US House Speaker Pelosi begins her Asian tour, without mentioning Taiwan

Pelosi is touring Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan Taiwan is not mentioned on its agenda Chinese Air Force confirms determination to defend Earth Chinese military exercises in the South China Sea BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi kicked off a four-nation Asian tour on Sunday without mentioning Taiwan, her office said, amid … Read more

Stocks rise as markets bet on more gradual price increases

Pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average share, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan, July 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issa Kato Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks followed suit on Friday from a late rally on Wall Street, as … Read more

Uncertainty about the Fed rate path, the European gas crisis dominates the currency markets

U.S. dollar, euro and Ukrainian hryvnia banknotes are shown in this illustrative photo taken in Kyiv, Ukraine, October 31, 2016. REUTERS/Valentin Ogirenko/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON (Reuters) – With U.S. interest rates rising this week and increasing uncertainty over the Federal Reserve’s tightening path, the dollar kept the … Read more