European markets troubled as omicron Covid variant fears return

European markets troubled as omicron Covid variant fears return

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open lower on Thursday as concerns persist over the omicron Covid variant.The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 80 points lower at 7,086, Germany’s DAX 176 points lower at 15,295, France’s CAC 40 down 91 points at 6,797 and Italy’s FTSE MIB 326 points lower at 26,026, according to … Read more

EU moves to place Covid booster jabs at heart of travel rules | European Union

People living in the European Union who want to travel around the bloc without being tested or going into quarantine should get a Covid booster jab nine months after their original vaccination, the European Commission has proposed.The EU’s executive body said there should be a standard nine-month acceptance period for vaccines across the bloc, in … Read more

Oil slumps below $80 on resurgent European COVID fears

Oil slumps below $80 on resurgent European COVID fears

Oil and gas tanks are seen at an oil warehouse at a port in Zhuhai, China October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterAustria to enter full lockdown next weekRising cases in Europe may lead to further restrictionsTop economies weighing oil release to ease pricesImpact likely to be short-lived, Goldman … Read more

European football clubs jump into crypto with Socios ‘fan tokens’

European football clubs jump into crypto with Socios ‘fan tokens’

It’s August 2021. A blazing day in Rome. Italians explode into impassioned chants as the giallorossi of the home team storm the grounds of the Stadio Olimpico. Kick-off, half-time, the final whistle. AS Roma prevails over some obscure Turkish team. There’s maybe one concession. The fans go wild. Some drink. Others sing. Yet more unlock … Read more