Germany triggers gas alarm stage, accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

Germany triggers gas alarm stage, accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

West, Russia in energy standoff since Ukraine invasion German minister warns of ‘rocky road’ ahead Minister does not rule out gas rationing Says market threatened by ‘Lehman Brothers’ moment Alarm stage decision does not change status quo: E.ON BERLIN, June 23 (Reuters) – Germany triggered the “alarm stage” of its emergency gas plan on Thursday … Read more

Global stocks fall, U.S. yields rise as oil prices reach new highs

Global stocks fall, U.S. yields rise as oil prices reach new highs

NEW YORK, May 31 (Reuters) – Global equity markets dipped while U.S. Treasury yields rose sharply on Tuesday as investors weighed the prospects of higher inflation following a phased ban of Russian oil imports by the European Union that has lifted crude prices to new highs. EU leaders agreed in principle to cut 90% of … Read more

Stocks, commodities pare losses but growth worries cloud outlook

Stocks, commodities pare losses but growth worries cloud outlook

A woman wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, looks at an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 7, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, May 10 (Reuters) – Asian equities slipped to the lowest in nearly two … Read more

Morning Bid: Sell everything (except the dollar)!

Morning Bid: Sell everything (except the dollar)!

A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., May 5, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Dhara Ranasinghe. When the blue-chip Dow Jones index slides more than 1,000 … Read more

Oil jumps $4 a barrel as EU proposes ban on Russian oil

Oil jumps  a barrel as EU proposes ban on Russian oil

Storage tanks are seen at the Petroineos Ineos petrol refinery in Lavera, France, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register U.S. crude stocks up 1.3 mln bbls last week, EIA says EU set to unveil sanctions on Russian oil Beijing tightens COVID curbs NEW YORK, May 4 (Reuters) … Read more