A bomb is injured at the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid, Kiev steps up security

MADRID/KYIV, Nov 30 (Reuters) – A security officer at the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid was injured on Wednesday when he opened a letter bomb addressed to the ambassador. The letter, which arrived by regular mail and had not been scanned, caused “a very small wound” to one finger when the officer opened it in the … Read more

Spain approves mortgage support for more than 1 million households

Measures support vulnerable families with an income limit of 25,200 euros Threshold for medium-sized businesses set at 29,400 euros Measures include extending loan repayments to 7 years Promotions also provide grace periods and refund freezes Plan will be finalized on Tuesday after talks with banks MADRID, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The Spanish government will on … Read more

Morning offer: Bulls take cover

A look at Anshuman Daga’s European and global markets ahead of the day ahead: Enthusiasm over recent moves by Chinese authorities to revise the country’s zero-COVID policy is giving way to renewed caution as Beijing’s number of COVID cases rose, causing stocks and currencies to become risk averse, while oil prices reached its lowest point … Read more

France, Germany, Spain agree to continue development of FCAS combat aircraft – Berlin

BERLIN/PARIS, Nov 18 (Reuters) – France, Germany and Spain have agreed to start the next phase of development of a new fighter jet called FCAS, Europe’s largest defense project with an estimated cost of more than 100 billion euros ($103.4 billion). ), the German government said on Friday. The defense ministry said in a statement … Read more

Tensions in Europe’s debt market force some governments to revise trade rules

Oct. 31 (Reuters) – Some euro-zone countries have eased rules on the banks that manage their sovereign debt trading to help them cope with some of the most challenging market conditions in years, officials told Reuters. Of the 11 major euro area debt agencies contacted by Reuters, officials in the Netherlands and Belgium told Reuters … Read more

Morning offer: not even halftime

A Day ahead of Anshuman Daga’s European and Global Markets While a flurry of interest rate meetings from central banks from Australia and Britain to the United States keeps investors on their toes this week, markets will also grapple with crucial data on inflation and jobs. Monday kicks off the eurozone’s flash inflation estimate in … Read more

Morning Bid: Sinking Feeling | Reuters

A Day ahead of Anshuman Daga’s European and Global Markets The showman that he is, Elon Musk of Tesla, entered Twitter HQ with a sink on Wednesday, hours before a week-end deadline to complete his $44 billion purchase from the social media giant. But financial markets might do well to be wary of how far … Read more

Saudi Arabia ‘mature boys’ in spat with US, says energy minister

OPEC+ oil output sparked feud in US and Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia and US “solid allies” – minister Rise of Big Wall St at flagship Saudi investment summit RIYADH, Oct. 25 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has decided to be the “mature guys” in a row with the United States over oil supplies, the kingdom’s energy … Read more

No hassle with red-hot inflation: five questions for the ECB

LONDON, Oct. 24 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank, meeting on Thursday, appears in no mood to slow the pace of aggressive rate hikes amid red-hot inflation – even as the economic outlook darkens. It has raised rates by a total of 125 basis points (bps) since July, the fastest pace of policy tightening ever. … Read more

Morning Bid: BOJ steps down, Boris bows, Xi stays put

A look at the day ahead in Wayne Cole’s European and global markets. Yen intervention, British politics, data dump in China Keeping their lips tight, Japanese policymakers clearly stepped in again on Monday to support the yen, knocking the dollar from an early high of 149.70 to a low of 145.28. Register now for FREE … Read more