Exclusive: Europe is looking at Musk’s SpaceX to fill the gap left by tensions in Russia

Exclusive: Europe is looking at Musk’s SpaceX to fill the gap left by tensions in Russia

PARIS, August 12 (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has started preliminary technical talks with Elon Musk’s SpaceX, which could lead to the temporary use of its launcher after the conflict in Ukraine blocked Western access to Russia’s Soyuz missiles. The private US competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has proved to be a key contender … Read more

Five Chinese state-owned companies will be withdrawn from the NYSE

Five Chinese state-owned companies will be withdrawn from the NYSE

SHANGHAI / HONG KONG, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – Five Chinese state-owned companies including China Life Insurance (601628.SS) and oil giant Sinopec (600028.SS) said Friday they would withdraw from the New York Stock Exchange amid spikes diplomatic actions and economic tensions with the United States. The companies that also include Aluminum Corporation of China (Chalco) (601600.SS), … Read more

Iran Claims EU Proposal To Revive Nuclear Talks May Be “Acceptable”

Iran Claims EU Proposal To Revive Nuclear Talks May Be “Acceptable”

DUBAI, August 12 (Reuters) – European Union proposal to revive talks to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran “May be acceptable if it provides guarantees” on Tehran’s key demands, the state news agency IRNA said on Friday a senior Iranian diplomat. The EU announced on Monday that it had presented a “final” text after … Read more

Blows on a nuclear power plant in Ukraine prompted the head of the United Nations to call for the creation of a demilitarized zone

Blows on a nuclear power plant in Ukraine prompted the head of the United Nations to call for the creation of a demilitarized zone

Russian ambassador warns against “nuclear catastrophe” Zelensky demands that Russia return the factory to Ukraine Satellite images show the destruction at the Russian airbase in the Crimea Kyiv / NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other of shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, as the head of the UN proposed … Read more

US gasoline prices dropped below $ 4 for the first time since March

US gasoline prices dropped below $ 4 for the first time since March

The demand for gasoline declined in the summer Lower-income households spend less when prices fall The US retail price hit a record high in June Aug. 11 (Reuters) – The median retail price of US gasoline fell below $ 4 a gallon on Thursday for the first time in months, giving some relief to drivers … Read more

Ukrainian creditors agree to a two-year freezing of $ 20 billion in foreign debt

Ukrainian creditors agree to a two-year freezing of $ 20 billion in foreign debt

Ukraine says the move will save $ 6 billion over two years Creditors backed a similar move for two state-owned companies Comprehensive debt restructuring after the freeze LONDON / NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – Ukrainian foreign creditors backed a motion for a two-year payment freeze on nearly $ 20 billion in international bonds, regulatory … Read more

The sale of Alibaba SoftBank may end the taboo of disintegration

The sale of Alibaba SoftBank may end the taboo of disintegration

Japanese CEO of SoftBank Group Corp Masayoshi Son attends a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018 REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, August 10 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Masayoshi Son thinks the unthinkable at SoftBank Group (9984.T). Its $ 63 billion tech and telecommunications empire … Read more

South Korea and China are clashing over the US anti-missile shield, complicating the conciliation process

South Korea and China are clashing over the US anti-missile shield, complicating the conciliation process

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor as seen in Seongju, South Korea, June 13, 2017 Photo taken June 13, 2017 REUTERS / Kim Hong-Ji Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Reuters) – China and South Korea clashed over the US anti-missile shield on Thursday, threatening to undermine … Read more

Musk tries to interrogate Twitter employees who are counting bots – source

Musk tries to interrogate Twitter employees who are counting bots – source

The image of Elon Musk is visible on the smartphone embedded in the printed Twitter logos in this photo illustration taken on April 28, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Ilustracja Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register August 10 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s legal team demands that Twitter Inc. provide the … Read more

Stocks rise, dollar falls on falling inflation

Stocks rise, dollar falls on falling inflation

Wall Street blows with the leading Nasdaq rises CPI remained unchanged in July after an increase of 1.3% in June In the 12 months to July, the CPI increased by 8.5% against 9.1% in June NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks rose and the dollar plunged on signs of a sharp slowdown … Read more