The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-01-20

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 4 articles about Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, United-Kingdom, Eurasia, Russia, Defense, United-States.
Tags in this brief: Brexit, Britain, UK, Currency, Gold, Russia, Arctic, US.

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Who Is Afraid of Brexit? British Families Spend Less Fearing Recession

Published 2019-01-20 18:00:36 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, United-Kingdom

LONDON, The United States – British families are holding back despite the robust job market and pay salaries. With economic uncertainty related to Brexit, consumer confidence appears to have been shaken. The real estate market of the Kingdom also prepares for a possible liquidation in the case of a “tough Brexit” after several months of falling house prices. According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), UK household spending fell by 0.9% in December. Consumers restricting purchases immediately after the Black Friday sales season in November. Analysts say the downtrend probably extended through January and could hurt the GDP growth… Continue ->

Tags: Brexit, Britain, UK


Russia Enters Top Five Countries with the Largest Gold Reserves

Published 2019-01-20 16:03:57 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia has entered the list of the 5 countries with the largest gold reserves in the world by acquiring 8.8 tons in 2018. Russian gold reserves increased by 14.9% to reach 2,112 tonnes, based on data published by the Russian Central Bank. According to Reuters, this achievement allowed Russia to topple China from fifth place in the list of countries with the largest gold reserves. In December 2018, the country’s reserves reached 1689 tons. Russia is currently behind the US, Germany, France and Italy on the list. A source in the Russian gold industry, who preferred to… Continue ->

Tags: Currency, Gold, Russia


RUSSIA RISING: Moscow Launches New Arctic Satellite, Consolidates Its Defenses

Published 2019-01-20 14:49:08 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – The first Russian satellite for weather and climate and environment monitoring in the Arctic region, Arktika-M, is to be sent to Earth orbit in June 2019, a Russian space industry source said. “The launch of the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome with the Fregat propeller and the first Arktika-M hydrometeorological satellite is scheduled for June 2019,” the source said. The equipment installed on the Arktika-M satellite will be similar to the Elektro-L series geostationary meteorological satellites. The Arktika-M will be placed in high elliptical orbit, which will collect meteorological and hydrological information on the state… Continue ->

Tags: Arctic, Russia


Russian Missile That Can Destroy Cities Has The US PETRIFIED

Published 2019-01-20 13:43:11 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC, The United States – The US media has once again expressed concern about the capabilities of Russian nuclear submarine drone Poseidon, alarmed by information about Russia’s plans to adopt 32 such devices, nicknamed “Doomsday machines” in the Western press. According to Foxtrot Alpha , these drones equipped with nuclear warheads are designed to destroy coastal cities and spread deadly radioactive fallout. The author of the publication, Kyle Mizokami, notes that the US and its allies are not able to oppose a submarine target so quickly. The 32 Poseidon drones will be equally divided between the North and Pacific… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, US


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