European Natural Gas Futures Trading Hit New Highs in March on Russia, Ukraine Volatility

Author: Nicolas Nicolas / April 14, 2022 18:00 / Economy

Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE) said Wednesday that natural gas futures trading in Europe set new records last month amid volatility sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing threat it has posed for the continent’s energy supplies.

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China stocks bounce from Monday’s losses

Author: Richard Richard / April 12, 2022 22:30 / Economy

Investors were watching the Japanese yen as it traded at 125.58 per dollar following yesterday’s weakening from below 125 against the greenback.

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Bank of Spain sees inflation hitting 7.5% in 2022, lower growth in 2022, 2023

Author: Nicolas Nicolas / April 05, 2022 21:00 / Economy

Spain's central bank on Tuesday lowered its economic growth forecast for this year and next due to the impact of inflation stoked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and said the pace of recovery had already slowed down in the first quarter. Inflation is projected to rise to 7.5% in 2022.

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France pushing for energy sanctions against Russia

Author: Nicolas Nicolas / April 05, 2022 16:34 / Economy

BRUSSELS: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Tuesday that there is a “total determination” from all 27 European Union countries for sanctions against Russia that could target oil and coal over evidence its troops deliberately killed Ukrainian civilians.

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Turkey inflation hits 61% as fallout from Ukraine war continues

Author: Nicolas Nicolas / April 05, 2022 16:07 / Economy

Consumer inflation has surged to a fresh two-decade high in Turkey as external headwinds spawned by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine add to the country’s own economic woes.

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Rural French communes forced to cut services due to rising energy bills

Author: Nicolas Nicolas / April 04, 2022 13:08 / Economy

Soaring energy prices have seen France's smaller communes forced to close swimming pools and meeting spaces and turn off street lamps as they struggle to pay the bills.

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