Oil jumps 4% as deaths near Kyiv prompt talk of new sanctions

Workers walk as oil pumps are seen in the background in the Uzen oil and gas field in the Mangistau Region of Kazakhstan November 13, 2021. REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Global outcry at killings near Kyiv as frontline shifts Iran blames US for halt to Vienna nuclear talks … Read more

JPMorgan’s Dimon warns of potential $1 billion loss from Russia exposure

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon looks on during the inauguration the new French headquarters of JP Morgan bank in Paris, France June 29, 2021. Michel Euler/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) – JPMorgan (JPM.N) boss Jamie Dimon warned on Monday that the bank could … Read more

Inversion of key US yield curve slice is a recession alarm

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, January 10, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, March 29 (Reuters) – A closely monitored section of the US Treasury yield curve inverted on Tuesday for the first time … Read more

Vietnam’s Vinfast to build $2 bln electric vehicle factory in US

HANOI/SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s automaker VinFast said on Tuesday it has signed a preliminary deal to initially invest $2 billion to build a factory in North Carolina to make electric buses, sport utility vehicles (SUVs) along with batteries for EVs . The unit of Vietnam’s biggest conglomerate Vingroup (VIC.HM), said it plans … Read more

Russia steps up economic retaliation with Eurobond ruble buyback offer

A view shows Russian ruble coins in this picture illustration taken October 26, 2018. Picture taken October 26, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Eurobond ruble payment offer revives default fears Moscow does not say if bondholders must take rubles Russia has already demanded gas payments in rubles Move … Read more

Cryptoverse: Buoyant bitcoin helps market cruise past $2 trillion

Representations of virtual currency Bitcoin are seen in this picture illustration taken taken March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 29 (Reuters) – As a bleak first quarter draws to a close, crypto seems to have the wind in its sails. It has pushed through the $2 … Read more

Barclays faces $590 million hit, scrutiny over sales slip-up

A branch of Barclays Bank is seen, in London, Britain, February 23, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/NEW YORK, March 28 (Reuters) – British bank Barclays faces an estimated 450 million pound ($592 million) loss and regulatory scrutiny for exceeding a US limit on sales of structured products, … Read more

China, US working hard on solution to audit dispute – state media

China’s and US’ flags are seen printed on paper in this illustration taken January 27, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, March 27 (Reuters) – Chinese regulators and their US counterparts are working hard to solve an audit dispute affecting US-listed Chinese firms and want to achieve effective … Read more

Inside China’s electric drive for swappable car batteries

DETROIT/BEIJING, March 25 (Reuters) – A year ago Tesla dismissed the alternative path of electric car battery swapping as “riddled with problems and not suitable for widescale use”. It seems Beijing disagrees. In fact, China is pushing hard for swappable batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) as a supplement to regular vehicle charging, with the government … Read more

Wall Street powers stocks higher, oil lower as world leaders press Russia

US equities jump, with tech-led Nasdaq up nearly 2% Oil drops around 3%, still above $110 a barrel US Treasury yields inch up further Gold up more than 1% March 24 (Reuters) – US stocks rose following choppy trading abroad on Thursday, and oil prices pulled back, as investors watched Western leaders present a unified … Read more