Kim Jong-un’s sister violently attacks Seoul

Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, hurled a barrage of abuse at the South Korean president and his government on Thursday (November 24th), calling them “idiots” and of “loyal dogs and minions” the United States. The sweeping statements come after South Korea’s foreign ministry said it was considering imposing new unilateral … Read more

The Tokyo Stock Exchange reassured by the “minutes” of the Fed

The Tokyo Stock Exchange was on the rise on Thursday, encouraged by the report (“minutes“) published the day before the last meeting of the American Federal Reserve (Fed) which reinforced the scenario of an upcoming slowdown in its rate hikes. The flagship Nikkei index gained 1.24% to 28,464.71 points around 00:40 GMT and the broader … Read more

oil inventories decrease more than expected (-3.7 million barrels)

Commercial crude oil reserves contracted more than expected last week in the United States, according to figures released Wednesday by the US Energy Information Agency (EIA). During the week ended November 18, these commercial stocks fell by 3.7 million barrels, more than the drop of 2.6 million expected by analysts, according to a consensus established … Read more

Paris and Madrid up against the European Commission

Brussels on Tuesday proposed a temporary mechanism to cap wholesale prices on the benchmark gas market. An “insufficient” proposal, according to Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. The Spanish government on Wednesday accused the European Commission of “pay the head of the world” with a proposal to cap the price of gas deemed inapplicable, while Paris … Read more

Polish court cancels fine against Gazprom

A Polish court on Monday overturned the fine of 6.2 billion euros imposed in 2020 on the Russian giant Gazprom by the Polish national competition office, UOKiK, for the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany, the office announced. “We will appeal this judgment”warned the president of the office, Tomasz … Read more

Antonino Turicchi named new president of ITA Airways

ITA Airways, born from the ashes of Alitala, has a new president, Antonino Turicchi, and has reduced the number of members of its board of directors, the economy ministry announced on Wednesday. The predecessor of Mr. Turicchi, Alfredo Altavilla, resigned a week ago with a bang after being twice disavowed by the Italian state, 100% … Read more