Stocks dampened inflation expectations due to copper bombardment

S&P futures rise 0.9%, European shares rise 1.5% MSCI global shares eye 2.5% weekly gain Copper falls more than 7% in the week, oil is down 2% German 10-year bond yields fell by 4 basis points LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks are headed for their first weekly gain in a month, and Wall Street is … Read more

US meets with refineries on high pump prices; No plan yet – sources

US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm has expressed interest in a possible lifting of gasoline rules to combat smog to combat high pump prices and backed away from a plan to ban fuel exports during a wide-ranging meeting with refiners, two industry sources said. Thursday. With tensions rising between US President Joe Biden and Big Oil, … Read more

Europe may return to coal as Russia rejects gas flows

A photo of pipes is taken at the landing facilities of the “Nord Stream 1” gas pipeline in Lubmen, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Germany may take ‘painful’ step to ignite coal power Italy and Austria are also looking to burn more coal … Read more

Russians advance and Zelensky expects escalation as EU prepares to welcome Ukraine

EU takes decision on Ukraine’s membership bid Zelensky says the battle for Donbass will intensify Sievierodonetsk city center of Russian attacks NATO’s Stoltenberg says the war could go on for years Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian forces seized riverside territory along the frontline in eastern Ukraine on Monday and President Volodymyr Zelensky predicted Moscow would step … Read more

Price hike week has stocks on track for biggest drop since 2020

Pedestrians reflect in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Everyone except the Bank of Japan is hiking Stocks fall as economic risks grow Yen falls as … Read more

Global stocks near new lows in 2022 amid inflation fears

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks plunged towards 2022 lows and the Japanese yen fell to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as sweltering inflation in the United States fueled fears of a more aggressive policy tightening in a large region. Central Bank Week. The significantly higher-than-expected US CPI reading … Read more

IAEA warns of ‘fatal blow’ to nuclear deal as Iran removes cameras

And Tehran warned against responding to the decision of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of directors Iran now removes IAEA cameras installed under 2015 deal IAEA Secretary-General Grossi sees an opportunity of 3-4 weeks He adds that if this window is not captured, the 2015 deal will be over But a senior US official … Read more

Asian stocks outperform US futures and oil gains

A man passes through a screen displaying a chart showing the recent average movements of the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, December 30, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Asian stock markets: The Nikkei is up 0.3%, the S&P 500 is up 0.4% … Read more

Exclusive: US will allow two companies to ship Venezuelan oil to Europe

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Italian oil company Eni SpA and Spain’s Repsol may start shipping Venezuelan oil to Europe as soon as next month to replace Russian crude, five people familiar with the matter said. Debt swaps were halted two years ago when Washington intensified sanctions on Venezuela. One person said that Eni and Repsol are … Read more

Stocks fall, bonds fall as German surprise renews inflation fears

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks through an electronic board displaying charts (top) for the Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Stocks fluctuated and bonds tumbled … Read more