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Fitch raises UK outlook on economic resilience to pandemic shock

June 18 (Reuters) - Rating agency Fitch raised Britain's outlook to 'stable' from 'negative' on Friday, saying macroeconomic, labour market and fiscal outturns since the start of 2021 showed the economy was more resilient to the impact of the pandemic shock. "The roll-out of the UK's coronavirus vaccination programme has been rapid...which could da

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Chile says assembly to draft new constitution will start work July 4

(Corrects typo in headline) SANTIAGO, June 20 (Reuters) - Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Sunday the assembly to draft a new constitution for the copper-producing country, replacing the one inherited from the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, will hold its first session on July 4. The re-writing of the constitution is the result of a bro

Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant temporarily shutdown - state TV

DUBAI, June 20 (Reuters) - Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant has been temporarily shutdown for technical overhaul, Iranian state TV said on Sunday. "It has been temporarily shutdown since yesterday for technical overhaul which will continue for a few days," an official told state TV. Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Edmund Blair

ECB makes good progress on new strategy, Lagarde says

FRANKFURT, June 20 (Reuters) - European Central Bank policymakers meeting this weekend made "good progress" in reshaping the ECB's strategic goals, including the role it plays in fighting climate change and a revised approach to inflation, President Christine Lagarde said on Sunday. The 25 members of the ECB's Governing Council gathered in a hotel

U.S. says disagreements on key issues remain in Iran nuclear talks

By Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON, June 20 (Reuters) - There are still disagreements on key issues between Iran and the world powers in talks to revive their 2015 nuclear deal, U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday, adding that the final decision on the issue was up to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic instead of the newly

ECB has made 'good progress' on new strategy, Lagarde says

FRANKFURT, June 20 (Reuters) - European Central Bank policymakers meeting this weekend made "good progress" in reshaping the ECB's strategy, including its inflation goal and the role it plays in fighting climate change, President Christine Lagarde said on Sunday. "I am glad we were able to have in-depth discussions and we made good progress in shap

White House says comments by N.Korea's Kim are 'interesting signal'

June 20 (Reuters) - The United States on Sunday said it saw as an "interesting signal" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's comments this week saying he is ready for "dialogue and confrontation" but that Washington was still waiting for direct communication from Pyongyang to start talks towards the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. "His commen

U.S. says disagreements on key issues remain in Iran nuclear talks

WASHINGTON, June 20 (Reuters) - There are still disagreements between Iran and the world powers in talks to revive their 2015 nuclear deal, U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday, repeating that the ultimate decision on the issue lies with the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic. "There is still a fair distance to travel on

Bank of Canada to break sequence of lower terminal rates as governments splurge

By Fergal Smith TORONTO, June 20 (Reuters) - With fiscal spending booming and households flush with cash, investors are betting that the Bank of Canada's next tightening cycle, expected to begin in 2022, will result in interest rates climbing above the previous peak for the first time in decades. In four major tightening cycles since the early 1990

Wall St Week Ahead-Fed shift causes rally in value stocks to wobble

By David Randall NEW YORK, June 17 (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's hawkish shift is forcing investors to reevaluate the rally in so-called value stocks, which have taken a hit in recent days after ripping higher for most of the year. Shares of banks, energy firms and other companies that tend to be sensitive to the economy’s fluctuations have t

NHC Says Tropical Depression Claudette Still Producing Heavy Rains With Possible Flash Floods Over Much Of Southeastern U.S.

June 20 (Reuters) - * NHC SAYS TROPICAL DEPRESSION CLAUDETTE STILL PRODUCING HEAVY RAINS WITH POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODS OVER MUCH OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES * NHC SAYS TROPICAL DEPRESSION CLAUDETTE LOCATED ABOUT 25 MI (35 KM) WEST OF ATLANTA GEORGIA; MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH (45 KM/H)

Europeans, U.S. warn Iran nuclear talks won't be open-ended

* Differences narrowed but not easy to bridge, Iran says * Iran says onus mainly on U.S. to clinch new agreement * U.S. puts onus on Iran, 'fair distance' still to any deal * Hardliner Raisi won Iran's presidential election * Israel: Don't talk to 'hangmen regime' under Raisi By Francois Murphy and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA/DUBAI, June 20 (Reuters) - We

Iran says nuclear talks progressing, but some issues need more discussion

DUBAI, June 20 (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers have moved closer to revive their 2015 nuclear deal, Iran's top nuclear negotiator said, adding that after the meeting on Sunday the delegations will return to their respective capitals for consultations. "We are now closer than ever to an agreement but the distance that exists between us and an

Libya's Haftar closes border with Algeria

TRIPOLI, June 20 (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Libya's eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar have closed the border with Algeria, they said on Sunday, after major deployments of his forces to the south underscored his continued role despite efforts to unify the country. Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) last week sent troops into the southern city

Aramco Closes $12.4 Bln Infrastructure Deal With Global Investor Consortium

June 20 (Reuters) - SAUDI ARABIAN OIL CO 2222.SE : * ANNOUNCES THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON THE SIGNING OF A DEAL TO SELL AN EQUITY STAKE IN ONE OF ITS NEWLY-FORMED SUBSIDIARIES FOR A VALUE OF USD 12.4 BILLION (SAR 46.5 BILLION) * ANNOUNCED CLOSING OF SHARE SALE AND PURCHASE AGREEMENT,IN WHICH CONSORTIUM HAS ACQUIRED A 49% STAKE IN ARAMCO OIL PIPELIN

As Iran veers right, ties with Gulf Arabs may hinge on nuclear pact

* Hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran's presidency * Ties often tense between Sunni Arabs and Shi'ite Iran * Saudi launched direct talks with Iran in April * Gulf states fret over Iranian military aims, proxies By Ghaida Ghantous DUBAI, June 19 (Reuters) - Gulf Arab states are unlikely to be deterred from dialogue to improve ties with Iran after

Factors to watch - June 20

DUBAI, June 20 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy. INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL * GLOBAL MARKETS-Fed update weighs down Wall Street, adds fuel to the dollar * Oil gains on OPEC outlook that U.S. output growth will slow * PR

Both sides in Peru's contested election double down in weekend rallies

LIMA, June 19 (Reuters) - Supporters of socialist Pedro Castillo and conservative Keiko Fujimori took to the streets by the thousands in Peru on Saturday, as tensions rose over the result of the June 6 presidential election. Castillo was leading the official count while Fujimori sought to get votes annulled, although pollster Ipsos Peru said it had
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West African regional bloc adopts new plan to launch single currency in 2027

ACCRA, June 19 (Reuters) - A group of fifteen West African countries have adopted a new road map to launch a single currency in 2027 after its previous plans were derailed by the coronavirus pandemic. The new road map was agreed by heads of state of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, president of the ECO

West African regional bloc adopts new plan to launch single currency in 2027

ACCRA, June 19 (Reuters) - Heads of state of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted a new road map to launch a single currency for the 15-member bloc in 2027, the president of the ECOWAS Commission Jean-Claude Kassi Brou said on Saturday. Reporting by Christian Akorlie Writing by Bate Felix Editing by Mark Potter

Hardline judge has big lead in Iran presidential vote, says state TV

DUBAI, June 19 (Reuters) - Hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi has a big lead in Iran's presidential race, an interior ministry official said on Saturday, after rivals conceded defeat in a contest in which millions of Iranians participated. The official said in televised remarks that Raisi had so far won 17.8 million votes. The official said more than 28



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