Europe is racing to prepare for this winter’s energy crisis

Spain may close energy-intensive industries at peak times France prepares to send gas to Germany in October Germany will sign LNG contracts in the UAE Berlin is still working on rescuing Uniper BERLIN / PARIS, 19 Sept. (Reuters) – European governments on Monday outlined new measures to address potential energy shortages this winter and competed … Read more

EXCLUSIVE India’s top lender asks exporters to trade with Bangladesh in rupees, taka

New Delhi, Sep 19 (Reuters) – The State Bank of India (SBI.NS), the largest lender, has asked exporters to avoid entering into deals with Bangladesh in dollars and other major currencies as it seeks to curb exposure to foreign reserves. decline in Dhaka, according to an internal document and a source. Bangladesh’s $ 416 billion … Read more

The Italian right-wing bloc ready for electoral victory: five questions for the markets

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in MILAN, 19 Sept. (Reuters) – Italy’s right-wing bloc looks set to win a majority in both houses of parliament in next Sunday’s elections, at a time when soaring energy prices and rising interest rates create challenges increasing for the heavily indebted state. Giorgia Meloni, leader … Read more

Analysis: Porsche poses a governance dilemma for investors considering the IPO

A Porsche logo can be seen outside a Porsche car dealership, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Brussels, Belgium, May 28, 2020. REUTERS / Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Leadership structure is a concern for some Others cite a small fraction of the shares offered The IPO may … Read more

Germany takes control of the Russian-owned refinery during the energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in The German energy industry falters after the war in Ukraine The German regulator now has control of the Schwedt refinery The Schwedt refinery is a major fuel source for Berlin PKN interested in controlling stake in refinery – sources BERLIN, 16 Sept. (Reuters) – Germany … Read more

Column: G7 could pay more attention to FX: Mike Dolan

G7 trade and economy ministers line up for a family photo in front of Neuhardenberg Castle, Germany, September 15, 2022. REUTERS / Annegret Hilse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in LONDON, 16 Sept. (Reuters) – Japan may seem like a lone voice in the Group of Seven calling for some currency … Read more

Retail sales in the US rise unexpectedly, but inflation holds back spending

Retail sales rose 0.3% in August July data has been revised down to show a 0.4% drop in sales Major retail sales unchanged; July sales revised downwards Weekly claims for unemployment benefits drop from 5,000 to 213,000 Manufacturing production rose by 0.1% in August WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales rebounded unexpectedly in … Read more

US equities slide as yields rise, the Fed in the center

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in The Fed looms large markets, the dollar goes up Oil collapses on demand concerns, US rail strike averted Treasury yields rise as oil gold plummets NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – Wall Street indices were firmly in the red after an unstable start to Thursday’s … Read more

The northeastern United States faces potential energy shortages as railways begin to close

Unused oil tank wagons are pictured on the tracks of the Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad outside Hinsdale, New York on August 24, 2015. Photo taken August 24, 2015. REUTERS / Lindsay DeDario / file Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (Reuters) – Some trains … Read more

Biden, unions, railroad executives fight for a deal as closure looms

DETROIT / LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials hosted labor contract talks late Wednesday to head off a potential rail closure that could disrupt freight shipments and prevent supplies of food and fuel. but a small union refused a deal and Amtrak canceled all long-distance passenger travel. Railways, including Union Pacific (UNP.N), … Read more