Russia and China sign economic agreements despite Western criticism

[1/6] Le Premier ministre russe Mikhaïl Michoustine et le premier chinois help Li Qiang a une cérémonie de signature à Pékin, en Chine. / Prize Photography: May 24, 2023 / Reuters / Thomas Peter BEIJING (Reuters) – Russia’s prime minister signed a raft of agreements with China on Wednesday during a trip to Beijing, describing … Read more

Business growth in the Eurozone was strong in May but is showing signs of abating – Flash PMI

[1/2] A new Formentor designed by the Seat Cupra is seen on the assembly line of the factory in Martorell, near Barcelona, ​​Spain, September 29, 2020. Business growth in the euro zone remained resilient, but slowed slightly more than expected this month, a survey showed on Tuesday, as the bloc’s dominant services industry lost a … Read more

Regulators are dusting off the rulebooks for engaging with generative AI like ChatGPT

Watchdogs are racing to keep up with the mass spread of artificial intelligence While waiting for new laws, regulators are adapting existing ones Generative tools face privacy, copyright, and other challenges LONDON/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – As the race to develop more powerful AI services like ChatGPT heats up, some regulators are relying on outdated laws to … Read more

Erdogan says the grain deal in the Black Sea has been extended for two months

Erdogan announces a two-month extension in a televised speech Russia has not yet commented on the reported extension The Black Sea Agreement helped address the global food crisis UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a grain deal in Ukraine’s Black Sea region had been extended for another two months, … Read more

First, Kiev says it shot down a barrage of Russian hypersonic missiles

Kiev for the first time claimed to have shot down several Kinzhals Putin has described the nuclear-capable missile as a global strike Ukraine is preparing for a major counterattack It already claims the largest gains in a six-month battlefield KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it had shot down six Russian Kinjal hypersonic missiles … Read more

Erdogan’s rival said he had evidence of Russia’s crackdown online ahead of the Turkish elections

Türkiye holds presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14 Opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu has a slight lead He wants to maintain good relations with Russia He says the gains in Turkish assets show the market’s confidence in him ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s main rival, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, said on Friday that his … Read more

Exclusive: Wegovy, Other Weight Loss Drugs ‘No Magical Solution,’ Says WHO Central Obesity Review

LONDON (Reuters) – The head of nutrition at the World Health Organization (WHO) told Reuters that new highly effective weight-loss drugs such as Novo Nordisk (NovoPco) and Eugovi are not a “magic bullet” to combat rapidly rising global obesity rates. , as the agency conducts its first review of obesity management guidelines in more than … Read more

The US debt crisis overshadows the meeting of the G7 financial leaders

Japan says the G7 may discuss the US debt crisis, and is ready to respond Biden warns of an American recession unless the ceiling is raised quickly Group of Seven to discuss ways to strengthen the global banking system Slowing inflation in China adds to fears of a global recession Yellen wants to discuss the … Read more

Preview China and the US debt problems may dominate the G7 finance chiefs’ talks

Japan hosts the G7 financial leaders’ meeting from May 11-13 The rising risk of a US debt default could put Yellen under pressure The G7 is seeking a deal to diversify supply chains away from China An awareness meeting to discuss the debt problems of emerging countries Stubbornly high inflation and slowing growth are among … Read more

The Morning Show: Showdown on the Ceiling

May 9 (Reuters) – A look at the day ahead on US and global markets from Mike Dolan. Nothing has been decided yet – on any front. With global markets still deadlocked over the extent of the economic slowdown and the chance of a recession, the US debt ceiling impasse remains unresolved — and Tuesday’s … Read more