Russia takes control of the Sakhalin gas project and increases its stakes with the West

Putin signed a decree on Thursday to guarantee all rights Five-page executive order follows tougher Western sanctions This decision increases the risks for Western companies still in Russia Shell was already in talks to sell its stake in Sakhalin TOKYO/LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has upped the ante in an economic war … Read more

H1 markets: The almost perfect storm

MSCI global stocks fell the most in the first half since the index was created Deutsche Bank estimates worst for Treasuries since 1788 Commodity bulls lifted oil 50% and gas 60% Yen Takes Blows as Dollar Rises High LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – Investors knew that after two years of COVID-19 chaos, 2022 would be … Read more

Column: The Oil Market Faces U.S. and European Policymakers with Unpleasant Choices: Kemp

LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – With global inventories steadily falling and spare capacity eroding, the oil market looks like a geological fault line in which stress is quietly accumulating and will eventually be eased by an earthquake. to an as yet unknown magnitude. The most likely stress relief will come from a deceleration in oil … Read more

Asian stocks lose gains made on shorter Chinese quarantine as recession fears linger

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, looks at an electronic chart displaying Japan’s Nikkei Index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, on 7 March 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets fell on Wednesday, extending Wall … Read more

Stocks Extend Bear Market Rebound as Inflation Anxiety Eases

MILAN/TOKYO, June 27 (Reuters) – Global stocks extended their rebound on Monday, building on Wall Street’s strong close on Friday, as off-peak oil prices helped improve sentiment and temper fears of prolonged inflation. Strong morning gains in Europe and a rally in Asian markets after China further eased COVID-19 restrictions lifted MSCI’s benchmark index for … Read more

Germany triggers gas alert phase and accuses Russia of “economic attack”

Pipes from the landing facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke//File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The West and Russia in an energy stalemate since the invasion of Ukraine German minister warns of ‘difficult road’ ahead Minister does not … Read more

Oil prices climb on market caution amid tight supply

Models of oil barrels and a pump jack are shown in front of a rising stock chart and “$100” in this illustration taken February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Brent rises as high as $116/barrel on Tuesday US inventory data delayed a day this week SINGAPORE, June … Read more

Asian stocks fall, without dodging the risks of recession

People walk past an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei stock price index inside a conference room in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Asian scholarships: S&P futures lose first gains, Nikkei slips more than 1% Fed chairman expected to give hawkish testimony this week Euro … Read more

Shock Swiss rate hike puts markets on edge; The BOJ holds

Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a chart displaying share prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The SNB raises 50 basis points, the franc soars, the dollar slips Stock markets tumble as further … Read more

Fed risk crushes stocks; dollar, bond yields soar

NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) – Global stocks fell for the second straight day on Tuesday as government bond yields and the U.S. dollar clung to multi-year highs as inflation soared led investors to prepare for what could be the biggest US market. interest rate hike in 28 years this week. Surprisingly strong US inflation … Read more