Exclusive: European risers for blackout of the mobile network

PARIS / STOCKHOLM / MILAN, 29 Sept. (Reuters) – Once unthinkable, cell phones could go black this winter in Europe if power outages or energy rationing knocked out parts of mobile networks across the region. Russia’s decision to cut off gas supplies through Europe’s main supply route in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine … Read more

Equities exceed 2020 lows, Bank of England steps in to calm UK bond market

Stocks cut some losses, British gilts roar higher The Bank of England says it will enter the bond market The pound rises higher in volatile trading LONDON, Sept. 28 (Reuters) – Global equities hit a two-year low on Wednesday, after the Bank of England said it will enter the bond market to stem a damaging … Read more

Britain’s ’emerging markets’ crisis – POLITICAL

Timothy Ash is an associate member of the Russia and Eurasia program at Chatham House and senior sovereign strategist at Bluebay Asset Management. Just imagine for a minute a country that has been affected by political instability for years. It has seen four prime ministers in just six years and three general elections in the … Read more

Solar stocks continue to shine in the broader market selloff

For the past couple of years or so, the clean energy sector has been a big lag with investors giving it a large margin. The iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN), a global clean energy bet, is trading 36% below its all-time high of January 2021 after a major rally fueled by ESG optimism took … Read more

The gas crisis lands the LNG cargo market in the hands of the energy giants

LONDON / SINGAPORE, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – The surge in LNG commodity prices has driven out dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of international energy majors and major global trading firms. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026, when more liquefied natural gas (LNG) begins to materialize … Read more

Morgan Stanley says investors should consider this port in the market storm right now

The British pound’s big selloff, credited with exacerbating a global streak for markets last week, looks set to continue to wreak havoc on Monday. Old Blighty’s economic woes are adding to the growing list of market anxieties, pushing more investors into the dollar and out of perceived riskier assets like US stocks and oil. Wall … Read more

Big companies trumpet ESG credentials. Control is on the rise

As the 2020s progress, discussions on climate change, the environment, and issues related to equality and diversity are at the heart of many people’s minds. The corporate world is no exception, with banks, energy producers and a host of other large corporations eager to flaunt their sustainability credentials through advertising, engagements, social media campaigns and … Read more

Take Five: the intervention clock is here

The Japanese yen and US dollar banknotes are visible in this illustrative photo taken on 23 September 2022. REUTERS / Florence Lo / Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in LONDON, 23 Sept. (Reuters) – The yen is in the market spotlight after the Bank of Japan stepped in to buy … Read more

The energy crisis raises fears for air pollution – POLITICS

Press play to listen to this article Europe’s efforts to warm up this winter could worsen an already deadly problem: air pollution. As the Continent rushes to avert a large-scale energy crisis, efforts to keep warm are set to increase air pollution levels as people turn to coal, wood and even garbage to heat their … Read more

These 20 stocks in the S&P skidded up to 21.5% during another brutal week for the market

Another tough week for US equities ended with a drop in oil producers’ shares and a further drop in Ford Motor Co. due to concerns over supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX It fell 1.7% on Friday for a one-week drop of 4.6% as investors continued to worry about Federal Reserve interest rate hikes to … Read more