Europe should take more minors from Moria migrant camp: Germany’s Scholz – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: German Finance Minister and Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz gives a statement during the second day of the Informal Meeting of EU Ministers for Economics and Financial Affairs in Berlin, Germany September 12, 2020. Odd Andersen/Pool via REUTERSBERLIN (Reuters) – Plans by European countries to take some 400 unaccompanied children from the burned down Moria…

S.Korean stocks post worst fall in a month on Europe lockdown concerns – Reuters

* KOSPI falls 2.4%, most since Aug. 20* Foreigners sell net 229.6 bln won* Korean won weakens against U.S. dollar* South Korea benchmark bond yield falls* For the midday report, please clickSEOUL, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Round-up of South Korean financial markets:** South Korean shares dropped 2.4% on Tuesday, logging the sharpest decline in a…

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 16 – Reuters UK

Sept 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening 16 points lower at 6,089 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * AstraZeneca: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday AstraZeneca Plc’s COVID-19 vaccine trial in the United States is still on hold, and it was working with the company to figure…

UK reports 2,621 new cases of COVID-19 – Reuters UK

Medical staff wearing protective clothing take a patient off a ambulance at St Thomas’ hospital as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKayLONDON (Reuters) – A total of 2,621 new positive cases were recorded across the United Kingdom on Monday, Public Health England said.The new cases take…

RPT-COLUMN-Europe joins the global scramble for critical minerals: Andy Home – Reuters

(Repeats column published on Friday, no change to text)LONDON, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Europe has belatedly woken up to the fact it has a metals problem.The region’s production capacity, particularly at the refining and processing stage of the supply chain, has been hollowed out by years of price attrition from lower-cost competitors, first and foremost…

Brexit risk premium returns to UK markets – Reuters UK

GBIL5YF5Y=RGBIL10YF10Y=R have ticked up, a pattern seen also after the 2016 referendum when the pound crash lifted inflation expectations.The latest rise in inflation expectations coincided with the bout of pound weakness, suggesting it is Brexit-related and not down to COVID-19 reflation, said Viraj Patel, global macro and currency strategist at Arkera.Graphic: UK inflation expectations tick…

Column: Europe joins the global scramble for critical minerals – Reuters UK

LONDON (Reuters) – Europe has belatedly woken up to the fact it has a metals problem.Head of the technology pilot project of Norsk Hydro, Haakon Haakonsen, shows a refined bauxite, a raw material to make aluminium and a log of aluminium at front of the production line in Karmoey, Norway April 26, 2019. REUTERS/Gwladys FoucheThe…

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 3 – Reuters UK

Sept 3 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening 18 points higher at 5,959 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * GSK/SANOFI: French drugmaker Sanofi and its British peer GSK have started a clinical trial for a protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate, as pharmaceutical companies race to develop treatments against the COVID-19 pandemic. *…