Stocks fall on recession fears as inflation data looms

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HONG KONG (AFP) - Markets mostly fell on Tuesday as investors grew increasingly concerned that more massive interest rate increases would push economies into...

Bank of England expands measures on UK ‘financial stability’ concerns

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The Bank of England is responding to high UK bond yields since the government unveiled debt-driven tax cuts London (AFP) - The Bank of England...

Winter power shortage won’t worry the Swiss Valley off the grid

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Seaview (Switzerland) (AFP) - As people across Europe are urged to save energy next winter to avoid a power shortage, Switzerland's Bavuna Valley is...

Stocks and oil prices fall on recession fears

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Fear is growing that further large interest rate increases will push economies into a deep recession. The mood also prevailed, with the worsening war...

The European Union cuts energy use and taxation of energy companies

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The European Union plans to cut energy use by "at least five percent" during peak hours, according to a commission document seen by AFP. Brussels...

The losses caused by Hurricane Ian, in the billions, will slow down growth in...

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Residents of mobile homes clean up debris in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers, Florida, on September 29, 2022 New York (AFP) -...

Mixed day for stocks as European inflation rises

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A woman holds a torch during a demonstration against rising energy prices and the increasing cost of living during a national demonstration in Brussels...

A strong US dollar is an unstoppable force that puts other currencies at risk

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The US dollar made amazing gains against other currencies amid rising interest rates, bringing back memories of the Asian financial crisis New York (AFP) -...

No Terminator: Musk provokes ‘helpful’ robots

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Elon Musk says Tesla's human-developed Optimus robot could cost less than $20,000 and end up doing most of the work while people reap the...

The UK housing market has been affected by the budget fallout

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Analysts expect UK house prices to lead into prolonged stagnation London (AFP) - Britain's housing market has been battered by the British government's extravagant budget,...

2022 World Cup: traditional dances, unifying speeches, deserted stands … We...

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The match between Qatar and Ecuador kicked off the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, following the opening ceremony. The opening ceremony of the...

Hurricanes: have the coasts of Florida become unlivable?

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Florida is frequently hit by successive hurricanes. Do the thousands of inhabitants still want to rebuild and live again with this risk? Trip Valigorsky's house,...

United States: an independent prosecutor appointed to investigate Donald Trump

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The American billionaire reacted on Friday, denouncing a "political" and "unfair" appointment. Donald Trump, in Palm Beach (Florida), November 15, 2022. (AFP) US Attorney General...

United States: the special prosecutor “will not investigate impartially”, accuses Donald...

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The US Attorney General on Friday appointed a prosecutor to independently investigate the former US president, three days after he announced his intention to...

United States: Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos and fallen star of...

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The 38-year-old entrepreneur claimed to have developed a revolutionary machine for performing blood tests. The scam was exposed in 2015. Elizabeth Holmes, on November 18,...