EUROPE

ECB and Bank of England raise interest rates again to fight inflation

London CNN — Europe’s two largest central banks have hiked interest rates sharply on Thursday, opting for bigger increases than the US Federal Reserve as inflation in the region remains near historically high levels. The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England raised their rates an additional half point. Benchmark interest rates for …

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Adani’s market losses top $100bn as discontinued stock sale spooks investors

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Adani Group’s market losses hit more than $100 billion and raised concerns about their potential systemic impact on Thursday, a day after its flagship company quit a $2.5 billion stock offering. The withdrawal from the Adani Enterprises (ADEL.NS) stock sale caps a dramatic setback for founder Gautam Adani, the …

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Gautam Adani loses Asia’s richest crown as stock rout worsens to $84bn

BENGALURU, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Indian tycoon Gautam Adani lost his title as Asia’s richest person on Wednesday as the rout of his conglomerate’s biggest companies worsened to $84 billion following a a report on short sellers. A Hindenburg Research report last week alleged the group’s misuse of offshore tax havens and stock manipulation, as …

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Boeing’s 747, the original jumbo jet, prepares for final dispatch

The last 747 freighter will be delivered to Atlas Air Ends over five decades of commercial production Boeing on the verge of bankruptcy, before becoming a cash cow Easy to fly, says rock star pilot Bruce Dickinson SEATTLE/PARIS, Jan 29 (Reuters) – The Boeing (BA.N) 747, the original and arguably best-looking “Jumbo Jet”, revolutionized air …

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Rheinmetall plans to increase ammunition production and HIMARS production in Germany

DUESSELDORF, Jan 29 (Reuters) – German arms maker Rheinmetall is set to dramatically increase production of tank and artillery ammunition to meet strong demand in Ukraine and the West, and may start producing launchers. multiple HIMARS rockets in Germany, CEO Armin Papperger said. Reuters. He spoke days before German defense industry bosses were due to …

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Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should visit Ukraine front line | Athletics News

Ukrainian president invited the IOC chief to visit Bakhmut in spat over ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has invited International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to visit the front-line city of Bakhmut, where Ukraine’s soldiers are engaged in vicious battle with Russian forces. Zelenskyy extended the provocative invitation on …

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