By Isla Binnie NEW YORK (Reuters) -World stock indexes mostly fell on Wednesday, with Wall Street weighed down by the prospect of U.S. trade curbs, while the yen rose sharply in a move suspected to be the result of another intervention from Japanese officials to buttress the currency from multi-decade lows. Treasury yields gained as […]

WASHINGTON— Trade in painted woolly bats, largely driven by demand in the United States, is likely unsustainable and illegal, according to a first-of-its-kind study published in the European Journal of Wildlife Research. Over a 12-week period in 2022, researchers with the International Union for Conservation of Nature bat trade working group found 856 listings for […]

(Bloomberg) — European stocks posted small moves as traders sought fresh catalysts in the wake of the latest tech-driven rally in the US. Most Read from Bloomberg The Stoxx 600 was little changed, while US futures fluctuated after Tuesday’s gains. The British pound reversed modest losses after inflation fell to the Bank of England’s target […]

By Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) – The nation’s largest oil trade group, which includes Exxon Mobil and Chevron , will file a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking to block the Biden administration’s efforts to reduce planet-warming emissions from cars and light trucks and encourage electric vehicle manufacturing, the group said. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued […]

China’s President Xi Jinping speaks at an event held by the National Committee on US-China Relations and the US-China Business Council on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week in San Francisco, California, on November 15, 2023. Carlos Barria | Afp | Getty Images “Increasingly, countries around the world are guided by […]

The areas where the United States and China can work together seem to be shrinking fast, and the risks of confrontation are growing. But it was clear on Friday that both countries are trying to salvage what they can. Preserving some semblance of cooperation — and the difficulty of doing so — was at the […]

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Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission for the Euro & Social Dialogue, photographed at the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel in Wan Chai. 02DEC17 SCMP/ Xiaomei Chen (Photo by Chen Xiaomei/South China Morning Post via Getty Images) South China Morning Post | South China Morning Post | Getty Images The European Union’s trade chief on […]

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased to a two-month high last week, though labor market conditions remain fairly tight. The weekly claims report from the Labor Department on Thursday also showed fewer people remaining on jobless rolls towards the end of March, suggesting that […]

(Bloomberg) — Asian equities got off to a muted start Tuesday as strong US data supported the view the Federal Reserve will be slow to cut rates. Most Read from Bloomberg Australian shares were little changed and Japanese stocks traded within tight ranges. The yen steadied above 151 per dollar after weakening on Monday against […]

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