Tag: Eastern Europe

Russia to form 20 new military units in west to counter NATO

Russia’s defense minister says the military will form 20 new units in the country’s west this year to counter what he described as a growing...

Sputnik V in eastern Europe: Propaganda tool or godsend?

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine has sown division among former Eastern Bloc countries, analysts say, with some seeing it as a godsend and others as a...

Airtel looks to be aatmanirbhar in 5G via R&D, tie-ups with companies

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel is developing 5G network technologies in India through own R&D and in collaboration with local, US and Japanese firms, underlining a...

Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks took a hit and the Chinese yuan weakened on Friday as Beijing moved to impose a new security law on...

Shares lose footing, oil marches on

LONDON (Reuters) – Equity markets slipped on Thursday on concerns about the long-term impact of the new coronavirus and simmering U.S.-China tensions, though those worries...

Stocks rise on China trade data, easing pandemic fears

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks gained on Tuesday after Chinese trade data came in better than expected and some countries tried to restart their economy...

Global stocks turn negative as virus death toll mounts

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks turned negative on Wednesday as the coronavirus death toll mounted and euro zone finance minister failed to agree a rescue...

Coronavirus hopes propel stocks, euro higher

LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets enjoyed a second day of sharp gains on Tuesday as signs of progress against the coronavirus in both Europe...

Stocks jump as COVID deaths slow; oil falls on OPEC+ delay

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets jumped on Monday, encouraged by a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new cases in some of the world’s...

Stocks jump on virus hopes, oil hit by OPEC+ delay

LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets jumped on Monday, encouraged by a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new cases, though a delay in talks between...