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    Oil smooths superpowers’ global dealings
    Nov21

    Oil smooths superpowers’ global dealings

    A new age of abundant and cheap energy supplies is redrawing the world’s geopolitical landscape, weakening and potentially threatening the legitimacy of some governments while enhancing the power of others. ||| Rich MillerA NEW age of abundant and cheap energy supplies is redrawing the world’s geopolitical landscape, weakening and...

    Weak growth in Germany, France renews risk of eurozone downturn
    Nov21

    Weak growth in Germany, France renews risk of eurozone downturn

    The euro-area economy risks a renewed slowdown. A Purchasing Managers index for factories and services activity unexpectedly fell to 51.4 in November, the lowest in 16 months, from 52.1 in October, London-based Markit Economics said yesterday. ||| The euro-area economy risks a renewed slowdown.A Purchasing Managers index for factories and...

    Russian firms face huge insurance costs
    Nov20

    Russian firms face huge insurance costs

    Russian companies face billions of dollars in extra insurance costs as Western sanctions prompt foreign insurance firms to start pulling out. ||| London/Moscow – Russian companies face billions of dollars in extra insurance costs as Western sanctions prompt foreign insurance firms to start pulling out, worried that any business they...

    Russia has little to offer in oil price war
    Nov20

    Russia has little to offer in oil price war

    Russia can do little to shore up slumping global prices even if OPEC wants it to. ||| Moscow – Russia can do little to shore up slumping global prices even if OPEC wants it to.Russian wells will freeze if they stop pumping oil, and the country has no capacity to store the output it would otherwise export. Before next week’s meeting of...

    Charles won’t be silent when he’s king
    Nov20

    Charles won’t be silent when he’s king

    Britain’s Prince Charles plans to make “heartfelt interventions” in national life when he becomes king, according to a news report. ||| London – Britain’s Prince Charles plans to make “heartfelt interventions” in national life when he becomes king, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the...

    Historic McDonald’s re-opens in Moscow
    Nov19

    Historic McDonald’s re-opens in Moscow

    McDonald’s re-opened its flagship restaurant in central Moscow, after authorities lifted a three-month closure. ||| Moscow – McDonald’s on Wednesday re-opened its flagship restaurant in central Moscow, after authorities lifted a three-month closure over alleged sanitary violations.Visitors were let into the store on Pushkin...

    Rouble, rand, lire strengthen
    Nov18

    Rouble, rand, lire strengthen

    The rouble jumped 0.8 percent and Russian shares rose after the European Union held off imposing new sanctions though broader emerging equities slipped for the fourth day, their mood soured by weak Chinese housing data. ||| London – The rouble jumped 0.8 percent on Tuesday and Russian shares rose after the European Union held off imposing...

    Czechs mark Velvet Revolution with red cards
    Nov17

    Czechs mark Velvet Revolution with red cards

    Thousands of Czechs marched to mark the the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism, and issue a warning to the pro-Moscow president. ||| Prague – Thousands of Czechs marched through Prague on Monday to mark the the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism, waving soccer-style red penalty cards as a warning to a president they see as...

    Nikkei sees worst slump in months
    Nov17

    Nikkei sees worst slump in months

    European shares dropped on Monday, hit by concern over the pace of global growth after new of Japan’s recession. ||| Edinburgh – European shares dropped on Monday, hit by concern over the pace of global growth after data showed Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, unexpectedly slipped into recession. The FTSEurofirst 300...

    EU poised for fresh Russia sanctions
    Nov17

    EU poised for fresh Russia sanctions

    European Union foreign ministers will discuss hitting Russia with fresh sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. ||| Brussels – European Union foreign ministers will discuss Monday hitting Russia with fresh sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, but they must keep the door open to Moscow, new foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said.The...

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