Germany warns possible price ceilings for Russian oil far from close – sources

Industrial facilities of PCK Oil Refinery are pictured in Schwedt/Oder. The company receives crude oil from Russia through the ‘Friendship’ pipeline, Germany, May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 30 (Reuters) – Germany and other European Union governments expressed caution over price caps for Russian oil … Read more

June heat wave in Tokyo worst since 1875, power supply cracks under pressure

TOKYO, June 28 (Reuters) – Japan baked in scorching temperatures for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, as heat in the capital broke nearly 150-year-old records for June and authorities warned power supply remained tight enough to face the specter of budget cuts. increase. The heat wave comes less than two weeks before a national … Read more

Africa’s dream to feed China hits hard reality

China wants to boost trade with Africa to reduce deficits African agricultural producers push for access to China Even with trade deals, lengthy approvals hamper exports THIKA, Kenya, June 28 (Reuters) – Watching workers poke avocados from the treetops at an orchard owned by Kenyan agricultural company Kakuzi, director Chris Flowers relishes the thought that … Read more

Shares soar higher as China eases quarantine rules

A man in a protective mask walks past an electronic board with charts (top) of the Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022 during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 28 (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose in positive territory … Read more

Oil prices soar ahead of G7 talks on new Russian sanctions

Crude oil storage tanks are seen at the Kinder Morgan terminal in Sherwood Park, near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Nov. 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose during a volatile session Monday as investors waited for any moves against Russian oil and … Read more

G7 nations announce gold ban in Russia as summit begins in shadow of war

Gold ban targets ‘Putin’s war machine’, says British prime minister Price cap for oil imports also discussed, says German source G7 also wants to tackle rising energy prices SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – Members of the Group of Seven Rich Countries announced a ban on Russian gold imports on Sunday as the G7 … Read more

Boris Johnson wants to stay in power until the mid-1930s

British Johnson does not expect a new leadership challenge Johnson wants three terms to tackle regional inequality British PM pressured by poll losses after leadership vote Prime Minister refuses comment on £150,000 tree house for son KIGALI, June 25 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he wants to remain in power … Read more