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Stocks swing higher as China eases quarantine rules

Stocks swing higher as China eases quarantine rules

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board showing charts (top) of the Nikkei index outside a brokerage house in Tokyo, Japan, on 10 March 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record HONG KONG, June 28 (Reuters) – Asian stocks …

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Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

UK’s Johnson not expecting new leadership challenge Johnson wants three terms to address regional inequality British PM pressed by poll losses after leadership vote Prime Minister declines to comment on £150,000 tree house for his son KIGALI, June 25 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday that he aims to stay in …

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Beijing to reopen schools, Shanghai declares victory over COVID

Beijing to reopen schools, Shanghai declares victory over COVID

People wearing masks walk on a street in Beijing’s central business district (CBD) during the morning rush hour, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in China December 8, 2020. REUTERS /Tingshu Wang/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record SHANGHAI/BEIJING, June 25 (Reuters) – Beijing said on Saturday it …

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EU plans for life without Russian gas amid inflation spike

EU plans for life without Russian gas amid inflation spike

‘The notion of cheap energy is gone,’ says Latvian PM Inflation in the euro zone has skyrocketed to record highs Germany warns some industries may have to close this winter BRUSSELS, June 24 (Reuters) – EU leaders warned on Friday that “cheap energy is over” and agreed to boost preparations for further Russian gas cuts, …

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Bulgarian government loses no-confidence vote, early elections loom

Bulgarian government loses no-confidence vote, early elections loom

Disputes over fiscal policy as inflation soars The government had a strong position on NATO Petkov expects defections to form new government SOFIA, June 22 (Reuters) – A no-confidence motion on Wednesday toppled Bulgaria’s government and Prime Minister Kiril Petkov, who had vowed to tackle corruption and took an unusually strong stance against Russia. Opposition …

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Oil slumps nearly 3% as investors eye U.S. Fed rate hikes

Oil slumps nearly 3% as investors eye U.S. Fed rate hikes

A sticker says crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, U.S. November 22, 2019. Picture taken November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant/ Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Powell says Fed is ‘strongly committed’ to curbing inflation Biden to urge suspension …

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