Marketmind: Dovish Fed taper, now hawkish BoE?

A look at the day ahead from Danilo Masoni.Slideshow ( 2 images )Well done Mr. Powell! The Federal Reserve Chair looks to have managed to sell the dialling back of the bank’s massive stimulus programme as a dovish taper and investors can now return to the joys of stock markets

European stocks steady as Nestle shines in mixed bag of earnings

(Reuters) -European shares were flat on Wednesday as strong results from Nestle boosted food company stocks and made up for disappointing earnings from a clutch of firms, including French luxury group Kering and Dutch semiconductor company ASML.FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock

Your Friday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering a big test for President Biden’s agenda, the E.U.’s newest pandemic challenge and Lithuania’s spitting contest with China. Biden’s agenda on the line President Biden signed a short-term spending bill to fund the U.S. government until early December and avoid an imminent shutdown. The extension gave

Floodwaters still rising in western Europe with death toll over 110

SCHULD/ERFTSTADT, Germany (Reuters) – More than 1,000 people were missing and more homes were destroyed in flood-stricken regions of western Germany and Belgium on Friday where waters were still rising and the death toll was already at about 117.A street is flooded following heavy rainfalls in Erftstadt, Germany, July 16,

European shares fall on inflation, pandemic woes

FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Staff(Reuters) – European shares fell on Wednesday as worries about rising inflation and the Delta variant of the coronavirus hit economically sensitive sectors, even as technology stocks tracked an

Airbus and Dassault reach tentative deal on FCAS fighter, source says

PARIS (Reuters) – Industrial partners including Airbus and Dassault Aviation have reached a tentative deal on the European FCAS fighter project after weeks of deadlock over workshare and other topics, a person close to the matter said on Friday.FILE PHOTO: A French Air Force Airbus A400M is seen on the

EU official urges Greece to investigate reports of asylum-seeker pushbacks

ATHENS (Reuters) -Greece “can do more” to investigate reports it has pushed asylum-seekers back to Turkey, a senior European Union official said on Monday, as Greek authorities pledged a new migrant reception centre on the island of Lesbos would open in time for winter.Slideshow ( 6 images )The United Nations

Barnier shamed after EU diplomat takes a bitter final swipe at UK – ‘What a joke!’

Brexit: Barnier says question will divide UK for ‘years to come’ Michael Barnier sparked a brutal Brexiteer backlash after the top EU diplomat took a swipe at the UK during an award speech this week. Mr Barnier received the European of the Year Award from the European Movement of Ireland.

EU attempts major power grab with plot to overlook WHO and control members’ health plans

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The move follows an often uncoordinated reaction by the 27 EU governments to the COVID-19 pandemic, which at the beginning of the crisis led to competition on

EXCLUSIVE: Sheertex ‘Unbreakable’ Pantyhose Raises $44 Million Despite Surge in Work-from-home Attire

Katherine Homuth is on a mission to prove Sheertex is unbreakable. In fact, every order of the pantyhose comes with a break-proof test kit. “So customers can kind of go crazy experiencing the strength [of the material] and testing its limits before they wear their pair,” Homuth told WWD.  “They’re