Euro zone business growth slumped in June as price hikes bite

A shopping cart is pushed down the aisle in this photo illustration taken at Mercator shopping mall in Ljubljana, January 28, 2014. REUTERS / Srdjan Zivulovic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Eurozone business growth has slowed significantly this month – and by much more than expected … Read more

Analysis: Record numbers of Chinese graduates enter worst job market in decades

10.8 mln Chinese graduates to enter job market in weak economy Youth unemployment at 18.4%, 3 times higher than overall rate Graduates’ jobs a top government priority amid stability risks BEIJING, June 23 (Reuters)-Jenny Bai was among 10 high-performing computer science students from different Chinese universities selected by a Beijing-based internet firm for a job … Read more

Brazil’s Economy Ministry tries to limit spending on fuel-related subsidies, sources say

Brazil’s Economy Minister Paulo Guedes speaks during an opening ceremony of the OECD meeting at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, Brazil June 21, 2022. REUTERS / Adriano Machado Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA, June 22 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Economy Ministry is trying to limit the cost of higher cooking gas … Read more

Full Brexit yet to play out on British finance, lawmakers say

The City of London financial district can be seen as people walk along the south side of the River Thames, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Britain should avoid major, hasty reforms to … Read more

US Treasury’s new tribal office takes aim at tax, finance inequities -Yellen

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before a Senate Finance Commmittee hearing on President Biden’s 2023 budget, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, June 7, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROSEBUD, South Dakota, June 21 (Reuters) – US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday the department’s new … Read more

Nikola founder asks judge to block evidence of ‘wealth’, ‘lifestyle’ in fraud case

Trevor Milton, founder and former-CEO of Nikola Corp., exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse following an appearance in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS / Eduardo Munoz / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 21 (Reuters) – Trevor Milton, the billionaire founder and former chief executive of Nikola … Read more

Fed’s Bullard: I hope US economy repeats outcome of 1994’s soft landing

St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard speaks at a public lecture in Singapore October 8, 2018. REUTERS / Edgar Su / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 20 (Reuters) – The US Federal Reserve could raise interest rates swiftly this year and forge a “stellar” economy ahead … Read more

Hong Kong’s new govt retains finance chief in sign of continuity

HONG KONG, June 19 (Reuters) – China unveiled on Sunday new top officials in Hong Kong under incoming leader John Lee, who vowed to take the global financial hub to fresh heights, while shrugging off concerns about sanctions the United States has imposed on him . In a sign of continuity for the financial industry, … Read more

Australian power market operator says fire will not worsen energy crisis

The Liddell coal-fired power station is pictured in the Hunter Valley, north of Sydney, Australia, April 9, 2017. REUTERS / Jason Reed / File Photo / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, June 19 (Reuters) – The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) said a fire that ripped through a … Read more

Norway oil sector union leader says wage deal is ‘good enough’

Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup oilfield platforms and accommodation jack-up rig Haven are pictured in the North Sea, Norway December 3, 2019. REUTERS / Ints Kalnins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OSLO, June 17 (Reuters) – The leader of a union representing Norwegian oil workers said she would recommend to members a wage … Read more