China unexpectedly cuts key interest rates as economic data disappoints

Leading indicators slowed from June, below expectations Youth unemployment reached a record level in July Real estate investment, sales decline, house price declines deepen The People’s Bank of China cuts key interest rates to revive credit demand BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s central bank cut key lending rates in a surprise move on Monday to revive … Read more

Oil rises as Russian pipeline halt revives supply fears

A poster with crude oil written on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Menton, Loving County, Texas, United States, November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russian oil exports through the southern part of the Druzhba pipeline have stopped The European Union … Read more

China’s exports gain momentum but outlook is cloudy as global growth slows

China’s exports in July grow faster, beating expectations Imports are again disappointing, highlighting weak domestic demand The trade balance hit a record high in July Weak external demand is adding pressure to the economic and trade outlook BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s export growth unexpectedly accelerated in July, providing an encouraging boost to the economy as … Read more

Oil prices hit their lowest levels since the Ukrainian invasion, amid fears of a recession

FILE PHOTO – A PetroChina worker inspects a crane at an oil field in Tacheng, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China, June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer At Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Bank of England raises interest rates, warns of recession risks Saudi Arabia and UAE maintain oil firepower in case of … Read more