FACTBOX-Who is Indian billionaire Gautam Adani?

Indian tycoon Gautam Adani lost his title of Asia’s richest man after a $86 billion rout in shares of his listed companies sparked by a U.S.-based short-seller’s scathing report.

Wall St gains after encouraging inflation data

Major U.S. stock indexes closed higher on Tuesday as labor cost data encouraged investors about the Federal Reserve’s aggressive approach to taming inflation a day ahead of the central bank’s critical policy decision.

UK economy set to have weakest performance of G7: IMF

Britain’s economy will slam into reverse this year and will have the worst performance of the advanced nations, the IMF warns.

Johnson meets Republicans, pushes Ukraine aid

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Republican lawmakers on Tuesday, pressing the United States to sustain aid to Ukraine to help it fight off Russia’s assault.

Ukraine and Russia: what you need to know

Ukraine’s defence minister is expected in Paris on Tuesday to meet President Emmanuel Macron amid a debate among Kyiv’s allies over whether to provide fighter jets for its war against Russia, after US President Joe Biden ruled out giving F-16s.

Blinken to discuss Ukraine with Chinese officials

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will discuss Russia’s war in Ukraine with Chinese officials during a Feb. 5-6 trip to China, White House national security spokesman John Kirby said on Tuesday.

NY attorney general seeks sanctions against Trump

New York’s attorney general on Tuesday asked a judge to sanction former U.S. President Donald Trump, his adult children, the Trump Organization and their lawyers over their responses to her $250 million civil fraud lawsuit against them.