“A Window of Hope”: Europe Undertakes COVID-19 Vaccination

By Anita komuves, Benoit Van Overstraeten, Isla Binnie BUDAPEST / PARIS / MADRID, Dec 26 (Reuters) – Hungary was ahead of the rest of the European Union countries by beginning to vaccinate its population against COVID-19 on Saturday, a day before its launch in other countries, such as France. , Germany and Spain, as the … Read more

The Brexit deal is still stuck in fishing and would still be hours away

FILE PHOTO: The flag of the United Kingdom and several of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium, on December 9, 2020. REUTERS / Johanna Geron BRUSSELS, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Negotiations to conclude a Brexit trade deal could still have “a few hours to go,” a UK source said on Thursday as expectations continued for … Read more

Marathon Brexit Trade Agreement Negotiations Nearing End

By Guy Faulconbridge, Gabriela Baczynska LONDON / BRUSSELS, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union appeared to be close to closing a long-overdue trade deal on Wednesday, raising hopes that the parties are ready to avoid a turbulent economic breakdown on New Year’s Day. . FILE PHOTO: Flags of the Union Jack and … Read more

British minister says no trade deal for Brexit yet

By Guy Faulconbridge, Gabriela Baczynska FILE PHOTO: UK Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick arrives at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Downing Street, London, UK on June 9, 2020. REUTERS / Toby Melville LONDON / BRUSSELS, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union have yet to reach a Brexit trade deal that will avoid … Read more

Weekly cases of COVID-19 hit record for rising infections in America: WHO

FILE PHOTO: Hospital staff watch Intensive Care Unit nurse Merlin Pambuan, 66, leave the hospital where she spent 8 months with coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at St. Mary Medical Center, in Long Beach, California. December 21, 2020. REUTERS / Lucy Nicholson GENEVA, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Weekly COVID-19 cases rose by the highest number since the … Read more

FOREX-Dollar falls globally, US stimulus and Brexit negotiations raise appetite for risk

1,000 Swiss franc banknotes in a box at a bank in Zurich. Switzerland, April 9, 2019. REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann / Dec 17 (Reuters) – The dollar fell to its lowest level in more than two years against other currencies on Thursday, as the discussion of a stimulus package in the United States and the … Read more

Barnier says a UK trade deal is still possible

By Christian Levaux, Bart Biesemans LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) – European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday that it was still possible to seal a new trade pact with the United Kingdom, as the two sides seek to break deadlocks on matters such as access. to UK fishing waters for EU vessels and … Read more

Dollar rises due to pause in selling wave, but the downtrend is still alive

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The dollar rose in volatile session on Tuesday, taking a breather after a selloff that took it to its lowest level in more than two and a half years last week, while the pound fell as investors await the outcome of Brexit trade talks. Illustrative file … Read more

London to suspend US tariffs to ease aircraft dispute

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Britain will suspend retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods as part of a dispute over aircraft subsidies from Jan.1, according to the Commerce Department, calling the measured as an attempt to reduce a damaging international trade conflict. The decision marks the beginning of the UK’s divergence from the European Union’s trade … Read more

The EU recommends that London banks get used to limited access

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s huge financial sector will no longer have the same ease of access to the European Union that it had when the country was a member of the bloc, the UK’s head of financial services warned on Monday. EU. FILE PHOTO: Mairead McGuinness, EU Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability … Read more