Dutch Farmers Livid Over EU's 'Green' Nitrogen Rule Block Border Between Holland And Germany

zerohedge.com Dutch Farmers Livid Over EU's 'Green' Nitrogen Rule Block Border Between Holland And Germany Thousands of tractor-driving Dutch protesters came out this week to continue demonstrations against the...

Doubling of Taxi Fares in Sri Lanka's Capital Highlights Central Bank Conundrum

bloomberg.com Doubling of Taxi Fares in Sri Lanka's Capital Highlights Central Bank Conundrum  Bloomberg

U.S. approves SpaceX's Starlink internet for use with ships, boats, planes

investing.com By Joey Roulette WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday authorized Elon Musk's SpaceX to use its Starlink satellite internet network with moving vehicles, green-lighting the company's...

Sri Lanka fuel crisis: Waiting for days to get fuel

bbc.co.uk Even taxi drivers and car salesmen are forced into two-day mile-long queues for petrol in Sri Lanka.

U.S. dollar share of FX reserves steady in Q1, euro share dips, IMF says

investing.com By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK - The U.S. dollar's share of currency reserves reported to the International Monetary Fund was 58.8% in the first quarter, unchanged from that of the last three months of 2021,...

Brutal first half of '22 on track to shave $8 trillion off S&P 500

investing.com By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK - Steep losses in stocks and bonds, dizzying market swings and a Federal Reserve intent on curbing the worst inflation in more than forty years have been among the hallmarks of U.S....

IMF-Sri Lanka bailout talks end without a deal

cnbc.com The International Monetary Fund has ended talks with Sri Lanka, failing to conclude a deal for a bailout package. Nevertheless, the IMF promised to keep up the talks, which began on June 20. Sri Lanka is facing its...

Australia leads Sri Lanka by 101 runs after 2 days

apnews.com GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Cameron Green and Alex Carey fired Australia to a 101-run first-innings lead against Sri Lanka after two days of the first test on Thursday.Australia was 313-8 at stumps after a rain-affected...

IMF says Sri Lanka is on track for an agreement with it

investing.com COLOMBO - The International Monetary Fund had constructive and productive discussions with the Sri Lankan authorities on economic policies and reforms to be supported by an IMF extended fund facility arrangement, it...

Sri Lanka crisis gives India chance to gain sway vs China

apnews.com NEW DELHI (AP) — Sri Lanka's strategic location has attracted outsized interest in the small island nation from regional giants China and India for more than a decade, with Beijing and its free-flowing loans and...

Sri Lanka faces humanitarian crisis and is dependent on aid

pbs.org Sri Lanka's economy, which a few years ago enjoyed strong growth that provided jobs and financial security, is now in a state of collapse, dependent on aid from India and other countries as its leaders desperately...

World Bank's Reinhart sees 'long haul' before any debt reductions for developing countries

investing.com By Andrea Shalal MADRID - World Bank chief economist Carmen Reinhart said it could take many more years before the growing number of heavily indebted countries see any substantive reduction in their debts. Reinhart,...

Gas lines and scuffles: Sri Lanka faces humanitarian crisis

apnews.com COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Chamila Nilanthi is tired of all the waiting. The 47-year-old mother of two spent three days lining up to get kerosene in the Sri Lankan town of Gampaha, northeast of the capital Colombo....

Rabo: The Market Endlessly Wonders How Long Until We Cut Rates And Re-start QE Again

zerohedge.com Rabo: The Market Endlessly Wonders How Long Until We Cut Rates And Re-start QE Again By Michael Every of Rabobank Abby Normal Dr. Frankenstein: “Igor... May I speak to you for a moment?” Igor: “Of...

Sri Lanka Restricts Fuel Use to Essential Services

wsj.com Sri Lanka urged residents to stay home and has sharply restricted fuel use as it struggles to shore up energy supplies amid its deepening sovereign debt crisis.