW YORK/BOOSTON, Nov. 11 (Reuters) – ESG funds have been hit by unprecedented outflows in a market downturn, as investors prioritize preserving capital over goals such as tackling climate change. The ESG, a rating applied to financing assets currently valued at $6.5 trillion, is being tested by a drop in market values ​​fueled by concerns … Read more

FTX seeks $9.4 billion in rescue funds, Bahamas freezes some assets

(Reuters) – FTX is scrambling to raise about $9.4 billion from investors and competitors, a source said on Thursday, as CEO Sam Bankman Fried urgently seeks to rescue a cryptocurrency exchange that has been hit hard by customer withdrawals. Bankman-Fried has discussed raising $1 billion each for Tron founder Justin Sun, rival exchange OKX and … 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