Mired in scandal, British PM Johnson fights to shore up authority

Johnson is ‘taking charge’, minister says Senior lawmaker: I am deeply troubled Four senior aids quit Johnson fights to shore up authority Another lawmaker submits letter of no confidence LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting on Friday to shore up his authority after a senior aide resigned over his … Read more

Stocks recover but enter worst January since 2016

Stocks recover but fell 6% in January Oil price remains above $90 a barrel Dollar dips after strong week Image: Global Asset Performance Graphic: World FX quotes LONDON, Jan. 31 (Reuters) – Stocks recovered modestly on Monday as traders brush aside concerns about inflation and the Ukraine crisis to plunge back into it, but global … Read more

Erdogan says interest rates will be lowered and inflation will fall as well

A seller waits for customers at his booth at a street market in Istanbul, Turkey, January 4, 2022. REUTERS / Murad Sezer / File Photo ANKARA, January 29 (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan reiterated his unorthodox economic policy on Saturday, saying interest rates would be lowered further and inflation would fall as a result, days … Read more