Tag Archives: London

Oil hits 2016 high above $40; glut warnings resurface

By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brent crude rose on Monday, hitting a 2016 peak above $40 a barrel as investors rotated more assets into raw materials, with oil…

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Pound plunges as Cameron makes pro-EU case in UK Parliament

LONDON (AP) — Uncertainty over Britain's future in the European Union sent the pound plunging Monday, as Prime Minister David Cameron tried to shore up support for remaining in the…

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Tusk warns 'no guarantee' of Brexit deal as Merkel backs Cameron

Brussels (AFP) – European Council head Donald Tusk warned Wednesday ahead of a key summit there was "no guarantee" EU leaders would reach a deal to keep Britain in the…

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EasyJet eyes 'massive opportunities' in Europe: CEO McCall

Luton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Europe's airline sector is on course for further consolidation, while the region offers "massive opportunities" for growth, according to Carolyn McCall, chief executive of British…

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London housing crisis coming to a crunch

London (AFP) – Londoners are getting desperate over rising rents, with residents & students taking to the streets & social media over the cramped conditions tenants are forced to accept….

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Global stocks gain as BoJ goes negative on interest rates

New York (AFP) – Stock markets around the world rebounded Friday, ending a volatile month with a bang after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly slashed interest rates into negative territory…

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Putin 'Probably' Approved Spy's Assassination, Say Brits

Russian President Vladimir Putin was "probably" directly involved with the 2006 assassination-by-radioactive poison of a former Russian spy on the streets of London, an official British inquiry has found. The…

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Asian shares skid as Brent crude plumbs 12-year lows

By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares buckled on Thursday in the wake of steep losses on Wall Street, as Brent crude oil skidded to 12-year lows amid a…

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UK bankers say EU has helped London financial center thrive

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's financial sector has thrived in the European Union & quitting the 28-country bloc could limit access to a huge market & trigger an…

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Brent oil hits 11-year low as global supply balloons

By Jessica Resnick-Ault & Catherine Ngai NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brent oil cratered to its lowest price in more than 11 years on Monday, as demand for heating oil slumped…

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