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Dollar wobbly as PMI information stokes hopes for world wide restoration – Reuters British isles

Dollar wobbly as PMI information stokes hopes for world wide restoration – Reuters British...

(Reuters) - The dollar strengthened on Wednesday as a rise in coronavirus cases in the United States reduced confidence in a quick economic recovery, and as the U.S. weighed tariffs on European products. FILE PHOTO: U.S. dollar notes are seen in this November 7, 2016 picture illustration. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationAs the number of new coronavirus cases…
United kingdom furlough scheme simply cannot continue on forever, PM Johnson suggests – Reuters Uk

United kingdom furlough scheme simply cannot continue on forever, PM Johnson suggests – Reuters...

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during question period at the House of Commons in London, Britain July 1, 2020. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IMAGE CAN NOT BE ALTERED IN ANY FORM. MANDATORY CREDITLONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Thursday that…
Carmakers slip more from compliance with approaching EU CO2 aims – Reuters

Carmakers slip more from compliance with approaching EU CO2 aims – Reuters

(Reuters) - Carbon dioxide emissions from new cars in Europe rose for a third year running in 2019, provisional data from the European Union’s environment agency (EEA) showed on Friday, with carmakers further lagging the bloc’s upcoming climate goals. FILE PHOTO: Cars travelling from Germany to Switzerland line up in front of a checkpoint after…
United kingdom in talks to join EU’s coronavirus vaccine plan – FT, citing Uk officers – Reuters

United kingdom in talks to join EU’s coronavirus vaccine plan – FT, citing Uk...

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain is discussing with the European Union whether it will join a plan by the bloc to secure supplies of potential vaccines against COVID-19, officials in London and Brussels said on Friday. The UK-EU talks, first reported by the Financial Times, represent a test of the cooperation required to tackle international emergencies…
EU requirements more robust markets watchdog for COVID restoration, Barclays claims – Reuters British isles

EU requirements more robust markets watchdog for COVID restoration, Barclays claims – Reuters British...

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union needs centralised supervision of stocks and bonds if it wants a capital market that is on a par with those in the United States and Britain, the boss of Barclays Bank in Europe said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels,…
Belgian pop singer will take office job as COVID-19 wrecks debut – Reuters

Belgian pop singer will take office job as COVID-19 wrecks debut – Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Just before the coronavirus outbreak in Europe, Belgian pop singer Dana Rexx was hopeful of breaking through with her first single release in April and a tour of Asia planned. Belgian singer Dana Rexx wearing a protective mask poses in a music recording studio after the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak halted her…
Switzerland and Uk to cooperate far more intently on financial providers – Reuters Uk

Switzerland and Uk to cooperate far more intently on financial providers – Reuters Uk

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Switzerland and Britain have signed a joint statement pledging to deepen their cooperation in the area of financial services like cross-border trading in shares, their finance ministers said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves Downing Street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, May…
UPDATE 1-Austria’s new century bond receives approximately 9-fold demand – Reuters

UPDATE 1-Austria’s new century bond receives approximately 9-fold demand – Reuters

(Adds details, comments) By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM, June 24 (Reuters) - Austria received demand nearly nine times the 2 billion euros it raised from its new century bond on Wednesday, the longest-dated debt sale in Europe since the coronavirus crisis began. Austria attracted over 17.7 billion euros of investor demand for the bond, according to…
British isles may perhaps want greater basic safety net for jobless after lockdown – IMF – Reuters Uk

British isles may perhaps want greater basic safety net for jobless after lockdown –...

FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian walks past an employment centre in London August 17, 2011. The number of Britons claiming jobless benefits saw its biggest jump in over 2 years in July and employment growth slowed, data showed on Wednesday, adding to pressure on the government to boost the struggling economy. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags:…
Vacation businesses will need certainty on air bridges – TUI Uk manager – Reuters United kingdom

Vacation businesses will need certainty on air bridges – TUI Uk manager – Reuters...

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK boss of TUI (TUIGn.DE), Europe’s biggest holiday company, urged Britain to provide more clarity on “air bridges”, which will allow Britons to go on holiday without quarantining when they return. FILE PHOTO: Passengers arrive at Heathrow Airport, as Britain launches its 14-day quarantine for international arrivals, following the outbreak of…