EMEA Morning Briefing: Equities will gain further -2-
EDF said it made the request on Saturday after receiving data from officials at the Taishan nuclear power plant – located in Guangdong province 80 miles west of Hong Kong – showing an increase in the concentration of rare gases in the area. one of the primary circuits of its reactors. , which is part of the reactor cooling system.
Rapid spread of Delta coronavirus variant delays full reopening of UK
LONDON-British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has delayed the long-awaited end of Covid-19 restrictions in England following an increase in cases of a more contagious variant of the coronavirus, highlighting how the virus can spread even within highly vaccinated populations.
The four-week deadline offers a lesson in caution to the United States and other countries about the risk of new epidemics caused by new forms of the virus spreading around the world. The variant spreads mainly among younger, unvaccinated groups in Britain, but cases have been detected in older people who have received one and sometimes two doses of the vaccine.
Biden, NATO highlight threats from China, Russia
BRUSSELS-President Biden and NATO allies have warned of China’s global influence and called Russia a threat to European and Atlantic security as the US leader seeks to rally democratic nations against autocracies and to strengthen an alliance shaken by the edges of its predecessor.
Despite an atmosphere of renewed courtesy among the allies, disputes are brewing over how to balance China’s new threats against more traditional ones from Russia and how to deal with threats in new areas, including cyber. and space. Turkey’s increasingly jarring role in the alliance also weighed on the rally.
Biden and Erdogan meet to try to restore US-Turkey relations
ISTANBUL-President Biden has met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the first time since taking office, as the two NATO allies attempt to mend a frayed relationship by seeking a common cause over their security interests across the world, from Libya to Syria and Afghanistan.
“There is no problem with the United States that we cannot resolve,” Erdogan said after the meeting in Brussels on Monday.
Biden and Putin meet, with US-Russian relations at post-Cold War lows
GENEVA- With US-Russian relations at post-Cold War lows, Wednesday’s summit between President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to be a showdown between two leaders who have long been at odds.
Both sides have indicated that they plan to use the Geneva summit to project force on the world stage and lowered expectations that this will lead to a thaw in relations between Washington and Moscow.
Bitcoin on the balance sheet is an accounting puzzle for Tesla, others
Elon Musk rekindled his curious Twitter relationship with Bitcoin on Sunday, giving the cryptocurrency a little boost.
More relevant to Tesla Inc. shareholders, however, is the company’s bottom line this quarter of Mr. Musk’s sometimes hot, sometimes cool attitude towards bitcoin.
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