Central / Eastern Europe

World shares rally to four-week highs as investors bet on China revival

World shares rally to four-week highs as investors bet on China revival

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets rallied to four-week highs on Monday as investors counted on a revival in Chinese activity to boost global growth, [more…]

Russia reports more than 6,600 new coronavirus cases

Russia reports more than 6,600 new coronavirus cases

Published 06/07/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s official coronavirus case tally, the fourth largest in the world, rose to 687,862 on Monday after officials reported 6,611 new infections [more…]

Moderate rebound in German industry orders points to slow recovery

Moderate rebound in German industry orders points to slow recovery

Published 06/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Orders for German industrial goods rose by 10.4% in May, rebounding from their biggest drop since records began in 1991 the previous [more…]

One fifth of German firms fear for their survival amid pandemic: Ifo

One fifth of German firms fear for their survival amid pandemic: Ifo

Published 06/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Around one fifth of German companies (21%) believe their survival is threatened by the coronavirus crisis, Germany’s Ifo institute said on Monday, [more…]

Scaled-down Czech film festival opens in empty auditorium

Scaled-down Czech film festival opens in empty auditorium

Published 03/07/2020

PRAGUE (Reuters) - A Czech film festival disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic unveiled a scaled-down programme of movies on Friday with an opening ceremony in [more…]

European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end

European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares picked up on Tuesday after a weak start, extending the optimism of the Asian session, and oil prices steadied as [more…]

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

Published 29/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Both Democrats and President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress demanded more information from the White House on Monday after reports that [more…]

Poland’s prime minister sees fast economic recovery

Poland’s prime minister sees fast economic recovery

Published 22/06/2020

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Monday he expects the country’s economy to recover quickly from the damage caused by the [more…]

France’s Macron to visit Dutch PM Rutte to break EU budget impasse

France’s Macron to visit Dutch PM Rutte to break EU budget impasse

Published 22/06/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron will travel to the Netherlands on Tuesday to try to break Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s resistance to the European [more…]

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Published 22/06/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors asked a court in Moscow on Monday to sentence prominent film and theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov to six years in [more…]