Will Russia use nuclear weapons? Putin’s warnings made clear

LONDON (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin, who rules the world’s largest nuclear power, has repeatedly warned the West that an attack on Russia could provoke a nuclear response. Will Putin use nuclear weapons, how many such weapons does he command and how can the US and the US-led military NATO respond? Will Putin go nuclear? … Read more

North Korea launched a missile over Japan, stopped trains and issued a warning message

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) – Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan for the first time in five years on Tuesday, sending residents sheltering and temporarily suspending train operations in northern Japan. The Japanese government has warned citizens to take cover as the missile appears to have flown over and overtaken its territory before falling … Read more

Morning show: Eye of the Storm

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. With Hurricane Ian erupting with its sights set on Cuba and Florida, a global financial storm in the bond and currency markets has subsided moderately – although likely only temporarily. … Read more

In China, homebuyers occupy their unfinished “rotting” property

GUILIN, China (September 26) (Reuters) – Six months ago, Ms. Xu’s home was a room in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin she bought three years ago, drawn by brochures promoting her river views. and clean city air. However, her living conditions are far from those promised: unpainted walls, potholes where … Read more

Big UK tax cuts deepen sell-off, dollar rises and bonds tumble

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI All-World hits two-year low The dollar reaches its highest level in two decades Selling sterling and gold after a ‘mini-budget’ in the UK The Yen is down but traders are wary of further intervention Treasury bonds headed for an eighth weekly loss LONDON (Reuters) … Read more

US Treasury official criticizes China’s “non-conventional” debt practices

Chinese yuan banknotes are shown in this illustrative photo taken on April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the largest official creditor in the world Lack of transparency and confidentiality agreements under fire Urging progress on Common Framework debt deals for Zambia and other countries … Read more